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New necklaces now live!

angles art cube fashion geometric jewellery lariat minimalist modernism necklace silver sterling sterling silver

Just given a final polish! I’m so happy with these new designs, where the silver is the champion. I’ve called this piece the Back-to-Basics Lariat necklace. I’m in love with modernism, so this sweet little piece owes a lot to the simple lines and shapes of this movement. I've also just finished this sweet little necklace, which surprised me by demanding to be made! I’ve called it the Body and Soul Lariat because of the featured cubes, one solid-state and one showing interior-state construction lines. It is finished with a sterling silver belcher chain and clasp, and can be worn long...

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New brooches coming soon!

3D design art australian brass brooch CAD gold jeweller jewellery made steel

Just finished the prototype for my new brooch design. What do you think?

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Exhibition - Drop in!

art biology brooch exhibition fungi mushrooms sculpture vessel

Hosting Bio Mimic at ANCA Inc. today, my group exhibition with four other lovely ACT artists. This piece is my largest sculpture, titled ‘Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae (cedar-Apple rust fungi)’. Made of resin and bronze, the set is the culmination of my Bio Mimic body of work. The exhibition is open until 3 December if you want to pop in! I am also proud to be showing a new collection of brooches for Bio Mimic at ANCA - also made of resin, each of the seven brooches represent a different fungi species. This piece is clavariadelphus truncatus (club coral fungi). One of my three sculptural pieces...

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BioMimic Exhibition Opening

art bio mimic biomimicry exhibition opening

We are each five very individual artists, united in this exhibition by the theme of biomimicry. Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to design challenges by emulating the patterns and strategies employed in the natural environment. It is a practice more commonly associated with industrial and fashion design, for those unfamiliar with the concept. You might see dresses grown like leaves, buildings like micro-organisms and surfboards with shark fins. Starting out on this journey, I must say that this expectation was hard to overcome. As artists, however, we aren’t product designers in the traditional sense. Rather than...

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Bio Mimic Exhibition Invite - Wednesday 15 Nov 2017

3d print anca art artist biomimic bronze brooches canberra exhibition launch opening resin vessel

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