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Born in Cleveland, Ohio, I currently live and work in Taranaki, New Zealand 

CURRENT ACTIVITIES

Broach of the Month Club Taranaki 2020 with The Jewel and the Jeweller Gallery

PAST INITIATIVES/JEWELLERY


PROJECTS

  • Editor/writer, Overview e-letter 2011-2019(with Raewyn Walsh and Sharon Fitness)

  • Jewellers Guild of Greater Sandringham, founding member 2010 – present

  • Objectspace Board of Directors 2015 – 2020.

  • Art Jewellery Forum Ambassador from NZ 2016-2018

  • Broach of the Month Club version 2 & 3 with Masterworks 2011 & 2010 – creator

  • Broach of the Month Club version 1 2008- 2009.  – creator

  • Jewellery on the Brink of a Relationship  2010

  • Rare Fungal Behaviour:  2009

  • Northern Hemisphere Exhibition at Yardmeter Collective, Brooklyn, NY.

  • Southern Hemisphere Exhibition and live performance, The Lab, Unitec, NZ.

EXHIBITIONS – GROUP SHOWS

2018

  • JEWELdisplayJEWEL, Pātaka Art + Museum, Porirua, NZ

  • SUPERPOSITION, Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney AU

2017

  • Objectmart, via Objectspace, Auckland, NZ

  • “Drinking about jewellery” event, Melbourne, AU


2016      

  • Edminston Gallery, Maritime Museum, Auckland, NZ

  • Make.Sell.Shift , Objectspace, Auckland, NZ

  • SPECIALS Handshake Alumni, Munich, Germany

2015                                                                        

  • 5by5by5by5by5, The See Here Wellington, NZ

  • Outburst of Unhinged Imagination, Grey Street Studio, Adelaide, Australia

  • FOUND: Objectspace, Auckland NZ

  •  R.A.W. – Ironbank Auckland, NZ

  • 5by5by5by5by5, Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland, NZ

2014                                                                                                                                                    

  • End of year show, The National , Christchurch,NZ

  • New Objects, Objectspace/Art&Object, Auckland, NZ

  • Front Room Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013

  • SCHMUCK 2013, Handwerksmesse,Munich, Germany,

  • HandShake, Handwerksmesse,Munich, Germany,

  • Beijing International Jewellery Art Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China,

  • Jewellers Guild of Greater Sandringham: First Annual Group Show, RM, Auckland, NZ

  • HandShake, Objectspace, Auckland, NZ

  • Retrospect, The Dowse Museum, Wellington, NZ

2012

  • MakeShift, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, NZ

  • MakeShift, Snowhite Gallery, Unitec, Auckland, NZ

  • Handshake, the National Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

  • Retrospect, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

  • Jewellery Box, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, NZ

  • ThinkSpace, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, NZ

  • Retrospect, TSB Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ.

  • Handshake, Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2011

  • HandShake , Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, NZ,

  • HandShake , New Zealand Jewellery Show, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, NZ

  • HandShake, Studio 20/17 Sydney, Australia

  • Adorn, Waiheke Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ

  • Winter Neckpieces , Studio 20/17 Sydney, Australia

  • The Box Project, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, NZ

  • The Box Project, The See Here Gallery, Wellington, NZ,

  • The Art of Engagement, Objectspace Window, Auckland NZ

2010

  • Subliminal Infiltrations, Masterworks, Auckland, NZ

  • Christmas Show, Masterworks, Auckland, NZ

  • The Box Project , The Keeper Gallery,  Gaffa, Syndey, Australia

  • Touch, Pause, Engage, Keeper Gallery, Sydney, Australia

  • First Editions, graduate show, The National, Christchurch, NZ

  • NZ Jewellery Show (Finalist): Regal Casting Awards Show, Sky City, Auckland, NZ

  • Best In Show, Objectspace, Auckland, NZ

  • Broach of the Month Club – Launch, Masterworks, Auckland, NZ

2009

  • Perishable Shop, Rm, Auckland, NZ

  • Feast, Depot via Studio 20/17, Sydney, Australia

  • Woman vs. Moustache , Cross Street Studios, Auckland, NZ

  • NZ Jewellery Show: Regal Casting Awards Show, Sky City, Auckland, NZ

2007

  • Plus One, Brooklyn Artists Gym Brooklyn, NY USA.

PROJECTS/CURATED SHOWS

  • Drinking about Jewellery, Radiant Pavilion. Melbourne Australian 2017

  • Expose, Musee du Bijou Contemporium, Espace Solidor,  Cagnes-sur-mer France 2017

  • Wunderweek pop-up jeweller events, Auckland, NZ July 2015

  • 5by5by5by5 – Wunderweek, Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland, NZ, July 2015

  • Symmetry is the Work of the Devil, Studio One Toi Tu Feb 2015 – Curatorial internship with Objectspace/Benjamin Lignel& Anna Miles Gallery, April 2015

  • Imagined Cartographies, Takapuna Lake House, Auckland, NZ July 2012

  • The Art of Engagement, group show, Objectspace Window, Auckland NZ, February 2011

  • Touch, Pause, Engage, group show, Keeper Gallery, Sydney, October 2010 (with Raewyn Walsh)

  • Assistant to curator Tim Walker, Magpie, Taupo Museum, Erupt Festival, Taupo 2010

AWARDS

  • Unitec Alumni Artist in Residency 2012

  • Honourable Mention NZ Jewellery Show: Regal Casting Awards 2010.

WRITING/SPEAKING

  • National Craft Symposium via Objectspace– panel 2015

  • JMGA Participation & Exchange, Brisbane, AUS -speaker July 2013

  • JEMposium: International Jewellery Symposium , Wellington, NZ- session chair, speaker, February 20912

  • Synchronised Jewellery, Unitec Research Symposium,Auckland, NZ May 2012

  • Co-editor of the Overview newsletter – Jan 2011 to present

  • Bold new and curious forms, with Craig Foltz, Artnews New Zealand, Spring 2010

TEACHING

  • Chord making workshop – Objectspace 2016

  • Scrimshaw Workshop, Hellensville Art Centre, International Old Persons Day, 2011

  • Magpie jewellery workshop, Taupo Museum via the Erupt Festival, 2010

PUBLICATION

  • Binghing, Zhan. “2013 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition”, Beijing, China 2013    

  • Deckers, Peter and Mary-Jane Duffy (eds). “HandShake:12 Contemporary Jewellers connect with their heroes”  Wellington: JemBooks 2012.                 

  • Mears, Jo. “Retrospect”. TSB Wallace Trust, Auckland, NZ 2012   

  • Matus, Jasmine. “The Box Project: contemporary jewellery that thinks outside the box”. Keeper Gallery, Gaffa, Sydney, AU 2010                         

  • D’Agostino, Kristin and Raewyn Walsh (eds). “Touch, Pause, Engage”. Keeper Gallery, Gaffa, Sydney, AU 2010 

  • Art jewellery Forum: http://www.artjewelryforum.org/blog/2010/03/26/audience-issues/       

  • “Show Pony” Metro Magazine, April 2010

  • “Exhibition space” Threaded Magazine, December 2009 

  • [Cat.Exhib.] “3D Tales”. Unitec, Auckland, NZ December 2009

COLLABORATIONS

  • Handshake with Judy Darragh 2013, 2015

  • Makeshift – year long collaboration with Raewyn Walsh 2012

  • Paper Wasp Press, “The Furniture Movers” Michigan/NY, USA Dec 2002

EDUCATION

  • 2007 – 2010 Unitec School of Design, Auckland, NZ, Bachelors of Design with Honours. Jewellery

  • 2002-2003 Parsons The New School for Design NY, NY, US, Certification in Fine Art (incomplete)

  • 1995 – 1998 University of Notre Dame, IN, USA.  Bachelors of Business Administration

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Seam Workshpop, Vito  Bila (2 days) Auckland 2016

  • Peter Bauhuis workshop (5 days), Auckland 2015

  • Opening night: curatorial mentorship with Benjamin Lignel, Objectspace Auckland Nov 2014 – Feb 2015

  • Postproduction workshop, Benjamin Lignel, Objectspace,(1 day) Auckland 2014

  • HandShake Mentoring Program, 2011 – 13, paired with Judy Darragh

  • Unnaturally, Naturally, Jewellery workshop by Lauren Simeoni and Mel Young, MSVA Auckland, February 2010

PRO-BONO WORK

  • Magpie, Taupo, NZ 2010

  • Workshop 6, Auckland, NZ 2009

  • Location One Gallery NY, NY USA 2002

  • NYC Fringe Festival NY, NY USA 2000 -2002

 

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