MASTERMAKERS

For over two decades, leading Australian and international Gold and Silversmithing artists have delivered and participated in masterclasses in the RMIT School of Art which has had a profound impact on the training of the craft in Australia. This major exhibition explores the masterclass legacy and records the cultural, artistic and technical shift in contemporary jewellery and object.

Art Exhibition previously on at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Friday 06 September 2019 to Saturday 09 November 2019
Launch Thursday 05 September 2019, 6 - 8PM

Concept Helen Britton. Photo Dirk Eisel. Styling Corrina Teresa  image David Clarke, BLOW, 2014, silver, pewter, 9cm x 14cm x 14cm approx. Photographed by David Clarke image

Published by RMIT Gallery on Saturday 27 July 2019.
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Curator Mark Edgoose

Artists including Peter Bauhuis, Doris Betz, David Bielander, Julie Blyfield, Helen Britton, Beatrice Brovia, Nicolas Cheng, David Clarke, Karl Fritsch, Peter Hoogeboom, David Huycke, Jiro Kamata, Manon van Kouswijk, Yutaka Minegishi, Marc Monzó, Lucy Sarneel, Bettina Speckner

Public Programs
Fri 6 Sept 12.30 – 1.30 pm Curator’s Floor talk Mark Edgoose;

Tues 10 Sept 12.30-1.30 pm Mentoring: Process & Outcomes Yu Fang Chi (curator) & Kate Rhodes (RMIT Design Hub);

Thurs 19 Sept 5.30-6.30 pm Making is Knowing Prof Kit Wise, Dean, RMIT School of Art + artists Eli Giannini, Tassia Joannides & Prof Michael Trudgeon RMIT, Design Director Crowd Productions;

Fri 4 Oct 12.30-1.30 pm Artist reflection Bin Dixon-Ward, Nicholas Bastin & Marian Hosking;

Tues 8 Oct 11- 12 noon Skills, designs & creativity Mark Edgoose;

Thurs 31 Oct 5.30-6.30 pm Coveted relationships: the collector & the jeweller Convenor: Katie Scott (Director Gallery Funaki) Event @ Site 8 Gallery, RMIT School of Art Bld 2 Lv 2, Bowen Street (off Latrobe St);

Tuesday 8 October 4.00 – 5.00 pm ‘Formosa on My Mind’ Master Class Floor Talk Prof I-Ying Chiang (Beatrice) National Tsing Hua University & Prof Robert Baines, Emeritus Professor, RMIT University.

Location

344 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000