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eleventimestwenty 220 pieces of jewellery by 11 students

Out of Hand Gallery • 27 August - 10 September 2009

Sarah Carlson • Hannah Dalrymple • Celia Davey • Danielle Day • Kimberley Dixon • Julia Esser • Maria Haake • Hyo-Sun Kim • Hyun-Seung (Bonnie) Lee • Gus Marshall • Mary-Clare Walker

To accompany the Crowned & Bound Fashion Show students from the G&S Workshop also produced ready to wear, limited edition pieces for exibition and sale on display in the new OUT OF HAND workshop exhibition space.

11X20 invitation



Crowned & Bound A Fashion Collaboration

School of Art Gallery • 1 September 2009

Crowned & Bound was a creative collaboration featuring custom designed experimental jewellery by students from the ANU School of Art Gold and Silversmithing Workshop combined with this seasons best Australian and New Zealand fashion from Manuka Fashion Boutique Department of the Exterior. In its third year running this special event has become a popular night for the art and design community in Canberra, this year attracting over 400 guests. The collaboration between students and industry offers the students a valuable opportunity to present their work in the public arena while inviting the audience to engage with the innovative energy at the School of Art. This inspiring showcase of high fashion and unique accessories exploded onto the runway for one night only on the first evening of Spring.

To watch video highlights from the Crowned & Bound show click here.

Crowned & Bound invitation  Jewellery by Danielle Day

Crowned & Bound jewels  Jewellery by Mary-Clare Walker, Hannah Dalrymple and Sarah Carlson

Crowned & Bound show night  Jewellery by Julia Esser, Celia Davey and Hyo-Sun Kim


The Gold and Silversmithing Workshop launches their new exhibition space:


A Few More Moments... Vicki Mason & Jane Bowden

Out of Hand Gallery • 31 July - 14 August 2009

To launch this new exhibition space and in conjunction with MOMENTUM the 18th Tamworth Fibre/Textiles Bienniale exhibition on display in the School of Art Gallery, the G&S Workshop is delighted to present the work of these two Australian jewellers: Vicki Mason is currently a candidate for a Master of Philosophy in the Gold and Silversmithing Workshop and Jane Bowden is an Adelaide jeweller and co-founder of Zu Design.


Vicki Mason and Jane Bowden jewellery  Xanthorrhoea Ring by Vicki Mason and Pillow Rings by Jane Bowden



Prize winner in Australian silversmithing exhibition!

Tracy Pateman current Honours candidate in the Gold and Silversmithing Workshop has just been awarded the P.J. Williams Award: for innovative design in gold and silversmithing – holloware, flatware or sculptural objects for her Teapot #1 at the 2009 Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Exhibition. This exhibition was on display at the Buda Historic Home and Garden, Castlemaine Victoria from 7 - 21 June and will tour Victoria until March 2010. To view more of Tracy's work click here.


Tracy Pateman Teapot #1, 2008 Teapot #1 2008, 925 silver, stainless steel, height 100mm


inhale/exhale Solo Exhibition by Lan Nguyen-hoan

Metalab Gallery • 5 - 25 June 2009

Lan Nguyen-hoan is a recent graduate from the Gold and Silversmithing Workshop and this is her first solo exhibition shown at Metalab Gallery in Sydney. Inhale/exhale is in an exhibition showing Lan's continuing interest in both wearable objects and animation. These works were initially developed during a four month 'Inter-Arts Artist Initiated Residency' at the Univeristy of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf in Germany in 2008, supported by the Australia Council for the Arts and awarded specifically for a hybrid and interdisciplinary focus. Lan gave an Art Forum presentation about her work on Thursday 23 July in the School of Art Lecture Theatre.

'Breathing Jewellery' by Lan Nguyen-hoanBreathing Jewellery


ALUMINA Recent work by Gold and Silversmithing Workshop Alumni

School of Art Foyer Gallery •  30 April - 30 May 2009

A special exhibition of 26 graduates from the past 15 years, to coincide with Johannes Kuhnen's exhibition A Survey of Innovation which was on display concurrently in the School of Art Gallery. ALUMINA catalogues are available from the Gold & Silversmithing Workshop, to request a copy please contact

         ONE servers by Oliver Smith  and Twisted Arsonist vase by Robert Foster

Alumina exhibition view 1  ALUMINA exhibition in the ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery


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