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I really should get out more (Necklace exchange) 2008
Sarah’s necklace: Poodle wool, felted. Frankie’s necklace: Jersey pillings, felted

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Depending on mood and circumstance, I am:

  • a jeweller, or
  • a jeweller and an artist, or
  • an artist

This site gives an overview of my work from 2008.

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CV
Education / Art training

  • Participant in the HandShake mentoring project 2011-13 ( http://handshakejewellery.com/participants/sarah-and-iris/
  • Cranbrook Academy of Art, MI, USA (guest of Iris Eichenberg)  2011
  • BAppA Visual Arts (Jewellery), Whitireia New Zealand 2010
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK 1983

Current activities

Gallery

Selected exhibitions

2014

  • Wunderuuma, Munich, Germany

2013

  • Swansong, The See Here, Wellington, NZ
  • Handshake 7: Objectspace, Auckland, NZ
  • HandShake 6: 2013 Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany
  • Retrospect, The Dowse, Wellington, NZ

2012

  • HandShake 4 (Toi Poneke, Wellington, NZ) and 5 (The National, Christchurch, NZ)
  • Joyaviva, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
  • Retrospect, James Wallace Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland & Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville
  • Look, No Hands, The See Here, Wellington, NZ

2011

  • SOFA Chicago, USA (Cranbrook Academy’s booth)
  • HandShake: 1 (studio 20/17, Sydney), 2 (National Jewellery Show, Wellington, NZ), 3 (Masterworks, Auckland, NZ)
  • Best in Show, Objectspace, Auckland NZ

2010

  • Nestle (solo show, included Labour of Love – The Reveal) , Wellington, NZ
  • The Exchange Project, Studio 20/17, Sydney, Australia
  • SOFA Chicago, USA ( Charon Kransen’s booth)

2009

  • SOFA West, Santa Fe, USA (Charon Kransen’s booth)
  • handSTAND Unfamiliar & innovative contemporary jewellery, Auckland

2008

  • Retelling Tales: Translations in Contemporary Jewellery, Wellington Museum

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