Thursday, November 15, 2012

Infinite repeat- Simon Browne teaming up with Artifice Store

Hey look at what we are doing at Artifice store......check out our blurb below. Too exciting for words!!!! 
Infinite repeat...Artifice store's first event and product range with Simon Browne.

Melbourne jewellery artists Jessica Morrison, Matthew Bracken and Coconut Lu (us the peeps from Artifice store) will join forces with Graphic Designer Simon Browne (rockstar) this coming weekend. Come down to Artifice store and see what magic happens when the four collide and turn Browne's paintings into wearable art.  This event will produce Artifice store's first collaborative product.  

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November 10am - 4pm
Customs Wharf Galleria
126 Nelson Place Williamstown 3016
Melways Map 56 E9
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Ohhh and to introduce Simon Browne's are some of his beautiful paintings.
Simon Browne
B4 #1, September 2012
Modelling enamel on Japanese wood panel

Simon Browne
140 x 180 #4. September 2012
Modelling enamel on Japanese wood panel

Day Dream

Day dream Fine silver and glass enamel necklace

Here is a few pictures of my NEW....(well it was 2 years in the making) body of work Day Dream.
I have just dropped this range into the lovelies at Studio Ingot so to have a better look at it in it's entirety visit them next time you are in Fitzroy.

I had a bit of trouble writing my artist perusal who likes writing them, but this work is more about a feeling rather than a thing.  It's about how you feel when you catch the nice moments in a day when you stop, look at the sun and stop.

My artist statement...
As a child and as an adult Jessica Morrison is still looking out the window and daydreaming.  In this body of work Day Dream, Morrison is drawing on treasured time spent being still and letting the mind wander. Blurring the lines of focus and just relishing in light, colour and possibility.
The stillness of dreamy thoughts is transferred into the works through the
meditative processes applied to create these ethereal pieces.

Fine silver and glass enamel earrings
Fine silver and glass enamel earrings
18ct Gold and glass enamel earrings
18ct Gold and glass enamel ring

Idol hands

Keep this next Tuesday free if you are up for a jewellery fix!

Melbourne’s Box Hill Institute, Centre for Creative Industries, introduces you to the 2012 graduate exhibition of the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (specialising in jewellery).

The exhibition represents the launch of 14 emerging contemporary jewellers. They will be showcasing the eclectic and dynamic works from these jewellers that range from bold wearable statements to hollow ware. The collection will include unique works designed for the astute and discerning eye
and productions ranges. The materials used are as diverse as the designs and their makers. Individuality is celebrated.

Meghan Amarasekera, Camille Barrington-Wood, Chloe Borella, Shelley Buttle, Pam Camille, Misha Dare, Sarah Francis, Miao Gu, Jing Jia, Sabine Knoepfli, Tarnia Mulder, Nicole Sewart, Tariq Shadid, Robyn Whitfield

120 Alexandra Parade (off Brunswick Street)
Fitzroy VIC 3065
melways ref: 2C, C4

Opening night: 20 November 2012, 6-8pm
Speaker: Nella Themelios

Exhibition dates: 20 November 2012 to 2 December 2012
Exhibition opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday - 12 to 6 pm