loot - Mad about Jewelry- 2017

Museum of art and design NEW York

 

I was honoured to be invited to show at LOOT in New York this year. Here is a little teaser video and some pictures of the show.

My Booth

I showed two collections: on the left there are necklaces made with black rubber and on the right are the steel and silver pieces from the Equilibrium Collection

Sculptural necklace

One of the visitors trying on a necklace from the Equilibrium Collection

Left to right: 

1 Posing with one of the visitors (image Andres Rodriguez Burgos)

2 A visitor trying on a rubber necklace

3 Celebrity spotting: Dame Zandra Rhodes and Kara Ross trying on a rubber necklace (image Kara Ross)

4 Celebrity spotting: Iris Apfel and Kara Ross wearing her new rubber necklace (image: Kara Ross)

 

images from the opening reception can be seen here

 

Craftsmanship and design awards 2017

aka the #jewelleryoscars 

 

27 February 2017

With much pleasure I received a Gold Award for my jewellery designs in the category "Fashion-led & Conceptual Jewellery" and a Bronze Award in the "Modelling" section.  

 
 

 

selected for 20:20 Visions 

 

I am pleased that my work has been selected for 20:20 VISIONS, a travelling exhibition by The Association for Contemporary Jewellery.

 
 
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20:20 Visions

CELEBRATING TWENTY YEARS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY
SAT 14 JAN 12-3PM

2020 Visions shows the best of contemporary jewellery and conveys progression in design and techniques over the last twenty years. To mark its 20th Birthday, the Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ) has invited twenty of its most prominent and innovative members to exhibit work from 1997 alongside a new piece. The exhibition also features work selected by a prominent panel of advisors. ACJ currently has 500 members so this exhibition promises to explore a range of materials, new technologies, techniques and methods of construction.
The exhibition will be open to the public Sat 14 Jan – Sun 12 Mar 2017

I will be showing this piece in the exhibition

 
 
Necklace made in steel and silver

Necklace made in steel and silver

 
 

Inclusion in State of the art book

Three sculptures, made from rope and polymorph, were included in State of the Art, Sculpture & 3D, a book by Barehill Publishing

One of them featured on the cover!!!

photocredit: Carla Gradiski