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Focus on francophone jewellery artists

  Thirteen Francophone jewellery artists are currently featured in the exhibition "Bijoux contemporains : Francophone Artists Reimagine Adornment", which opened on October 31st at the Ross Art Museum in Delaware, Ohio. Among the artists, seven are from Quebec, and several are graduates of the École de joaillerie de Montréal. Invited to curate the exhibition, gallery owner Noel Guyomarc'h shares some details of this major project, which…

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Call for entries: Le 7e continent

  THEME Jewellery is a field in which recycling is a dominant feature. It is common practice for jewellers to melt down old jewellery in order to create new pieces, or even to recover stones so they can be used to enhance new designs. With its great openness to the incorporation of materials that are different from those used traditionally in jewellery, contemporary jewellery is a real playground for exploring mixed media, and…

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Karin Jones: Bringing jewellery into the contemporary art discourse

Throughout the years, Vancouver based multidisciplinary artist Karin Jones found a way to bring the jewellery object one step further into the realm of sculpture, installation, and even performance, thus transcending our most common understanding of jewellery and body adornment. At the dawn of her much anticipated solo exhibtion (body of work), opening on November 1st, 2019, at La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Jones took a moment of her time to…

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