Why Jewellery? 2 is the second in a series of exchange exhibitions between Queensland College of Art Griffith University and Hong Kong Baptist University. The exhibition features works from staff and selected current third year students and recent graduates who responded to the question "Why Jewellery?". The idea for the exhibition developed following conversations I had with Dr Ching Sze Yin, Cicy the head of the Jewellery studio when I was visiting HKBU. We held the first exhibition in the series in 2015, the Why-Jewellery? website has images and information from both exhibitions.
I see Why Jewellery? as an important prompt for our students and graduates to interrogate their ideas about jewellery through their own work and through viewing that of their peers. It is a great opportunity to exhibit their works in an international exhibition and to develop a understanding of other artists' motivations.
The exhibition opened in the Project Gallery at QCA on 14 June, and despite heavy rain, and the university break, the exhibition attracted a good crowd.
You are cordially invited to the Opening Reception of ACJ's 2015
exhibition Sleight of Hand, at Plymouth College of Art Gallery.
Wednesday 18th November 5.00 to 7.00 pm
There are two Artist Talks during the show.
Wednesday 25th November, Dauvit Alexander
Wednesday 2nd December, Viktoria Munzker
both 5.30 - 6.30 pm at the Studio Theatre next to the Gallery, free entry.
Sleight of Hand will be on show until Saturday12 December
for how to get there, see
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