Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery
Black horn, jaw bone and acetate
Friction can be found where luxury meets decay and the refined becomes raw.
As raw remnants collide with smooth surfaces, hybrid forms take shape within this new collection of eyewear and jewellery. By subverting status symbols of personal adornment, dualities are left exposed, mirroring our own identity.
BFA, Fine Art (Gold & Silversmithing), Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 2003
Design assistant (Jewellery & Accessories), Alexander McQueen, London, 2010; Production and development coordinator, Lara Bohinc, London, 2007–8
Paradise, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy, 2012; Effe Kijke: Let’s Have a Look IV: Give and Take, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2011; Effe Kijke: Let’s Have a Look III: Welcome to the Body, Galerie Marzee at RCA, London, 2010; Effe Kijke: Let’s Have a Look II: The Overcoat, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 2009
Finalist, Accessories, ITS 2012 – International Talent Support, 2012; The Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant, The Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Melbourne, 2009; Finalist, Memento: Queensland Merchandise Awards, 2002