Autumn 2011 design + craftsmanship What’s On Exhibitions Julie Blyfield: Gilles Street Jam Contemporary Jewellery Atrium and Objects 1990 – 2010 5 February – 13 March The outcome of a partnership GalleryOne between Gilles Street Primary 5 February – 20 March School and the JamFactory Metal Opening: 4 February at 6.00pm Design Studio. This initiative saw Celebrating 20 years of exquisite three artists work at the school with making by this acclaimed South a group of talented students to Australian jeweller, this exhibition produce jewellery, sculptural works showcases breathtaking new work and artist-made toys. Presented as and a carefully selected collection part of the Adelaide Fringe 2011. of earlier pieces. Curated by Elisha Buttler and Wendy Walker. Presented as part of the Adelaide Fringe 2011. Makers in Retail Exhibition design and development by FORM. Exhibition design by Midland Atelier. CollectorSpace 10 February – 13 March JamFactory’s shops are staffed Unnatural Naturally by friendly and experienced salespeople, many of them skilled GalleryTwo and acclaimed makers in their 5 February – 20 March own right. This exhibition proudly Lauren Simeoni and Melinda Young showcases the talent of this team. delight in finding expression of New works by Catherine Aldrete- the natural in the unnatural (and Morris, Stephanie James Manttan, vice versa). Focusing their work on Julie Blyfield Peta Kruger, Kate O’Leary, Bettina Scintilla Series – botany and the body both jewellers Smith, Janice Vitkovsky and Patricia Coastal Shrub 2010 exploit the potential of found Wise. Presented as part of the Photo by objects through the play of colour, Grant Hancock Adelaide Fringe 2011. materiality and unexpected notions Melinda Young of display. Presented as part of the Pink Lung Brooch Adelaide Fringe 2011. Dwell: New Works by 2009; Lauren Simeoni Winter Neckpiece 2009 Workshop Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott Photo by Saturday 5 February CollectorSpace Melinda Young 10.00am – 5.00pm 17 March – 17 April Lauren and Melinda will hold a one Working under the collective moniker Bettina Smith Untitled 2010 day workshop exploring materials of Edols Elliott, the Sydney-based Photo courtesy and deconstructing the found object. duo – Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott of the artist – have been at the forefront of Cost $85 Phone (08) 8410 0727 for more contemporary Australian glass for information and bookings. almost 20 years. Their works are in major public collections across Australia and around the world. What’s On Exhibitions Tour De Force: In Case of Formocentric Emergency Break Glass Atrium GalleryOne 17 March – 17 April 26 March – 8 May Interpreting and understanding Opening: 25 March at 6.00pm glass through profile and proportion, Eight contemporary Australian Jaan Poldaas’s form-based approach glass artists use the medium of to making is showcased in this glass as a conceptual tool to collection of works, employing mine subjects as diverse as family, colour, texture and structure to humanity, the environment and unify or differentiate the forms the everyday. Works by Nicholas in each composition. Folland, Jacqueline Gropp, Timothy Horn, Deb Jones, Tom Moore, Ian Mowbray, Trish Roan and Understructure Neil Roberts. Curated by Megan Atrium Bottari. Presented as part of the 21 April – 15 May Come Out Festival 2011. Buildings, structures, man-made, Exhibition developed by artisan and Wagga collision-made, eroding, collapsing, Wagga Art Gallery and toured by Museum and re-forming. Adelaide glass artist Gallery Services Queensland. The exhibition tour Dale Roberts focuses on the is supported by Visions of Australia, an Australian structural elements of any given Government program, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian object, particularly the manner in Government and state and territory governments. which layers of material can reveal or conceal the foundations beneath the surface. Timothy Horn A Fine Line White Death 2009 GalleryTwo Photo by 26 March – 8 May Clare Belfrage and Addison Doty Scientists within the Institute for Tim Edwards: New Work Dale Roberts Photonics and Advanced Sensing CollectorSpace Beneath The Surface 2010 at the University of Adelaide 21 April – 15 May Photo by join forces with glass artists Nick Internationally renowned glass Kara Growden Mount, Danielle Rickaby and Janice artists and JamFactory alumni, Clare Vitkovsky and the JamFactory Glass Belfrage and Tim Edwards, present Clare Belfrage Studio in a dynamic display of art Fluence 2010 a collection of significant new works meeting science. created since their relocation to Photo courtesy of the artist Canberra. Inspired by the natural world, this exhibition provides a rare opportunity to see these two high calibre artists together. What’s On Talks and Workshops Just Jewellery Introduction to Silver Saturday 19 February Jewellery Making: 11.00am Working 925 Join Australian jewellery and Every Wednesday from object makers, Julie Blyfield, 2 February – 16 March, 30 March Christian Hall and Lauren Simeoni, – 11 May and 25 May – 6 July for a discussion about their practice 6.00pm – 9.00pm and the inspiration behind their During this seven-week course current exhibitions, providing a participants will learn basic silver vibrant insight into contemporary jewellery making skills such as jewellery practice. sawing and filing, soldering and riveting, forming, roller embossing and other surface texturing Craft meets Art! techniques. Projects will include the Art meets science! design and production of a pendant Saturday 2 April piece and a silver ring. Students will 11.00am then be guided through their own Join curator Megan Bottari and project where they will design and glass artists from Tour De Force, make a piece of their choice. plus scientists and glass artists from Metal Design Studio A Fine Line as they illuminate the Cost: $350 or $310 concession magical worlds of art, science and contemporary glass practice. Intensive Individual Glass Jewellery making, Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott Blowing Workshop Metal Design Studio Thursday 7 April Various session times available Photo by Mick Bradley 6.00pm Duration: 4 hours Internationally acclaimed visiting Experience an intensive one-on- Glass blowing, artists Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott one session in the Glass Studio Glass Studio with glass blowing techniques Photo by will talk about the inspiration behind their new work on display in our taught by experienced practitioners Mick Bradley CollectorSpace. Ben and Kathy in a professional environment. Ben Edols are also conducting a week-long Participants then design and and Kathy Elliott professional workshop in the Glass make their own glass piece whilst Pause 2010 developing skills in gathering, Photo courtesy Studio from 4 – 10 April. Take a seat on our viewing platform during the forming and design. of the artist week and watch all the action live! Glass Studio Cost: $520 or $480 concession What’s On Talks and Workshops Group Glass Saturday Morning Blowing Workshop Children’s Pottery Various session times available Workshop Duration: 4 hours Every Saturday from Live glass blowing demonstrations 30 March – 11 May and tuition where everybody will be and 25 May – 6 July dipping into the furnace with a chance 10.00am – 12.00pm to make their own paperweight or Kids will learn a variety of hand- drinking glass. This program is perfect forming methods such as rolling, for social and corporate groups. pinching and slabbing in order to Glass Studio make a series of projects. They will Cost: $1,980 (max 16 people) learn about clay whilst having fun, experimenting and playing. They will then decorate and glaze their pieces Introduction to ready to take home. Wheel Throwing Ceramics Studio Every Wednesday from Cost: $140 or $100 concession 25 May – 6 July 6.00pm – 9.00pm Participants will learn the basic Come Out Festival techniques needed for wheel School Workshops throwing such as clay preparation, Various session times available centering and lifting of the clay. 28 March – 1 April Projects will include the making of a Duration: 1 hour Glass blowing tuition, cup with a handle and a bowl form. Learn, make and create with ceramic, Glass Studio These pieces will be glazed and fired glass and metal. Check the Come Photo by and available to take home. Sophie Guiney Out Festival Program or JamFactory Ceramics Studio website for full details. Wheel throwing, Ceramics Studio Cost: $350 or $310 concession Ceramics, Glass and Metal Studios Photo by Cost: $12 per student Sophie Guiney Intermediate Roller embossing, Metal Design Studio Wheel Throwing To register a place in any of the above workshops or to find out more: Photo by Every Wednesday from Phone: (08) 8410 0727 Christian Hall 30 March – 11 May Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 6.00pm – 9.00pm Participants will advance and refine their wheel throwing technique and be guided through their own project where they will design and make a piece of their choice. Ceramics Studio Cost: $350 or $310 concession JamFactory is a unique cultural organisation located in the Adelaide city centre. For almost 40 years, we’ve been inspiring audiences with outstanding exhibitions and public programs and nurturing the careers of talented artists, craftspeople and designers within our internationally acclaimed studios. Come and be inspired! See artists and designers working with ceramics, glass, metal and wood in our studios. Learn about the creative processes and stories behind the works on display in our galleries. Support artists and designers by purchasing a beautifully designed, hand-made gift in our shops. Admission is free. Studios JamFactory’s purpose-built studios for ceramics, glass, furniture and metal design provide skills and business training for artists and designers through a rigorous two- year Associate training program. Staff and Associates create their own work and collaborate on the development and production of JamFactory products and commissions. JamFactory also provides subsidised studio space for independent artists and designers. For more information about our training program, short courses or studio hire opportunities visit www.jamfactory.com.au Associate at work in the Metal Design Studio. Photo by Mick Bradley. Galleries JamFactory’s four exhibition spaces showcase local, national and international work by leading artists, craftspeople and designers. GalleryOne, GalleryTwo and the Atrium present a diverse program of curated exhibitions featuring works by established and emerging practitioners. CollectorSpace, in our Morphett Street store, presents changing displays of outstanding collectable pieces by some of Australia’s most respected makers. For more detailed information about our exhibitions and events or for school or group bookings visit www.jamfactory.com.au GalleryOne Teawares Exhibition 2010. Photo by Kara Growden. Shops Purchases from our shops directly support individual artists as well as our unique exhibition and training programs. JamFactory’s recently refurbished flagship store on Morphett Street, designed by local luminary designer Khai Liew, and our Rundle Mall Plaza store in the heart of the city, provide an extensive range of hand-crafted ceramics, glassware, jewellery and other collectables by leading Australian artists and designers. Our shops are also the primary showcase for extraordinary products made on-site in the JamFactory studios. Morphett Street retail shop. Photo by Grant Hancock. Commissioning JamFactory offers a unique design and production service through our ceramics, glass, furniture and metal design studios. We have an extensive record in undertaking projects ranging from public art, corporate gifts, trophies and awards to furniture, tableware and architectural interiors. Whether customising an existing product or developing concepts and prototypes for specific purposes, we specialise in combining good design and fine craftsmanship. To speak to one of our staff about the commissioning process, phone (08) 8410 0727 or visit www.jamfactory.com.au for more details. Associate at work in the Glass Studio. Photo by Mick Bradley. Get Involved Tour Take a guided tour for a behind-the-scenes look at our studios, galleries and shops. Tours of the building depart from the Morphett Street shop every Wednesday and Friday at 10.00am. Group tours, perfect for social, corporate and school groups can be booked throughout the week. Bookings essential: Phone (08) 8410 0727 or email email@example.com Cost: adult $5 or student $4 Subscribe Want to know what’s happening at JamFactory? Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter to keep up with the latest news, products and event information. Subscribe online at www.jamfactory.com.au Join Become a member of the JamFactory community for only $40 a year ($20 for students) and receive a great range of discounts (including 10% discount in our shops), event invitations, information and exclusive offers. Volunteer Our volunteers are passionate, dedicated individuals who donate their time to assist with a variety of JamFactory operations. Donate JamFactory is a not for profit organisation. Financial support from individuals helps us to nurture creative talent and promote the value of good design and fine craftsmanship. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. For more information on any of the above, visit www.jamfactory.com.au or phone (08) 8410 0727. JamFactory Rundle Mall Plaza Shop 19 Morphett Street Ground Floor Adelaide SA 5000 Rundle Mall Plaza Adelaide SA 5000 Shop: (08) 8231 0005 Office: (08) 8410 0727 Phone: (08) 8211 9777 Fax: (08) 8231 0434 firstname.lastname@example.org www.jamfactory.com.au Opening hours Monday to Thursday 9.30am – 5.30pm Opening hours Friday Monday to Saturday 9.30am – 9.00pm 10.00am – 5.00pm Saturday Sunday 10.00am – 5.00pm 1.00pm – 5.00pm Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm Government partners: Exhibition presenting partners: Supporting partners: JamFactory is a not-for-profit organisation promoting good design and fine craftsmanship. JamFactory acknowledges the support and assistance of Arts SA and is assisted by the Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. JamFactory Gallery Program is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Cover image: Julie Blyfield Scintilla Series 2010. Photo by Grant Hancock.
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