BOOT CAMP 2011
This exhibition is a celebration of “Boot Camp 2011”, a unique event for emerging contemporary jewellers that took place from 12-14th February at Ashley Gorge in Canterbury.
14 emerging jewellers, all graduates from within the last 5 years, were selected
for the intense 3 day mentoring workshop which critically addressed aspects of best practice.
The workshop was organised and led by Damian Skinner (writer/critic), leading New Zealand jeweller Areta Wilkinson and Caroline Billing (The National) with guest speakers Warwick Freeman, Karl Chitham,
and photographers Mark Adams and Haru Sameshima (Studio La Gonda).
“Boot Camp 2011” celebrates each of the participant’s involvement in this event and the commitment they made to their own practice.
The Bootcampers were:
KVETOSLAVA FLORA SEKANOVA
LYNSAY RAINE &
For further information or to see more work by any of these jewellers, please contact the gallery.