Contemporary Wearables ’19 Biennial Jewellery Award & Exhibition

Saturday, 7 September, 2019 to Sunday, 3 November, 2019

2017 Award Winner Luke ABBOT / Mandible setting 2017 / articulated ring: titanium, 925 silver, gem / 2.8 x 2.1 x 0.7cm / Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery - Toowoomba City Collection 2207 / Acquired from Contemporary Wearables 2017 Biennial Jewellery Award & Exhibition / Reproduced by kind permission

Contemporary Wearables Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition recognises and promotes experimentation, exploration and innovation in design and use of materials in the creation of contemporary jewellery. Inaugurated in 1989, the award continues to attract entries from prominent and emerging artists in Australia and New Zealand. The award exhibition brings together a diverse range of contemporary works created by jewellers, artisans and makers that are contemporary in both design and concept. Artists’ works selected for the exhibition are eligible for acquisition by Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery for the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery – Toowoomba City Collection. Award winners will be announced along with selected acquisitions at the official opening and awards ceremony on Sunday 8 September 2019.

 

Opening & Award Ceremony 
Sunday 8 September @ 1.30pm

 

Twilight Tour 
Thursday 24 October @ 5.30pm

 

Free events | All welcome | RSVP (07) 4688 6652

 

Contemporary Wearables Biennial Jewellery Award and Exhibition is proudly supported by Toowoomba Regional Council.