Intrigued to discover how jewellery is designed and made? The artist-run contemporary jewellery studio Northcity4 opens its Brunswick doors on Saturday 6th August from 11am to 3pm.
Visit and discover what’s possible with a day of workshops, demonstrations and beautifully crafted jewellery for sale.
NorthCity 4 artists and teachers including, Anna Davern, Emma Grace, Jana King, Cass Partington, Rhys Turner and more will be on hand during the day and will also be selling their work.
Demonstrations on the day include:
- Melting silver and pouring an ingot with Northcity4 teacher Rhys Turner
- Rolling down the poured ingot and printing a pattern using the rolling mills
- Sublimation printing with Northcity4 Board member and teacher Anna Davern
- Jewellery repair workshop with Emma Grace
Competitions will be run throughout the day with great prizes including discounted classes, a jeweller Tool Kit and a custom Northcity4 jeweller’s apron.
Northcity4 co-founder Anna Davern has been represented in numerous Australian and international solo and group exhibitions including a recent survey of Australian art at the Museum Of Contemporary Art, Taipei. In 2011 she co-founded Northcity4, a studio that provides professional and creative opportunities to the Australian contemporary jewellery community. Anna Davern’s practice straddles the visual arts, jewellery, fashion and education. She teaches, writes, curates and primarily makes jewellery and objects from the Northcity4 studios in Brunswick.
Northcity4 is a sustainability focused artist run initiative located in Brunswick, offering studio space and education programs to Melbourne’s Art, Craft and Design communities. Focus is on Melbourne’s vibrant contemporary jewellery community, offering term classes in jewellery making as well as skills-based and ideas-based masterclasses, workshops and seminars.
Northcity4 is a proud Program Partner with Craft Victoria’s Craft Cubed Festival,
1 – 31 August 2016.