Leaf Necklace by South Australian artist, Jess Dare.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Contemporary jeweller Jess Dare completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts specialising in Jewellery at the Adelaide Centre for the Arts TAFEsa in 2006. Practicing Flameworking for over 10 years having been taught by local and international glass artists, glass now forms an integral part of her practice.
Dare joined Gray Street Workshop (Est.1985) as an access tenant in 2007 and in 2010 became a partner of the workshop, joining Catherine Truman and Sue Lorraine in continuing its legacy and shaping its future. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in major national collections including The National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the National Glass Collection. In 2014 she undertook an Asialink Residency in Bangkok Thailand researching traditional floral garlands (Phuang Malai)and in 2015 she undertook a residency in Shanghai, China at YiWei Art Foundation’s 3W Studio supported by Guildhouse, teaching workshops and researching Chinese culture.
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Handmade in Australia.
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