QUALIFICATIONS

1979 Graduated from B.J.O, PARIS Jewellery school, FRANCE. 1980-85 Works for Sydney Jeweller Russel Mc Colough. 1996 Guest lecturer at San Diego State University (California, USA) 1997 Teaching at HAYSTACK SCHOOL, MAINE, USA 2001 Kent State University, USA. Master Workshop. 1999/2013 Teaching Design Fundamentals, Jewellery trade and Jewellery Design, at Enmore School of Design (Sydney)

SELECTED AWARDS

1999 Grant from the Australia Council for the Arts. 1994 National Jewellery Contemporary Award, Griffith. 1995 Alice Craft Acquisition Award, Australia. 1992 Elected Chair for Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia.NSW. Project Grant Australia Council for the Arts. EXHIBITIONS 2006 On location , Australia Council Exhibition Sydney Metalism, Denver USA Gallery A, Sydney Metal elements- beyond, Japan and Korea 2004/2005 SMS messenger, Travelling through Poland Open secret, Imperial War Museum London UK 2004 Nagoya International Design Centre, Japan Anti War medal, Electrum Gallery London UK 2003 Australian Embassy, Washington DC, USA 2002 The Ring Show. Mobilia. Touring Internationally Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia. USA. Gallery AC, Tokyo Japan. (solo show) 2001 Seven scenes, Brisbane City Gallery. (solo show) Relic Makers, Enst & Tiller Gallery, Vienna, Austria. Maskerade, Gallery RA, Holland, and touring UK through 2002 piercav@aapt.net.au Boston Society of Art and Crafts, USA. 2000/1999 Jewellery from New South Wales. (solo show, touring UK). The Gallery (Wales), The Scottish Gallery (Scotland0, Craft Council Gallery (London) . 1998 Jewellery Moves. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Undercurrent, Itami city Museum Japan Overseas, new Jewellery from Australia. Gallery RA. Holland Dress up! Wuston Museum of Fine Arts, Wisconsin, USA. 1997 Revelations. National Ornamental Museum of fine Arts, Memphis, USA S.O.F.A.Chicago and S.O.F.A.New York 1996 Despard Gallery (solo show), Hobart, Australia Beaver Galleries (solo show), Canberra Australia. S.O.F.A Chicago, Beaver Galleries (solo show), USA. 1995 STEDELICJK Museum, A moveable feast, Amsterdam Holland. Or et Medailles, World Gold Council, Bijorkha, France. 1994 Family, Traditions and Diversity Jakarta, National Museum Indonesia 1993 Smuckszene, Munich, Germany. 1992 First Australian Contemporary Jewellery Biennale, touring Nationally.

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Imperial WarMuseum London, UK Museum of Arts and Design New York, USA Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas, USA. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, Canada National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Powerhouse Museum, Sydney National Museum of Australia, Canberra Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Craft Council of the Northern.territory, Darwin. State Library of Queensland. Brisbane Wollongong regional Art Gallery. Griffith regional Art Gallery. Toowoomba regional Art Gallery, QLD. Northern Territory Museum of Art and Sciences, Darwin. Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Australian Capital Territory Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. Sydney Town Hall Collection.




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