Jewellery  Development-   Project


Jewellery  -Mentoring-   Project


Jewellery   –Exhibition-    Project


Jewellery  Development    Project


Jewellery   -Mentoring     Project


Jewellery   –Exhibition     Project


Roseanne Bartley reviews the latest international Handshake project

Handshake 5: In Dialogue - an exhibition in which 12 emerging New Zealand contemporary jewellers respond to artworks from the permanent collection of CODA Museum, the Netherlands The review is by Rosanne Bartley and published by Contemporary HUM.   READ MORE

Curator: Contemporary Jewellery Triennale

The Contemporary Jewellery Triennial has been developed by Makers101 with Objectspace collaborating as the exhibition partner for the inaugural project which will be realised in 2021. The successful candidate will be responsible for the research, development and...


  Title: Ukaipo - mother, source of sustenance, origin, real home Explored through beach finds shell and wood, my new home is explored and captured through pieces of daily activity and finding place.  Tangaroa and Hinemoana echo and reassure providing treasures...

Standing Room Only, RNZ interview

Lynn Freeman interviews Peter Deckers, Caroline Thomas, Vivien Atkinson and Becky Bliss. Radio New Zealand Standing Room Only, 1:46 pm on 8 December 2019   LISTEN:  PLAY      

Te Uru – Work in response to a space

On a visit to Auckland I was fortunate to explore the TeUru gallery space. What would  the building tell me? Can I hear the voice or the essence? How does it sit in the environment as well as in the community?  The very first impression was a tete a tete of old and...

Activate/Te Uru

Te Uru is a space that activates movement and viewing through its design, leading you through spaces, up stairwells and looking out of windows. Working with this space, ‘Activate’ is a series of 9 brooches that are made from the construction plywood that supports...

Ancient materials

There is sand on the floor, Sand in my hair, Under my finger-nails, Sand everywhere. Following the making of my pieces for Te Uru Contemporary Gallery, I'm still cleaning up sand from my studio. I suspect I will be for some time. Made through the erosion of rock...


In my final work as part of Handshake 5  at Te Uru Contemporary Gallery (Auckland), it feels appropriate that I refer to: belonging and s e p a r a t e n e s s. Handshake has offered me the opportunity to be part of something *much* bigger than myself. I've been...

HANDSHAKE 5: Critical Writing Workshop

Sunday December 8, 10am-3pm | $70 - bookings essential Join visiting artist-jeweller and writer Roseanne Bartley for an immersive and interactive critical writing workshop at TE URU, Auckland for artists, curators, and writers interested in developing a performative...

HANDSHAKE 5: Artists’ Walk and Talk

Saturday December 7, 3pm at TE URU, Auckland Artists from the HANDSHAKE 5: in site exhibition introduce their work ahead of the 4pm exhibition opening. This is a unique opportunity to hear from contemporary jewellers from across Aotearoa, who have come to Te Uru for...


HANDSHAKE is a unique mentoring program in the art world, in which established artists spread their knowledge to less experienced artists. The “knowledge” accumulated in exchange of the relationship based on feedback is implemented in exhibitions and joint projects.


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