Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  Exhibition  Project


Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  -Exhibition   Project


Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  –Exhibition  Project



Active Project Blogs:

Hacking my way through the contemporary jewellery jungle

(Photo: Alamy) Well goodbye Handshake4, except it’s not goodbye is it? These past two years have raised more questions than given answers and I have no doubt that these questions will be nagging away for a while yet. I will try to kick them around in an attempt to...

The end

And so we reach the end of the Handshake 4 journey... A journey that's involved emails, messages and video conversations sent over a distance of more than 13,463 kms. It's involved time a difference of 19 hours with one rising for the day and the other concluding...

Te Ao Hurihuri – Ever Changing World

Journeys through jewellery from New Zealand and the UK...... In October 2018, as part of the events marking the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, two groups of artists from opposite sides of the world met to exhibit their works in...

Polarity thoughts and talks

Peter requested that I make my small intro talk for our opening into a blog so here it is 🙂 I will be sharing a few ideas with you on Polarity: the meeting of opposites; two forces, opposing yet mutually interdependent. It’s all real, and it’s all a dream. All...

Jewel wears Jewel

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Three OCTOBER exhibitions

exhibitions:                                 JEWELdisplayJEWEL at Pataka, Porirua till 14 October MORE POLARITY at Corbans, Auckland till 21 October MORE Te Ao Hurihuri – Ever Changing World at the Crypt, London 23-27...

Te Ao Hurihuri : Ever Changing World

  ~Journeys through jewellery from New Zealand and the UK~   CLICK here for images The Crypt gallery Dukes Road Entrance off Euston Road, London NW1 2BA. 23 – 27 October 2018   12:00 – 19:00. Opening Event Tuesday 23  18:00 – 21:00. Closing Event Saturday...


Pātaka Art + Museum, Toi Gallery, Porirua, 14 September– 14 October 2018 ARTISTS: Nik Hanton, Katie Pascoe, Kylie Sinkovich, Kim Whalen, Sharon Fitness, Renee Bevan, Jennifer Laracy, Kristin d’Agostino, Judy Darragh, Vanessa Arthur, Lisa Higgins, Jessica Winchcombe,...


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.