Image: 'Mixed Media Arrangement'. Wearable and non-wearable art by Regina Middleton. Found weathered plastics, repurposed nylon rope, sterling silver, 9ct yellow gold, freshwater pearls, hand-formed porcelain beads. Image by Timothy Marriage, 2017.
As extreme weather conditions and plastic pollution dominate media outlets, artists continue to adopt new ethical approaches to their artistic practice.
Through talks, workshops and an exhibition, a panel of jewellers and artists share the ways in which sustainability shapes their practice. Panelists include Regina Middleton,Emma Grace, and Cara Johnson.
Explore practical techniques for converting natural, recycled, found and fossicked materials into art, during two workshops over two consecutive Saturdays.
An exhibition of wearable art and sculptural pieces created by artists and workshop participants will be presented at the Kingston Arts Centre.
This exhibition opens concurrently with 'Crafting Resistance: Six Moments in Kingston' curated by Tal Fitzpatrick.
- Panel and Workshops: Saturday 3 August 10am-1pm & Saturday 10 August 10am-12pm
- Tickets: Full $20 Concession $15, includes both the Panel and Workshops. Materials and morning tea provided.
Artist panel & facilitators: