Exhibitions: January 21 – 25, 2019
Opening receptions: Monday January 20, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
1475°F — Bingjie Chen, Linxi Cai, Laureen Wong, Yongxin Guo, Samuel Lin, Xi Chen, undergraduate exhibitors, Gallery 1.
1475°F refers to the kiln temperature most commonly used when creating enamelled jewellery. Artists in this exhibition will present an array of one-of-a-kind enamelled pieces – necklaces, brooches, earrings and table objects.
Jimllery – NSCAD jewellery Design Study Pathway, Haoming Nao (Jim), undergraduate exhibitor, Gallery 1.
Using precious materials and a variety of jewellery techniques, Haoming (Jim) reveals the skills and processes he learned during his time in the “mystery location” of the jewellery studio at NSCAD.
Kim Paquet, undergraduate exhibitor — Gallery 2
Artist Talk: Thursday, January 23, 12 p.m.
Paquet explores the relationship between the physical function of wearable jewellery and the sculptural aspects of found objects. Her work reflects the emotions and weight of trauma, focusing on the ways that major life disruptions can create a “new normal” in their wake.
Derelict Resurgence — Michelle Plamondon, undergraduate exhibitor, Gallery 2
Artist Talk: Friday, January 24, 12 p.m.
Inspired by the documentation of abandoned spaces, Plamondon visited the RCAF Beaver Bank Station in Nova Scotia, a site that has been closed for over 50 years. During her excursions, she gathered inspiration to create wearable jewellery pieces, mimicking surface textures and using found objects.
Play Nice! – Moira Hayes, undergraduate exhibitor, Gallery 3
Artist Talk: Tuesday 21 January, 1PM
Play Nice! is a snakes and ladders game sprawled across the gallery floor and walls, inviting the viewer to participate in playing and reflect on the binary rules placed on all of our actions, dictating good and bad.