Alan Preston Startled Kiwis
Alan Preston
Startled Kiwis, 2009
Sterling silver and copper
Photography: Studio La Gonda, New Zealand

Pocket Guide to New Zealand Jewelry

June 12 – October 23, 2011
at Racine Art Museum

Pocket Guide to New Zealand Jewelry is an engaging survey of contemporary jewelry made by artists intimately connected to a country that is both socially and culturally similar to and different from the United States. Organized by Velvet da Vinci Gallery and curated by New Zealand art historian, Damian Skinner, Pocket Guide underscores the aesthetic, material and theoretical elements that give New Zealand jewelry its distinctive flavor. The sixteen jewelers whose works are included in this exhibition play with a wide range of media and varied subject matter.

More About the Exhibition

Exhibition Notes (PDF)

Artists in the Exhibition

Fran Allison, Pauline Bern, Renee Bevan, Octavia Cook, Andrea Daly, Peter Deckers, Jane Dodd, Warwick Freeman, Jason Hall, Niki Hastings-McFall, Lynn Kelly, Peter McKay, Alan Preston, Lisa Walker, Anna Wallis and Areta Wilkinson

Pocket Guide to New Zealand Jewelry

June 12 – October 23, 2011
at Racine Art Museum
Alan Preston Startled Kiwis
Alan Preston
Startled Kiwis, 2009
Sterling silver and copper
Photography: Studio La Gonda, New Zealand

Pocket Guide to New Zealand Jewelry is an engaging survey of contemporary jewelry made by artists intimately connected to a country that is both socially and culturally similar to and different from the United States. Organized by Velvet da Vinci Gallery and curated by New Zealand art historian, Damian Skinner, Pocket Guide underscores the aesthetic, material and theoretical elements that give New Zealand jewelry its distinctive flavor. The sixteen jewelers whose works are included in this exhibition play with a wide range of media and varied subject matter.

More About the Exhibition

Exhibition Notes (PDF)

Artists in the Exhibition

Fran Allison, Pauline Bern, Renee Bevan, Octavia Cook, Andrea Daly, Peter Deckers, Jane Dodd, Warwick Freeman, Jason Hall, Niki Hastings-McFall, Lynn Kelly, Peter McKay, Alan Preston, Lisa Walker, Anna Wallis and Areta Wilkinson

Sample of Work in the Exhibition

Exhibitions at RAM are made possible by:

Platinum Sponsors

The Estate of Karen Johnson Boyd
David Charak
Judith and David Flegel Fund
Ron and Judith Isaacs
Nicholas and Nancy Kurten
Racine Community Foundation logo
Windgate Foundation

Diamond Sponsors

City of Racine’s Grow Racine Grant
Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation
Ruffo Family Foundation
Ruth Arts Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Anonymous
Tom and Irene Creecy
Richard and Patricia Ehlert
Trio Foundation of St. Louis
W.T. Walker Group, Inc.
Wisconsin Arts Board

Silver Sponsors

Anonymous
Baird
Beta Diagnostic Labs
A.C. Buhler Family
Lucy G. Feller
Ben and Dawn Flegel
Jim Harris
Sharon and Tom Harty
Horizon Retail Construction, Inc.
Lise Iwon
J. Jeffers & Co.
Johnson Financial Group
Dorothy MacVicar
Jan Serr and John Shannon

Bronze Sponsors

Ellen and Joseph Albrecht
Andis Foundation
Susan Boland
Virginia Buhler
Dave’s Wine Garage
Educators Credit Union
Express Employment Professionals
Bill and Debbie Keland
Susan Manalli
Jean and Alex Mandli, Jr.
The Prairie School
Cathy Stanghellin
Twin Disc, Inc.

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