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© Luke Abbot Designs 2016.

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My work is an aesthetic form of biomimicry. Each creature evolved to inhabit the personal, intimate space that is reserved for jewellery. With details that are only revealed through mechanical transformation, I aim to unlock the childlike wonder I associate with the natural world.

Education

2012 Exchange Placement, Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, Shibuya, Tokyo

2011-12 Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design, Design Centre Enmore, Sydney

2010 Introduction to Jewellery Making I, Design Centre Enmore, Sydney

2010 Certificate III in Visual Art and Contemporary Craft, Illawarra Institute, Nowra

 

Awards

2017 Winner of Contemporary Wearables 17

2014 Finalist in Emerging Artist Craft Award Exhibition

2013 Finalist in Contemporary Wearables 13

2012 Scholarship to Study at Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, awarded by the Jewellery and Object Design Department, DCE, Sydney

2010 Commendation Award, Illawarra Institute Annual Student Exhibition, Nowra

 

Professional Development

2013-14 Member, JMGA. Member, JMGQ

2013 Attendee, Gerhard Herbst, Forging Workshop

2013-14 Member, Hammer and Hand Metal Collective, Byron Bay, NSW

2011-12 Internship, Metalab, Surry Hills, Sydney

2012 Co-organiser, Under the Hammer, Fundraising Jewellery Auction

2012 Participant, Jamie Fergus Jade Carving Workshop

2011 Attendee, Enmore Talks, speakers included; Margret West, Mark Vaarwerk, Claire McAlister, Felicity Peters, Sheridan Kennedy, Patricia Anderson

 

Selected Employment

2016 CAD for Jewellery Teacher, Design Centre Enmore, TAFE NSW

2015/18 CAD Specialist/ 3D Print Crew, Rapid Casting, St. Peters, NSW

2013/14 Art Technician, Retrospect Galleries, Byron Bay, NSW

2011/12 Gallery Attendant, Flying Pig Precinct Gallery, Berry, NSW

 

Exhibitions

2018 Wunderlust, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2018 I Hate Contemporary Jewellery, Temp Contemp, Melbourne, Vic

2017 Contemporary Wearables 17, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD

2017 You’re as Cold as Ice, Kin Gallery, Canberra, ACT

2017 Mesozoic, The Goldsmiths Gallery, San Remo, Vic

2016-18 About Face, Courtesy of the Artist, Sydney, NSW

2015 Flourish, Courtesy of the Artist, Sydney, NSW

2014 A Fine Possession: Jewellery and Identity, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW

2014 Emerging Artist Craft Award Exhibition, Craft NSW, Sydney, NSW

2014 Emerging Contemporaries, Craft ACT, Canberra, ACT

2014 Exhibit A, Hammer And Hand, Byron Bay, NSW

2013 Contemporary Wearables 13, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, QLD

2013 Graduate Metal 13, The Webb Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

2013 My Australia, Seven Spirit Bay Resort, Winnellie, NT

2013 RAW Elevation, Beach Hotel, Byron Bay, NSW

2012 Henka/Change, Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

2012 Mine, Depot Galleries I & II, Waterloo, Sydney, NSW

2012 Instore, Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

2011 Benchmark, Depot Galleries I & II, Waterloo, Sydney, NSW

2010 Annual Student Exhibition, Illawarra Institute, Nowra, NSW

 

Publications

2013 Eggs and Elephants, Filings, Oct 2013, JMGA, Sydney

2013 Contemporary Wearables 13, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba

2013 Graduate Metal 13, Department of Jewellery and Objects, QLD College of Art, Brisbane

2012 Mine, Department of Jewellery and Object Design, Design Centre Enmore, Sydney

2011 Benchmark, Department of Jewellery and Object Design, Design Centre Enmore, Sydney