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School of Jewellery

82-86 Vittoria Street

Birmingham

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Talking Practice and Vittoria Street Gallery are teaming up again to celebrate the Association for Contemporary Jewellers’ exhibition - 20:20 Visions. On Thursday 5 October, ACJ Chair, Terry Hunt, will be in conversation with two of the featured artists, Stephen Bottomley and Emily Kidson; after this, we'll welcome visitors to the gallery and toast the success of the show with a glass of wine - do join us.

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  • 5-6pm – Terry Hunt, in conversation with Stephen Bottomley and Emily Kidson (lecture theatre)
  • 6-8pm – Opportunity to view the show, meet ACJ artists and members and enjoy a glass of wine in the Vittoria Street Gallery

ACJ’s 2017 exhibition consists of 2 elements:

  • 20:20 highlights the work of 20 prominent jewellers from some of their founder members, 5 of the Chairs, and some past and current members. Each shows 2 examples: one current piece and one circa 1997.
  • Visions includes the work of 31 current members selected by an independent panel to give a snapshot of the best of contemporary work, including work from members in Austria, Slovakia and USA. Materials include 3D printed resin, nylon and silver; some gold and diamonds, titanium, aluminium, glass, enamel, porcelain, textiles, found objects, plastics, wook, copper and silver. Specialist techniques are noted in the descriptions.
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