The Association for Contemporary Jewellery’s latest touring exhibition ‘Sleight of Hand’ will be stopping off in our Gallery during its tour to showcase the work of designer-makers from around the world.
This year’s exhibition is all about magic – the magic of making, illusions, pulling ideas out of hats and thin air. Clever fingers, deception, smoke & mirrors, craftiness and sheer skill.
The Association for Contemporary Jewellery was founded in 1997 to promote greater understanding of contemporary jewellery practice, to support jewellers’ creative and professional development and to develop audiences for this lively field of contemporary craft and design.
29 makers and 54 pieces will be showcased from ACJ members as far afield as Vienna and Australia, as well as jewellers working in all corners of the UK.
The makers present a wide range of techniques, from traditional to contemporary, whilst utilising unusual materials (including plastics, paper, resin, glass, found objects and various metals) and demonstrating a vibrant display of skill, wit and excellent design.
Come and look around the Gallery between Monday 16 November to Saturday 12 December for the chance to see work from some of the best jewellers in the world.
What: Sleight of Hand — Exhibition
When: Monday 16 November to Saturday 12 December (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm, closed Sunday)
Where: The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AT