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upcoming exhibitions

Radiant Pavilion, Melbourne Contemporary Jewellery and Object Biennial. 7 – 15 September 2019

Group Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery, Beaver Galleries. 20 June – 7 July 2019

recent exhibitions

Masters: Art of the Precious Metal Object, National Wool Museum, Geelong, Victoria. 14 September 2018 – 29 January 2019

To have and to hold, the Daalder collection of contemporary jewellery, Art Gallery of South Australia. 1 August 2018 – 17 March 2019

Natural Language, with Clare Belfrage & Chris de Rosa, Collect, JamFactory Contemporary Craft & Design. 17 February – 19 March 2017

International Art Jewelry Sculpture 2016, Gallery MOA, South Korea. November 19 – December 31 2016

NatureSan W Gallery China and Guildhouse. May 2016

slowsound timestrange Courtesy of the Artist, The Strand, Sydney Courtesy of the Artist. 05 May – 28 May 2016

Calendar Girls Gray Street Workshop, Gray Street Gallery, Adelaide Gray Street Workshop. 03 March – 10 April 2016

Domain of the Material International Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition, Create Space, Tokyo, Japan
Create Space Tokyo
26 September – 05 October 2014

Be Consumed: Creative Collaborations from the Barossa
JamFactory at Seppeltsfield
19 July – 17 September 2014

Jewelry From Down Under
Taboo Gallery
August 29 – 10 October 2014

Well Made
Light Square Gallery – Adelaide College of the Arts – curated by Guildhouse
21 February – 14 March 2014

Bodywork: Australian jewellery 1972 – 2012
National Gallery of Australia – Travelling Exhibition
Touring 2013 – 2015

Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 years of JamFactory
JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design
18 April 2013 touring regionally until 2016

365 Cups: a cup a day
Worth Gallery, Fisher Jeffries, Adelaide
24 April – 17 May 2013

Schoonhoven Silver Award 2012
The Netherlands Zilvermuseum, Holland
Toured to Design Museum Gent, Belgium
24 November 2012 – 24 February 2013

Chiaro Oscura
JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design
27 October – 8 December 2012

National Contemporary Jewellery Award 2012
Griffith Regional Art Gallery
7 September 2012 – 27 January 2013

Schoonhoven Silver Award 2012
The Netherlands Zilvermuseum, Holland
5 April – 1 July 2012

TEFAF MAASTRICHT 2012
Maastricht 2012, represented by Adrian Sassoon
16 – 25 March 2012

selected articles

Slowsound, Timestrange 
2016 catalogue for exhibition for Courtesy of the Artist gallery

Abstract Nature 
2010 catalogue essay The Nature of Things: thoughts on organic abstraction, beauty and immanence by Margot Osborne guest curator of the Abstract Nature exhibition for the Samstag Museum

2010 media release for the Abstract Nature exhibition at the Samstag Museum

2010 catalogue for the Abstract Nature exhibition at the Samstag Museum

Profile, Leslie Matthews: Contemporary Jeweller and Object Maker
2010 CraftSouth Bulletin Profile essay by Christine Nicholls

Shadows Hold Their Breath
2005 catalogue essay by Margot Osborne as part of the Signs Taken For Wonders Gray Street Workshop Celebrates 20 Years

2005 catalogue poster (front) and (back) for Shadows Hold Their Breath

The Gentle Wash of Memory
2004 Object Magazine article by Wendy Walker

Half Metal She Stayed
2002 catalogue essay by Christine Nicholls for The Gentle Wash of Memory exhibition

2002 exhibition catalogue for The Gentle Wash of Memory

Sharing the Self
2000 essay by Julie Ewington for Gray Street Workshop Signs taken for wonders anthology

An Omen In The Bone
1999 catalogue essay by Julie Ewington for An omen in the bone exhibition

Rivers of Silver
1999 essay by Stephanie Radok for object magazine