Pinned III

The Association for Contemporary Jewellers and Silversmiths NI (ACJNI)
is pleased to present ‘Pinned III’ at Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards, Co. Down. An exhibition of 15 local jewellers and silversmiths who have each responded to the exhibition’s theme to produce one-of-a-kind pieces beyond the scope of their usual commission or production work.
The exhibition features 30 variations on the idea of a brooch, with versions in
both precious and non-precious materials. Traditionally set stones contrast
with re-purposed vintage tins and toys, precision geometry meets abstract
forms. Gold, silver and gemstones sit alongside found objects in unexpected
interpretations that demonstrate technical accomplishment, innovation and creativity.

ACJSNI are a regional branch of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery,
whose members include those who make jewellery, associated designers and
craftspeople, educators, students, galleries, museum curators, retailers,
critics, collectors, and people who want to learn more about contemporary jewellery.

The ACJSNI mission is to showcase and support the jewellery and
Silversmithing community who live and work in Northern Ireland.

Exhibitors: Anne Earls Boylan, Shannon McShane, Sinéad Cooke, Robyn Galway, Eddie Doherty, Jill Graham, Angela Davison, Lotus de Wit, Maureen Mc Ghee, Heather McFadden, Joel Smyth, Clodagh Molloy, Céline Traynor, Ramona McCloskey, Fiona Mulholland.

Visit the exhibition:

Exhibition Dates: Wednesday 3 November 2021 – Tuesday 23 November 2021

Opening Hours: Tuesday- Friday, 10am – 4pm and Saturday, 10am – 1pm.
Venue: Ards Arts Centre, Town Hall, Conway Square, Newtownards, BT23 4NP


Published by ACJSNI

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery & Silversmiths N.I is a regional group of ACJ whose aims are to support and develop the voice, audience and understanding of contemporary Jewellery and Silversmiths in Northern Ireland. Membership brings together ACJ, AJN and WeAre Jewellery groups under one constitution as a regional body of ACJ, whose members are International. Our objectives support those of The Association for Contemporary Jewellery (ACJ); to advance public education by promoting understanding of contemporary jewellery, to foster communication between practitioner and interested others, and to represent ACJ members within the region of Northern Ireland.

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