Gaffa Gallery


281 Clarence Street
Sydney NSW 2000 VIEW MAP


8 - 18 August, 10am - 6pm
Saturdays, 11am - 5pm
Sundays & Public Holidays, closed




Zara Collins

White Heat: Contemporary Australian ceramic jewellery


White Heat

Prue Venables Pair of Neckpieces 2011 Photo:Terence Bogue
Prue Venables Pair of Neckpieces 2011 Photo:Terence Bogue

Whether hand building, slip casting or wheel throwing, ceramics is a messy business. With its tactile quality and seductive nature, clay offers endless possibilities in the creation of objects. The White Heat exhibition showcases a diverse collection of ceramic jewellery. A specifically designed ‘Touch Table’ will be on display in White Heat, providing an opportunity for visitors to explore the jewellery pieces through senses other than sight. Approximately, one fifth of the objects will be available to engage with. There is no artifice or trickery in the artworks displayed in White Heat: the raw essence of the material is celebrated by each artist’s unique interpretation of ceramic wearables. Porcelain hollowware, hand tinted beads & crocheted pendants – each artist’s approach is diverse: their sensibility and array of techniques will surprise and delight.

Image caption: Prue Venables Pair of Neckpieces 2011 Photo:Terence Bogue

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