djurdjica kesic - j e w e l l e r y

a b o u t

Education

2006-2007 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology and Metalsmithing (Jewellery), Box Hill Institute, Melbourne
1996-1999 Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Interior Design, RMIT University, Melbourne

Awards

2008 Box Hill Institute Award for Design
2007 Filippo Raphael Fresh Award (Finalist), Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2007 Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Victoria Melbourne ‘I do’ Exhibition, Excellence in Jewellery Design and Production, student category

Workshops

2011 ‘Please be afraid of being understood’, workshop with Iris Eichenberg, Alchimia, Florence, Italy

Work history

2010 ‘Nomad’ Workshop, conducted in conjunction with solo exhibition, Metalab Gallery, Sydney
2009 RMIT University, Melbourne, Interior Design Program, Casual Lecturer
2001-2006 RMIT University, Melbourne, Interior Design Program, Lecturer
2000 The Buchan Group, North Melbourne, Interior Designer

Exhibitions

2014 ‘From Over There To Over Here’, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2014 ‘La Cour Des Miracles’, Alliages / Espace Aapace: Art, Lille, France
2013 ‘Meanders’, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
2013 ‘Breathe Into’, group exhibition, Jam Factory, Adelaide
2013 ‘Breathe Into’, COTA Gallery, Sydney
2012 ‘Wood’, group exhibition, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2012 ‘Divine Decadence’, group exhibition, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne
2011 ‘Downsizing’, group exhibition, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne
2011 ‘Winter’, group exhibition, Studio 20/17 Gallery, Sydney
2011 ‘Pieces of Fate’, group exhibition, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Selected works, Tereza Seabra Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 ‘Nomad’, solo exhibition, Metalab Gallery, Sydney
2009 ‘Nomad’, solo exhibition, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne
2008 ‘Sunday Drive’, group exhibition, Woodbine Art Gallery, Malmsbury
2008 ‘My Pet Rock’, group exhibition, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne
2008 ‘Transitions’, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Filippo Raphael Fresh Award, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2007 Graduate Exhibition, Meat Market, North Melbourne
2007 ‘I do’ Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Victoria exhibition, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2002 ‘On the Premises’, group exhibition, Goya Galleries, Southbank
2001 ‘Lost and Found’, group exhibition, Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne

Publications and Lectures

2011 New Rings, Nicholas Estrada, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London
2010 Medium Picnic, Lecture, Eckersleys Gallery Space/Interior Design, RMIT University, Melbourne
2009 The Melbourne Design Guide, edited by Viviane Stappmanns, Alphabet Press
2009 The Compendium Finale of Contemporary Jewellery Makers, edited by Andy Lim, Darling Publications, Cologne & New York
2009 The Age (Melbourne) Magazine, ‘Trash and Treasure’, Issue#53, March, 2009
2008 The Sunday Age ‘M’, ‘Object of Desire’, July 6, 2008
2008 Trouble arts magazine, Artist Profile: Djurdjica Kesic, May 2008
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