Time: August 3, 2011 at 6pm to August 28, 2011 at 7pm
Location: Velvet da Vinci
Street: 2015 Polk Street @ Broadway
City/Town: San Francisco
Website or Map: http://www.velvetdavinci.com
Phone: 415. 441.0109
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Velvet da Vinci
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2011
Velvet da Vinci in San Francisco presents as part of its 20th Anniversary Series of Exhibitions:
unnatural Acts: a contemporary jewelry project from Australia
August 3 through August 28, 2011
Artists’ reception Friday, August 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Exhibition catalogue of unnatural Acts will be available for purchase
unnatural Acts: a contemporary jewelry project from Australia, featuring 10 contemporary Australian jewelers working to create natural forms from unnatural sources for this unique collection. The exhibition was curated by Lauren Simeoni and Melanie Young. unnatural Acts began as a small project that has since traveled from Australia to New Zealand and now arrives in San Francisco as a group exhibition of ten artists. This exhibition will open on Wednesday, August 3 with an artists’ reception on Friday, August 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Anna Davern, Caz Guiney, Kath Inglis, Bridget Kennedy, Peta Kruger, Sim Luttin, Natalia Milosz-Piekarska, Lauren Simeoni, Mark Vaarwerk, Melinda Young
To coincide with the exhibition unnatural Acts, Lauren Simeoni and Melanie Young are presenting a jewelry workshop focusing on the theme unnatural jewelry. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with and deconstruct a variety of found materials whilst developing and working to a theme. This workshop will be hosted by MAG and held at Velvet da Vinci. Workshop will be held from 10 to 4 on August 6th.Reservation required; space is limited.