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Brendon Collins

Brendon Collins

Brendon Collins – Artist – Jeweller

Artist Biography

Brendon Collins makes fine silver and wood jewellery using exotic Australian timbers. His attention to detail and fine craftsmanship results in unique and beautiful wearable art.

Exhibitions + Events

2014 National Contemporary Jewellery Award 2014 – Griffith Regional Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
2014 Australian National Brooch Show – Contemporary Arts Society of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
2013 Contemporary Wearables Biennial Jewellery Award – Toowoomba Regional Gallery, NSW, Australia
2013 Wilson Visual Arts Award – Trinity College, Lismore, NSW, Australia
2013 Small Works Prize – Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2008 Field of Ideas – Perth International Arts Festival, Perth, Australia
2005 Western Australian Wood Turners Showcase – The Forest Heritage Centre, Dwellingup, WA, Australia
2003 Splinter – Perth Wood Show, Craftwest, Perth, Australia
2003 Bunker Bay Spirals: Artisan’s Award – Fraser’s Restaurant, Perth, Australia
2003 Southwest Survey – Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, WA, Australia
2001 Elemental – Craftwest, Perth, Australia
2000 Out of the Woods – Perth Wood Show, Perth, Australia
2000 Salek Mink Art Exhibition – Perth, WA, Australia
1998 Creating Identity – Margaret River Galleries, Margaret River, WA, Australia
1997 Creating Identity – Margaret River Galleries, Margaret River, WA, Australia
1996 Between the Forest and the Trees – Moore’s Building, Fremantle, WA, Australia

Awards

2014 Finalist – National Contemporary Jewellery Award 2014, Griffith Regional Art Gallery
2013 Merit Award – Small Works Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery
2003 Finalist – Bunker Bay Spirals Artisan Award
1998 Winner – Enterprising Youth Competition, Edith Cowan University
1998 Finalist – Dolly/McDonalds Career Start Award

Media + Publications

2006 Chip off the Old Block, Country Style Magazine, April Edition, p. 101-102
2004 500 Wooden Bowls, Lark Books:USA, p. 93, 175, 259
2003 Splinter, Australian Wood Review, Vol. 41, p. 84
2003 Splinter: New Directions in Fine Wood, Craftwest, 2003
2002 Shifting Foundations, Craft West, 2002
2002 Guest Speaker: Designing Futures Conference, Craft West, Perth, Australia
2001 Radio Pictures, ABC Television

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