Make a living brooch with Clare Poppi

2 Nov 2019 | 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Clare Poppi brooch image

Jewellery can be worn to make a statement and send a message to those who see you wear it. In this workshop participants will learn to cut, shape and texture copper to create a wearable brooch that holds a tiny plant. The brooch can then be taken home to be worn and cared for by the wearer. 

About the artist

Clare Poppi’s primary practice is in jewellery and small object making, with a focus on sustainable design and wearables. She uses a combination of recyclable and biodegradable materials, adopting a cradle-to-cradle mentality in her exhibition and production work.

 
Currently completing a Master of Visual Art at Griffith University. Clare’s work critiques the fast fashion model and seeks to examine and improve the sustainability of jewellery production.
 
Clare is a founding member of Bench studio, a collective working space for Brisbane based jewellers that aims to foster an environment of creativity, support and collaborative practice among members.

Image by Claire Poppi

When

  • Saturday, 02 November 2019 | 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Location

Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Unit 7/199 Gympie Road, Strathpine 4500  View map

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