Kerie Tonkin

Education

February 2011 – 2015

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Jewellery & Metal Specialization) – Harry P Gill Medal Recipient

University of South Australia, City West Campus

 

Visual Arts Industry Participation

2018

Bowerbird Design Market, Wayville Pavilion, Adelaide Showgrounds, May 4 -6, Wayville SA

2017

Bowerbird Design Market, Wayville Pavilion, Adelaide Showgrounds, November 24-26, Wayville SA

Demonstrator, Parametric Post Digital Modelling Workshop, Agile X, UniSA, City West Campus, Adelaide SA

February 2016

Teachers Assistant, Glass Studios, Dorrit Black, UniSA, City West Campus, Adelaide SA

2012 – Current

Bench hire at Zu Designs - Jewellery + Objects, Gays Arcade, Adelaide SA

 

Exhibitions

2018

21 Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

2017

Contemporary wearables Biennial Jewellery and Exhibition Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba QLD

The Ring Show Naomi Schwartz Jewellery Design Gallery, Henley SA

D’angle it Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

2016

Naughty or Nice Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

2016 wrap up party Helpmann Academy, Bendigo Adelaide Bank, Adelaide SA

Linked Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground, Adelaide SA

2015

Effulgence Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition University of South Australia, City West Campus, Adelaide SA

That’s the Spirit Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

Thread Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

2014

Exquisite Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

Splash Kew Primary School, Kew VIC

So Fresh + So Clean Ethical Metalsmith’s Annual International Juried Digital Student Exhibition

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Edgy Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

Recyclic SALA on Terrace 2014, Terrace Floors and Furnishings, Eastwood SA

Well Made Adelaide Guildhouse 2014 Members Exhibition, Light Square Gallery, Adelaide SA

About Zu Design Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

2013

Splash out Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

the finer things Zu Design: Jewellery + Objects, Gay's Arcade, Adelaide SA

White Five interpretations of white through contemporary jewellery, SALA on Terrace 2013, Terrace Floors and Furnishings, Eastwood SA

White Five interpretations of white through contemporary jewellery, Gallery 5, University of South Australia, Adelaide SA

 

Publications and Citations

Stuart Kestenbaum (Curator), Repair and Renewal: Making Things Whole Again, Exhibition in Print, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Vol 37, No 4, 2017:pp37

Tree Tie Threads, 2015, Slave to Fashion, Aspire South Australia, October/November 2015:pp36-42

Loaf, 2013, Showcase 1000 Beads, Kristina Logan, Lark Crafts, April 2014:pp84

Kerie Tonkin, Chambers, 2012, Unilife Magazine: Visual Arts Showcase, Vol 2, No 1, Feb – April 2013:pp5

 

Collections and Commissions

Works held in private collections in South Australia, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand and United States of America.

 

Curatorial projects

2013

White Five interpretations of white through contemporary jewellery, SALA on Terrace 2013, Terrace Floors and Furnishings, Eastwood, SA

White Five interpretations of white through contemporary jewellery, Gallery 5, University of South Australia

 

Achievements

Harry P Gill Medal Recipient 2015 – Outstanding student Ceramics, Glass or Jewellery & Metal

Second round finalist in National Contemporary Jewellery Awards 2012 – Chambers Necklace Series

Project Tag, North Terrace, Adelaide - Homeless Awareness Interactive Graffiti Installation 2012 - Team leader

 

Membership

Guildhouse, Accredited Membership since 2012