Charles Wyatt Jewellery
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I am a Tasmanian jeweller currently based in Melbourne where I have recently completed a bachelor of Fine Arts (Gold and Silversmithing). I began making jewellery at a young age and have been working in my family’s jewellery business from the age of 12. During this time I have developed a passion for fine craftsmanship and respect for jewellery as an heirloom.

In 2007 I moved to Melbourne to extend my contemporary practice and discover new technologies and working methods .

In my work I am exploring the relationship between man-made structures and biological forms. Forms such as polyhedra, geodesic domes and honeycombs are common throughout the natural and man made world as being the most efficient structural solution for a given situation. In my jewellery and hollowware I explore these forms using both CAD 3D printing technologies, and intuitive hand fabrication techniques to develop beautiful pieces that are lightweight and complex.

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My work is currently avialable at Handmark Gallery in Hobart, and Pieces of Eight Gallery in Melbourne, and online at Etsy. I am also very happy to take orders for one off pieces. Please contact me for more information.

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email:     info@charleswyatt.net

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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009   Cornucopia, Graduate Exhibition, Guildford Lane gallery, Melbourne

2009   The Jewellers, The Pea Green Boat, Melbourne

2008   Medium Rare, 1st & 2nd Years Exhibition, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne

2008   Wondernamel 2008 RMIT Gold and Silversmithing, First Site RMIT Union Gallery, Melbourne

2008   One to one; New experiences in Tasmanian Jewellery Design, Design Centre – Tasmania, Launceston

2007   Some Things Don’t Grow Back, 1st & 2nd Years exhibition, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne


RECOGNITION

2009   Maggie Fairweather Gold and Silversmithing Award

2008   Silversmithing Award for Second Years


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