Interview Type: Scholar

Teaching During the Time of COVID, Part 2

COVID-19 has drastically changed the way that instructors/jewelry programs around the world are teaching the upcoming generation. With a shift from studio- and technique-based learning, educators have had to adapt their curricula to accommodate the limited means of their students. From in-person instruction to remote learning, projects have evolved, exhibitions have shifted online, and found-object-based, …

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In Conversation with the Journal of Jewellery Research

Jayne Wallace, Cloudwatcher (from Personhood in Dementia Research Project), 2011, necklace, rubber, velvet, stainless steel, 90 x 60 mm, photo: artist The Journal of Jewellery Research (JJR) is a collaborative online publication recently founded by three jewelers who also juggle the roles of art jewelry historian, critic, postgraduate research lead, and educator. Roberta Bernabei, Jayne …

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Peter Deckers

HS project organizers Peter Deckers and Hilda Gascard during their visit to Tanel Veenre’s The Will / Tahe exhibition, Tallinn, September 2016, photo: Sarah Walker-Holt In July 2012, Dutch-born jeweler and educator Peter Deckers sent me an email. He had launched a mentoring program a year before, independent of his teaching work at Whitireia (Wellington). …

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Amanda Triossi: Glittering Objects and Brilliant People

Wallace Chan, Stilled Life, brooch, titanium, imperial jadeite, lavender jadeite, ruby, diamond, fancy colored diamond, 60 x 170 x 50 mm, photo: courtesy of Wallace Chan, Hong Kong In the fine jewelry realm, Amanda Triossi is a well-known jewelry historian who has worked at Sotheby’s and Bulgari during her prolific and multifaceted career. In this …

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Rutger Emmelkamp

In 2013, Rutger Emmelkamp took over the direction of the jewelry department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. The success of the academy’s alumni, on the one hand, and the glowing reputation of the department’s former directors—Ruudt Peters, Iris Eichenberg, Manon van Kouswijk, and Suska Mackert—on the other, has made the “succession” a matter of …

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