Zu design is an artist-run gallery and studio in heritage-listed Gay’s Arcade, off Adelaide Arcade in Adelaide, South Australia. The focus is on showcasing predominately Australian art jewelers.

The makers Zu design represents range from emerging and established to internationally known contemporary jewelers. The gallery is passionate about contemporary jewelry and loves showing visitors the possibilities and the diverse range of work from its collection by over 130 makers, each having their own unique style and using a huge variety of techniques and materials.

Run by Jane Bowden, Zu design is also home to access tenants working from the studio space adjacent to its gallery. Current tenants include Angela Giuliani, Simon Williams, Michelle Kelly, Renai Perkas, and Jialei Zheng.

Website
www.zudesign.com.au

Address
102G Gay's Arcade
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8224 0433
Mobile: +0417 080 125
Email: janeb@zudesign.com.au

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Jane Bowden, owner of Zu design
Jane Bowden, owner of Zu design, photo: Jonathan VDK, courtesy of Guildhouse
Group photo of the people currently working at Zu design
Group photo of the people currently working at Zu design. They rent bench space at Zu design and as such are very involved with the gallery. To celebrate 21 years of Zu design, the gallery held an exhibition, called 21, of pieces by artists who have worked at Zu design over the years. The current makers each had a cabinet (which they’re standing beside), while past Zu design members shared cabinets in the window (not in photo). Zigzagging from front left to back right, owner Jane Bowden, Angela Giuliani, Simon Williams, Michelle Kelly, Renai Perkas, Jialei Zheng, photo: Zu design
Zu design gallery
Zu design gallery, photo: Jonathan VDK, courtesy of Guildhouse
Zu design gallery with adjacent workshop
Zu design gallery with adjacent workshop, photo: Jonathan VDK, courtesy of Guildhouse
Zu design from the balcony of Gay’s Arcade
Zu design from the balcony of Gay’s Arcade, photo: Jane Bowden
Zu design preparing for exhibition opening
Zu design preparing for exhibition opening, photo: Andrew Welch
Zu design preparing for exhibition opening
Zu design preparing for exhibition opening, photo: Andrew Welch
Jane Bowden, owner of Zu design
Group photo of the people currently working at Zu design
Zu design gallery
Zu design gallery with adjacent workshop
Zu design from the balcony of Gay’s Arcade
Zu design preparing for exhibition opening
Zu design preparing for exhibition opening

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