Carlier Makigawa

Australia, b.1952

Carlier Makigawa is one of Australia’s most respected metalsmiths. In 1980 she graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, later going on to complete her Masters in Fine Art at RMIT University in 1987. Since 1982 Makigawa has exhibited internationally and has her work in public collections such as the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, Victoria & Albert Museum, London and the Kyoto Museum of Modern Art. Makigawa works with silver and .gold to create meticulously crafted frameworks, which hold a dynamic and expressive energy.

Her exhibition Morphology runs from March 15 to April 9, 2016



Bracelet, 2013, silver, blackened silver

More work by Carlier Makigawa

Bracelet by Carlier Makigawa Bracelet, 2013, blackened silver
Bracelet by Carlier Makigawa Bracelet, 2013, silver, blackened silver
Brooch by Carlier Makigawa Brooch, 2012, blackened silver, coral
Brooch by Carlier Makigawa Brooch, 2012, blackened silver, coral
Brooch by Carlier Makigawa Brooch, 2012, blackened silver, coral
Brooch by Carlier Makigawa Brooch, 2012, silver, coral
Brooch by Carlier Makigawa Brooch, 2012, blackened silver, coral
Brooch by Carlier Makigawa Brooch, 2012, silver, coral
Earrings by Carlier Makigawa Earrings, 2012, blackened silver, coral

Exhibitions

October 2009

October 6 to 31, 2009

Carlier Makigawa explores the parameters of small spaces in her new exhibition October 2009.

Nature and Structure

May 13 to April 5, 2012

Nature and Structure is an exhibition by one of Australia’s most accomplished artists working at the height of her powers.