Jess Dare

Australia, 1982

Contemporary jeweller and glass maker Jess Dare completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts specialising in Jewellery at the Adelaide Centre for the Arts TAFEsa in 2006.

Jess joined Gray Street Workshop (est.1985) as an access tenant in 2007 and in 2010, became a partner of the workshop, alongside Catherine Truman and Sue Lorraine. She exhibits nationally and internationally and is represented in major national collections including the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the National Glass Collection.

Jess has undertaken international residencies researching floral culture in Thailand (2014) and China (2015).In 2016/17 she worked closely with Professor Richard Johnson creating a permanent memorial in Martin Place, Sydney, symbolising the sea of flowers laid by thousands of people following the December 2014 Martin Place siege.



Waning Marigolds, 2016, powdercoated brass, silver

More work by Jess Dare

Object by Jess Dare Object , 2018, lampworked glass ,
Object by Jess Dare Object , 2018, lampworked glass ,
Objects by Jess Dare Objects , 2018, lampworked glass ,
Waning Marigolds by Jess Dare Waning Marigolds , 2016, powdercoated brass, silver ,
Wilted by Jess Dare Wilted , 2016, powdercoated brass, silver ,
Love by Jess Dare Love , 2016, powdercoated brass, silver ,
Waning Marigolds by Jess Dare Waning Marigolds , 2016, powdercoated brass, silver ,
Wilted Champee pendants by Jess Dare Wilted Champee pendants , 2015, powdercoated brass, silver ,
Wilted Champee by Jess Dare Wilted Champee , 2015, powdercoated brass, silver ,

Exhibitions

2018 Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery

15 August - 15 September 2018

The 2018 Mari Funaki Award presents work by 30 emerging and established artists from around the world.