Selection Committee 2019
We are pleased to announce the Selection Committee for Radiant Pavilion 2019.
Caz Guiney, The jewel of 3081, 2016, plastic laundry basket, 50x50cm
Caz Guiney is a Melbourne based jeweller whose practice engages with public space via gathering evidence; collecting, taking molds and producing jewellery in response.
As well as making jewellery Guiney investigates alternative sites for placing/exhibiting jewellery in and around the CBD and most recently in her local suburb.
She is a founding member of Northcity4 an established not-for-profit organisation in Brunswick encompassing jewellery and object studios and a creative jewellery program.
Guiney is currently the Program Leader of the jewellery programs at Melbourne Polytechnic, a role that requires leadership, creativity and exhibition curation.
Guiney has been the recipient of two New Work Grants from the Visual Art & Crafts Board of the Australia Council (2001 and 2005) and an Arts Development Grant – Creation from Arts Victoria (2006).
She has held 3 solo exhibitions: Ordinary... Orthodox... Absurd... (1998), Cityring (2003) and Precious Nothing (2008).
Image courtesy of Gallery Funaki,
Photo by Fred Kroh.
Marian Hosking was the President of the World Crafts Council Australia from 2015 to 2016, in 2012 she won the Cecily and Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award and in 2007 she was named ‘Living Treasure: Master of Australian Craft’.
After studying Gold & Silversmithing and receiving a Master of Arts RMIT University, Hosking went on to complete a PhD at Monash University, Melbourne in 2009. She was the Senior Lecturer in the Art, Design and Architecture department Monash University until 2014.
Hosking’s work is present in many collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, The Powerhouse, Sydney, Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry, Tokyo, Japan and Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Image courtesy of Nicholas Bastin.
Nicholas Bastin is an artist who creates objects and jewellery, realised from mythological themes found in popular culture. He considers how objects can become corporeal signifiers of science fiction stories. In particular he investigates the 3.75inch action figure as a mode through which he can articulate narratives of contemporary urban narrative. He has participated in numerous exhibitions, both nationally and internationally including, The Sleepless Hero, Craft Victoria, 2012, Unexpected Pleasures, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne and The Design Museum, London 2012, and Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 2013. His work was included in the Powerhouse exhibition, A Fine Possession: Jewellery and Identity, 2014. His has work in both private and public collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia and Ville de Cagnes, France. He completed a Phd in the School of Art, RMIT University where he currently lecturers in the Gold & Silversmithing Studio.