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Philip Noakes Sculptural Silver 25 May -17 August 2019

Philip Noakes Sculptural Silver 25 May -17 August 2019

Philip Noakes, one of the foremost silversmiths working and teaching in Australia, has dedicated much of the past few years to his passion for silversmithing. Focusing on form and enlivening his work with textures created by hammering, engraving and filing, he has produced a magnificent and varied collection of new […]

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Raising a Copper Vessel  Video – Tony Holly

Raising a Copper Vessel Video – Tony Holly

  Contemporary Metal student and studio maker, Tony Holly, documented the making of a copper vessel and produced a short video to demonstrate the stages of hand raising. The work piece begins as a flat disc of metal that is hammered with domed wooden mallets on either a sandbag or […]

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New Studio Opening Night with Dr Robert Bell and  Professor Ted Snell

New Studio Opening Night with Dr Robert Bell and Professor Ted Snell

Dr Robert Bell, Professor Ted Snell and Philip Noakes at the Contemporary Metal opening on the 17 Feb. 2017. Contemporary Metal’s new studio was opened on Friday 17 Feb. 2017 and over 200 people attended the event. It was officiated by Professor Ted Snell, Director of UWA Cultural Precinct and […]

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Comtemporay Metal opens new Studio 2017

Comtemporay Metal opens new Studio 2017

Thank you for your support in 2016. 2016 has been an eventful year for Contemporary Metal. Claire Townsend (co-founder of Contemporary Metal) and her family moved to the Gold Coast. Claire is truly missed at the studio. Philip Noakes was appointed a Fellow of the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths (London) […]

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