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KARLA WAY

Born: Sydney NSW
Lives: Melbourne, Vic

EDUCATION

2001 Diploma in Engineering (Gold and Silversmithing), NMIT, Melbourne
2005-2008

2014-
Bachelor of Arts(Fine Arts) with Honours in Gold and Silversmithing, RMIT, Melbourne
Master of Art Curatorship, University of Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007 Filippo Raphael Fresh! Award Exhibition, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
Wonderenamel, First Site Gallery, RMIT, Melbourne
2008 W. E. McMillan Collection Exhibition, Project Space, RMIT, Melbourne
Skin 'n Bones, Collaboration with Nathan Gray, Bus Gallery, Melbourne
International Graduation Show, Gallerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands
It's Got Legs, School of Art Gallery, RMIT, Melbourne
Siemen's RMIT Fine Art Scholarships Exhibition
2009 Jewellery Topos, Gallerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Hatched, PICA, Perth
Design Now!, Object Gallery, Sydney and Melbourne
Museum Perspective:City/Country, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
Precious Pendants, Object Gallery, Sydney
2010


2011


2013
Figment, EG Etal, Melbourne
RE:Production, Gaffa Keeper Gallery, Sydney

Pieces of Fate, Pices of Eight Gallery, Melbourne


Signature Style, Craft Victoria, Melbourne. Now touring regional Victoria through NETS.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 Terra Incognita, City Library Niches, Melbourne
2010

2012
Bad Beasts Do Not Harm Me (with Natalia Milosz-Piekarska), Craft Victoria, Melbourne
Evolutions, Pieces of Eight Gallery, Melbourne

PRIZES:AWARDS

2005 Debbie Sheezel Award for Enamelling
Koodak Award for Top First Year Student
2006 Koodak Award for Top Second Year Student
2007 Wolf Wennrich Award for Gold and Silversmithing
2008 Wolf Wennrich Award for Gold and Silversmithing
2010 Figment, EG Etal, Melbourne
RE:Production, Gaffa Keeper Gallery, Sydney

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

2007/08 W. E. McMillan Collection, RMIT, Melbourne

PUBLICATIONS

2007 Robert Baines, Topos Nochos, RMIT University Gold and Silversmithing
2008 Robert Baines, Show Me the Colour of Your Jewellery, Ten Thousand Hours, RMIT University Gold and Silversmithing
2008 Galerie Marzee (ed.), International Graduation Show
2008 Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen
2009 Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (ed.), Hatched National Graduate Show

2009
PICA, Perth 2009 
 500 Plastic Jewellery Designs, Lark Books, USA
2009 Janice Breen Burns, Hot Designs of the Times, The Age Newspaper, 2 Jan 
2009
2010
2011

2010

2012



OTHER

2010


2012
Emma Whiffen, Fallen Magazine, Issue 04, March 2010
Marthe Le Van, 21st Century Jewellery: The Best of the 500 Series, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. USA
Meaghan Backhouse, Artists Create A Space That Nurtures Each of Them, The Age, Sept
Sara Savage, Extra Curricular Magazine, Issue 9, July 2012, NZ




Jewellery designed and made for International musician Peaches ‘Mommy Complex’ video produced by Antuong Nuygen.


Guest Lecturer, Gold and Silversmithing: Repousse, RMIT, Melbourne