Alice Whish

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National Gallery of Australia Video 2005
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Macleay Museum Sydney University 2005-6 Sighting the Past: 4 jewellers respond to the Macleay Museums collections by unnamed writer
SMH Domain section 9.3.2006
Craft Australia Feb 2006 L.Wischer

Other articles
ADFAS 15 (1) 2006 J.Philp
University Museums Newsletter Feb Issue 2006 J. Philp
TAFTA Vol25 (2) No.82, 2006

Transposition Exhibition, JMGA NSW Inc 2004

Public Collections
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT.
Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin, NT.
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, TAS.
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW.

Whish, A (forthcoming) ‘Necklaces – from tourist boats to online retail’, in Selling Yarns, Cross Cultural Research ANU and Charles Darwin University NT.
Whish, A. (1999) ‘ The Body – illuminated’, Object. 2/99, 58–59
Whish, A. and Shaw, E (1999) The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia: a history, The Japan Jewellery Designers Association, No. 35.
Whish, A. (1997) ‘ Jewels for the Memory’, Australian Art Collector 1, July–September, 84–95.
Whish, A. (1996) ‘Pieces of Eight’, Lemel. Winter, 12–13.
Whish, A. (1996) ‘Susanna Strati’ Lemel. Autumn, 15.
Whish, A. (1995) ‘Condensed Identity’, Object. No.3/4, 32–33.
Whish, A. (1994) ‘The Jewellers Apprentice’, Artlink. 14(2) June, 33.

Reviews of Artwork and Practice
Hinchliffe, M. (2006) ‘Artists Sustaining their Practice in Different Ways’, Art Monthly Australia, 193, September.
Bell, R. (2005) ‘Transformations: the language of craft’, Craft Arts International, No.65.
Hinchliffe, M. (2005) ‘Transformations: the language of craft’, Artonview, National Gallery of Australia issue 44,
Clement, T. (2005) ‘Transposition: 5 Jewellers respond to Pyrmont’s History’, Craft Culture, Craft Victoria.
Cousins, KA. (2005) ‘Artistic journey full of surprises’, The Canberra Times, Sunday 20 November 2005
Erickson, D. (1998) Goldschmiede Zeitung, European Jeweller, 58–61.
Erickson, D. (1998) Australian Jewellery and Objects Today, Craft Arts International, No 45, 109–112.
Thompson, B. (1997) ‘Memories and Associations – a contemporary jewel’, Object, No.3, 18–19.
Rees, V. (1997) ‘Celestial Forms’, Craft Arts International, No.41, 46–48.
Ewington, J. (1993) ‘Neckworks’, Craft Arts International, No.27, 95–96.
Leggett, S. (1992) ‘Contemporary Wearables’, Craft Arts International, No.24, 107–111.
Kawanabe, Y. (1992) ‘Contemporary Jewellery: Contemporary Art’, Four Seasons of Jewellery Japan. No.105, 64–65.

Catalogues, selected
2006 City of Hobart Art Prize 2006, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
2005 Sighting the Past, four contemporary jewellers respond to the Macleay Museums Collections, Macleay Museum, University of Sydney.
2005 Transformations, the Language of Craft, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
2004 Transposition, JMGA NSW /Pyrmont Studios, Sydney, NSW
2002 The OZGOLD Award Exhibition of Contemporary Australian Gold Jewellery, Curtin University and the Gold Council of Australia
1998 The 18th National Craft Acquisition Award. Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.
1997 Circles about the body. Toured Australia, curated by Ray Norman and Doreen Mellor.
1997 Contemporary Wearables 97 Award Exhibition. Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery

1997 RMIT Graduate Catalogue
1993 Art of Adornment: Australian Contemporary Jewellery. Launceston. Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.
1989 Australian Fashion: the Contemporary Art, Sydney. Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Cited in Books
Rees, V.(1998) Art-i-facts, Book two. Sydney. McGraw-Hill. Publishing Co.
Vance, P. and Goodrick-Clark, C. (1994) The Mosaic Book, London. Conran Octopus Limited. Photograph of glass mosaic bathroom floor.
Cochrane, G. (1992) The Crafts Movement in Australia: A History. Sydney. UNSW Press.
Rees, V. and Devenport, R. (1991) Art-i-facts, Book one. Sydney. McGraw-Hill. Publishing Co.

Selected Conference and Seminar Presentations
2006 Necklaces: From tourist boats to online retail, Conference publication, Selling Yarns, Australian Indigenous textiles and good business in the 21st century, forthcoming.
2005 Moments of fusion: an exploration of my links to this country, Transposition Conference, National Gallery of Australia Canberra.
2003 A conversation with the audience, Fusions Symposium, Centre for Cross Cultural research and ANU National Institute for the Arts.
2000 Computers in the jewellery studio ACUADS Australian College Universities and Design Schools. Adelaide.
Student use of computers in the jewellery studio. JMGA International Conference Brisbane.
1999 The future of International Craft Research, European Academy of Design. Sheffield UK Others on the Panel: Mirja Kalviainen, Finland, Julian Malins, UK and Stephen Burroughs, British Craft Council.
Circles about the Body, floor talk, Object Gallery Sydney.
Journals a tool for self assessment in the studio, DECA Design Education Council of Australia. Sydney.
1998 History of Australian celestial jewellery from 1850’s. Annual Dinner, Inverell Women's Association.
1996 Gold in Contemporary Australian Crafts Sydney Mint Museum, Sydney.
1991 The Body in Question, University of Tasmania Symposium, Launceston, TAS.



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