Women and Jewellery: A Contemporary Perspective
6 - 7pm
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Curator Muriel Wilson was a passionate and devoted collector of all manner of art objects, including contemporary jewellery.
A selection of her personal collection can be seen in A Life in Art: The Muriel Wilson Bequest.
To celebrate this aspect of Wilson’s collecting, modern jewellery curator Amanda Game will discuss the work of the pioneering women working in the jewellery industry in the last 50 years.
Amanda Game is an authority on contemporary jewellery, modern craft and design. A twenty-one year career in commercial practice, at the Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh (1986–2007) has been followed by establishing and running an independent studio working with clients which include Dovecot Tapestry Studios, Edinburgh; V & A Museum, London; Goldsmiths Centre, London; Jerwood Charitable Foundation, London and National Museums, Edinburgh. She is a Liveryman of the Goldsmiths’ Company; a trustee of the National Life Stories Oral History archive at the British Library and regularly contributes essays and articles to leading publications including Goldsmith Review. In 2016 she co-authored Contemporary British Crafts: the Goodison Gift to the Fitzwilliam Museum. She divides her time between Oxford and North Argyll.