"Specials" A Handshake alumni exhibition Munich Germany

It was amazing to be a part of this exhibition, from the development of work to unpacking the crates, setting up the show and enjoying the opening with Peter, Hilder and the other Handshaker's.

Thanks to Creative New Zealand and Peter Deckers for making this to possable.

Craft/Object and Visual Arts SPECIALS - an exhibition of New Zealand contemporary jewellery being staged in Munich this week to coincide with the International Handwerksmesse (International Crafts Fair) and the influential events of Munich Jewellery Week. SPECIALS is curated by Wellington-based jeweller and educator Peter Deckers and brings together works by 21 jewellery artists who have taken part or are taking part, in Peter’s renowned international mentoring programme Handshake. The full list of artists: Debbie Adamson Vanessa Arthur Renee Bevan Becky Bliss Nadene Carr Kristin D'Agostino and Judy Darragh (collaboration) Karren Dale Gillian Deery Sharon Fitness and Lisa Walker (collaboration) Lisa Higgins Tineke Jansen Kelly McDonald Julia Middleton Jhana Millers and Suska Mackert (collaboration) Neke Moa Karl Fritsch Amelia Pascoe Sarah Reid Sarah Walker-Holt Raewyn Walsh Jessica Winchcombe and Warwick Freeman (collaboration) Kathryn Yeats and Ben Pearce (collaboration)