tracy hopkirk jewellery
 

Tracy Hopkirk

1960  
Born Balclutha New Zealand
1969-1974  
London England
1974-1975  
Rangiora New Zealand
1975-1996  
Sydney NSW
1996-2008  
Mittagong NSW
   
Training
1977-1980  
Bachelor of Arts, Sydney College of the Arts Sydney NSW
1981  
Post Graduate Diploma, Sydney College of the Arts Sydney NSW
1982-1983  
Traineeship Crafts Board Grant, Australia Council, Trainee to Philip Noakes Sydney NSW
1987  
Travelled to England to exhibit at Electrum Gallery on an Arts Council Grant
2008  
Completed a Tungsten Inert Gas Welding Course TAFE NSW
   
Teaching Experience
1984  
Commenced teaching Randwick college of TAFE Jewellery design
1994  
Moved with the Jewellery Design Department to Enmore College of Design, NSW
1997  
Conducted short workshops in Hollow Forming at Enmore TAFE
1998  
Short Course Jewellery Design Goulburn TAFE
1999  
Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Practices Queanbeyan, TAFE
2000  
Private courses from home studio
   
Solo Exhibitions
1984  
Contemporary Jewellery Gallery, Woollahra, Sydney NSW
1993  
Mary Place Gallery Paddington, Sydney NSW
   
Group Exhibitions
1981  
Post Graduate Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University NSW
1982  
Five Flavours, Studio Noko, Sydney NSW
1985  
Contemporary Jewellery Gallery, NSW
1987   Electrum Gallery, London, United Kingdom
1990   Christmas Exhibition, Contemporary Jewellery Gallery, Sydney
1991   Australian Jewellery Designers Gallery, Sydney NSW
    20th Anniversary Exhibition, Electrum Gallery, London
1992   Christmas Exhibition, Makers Mark Gallery, Melbourne VIC
1993   New Art, Valerie Cohen Fine Art Gallery, Sydney NSW
Crafts Council Gallery, The Rocks, Sydney NSW
1995-1996  
Designed and Made, Crafts Council Gallery, Sydney NSW
1997   Guest Exhibitor Sturt Annual Exhibition, Sturt Gallery
1999  
Group Exhibition with Ian Frew, Keith Rowe, Sturt Gallery
2004  
Inaugural Exhibition, Katherine Kalaf Gallery, Cottesloe, WA
2005  
The Ring Exhibition, Katherine Kalaf Gallery, Cottesloe, WA
2006  
The Crafted Object, National Gallery, Canberra ACT
2007  
Supplied work to Sturt Gallery and Katherine Kalaf Gallery
2008  
Supplied work to Sturt Gallery and Katherine Kalaf Gallery
   
Grants and Commissions
1982   Awarded Crafts Council Grant with Philip Noakes as a Trainee
1987   Awarded Crafts Council Grant to Exhibit at Electrum Gallery London with Ian Frew and Jonathon Greenwell
2005  
Commissioned to make 'Small Cones' sculpture Herbert Flugelman
2006  
Commissioned to make a Brooch for Women's Allumni Sydney University
2006  
Joint commission with Ian Frew 6"x 6" for annual exhibition Ron Robertson Swann
2007  
Joint commission with Ian Frew 6"x 6" for annual exhibition Ron Robertson Swann
   
Selected Publications
1994  
Object Magazine Summer Edition
1998  
Contemporary Jewellery in Australia and New Zealand, Patricia Anderson
2006  
Crafted Object Catalogue National Gallery of Australia
Various Editorial and fashion photographic opportunities using work as props
   
Public Collections
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra ACT
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney NSW