Designing Craft / Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory

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6PM Thursday 25 September 2014

Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory will illustrate the critical role that JamFactory has played in nurturing and promoting contemporary craft and design in Australia. Established by the South Australian Government under Premier Don Dunstan in 1973, JamFactory today remains a unique and iconic South Australian institution. The exhibition will present new work by 40 selected artists, craftspeople or designers who have had a significant involvement with the JamFactory during its 40-year history and who are presently producing work of outstanding quality. The final list of exhibitors will include alumni as well as past and present staff and studio tenants â€" from dynamic emerging talent through to some of the most established and recognised practitioners in Australia. Exhibitors include: Clare Belfrage, Gabriella Bisetto, Nick Mount, Tom Moore, Stephen Bowers, Jeff Micham, Peta Kruger, Michelle Taylor, Gareth Brown, Scott Chaseling, Kirsten Coelho, Christian Hall, Takeshi Iue, John Quan and Vipoo Srivilasa.

Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory is a JamFactory and Country Arts SA touring exhibition.
Designing Craft/Crafting Design: 40 Years of JamFactory is supported by Arts SA’s New
Exhibitions Fund and by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program supporting touring exhibitions by providing funding assistance for the development and touring of Australian cultural material across Australia.

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