Dr. Robert Baines

A true artistic powerhouse, Robert Baines is one of Australia’s leading goldsmiths, object makers, researchers and educators, and for the last 30 years has profoundly shaped Australian jewellery and object making.

Robert’s multifaceted practice encompasses his work as a goldsmith and researcher of archaeometallurgy, as well as ongoing criticism and commentary in the field of contemporary arts. With countless solo exhibitions around the globe, Robert’s work challenges our conception of the world as much as they delight with their technical brilliance.

Image: Courtesy of the artist