In partnership with Australian Design Centre (ADC), JMGA Profile '19 Awards is calling for submissions from practitioners to take part in the 6th JMGA-NSW Biennial Curated Award Exhibition for Jewellery, Objects and Metalsmithing. 

Profile is a significant curated award exhibition of contemporary jewellery, objects and metalsmithing by members of Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW (JMGA-NSW). With awards on offer for both emerging and established artists, there will be a diverse and comprehensive cross-section of work from national and international contemporary jewellers.

All participants must be current members of JMGA NSW during the exhibition period.  
Student entries are exempt from membership fees. 


Call for submissions open 1 April 2019
Closing date for submissions 1 August 2019
Notification of Shortlisted Artists 10 August 2019
Delivery of Works 26-27 September 2019
Install 30 September - 2 October 2019
Exhibition Times 3 October – 13 November 2019


1.JMGA-NSW Established Contemporary Jewellery Award
$2000 General Category: open to any current member of JMGA-NSW.

2. JMGA-NSW Emerging Contemporary Jewellery Award
$1000 Emerging Category: open to any current member who is a full time student or who has been practicing for no more than three years.

3. Australian Design Centre Award
Opportunity to exhibit in ADC’s window gallery Object Space in 2020.  In consultation with ADC. 


Selected artworks will be exhibited at Australian Design Centre from 3 October - 13 November 2019. The opening and announcement of awards will be held at the Sydney Craft Week launch, 11 October 2019 

Image: Albert Tse, JMGA Member, Photo courtesy of the Artist.

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