Australian Design Centre in partnership with JMGA-NSW are calling for entries to Profile 2021, the 7th JMGA-NSW biennial curated award exhibition.

Profile is a significant curated award exhibition of contemporary jewellery, objects and metalwork by members of Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia NSW (JMGA-NSW). Awards are on offer for both early career and established artists and we are seeking a diverse cross-section of work from national and international contemporary makers.

All participants must be current members of JMGA-NSW. Visit JMGA-NSW to join.

Selected artworks will be exhibited at Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William Street, Darlinghurst, from 8 October to 17 November, 2021. The opening and announcement of awards will be held at the launch of the annual Sydney Craft Week festival on Friday 8 October, 6-8pm.

Submissions Open
 1 April 2021
Submissions Close 1 August 2021 *EXTENDED UNTIL 5PM 8 AUGUST*
Notification of Shortlisted Artists 22 August 2021
Delivery of Works By 1 October 2021
Install 5-7 October 2021
Exhibition 8 October – 17 November 2021

Judging Panel:
Lisa Cahill 
Cesar Cueva
Darani Lewers, AM
Oliver Smith

1.JMGA-NSW Established Contemporary Jewellery Award
$3000 General Category: open to any current member of JMGA-NSW.

2. The Helge Larsen Award - $2,000 Open to any current member of JMGA-NSW

3. JMGA-NSW Emerging Contemporary Jewellery Award
$1500 Early Career Category: open to any current member who is a full time student or who has been practicing for five years or less.

4. Australian Design Centre Award
Opportunity to exhibit in ADC’s window gallery Object Space in 2022.  In consultation with ADC. 

Visit the Profile 2019 exhibition page here.

Highlights from Profile 2019

Opening Night, Profile 2019 at ADC Image: Rhiannon Hopley