- Wednesday 30 November 2011
Sunshine Coast Council presents Robert Baines – one of Australia’s most prominent and influential jewellers and goldsmiths.
Robert Baines’ exceptional craft skills and extraordinary body of work are being honoured at Noosa Regional Gallery through the 2010 Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft series.
Baines has profoundly shaped Australian jewellery, object-making and international historical scholarship.
Baines uses wry humour in his works that provide delight with their technical brilliance.
He is a professor at RMIT University in Melbourne, where he teaches gold and silver smithing.
Baines is internationally recognised for his study of archaeological treasures in gold and is represented in prestigious international public collections and has won major international and national prizes.
Robert Baines: Metal opens to the public at Noosa Regional Gallery from Wednesday 14 December.
The official opening is open to the public on Thursday 15 December at 6pm.
Join the Living Treasure, Robert Baines for Art Over Coffee, an informal floor talk where he will discuss his extraordinary body of work over morning tea at the Noosa Regional Gallery, Friday 16 December at 11am. Contact Noosa Regional Gallery for more details on 5449 5340.