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CONTEMPORARY JADE SCULPTURE .
Tasmanian and Australian Jade. Nephrite. political paintings and artwork
Contemporary Jade Sculpture. Jade [Nephrite] is a semiprecious gem stone and the toughest material found in the universe. Diamonds are harder, but jade is tougher, in that if you hit a Diamond it will shatter, whereas Jade will not. Jade is unlike any other found material, it is the only stone made of microscopic interlocking fiber, highly compressed with intense heat over one and a half billion years ago, giving the stone its extreme toughness, It is also very hard, and very dense, rendering the stone heavy, resistant to wear, and able to take a high polish. Jade was first discovered in Australia in 1947. Australia has the largest deposits of the highest quality black [dark green] Jade in the world. however colors in Australian Jade range from white, through blue greens to dark green, sold as Black Jade. This is the one of the few studios working Australian Jade into fine art pieces, and one of the few Jade studios in the world producing fine art pieces in that material. Titanium, complimentary to Jade, is the toughest, lightest, strongest material made by man. It is well suited to sit alongside Jade. These are eminently collectable pieces of art carved from individual rough gemstones of Australian Jade quarried in South Australia. N.S.W. and Tasmania.
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Completed Commissions 2015 The Alfred Hospital. Melbourne. painting. Black Saturday. H. 2.m. by 1.m. 2003. Rainbow Serpent Festival. Large Bird with lasers and Strobe lights. 2001. Paul Thai. Shanghai. Jade Sculpture. Silver Bowl. Paintings. 2000. Synagog. Marriage r Brighton. Copper doors w. Bronze handles. 1999. G.and C. Uitsmeyer. Paintings and Sculpture. 1999. Boardroom. Ch. 9 Melbourne.Marble Sculpture. 1999. Boardroom Ch. 9. Sydney. Marble Sculpture. 1998. Foyer Channel 9. Sydney. Marble Sculpture. 1998 Belinda Syme. Sculpture, Silver and Gold Jug. 1998 Freda Castan. Stone and glass Sculpture. 1997 Steve Vizard Collection. Marble Sculpture. 1997 Foyer. St Vincents Hospital Microsurgery Dept. Chert Sculpture. 1997 Mizuno Osaka. Large indoor Installation. 1996 Mizuno. Osaka. Indoor Mural. 8.m. by 80.m. 1996 Private apartment. St Kilda rd. Mural. 1997 Sarah and Baillue Myer , Garden planters. 1997 Rodney and Anne Smorgan. stone and glass sculpture. 1997 Rodney and Anne Smorgon. Bronze Sculpture. 1995 Cranbourne Civic Centre. Mural. 1995 Indoor Sports Centre Port Melbourne. 9 large Murals. 1994 Rodney and Anne Smorgon. Sculpture. 1994 Attorney Generals dept. N.S.W. Foyer Sculpture. 1993 G.M.H. outlet Cheltenham. Mural. 340 sq. M. 1993 Tullamarine Sports Centre. 240.sq.m. Mural. 1991 Peter Rowland. Marble Sculpture. 1990 Dr. W.A. St Clair. Paintings, Sculpture. Silverware. 1987 Martin Hogan Collins St. Melb. Sculpture. stone and glass. 1983 Red Eagle Hotel. Melb. Sculpture . Design Furniture. sculpture. 1962 Cafe Neon Melb. Sculpture. 1982 Prudence Sheil Silerware. 1982 Natalie Herman. Athens. Furniture. Sculpture. 1982 Chrystine Tyshing. Calif. Sculpture . Drawings . Jewellery. 1986 Father Bob McGuire. South Melbourne, Mural. 1986 John and Jean Altman. 9.m. wooden Sculpture. 1984 David and Sandra Bardos. Stone and glass Sculpture. 1984 Volkswagon. Australia. Wallace Meeking. presentation. Silver Bowl. 1980 Martin Hogan . Collins st. stone and glass sculpture. Jade Bowl. 1980 Joe Camilleri. Sculpture. Mural. 1980 Phillip Sargeant. Silverware funiture.
EXHIBITIONS. 2002 Solo exhibition Trades Hall Building. Melb." Greetings From Australia." 2002 Helen Gory Gallery. 1996 Graphis Art Gallery. Syd. 1994 Kirkaldy Davis Gallery. Melb. 1994 Graphis Art Gallery. Syd. 1993 Kirkaldy Davis Gallery. Melb. 1992 Lauraine Diggins Gallery. joint exhib. 1991 Lauraine Diggins Gallery joint exhib. 1991 Lauraine Diggins Gallery. joint exhib. 1990 Lauraine Diggins Gallery. joint exhib. 1989 Lauraine Diggins Gallery. 1989 Devise Gallery. South Melb. 1988 Devise Gallery . South Melb. 1987 Devise Gallery . South Melb. 1985 Devise Gallery . South Melb. 1984 Devise Gallery. South Melb. 1983 Devise Gallery South Melb. 1982 Devise Gallery South Melb. 1980 Devise Gallery South Melb.