About Gray Street Workshop
Established in 1985, Gray Street Workshop is a collectively run studio and access facility for artists working in the field of contemporary jewellery and object making. The uncompromising commitment of this group of artists to their work and to a studio-based practice has enabled Gray Street to evolve into one of Australia's most exciting and respected workshops.
The philosophy of the workshop partnership is to encourage a rich exchange between jewellers with a wide range of professional experience, from students and those just emerging in their careers through to mid-career and established contemporary practitioners.
Over the 30-year period, through the access bench facility, the workshop has provided a bridge between formal education, training and professional development to over 90 jewellers from around Australia and overseas. To make up the current vibrant workshop team, partners Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman are joined by Lisa Furno, Kelly Jonasson and Nadja Maher.
Bench space currently available
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Gray Street Workshop
10 Sydney Place
Adelaide SA 5000
Friday 11am - 5:30pm
Saturday 11am - 5:30pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm
(or by appointment)
|History of Gray Street Workshop
Gray Street Partnership History:
Current Partners: Catherine Truman, Sue Lorraine, Jess Dare
1985: Established by Catherine Truman, Sue Lorraine and Anne Brennan
1986: Leslie Matthews joins as an Access member and soon after is invited to become a partner
1987: Julie Blyfield joins as an Access member
1989: Julie Blyfield becomes a partner
1990: Anne Brennan leaves partnership to take up lecturing position at the Canberra School of Art at Australian National University
1999: Sue Lorraine takes up a position as creative director of Metal Design Studio, Jamfactory Contemporary Craft and Design (1999 – 2008)
2005: Sue Lorraine leaves Gray Street partnership
2010: Julie Blyfield and Leslie Matthews leave Gray Street partnership to establish solo studios.
- Catherine Truman continues as partner.
- Sue Lorraine returns to partnership.
- Jess Dare invited to join partnership.
Gray Street Workshop History: 1985-present day
1985-1988 Gray Street, Norwood, South Australia
1989-1991 Payneham Road, St Peters, South Australia (New Jewellery Gallery Gallery
1992-1994 Jam Factory Craft and Design Centre, Morphett Street, Adelaide, South Australia
1995- Sydney Place, Adelaide, South Australia
2010- Establishment of Gray Street Gallery
Sue Lorraine, Jess Dare and Catherine Truman
Gray Street Workshop, Norwood, SA 1989
(Back Row)Sue Lorraine, Catherine Truman and
(Front Row) Julie Blyfield, Leslie Matthews