Artist’s Curriculum Vitae (Selected)

Kelly Jonasson



2007-2011       Bachelor of Visual Arts (Jewellery & Metalwork), University of South Australia


Professional Experience:

2011-present   Access member, Gray Street Workshop

2014-15            Mentored by Jess Dare

2015                 Contemporary Embroidery with Sera Waters, Adelaide Central School of Art

2013                 pieces of familiar, artist talk, Gray Street Workshop

2012                 Residency at Square Peg Studios

2012                 Printing on Clay Workshop with Clarissa Regan, Object Lab – Sydney College of the Arts

2011                  Fique Crochet of Columbia with Lady Navaraez Penaloza, Craft South

2011                  Introduction to Stone Setting with Regine Schwarzer, Jam Factory

2011                  Bangladeshi Nakshi Katha embroidery with Masuma Akther, Craft South



2015                 Aspire Magazine FEB/MAR Issue, Gem of a Workshop, pg. 88-89


Grants and Awards:

2014                 Art Start Grant, Australia Council

2013                 Independent Makers and Presenters: Project Grant, Arts SA

2010                 Design Institute of Australia Professional Encouragement Award – Jewellery Design


Solo Exhibitions:

2014                 pieces of familiar, Studio 20/17, Sydney

2013                 pieces of familiar, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015                 Soft Landscapes, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide

2014                 Making Friends, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide

2013                 Making Strange, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide

2013                 Wear a Piece of Adelaide, TAFE SA, Adelaide

2013                 Mixquisite, Studio 20/17, Sydney

2012                 The Grass is Greener, Zu Design Jewellery + Objects, Adelaide

2012                 Coming up from the South, Crafthaus (online exhibition)

2012                 Process – the art of making, Gray Street Workshop, Adelaide

2011                  Allstars Exhibition, Espoinage Gallery, Adelaide