Chris Boland


 Image: Chris Boland


ACJ Sheffield held their first group show, “Expressions” in 2014 at MADE North Gallery.






Held between Wednesday 20th August and Saturday 13th September, “Expressions” introduced the different, unique styles of this new regional jewellery group, extension of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery.

Artists featured in the show included renowned professionals as well as new makers, all with a distinct voice and personal style; among these, Annette Petch, Jessica Briggs, Chris Boland, and Tracey Spurgin. The variety of materials and techniques employed - alongside the diversity and uniqueness of styles – set the foundations for a dynamic display; ranging from metals to textiles and gemstones, from chasing and setting to casting and stitching.

Artists featured: Jessica Briggs, Annette Petch, Chris Boland, Chiara Bet, Tracey Spurgin, Victoria Maw, Nick Palmer, Cathy Sutherland, Rebecca Kitching, Laura Lou and Marisa Mroczek.