Tooning into Enamel, Zachery Lechtenberg & Aurélie Guillaume by Toni Greenbaum for Metalsmith Magazine, Vol.36, N°5
11/25/2016 REBECCA HANNON: CONTEMPORARY CAMOUFLAGE Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Montreal, Quebec, Canada By Adriane Dalton The brightly colored, interlocking, laminate shapes that form the perplexingly composed necklaces and brooches in Rebecca Hannon’s recent exhibition Contemporary Camouflage are the result of investigations into the effects color has on form, and the complex configurations made possible through laser cutting and 3-D printing technologies. In this interview, Hannon shares details about her inquisitive approach to nonprecious materials, and illustrates the value of research opportunities that allow mid-career artists to thrive. Adriane: Tell us about your background, where you are from, and where you live currently. Rebecca Hannon: [...]
20/20/20 20th Anniversary, 20 Canadian Artists, 20 International Artists “Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h is involved in a grand scheme. They want more people to know that there is an art form that you can wear.” Susan Cummins, Chair of Art Jewellery Forum, Art Jewellery Collector of the Rotasa Foundation. Grego Garcia Tebar, Loro Extasiado, 2016 Pendant in methacrylate, plastic, silver, steel, elastic When Noel Guyomarc’h first encountered contemporary jewellery, in 1992, his initial reaction was one of shock. He was working as an assistant in a jewellery boutique in Montreal, when artist Barbara Stutman walked in with a bracelet [...]
To mark the fifth anniversary of the workshops in creativity and design facilitated by Noel Guyomarc'h, the gallery brings together the participants in this laboratory for experimentation and exploration. These new works present a unique view of the range of artistic directions in contemporary jewellery. This exhibition has been presented at L.A Pai Gallery in Ottawa in June 2016, and will be on display at Centre Materia in Quebec City in November 2016, and at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto from September to December 2017.