Meet your tutor
Emily Copp is the tutor for the Monday night Intermediate and Continuing Course
Emily works with traditional jewellery making techniques as well as embracing new technologies within her practice. She completed her Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design at the Design Centre Enmore (SIT), after having previously run her own business. Emily is passionate about all things jewellery and loves the scope for constant learning which it provides.
Emily has presented work in many group shows and is currently working towards a solo exhibition, scheduled for 2016, which is inspired by her concerns around the coal seam gas mining industry within Australia.
Erin Keys is the tutor for the Wednesday night Intermediate and Continuing Course
Contemporary jeweller Erin Keys creates graphic works based on ideas in mark making, using traditional jewellery making techniques and laser cutting technology. Her practice involves developing work for exhibition, production and sale. Living in Bosnia Herzegovina 2006-2008, Erin taught creative workshops to Romani children before joining the JamFactory’s Metal Design Studio. After completing the 2 year tenure Erin spent 10 months at Australia's iconic Gray Street Workshop; an invaluable residency in her career and personal development. Moving to Sydney in 2010 she joined SquarePeg Studios, a workshop for emerging and established jewellers to work together in a creative and supportive environment, where she is an active tenant, mentor and teacher. As a Design Developer at Dinosaur Designs, a manufacturer of homewares and jewellery, Erin worked in a small team developing and prototyping designs.