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katherine wheelerAustralian artist, Katherine Wheeler, received a BFA in Gold and Silversmithing, but her recent work has moved her toward the delicate materials of porcelain, paper and thread. “Wheeler mainly makes sculptural jewellery, and hollowware that combine materials such as thin silver, porcelain, paper and thread. The works and  materials are often ‘camouflaged’ under white paint, to create a new skin for the forms which are anthrophomorphic, the white bleaches the forms leaving them with the appearance of  shell or bone.”

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