David Neale

contact: thegoldensmith@gmail.com

Born 1977
03 -BA,(High Distinction) Fine Arts, Gold and Silversmithing.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University
Melbourne, Australia
Gallery Representation
-Pieces Of Eight, Melbourne, AUS
Professional Experience and Achievments
-Represented by Gallery Funaki, Melbourne AUS 1998-2010
-Represented by Jeweler's Werk Galerie, Washington DC, USA 2008-2012
-Sessional Lecturer, RMIT University, Gold and Silversmithing.
-Teacher, Jewellery and Silversmithing. Council for Adult Education, Melbourne.
Public Collections
-National Gallery of Victoria
-Art Gallery of South Australia
-Art Gallery of Queensland
-Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
-MacMillan Collection RMIT University, Melbourne.
-(Numerous private collections in Australia and North America)

Solo Exhibitions
-'Love Letters' Pieces Of Eight, Melbourne. AUS
-'Some and None' JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide AUS and
Metalab Gallery, Sydney AUS
-’Stems’ Gallery Funaki, Melbourne AUS
-’Doppel Hangers’ -88 pairs of Earrings- CraftVictoria, Melbourne. AUS

Selected Group Exhibitions (since 2000)

Botanica Immortalus Jamfactory Adelaide AUS
-Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (Finalist) , Melbourne AUS,
-'Archipelago' Galerie Tereza Seabra, Lisbon PR,
-Design Files Open House Melbourne AUS
'Revealed 3' Samstag Museum , Adelaide AUS
-'Handshake 2' Avid Gallery, Wellington NZ
-'A Fine Possession'Powerhouse Museum, Sydney AUS
-'Melbourne Now'National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne AUS.
-'We're Revolting' Pop-Up; Creatures Of Comfort, Los Angeles CA, USA
Curated by Su Wu
-'Dream shop' Walker Arts Center- Minneapolis MN, USA
Curated by Rhiannon Gilmore for RoLu
-Bastin/Cottrell/Edgoose/Neale- Bilk Gallery, Canberra AUS
-'David Neale and Emma Price'- Gallery Funaki , Melbourne AUS.
-'By Example'- Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami JAP
-'Precious Pendants'- Object Gallery, Sydney AUS
-'Painted Colour' Jamfactory, Adelaide. AUS
-'W.E. McMillan Collection: Selected Gold and Silversmithing 1961-2007'
Spareroom gallery RMIT University Melbourne AUS.
-'Botanicals'- Object Gallery, Sydney. AUS
-National Gallery of Victoria- Rigg Contemporary Design Award
-’Poetica’ -Object Gallery, Sydney AUS
Craft Victoria, Melbourne AUS
-Fresh! Multiplex Student Award
Craft Victoria, Melbourne AUS
-Ernest Leviny Silversmithing Exhibition
Buda, Castlemaine AUS.
- ‘Metal Element Six’
Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney AUS.
-‘Rings’ -Gallery Funaki, Melbourne.
-‘Metal Element of Five Countries’
International Design Centre, Nagoya JAP and
Mokkumto Gallery, Seoul KOR.