JOYA: Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2017

Fair  /  05 Oct 2017  -  07 Oct 2017
Published: 02.03.2017
JOYA: Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2017.
Santa Monica Arts Centre
Anthony Chevallier, Paulo Ribeiro
DEADLINE: 30/04/2017

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JOYA Barcelona Jewellery Fair, is the main international event in Spain that aims to present excellence in art jewellery from around the world.

JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair is the main art jewellery event in Spain. Gathering a great number of independent artists as well as related organizations, schools and other entities, JOYA, in its 9th edition prepares to present excellence and innovation in art jewellery relating with other fields of art, this year is the turn of Gastronomy.
The event goes beyond being an exhibition space for students and artists to present their latest work.  JOYA, aimed towards professionals in the field as well as the general public, is also a platform of national and international exposure that enjoys a large number of media partners and collaborations with galleries and other events of the field.
Its goal is to promote national and international artists through exhibition and communication, support jewellery and help open up an artistic market that has remained under exploited until now. Moreover, JOYA is a platform for artists to interact and share experiences and discuss their common issues, an opportunity for artists, press, distributors and interested audience to come into contact.
JOYA 2017 will take place on the October 05th , 06th  and 07th  2017 at Arts Santa Mónica, Spain.


Jury Members 2017 Edition

Robin Antar (New York, USA)

Hamburger limestone, marble, honeycomb calcite and mixed media. 2016
An award winning artist and sculptor based in Brooklyn, New York, Robin Antar is renowned for her stone sculptures of American pop culture. Ms. Antar has an international gallery representation. 
Recent commissions include: A Stella Artois beer bottle, New York, a Dr. Marten Boot, England; a Skechers Boot, CA, and a bottle of Chateau Haut-Brion Wine, France. Her talent has been recognized with awards from: The New House Foundation Grant, The Allied Artists of America (Gold Medal of Honor) and several others.
Robin Antar’s elected memberships include: Allied Artists of America, New York, NY; Pen and Brush, New York, NY and the National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY.

Gésine Hackenberg (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Crate with Vegetables and Fruit, Metal. 2013

Gésine Hackenberg is an Amsterdam based artist using divers techniques to explore the conceptual intersections between jewellery and objects of everyday life. She was trained as a goldsmith in Germany and graduated in 2001 from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam (NL). In 2013 she earned her MA from the PXL-MAD School of Arts in Hasselt (B) where she is currently teaching. Hackenberg received several grants and awards. Her work is included in various public collections such as the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL), the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (UK) or the MAD in NY (USA). 
Eliana Negroni (Milan, Italy)

With a Social science degree from Milan State University and after 7 years in organization systems she joined the family master engravers atelier learning and working on metal engraving techniques and design. Living since 2009 in Emilia's wine region, she works matching contemporary jewellery with culture and territories. Fond of contemporary arts, member of AGC Associazione Gioiello Contemporaneo,  Negroni has been curating Gioielli in Fermento, international exhibition and award, since 2011.

She still takes care of all the lab equipment at her father’s former workshop in Milan and is currently developing a project for the preservation of the original techniques of mechanical engraving on jewellery.

Liana Pattihis (London, UK)

Brooch, enamel, silver, stainless steel,  2017

Liana Pattihis is the Winner of JOYA Barcelona Award 2016. Her collection “Chained Interpretations” was selected over 50 individual artists’ works. Pattihis studied jewellery design at Middlesex University under the leadership of Caroline Broadhead, and since then, she has become part of an elite circuit of exhibitions and fairs such as SOFA in Chicago, JOYA Barcelona, Athens Jewellery Week and Gioielli in Fermento among others.
The artist has developed a unique technique of fusing enamels. The ritual of fusing the enamels is painstakingly precise, almost regimented. Applying the enamel freely but purposefully however, allows the material not only to decorate a piece, but to be instrumental in its creation, its appearance and its function / LP.

Piotr Rybaczek (Poland)

Piotr Rybaczek is the owner and founder of La Basílica Gallery since 2007. The gallery, established in the centre of Barcelona, gathers the work of more than 150 jewellery designers and takes us to a dreamlike place where sculptures, inspired by organic forms are mixed with antique glass cabinets that show the most creative jewellery pieces in the contemporary jewellery world. 

Paulo Ribeiro (Brazil)
Paulo Ribeiro was born in Brazil and lives in Barcelona. He is the co-director of the creative agency Le Département Interiors and the founder and co-director of JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair. He has trained as an architect specialized in fashion spaces and interior design, with master degree and PhD at Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya.
Anthony Chevallier (France)

Anthony is co-owner of the company Le Département Interiors and co-directing JOYA Barcelona. After getting his MBA in International Business, he specialized himself into the organization of fashion events and styling through a degree in the re-known Central Saint-Martin in London. Working several years into the fashion industry, he turned into the sector of Interior Design where he is actually working as an interior designer remodeling and decorating private properties in Spain and Europe.         



Le Département S.C.P
Aribau 80, Sobreatico 1ª
08009 Barcelona
Tel. + 34 931 42 26 17

Paulo Ribeiro
Anthony Chevallier
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