Collective features Gesine Hackenberg as New Talent

Thanks Collective Design Fair for promoting your dealers and galleries year round. We can’t wait to exhibit at the next presentation in May 2014. “There is something about Gésine Hackenberg’s jewelry and ceramics that feels very modern. In her Deft Blue ‘Plooischotel’ necklace, which is accompanied by a wall plate of Delft Blue earthenware made…


Märta Mattsson in “News from the Permian”

’News from the Permian’ opened in Chemnitz, Germany last week. Eleven jewelry artists were invited to create pieces out of wood from the Petrified Forest of Chemnitz. Participating artists include Beate von Appen (D) Georg Dobler (D) Beate Eismann (D) Mari Ishikawa (J/D) Margit Jäschke (D) Heike Lau (D) Birgit Laken (NL) Märta Mattsson (S) Martin…


Work from Hackenberg, Sherman and Speckner join LACMA collection.

Sienna Gallery is excited to announce that The Los Angeles County Museum of Art  now holds works by three of our artists. The Amazon Kitchen necklace from Gesine Hackenberg’s current solo exhibition, Flowers and Still Life  from Sondra Sherman’s 2011 Found Subjects series, and two brooches from artist Bettina Speckner.

metalsmith exhibition in print 2013

Our artists, Maisie Broadhead (below), Susie Ganch (above) and Lauren Kalman, were included among others in the August 2013 issue of Metalsmith Magazine’s exhibition in print.  With an introductory essay by guest curator Susan Cohn, the Exhibition in Print considers ‘photography as strategy’. “The photograph is not about making an object clear,” Cohn arguesm, “but about making…


interview with Myra Mimlitsch-Gray on AJF blog

  “You have always been a strong example of an artist who leaves traces of the interaction with the material as part of the work. Why is this important to you?” asks interviewer Susan Cummins in conversation with Myra Mimlitsch-Gray on the ART JEWELRY FORUM “Sometimes the trace of making is simply the way it is. Tools leave marks.…


on Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, Picasso, grandma and dirty fingerprints

  Some casual and personal thoughts about these artists, this gallery and what we do and think.  Warning: extensive use of the comma. Sienna   At the end of June, artist Myra Mimlitsch-Gray came to the gallery to bring her new body of work and set up the exhibition that was to open on the 29th,…


Helen Britton on the Art Jewelry Forum Blog | Sent Does Not Mean Received

In a recent ArtJewelryForum article Helen writes on creativity, clarity and copying: Why do I find clarity necessary? Well, I spend a lot of time in the creative abyss, sifting chaos. It is an uncomfortable, intense, endless business, and I have dedicated my life to this process. The bridge between making work and showing work is a long…