Lauren Simione Lei Over

San W Gallery 16 October to 16 December 2017

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Lauren Simione Photographed by Craig Arnold

To coincide with Shanghai Fashion Week 2017, Australian artist Lauren Simione's exhibition LEI OVER at San W Gallery featured new and exciting work that inspires the senses. 

During her stay in Shanghai Simione conducted a number of workshops that were fun, inspiring and challenged participants creative approach.

Simione has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Gold and Silversmithing, and Printmaking from the Canberra School of Art, Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of South Australia.

She was awarded an Associate Designer position at JamFactory Metal and Jewellery Studio in Adelaide, South Australia. She then won a Mentorship at Gray Street Workshop and then took a studio space there where she developed her practice as a jeweller, object maker and designer. She now has a studio at Gate 8 in Adelaide for her creative practice and continues to guest lecture and present workshops.

Model Rosie Riggir

Fern lei  2017, artificial foliage, metal ring, thread, paint.  Fern dress  2017, short white linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off . Photographed by Craig Arnold

Fern lei 2017, artificial foliage, metal ring, thread, paint. Fern dress 2017, short white linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off . Photographed by Craig Arnold

Read more about Lauren Simione in  Garland

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Cactus neckpiece 2016, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

Cactus neckpiece 2016, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

Wattle lei  2017, artificial foliage, metal ring, thread, paint.  Wattle dress  2017, short grey and chartreuse linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Wattle lei 2017, artificial foliage, metal ring, thread, paint. Wattle dress 2017, short grey and chartreuse linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Untitled 2017, artificial foliage, brass, paint. Right Untitled 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographs by Zoe Zeng

Untitled 2017, artificial foliage, brass, paint. Right Untitled 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographs by Zoe Zeng

Pomegranate garland  2016, artificial foliage, beads, paint.  Berry garland  (in hands) 2016, Artificial foliage, beads, paint.  Protea dress  2017, long grey linen-cotton with red appliqué, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Pomegranate garland 2016, artificial foliage, beads, paint. Berry garland (in hands) 2016, Artificial foliage, beads, paint. Protea dress 2017, long grey linen-cotton with red appliqué, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Cactus neckpiece  2016, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint.  Cactus dress  2017, short grey linen-cotton with chartreuse appliqué, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Cactus neckpiece 2016, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Cactus dress 2017, short grey linen-cotton with chartreuse appliqué, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

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Maiden Hair Fern neckpiece 2017, artificial foliage, brass, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

Maiden Hair Fern neckpiece 2017, artificial foliage, brass, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

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above and left.  Petal neckpiece  2017, artificial foliage, beads, thread, paint.  Petal dress  2017, long grey linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

above and left. Petal neckpiece 2017, artificial foliage, beads, thread, paint. Petal dress 2017, long grey linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Protea neckpiece  2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, thread, paint.  Protea dress  2017, long white and red linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Protea neckpiece 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, thread, paint. Protea dress 2017, long white and red linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Grape lei  2017, artificial foliage, metal ring, thread. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Grape lei 2017, artificial foliage, metal ring, thread. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Kangaroo Paw Poi  2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, thread, paint. Kangaroo Paw dress 2017, long grey and red linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Kangaroo Paw Poi 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, thread, paint. Kangaroo Paw dress 2017, long grey and red linen-cotton, hand cut stencil print, one-off. Photographed by Craig Arnold

Untitled neckpiece 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

Untitled neckpiece 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

Untitled neckpieces 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng

Untitled neckpieces 2017, artificial foliage, brass, beads, paint. Photographed by Zoe Zeng