About Gray Street Workshop
Established in 1985, Gray Street Workshop is a collectively run studio and access facility for artists working in the field of contemporary jewellery and object making. The uncompromising commitment of this group of artists to their work and to a studio-based practice has enabled Gray Street to evolve into one of Australia's most exciting and respected workshops.
Gray Street Partnership History:
1985: Established by Catherine Truman, Sue Lorraine and Anne Brennan
1986: Leslie Matthews joins as an Access member and soon after is invited to become a partner
1987: Julie Blyfield joins as an Access member
1989: Julie Blyfield becomes a partner
1990: Anne Brennan leaves partnership to take up lecturing position at the Canberra School of Art at Australian National University
1999: Sue Lorraine takes up a position as creative director of Metal Design Studio, Jamfactory Contemporary Craft and Design (1999 – 2008)
2005: Sue Lorraine leaves Gray Street partnership
2010: Julie Blyfield and Leslie Matthews leave Gray Street partnership to establish solo studios.
- Catherine Truman continues as partner.
- Sue Lorraine returns to partnership.
- Jess Dare invited to join partnership.
Gray Street Workshop History: 1985-present day
1985-1988 Gray Street, Norwood, South Australia
1989-1991 Payneham Road, St Peters, South Australia (New Jewellery Gallery Gallery
1992-1994 Jam Factory Craft and Design Centre, Morphett Street, Adelaide, South Australia
1995- 2017 Sydney Place, Adelaide, South Australia
2010- 2017 Gray Street Gallery, Sydney Place, Adelaide, South Australia
2017 - Current Bennett Street, Thebarton, South Australia