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.

Current workshop partners: Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman

Current workshop partners: Jess Dare, Sue Lorraine and Catherine Truman

 

History

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.

Back Row: Sue Lorraine, Catherine Truman, Anne Brennan  Seated: Julie Blyfied and Leslie Matthews

Back Row: Sue Lorraine, Catherine Truman, Anne Brennan

Seated: Julie Blyfied and Leslie Matthews



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