Necktie Neckpiece 2011 From the Reauthorized series

Necktie Neckpiece 2011 From the Reauthorized series

BIOGRAPHY

Louise Perrone is a jewellery artist who works with discarded clothing and waste fabric from the flag making industry, employing a technique that combines the traditions of goldsmithing, hand sewing and mending. Born in London, England, she holds a Bachelor of Art in Sculpture from the Nottingham Trent University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Art and Design Education from the University of Brighton. In 2002 Perrone graduated from Alberta College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewellery and Metals. 

Exhibiting widely across Canada, The USA and Europe, Perrone’s work has been featured in Jewellery Dialogue, a two person show at the Craft Council of BC Gallery, Kyoob, a touring group exhibition juried by Joshua Kosker and Natalie Sweet and Resolutely Ambiguous at the Walker Art Gallery in Minneapolis, curated by Masako Onodera. Publications featuring her work include two of the Lark 500 series and Craft Perception and Practice Volume III - A Canadian Discourse edited by Nisse Gustafson and Amy Gogarty.

A recipient of the Governor General of Canada’s Academic Medal and the Alberta College of Art and Design Alumni legacy Award, Perrone is active in the Jewellery community, Coordinating the Society of North American Goldsmiths Exhibition In Motion for two years and is the current President of the Vancouver Metal Arts Association.  She teaches in the Jewellery Department at LaSalle College Vancouver.