Brooch H2O Pale Blue #1
Dimensions: 5cm x 4cm x 1.5cm approx
Materials: Repurposed Aluminium, Repurposed Plastic Sydney Water Pipe, Stainless Steel pin
Emily Copp is a contemporary metalsmith who works with a fusion of both old and new technologies and materials. She has presented work in many group shows, as well as exhibiting solo, and currently practices from her studio in Sydney’s vibrant inner west.
Growing up in country NSW followed by 7 years running a horse ranch in the mountains of Southern Spain, has given Emily has a strong connection to land and a particular interest in water sustainability issues. Environmental and ethical concerns inform and motivate her works which meander through the design and creation of both jewellery forms and tableware objects.
Emily is a Resident Artist and Director at SquarePeg Studios in Marrickville, alongside teaching various classes in SquarePeg Studio’s classroom. Emily also moonlights as a sessional lecturer and technical officer at the University of NSW Art and Design Campus.