My work is feminine and romantic and plays on ideas of daydreams and nostalgia to create whimsical works that bring a sense of wonder to the everyday. My collection for Pieces Of Eight is textured with traditional mark-making techniques (repoussé/chasing) using steel punches I’ve made myself. My colour palette starts with primary shades; for each piece I play with colour combinations of soft pastels and bold jewel tones. I use floral and heart motifs, detail patterns, colour and movement to manipulate the surfaces of metal creating the illusion of soft and ethereal objects.
Zoë completed a Bachelor of Arts from Flinders University (2011) and a Bachelor of Visual Arts Specialisation in Jewellery & Metal at the University of South Australia (2014) before undertaking the JamFactory’s Associate Training Program in Adelaide (2015-16). Zoe has exhibited nationally and is represented by galleries around Australia. Zoe was a finalist in the prestigious Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize (2020). She continues to operate an independent studio in Adelaide’s CBD.