Helen and Shan Shan Mok
Shan Shan is a jewellery and object artist; she graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts degree majoring in Jewellery and Object Design from the University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts in 2006. In 2010, she returned to Sydney to pursue her Honours studies along side developing her jewellery and object artist career.
In 2010, Shan Shan has awarded the Zelda Stedman Young Student Scholarship from The University of Sydney and she has also been awarded first place in the Art-Environment/People category, University of Sydney Union Photography, Art, Literature and Music (PALM) Awards.
Shan Shan has also been awarded/ selected as finalist in international art and design awards including: 2nd Runner up – Ring. Buyers’ Favorite Jewelry Design Competition 2009 (HKJMA, Hong Kong). Finalist in EnlightenedTM - Swarovski Elements Passion Topaz Jewellery Design Competition 2008/9. Finalist in BKV- Prize 2007,(BayerischerKunstgewerbe-Verein e. V, Munich, Germany).
Shan Shan’s work is showcasing and selling in 13 galleries in Australia. She will keep extend her business/career and bring her innovative design-artwork to the public.
Helen Mok is a jewellery and object artist. Helen graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts Honours degree, majoring in Jewellery and Object Design from the University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts in 2009. During her study she was awarded an exchange program to further study jewellery design in ‘Alberta College of the Arts’ in Canada.
Helen was involved in numerous of exhibitions and events including selected to participate in Art Month Sydney Speed Dating (gallery owners/directors) Event 2012. Exhibited at 2011 Contemporary Wearable Biennial jewellery Exhibition at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery. The 2010 Emerging ward exhibited in both Sydney and Perth galleries and finalist in the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists travel scholarship exhibition. She also exhibited her works in MCA in the Environmental Group Show, ‘Foot Print’ 2009. ‘Live Green House’ and City of Sydney- ‘Live Green House’, ‘Art and About’ promotion of environmental art and design.
Her works were publicised in ‘Craft Arts International Australia Magazine, in the ‘JAA Jewellery Trade Magazine’, the ‘New Time Magazine’, the ‘Contemporary Visual Art=Culture Broadsheet’, Graduate Metal 12 Perth Western Australia 2010 exhibition catalogue and on the Sydney College of the Arts website.
Helen's work is currently showcase and stocklist in seven galleries in Sydney and Melbourne. Helen will keep extend her career and bring her innovative design-artwork to the public.