Congratulations to Sarah Rothe, who has recently been appointed the Creative Director of JamFactory’s Jewellery & Metal Studio.
With over 10 years of experience in the industry, Rothe has a wealth of knowledge of contemporary jewellery and metalworking within a studio environment. Rothe also has years of experience in developing work for production, exhibition and commission, as well as an understanding of the trade and retail industries.
For the past 5 years, Rothe has been employed by the University of South Australia’s School of Art, Architecture and Design, Jewellery and Metal Studio, as a Technical Officer and Instruction Manager, and currently as a Studio Educator, while also running her successful retail store, Sarah Rothe | Jewellery & Design, here in Regent Arcade.
Rothe’s work has been acquired for the permanent collections of the Art Gallery of South Australia in Adelaide and the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, as well as private collections including Joost and Truus Daalder and Hilary Clinton.
In 2008, Rothe was the recipient of the Helpmann Academy Cultural Exchange to Jingdezhen, China, and throughout her career, has received professional development grants from both Arts South Australia and the Helpmann Academy.
Rothe will be responsible for the training of new Associates, design of new products, and for growing income and raising awareness of JamFactory’s Jewellery and Metal studio.
You can find out more about Sarah Rothe’s retail store here.