Tinsmith

Feature image
Barbara Heath, Hanging crown (detail), 2010. Hand fabricated copper with partial tinning. 85 x 25.5 x 25.5 cm. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Rod Buchholz.

Tinsmith

An Ordinary Romance

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Nationally profiled artist and jeweller Barbara Heath investigates the history of tinsmithing in Southeast Queensland, toured by Gallery Artisan. 

Exquisite new objects by the artist are seen in juxtaposition to historical tinwares.


Tinsmith: An Ordinary Romance is an artisan travelling exhibition. Artisan produces Australia’s largest touring exhibition program of craft and design.  Publication Sponsor: Gordon Darling Foundation.  This project has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.