Belle Kirkpatrick

Belle a Brisbane based artist and metalsmith who works with recycled silver and responsibly sourced gemstones. Her work reflects a light hearted inquiry into surrealism. In a transient and disposable culture, Belle is also inspired by the prospect of creating work of permanence (contemporary heirlooms) with a focus on inspiring meaningful dialogue through art. Jewellery holds a rich and varied history and culture. Belle’s work considers historic context to disrupt conservative and binary representations and critique traditional identity discourse, this theme is most clearly explored in her series of signet rings.

Belle has exhibited her work internationally, including 9 March Project (Moscow, 2020) and Why Jewellery? (Hong Kong, 2019).