Laura Deakin is an Australian-born contemporary jeweller whose work combines traditional jewellery techniques with modern and classic materials. Using this contrast, her work focuses on contemporary and political issues.
In 2003 she completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (majoring in Contemporary Jewellery and Hollowware) at Monash University. In 2010 she complete a post-graduate Masters of Fine Art at Munich’s Academy of Fine Art (Akademie der Bildenden Künste). She currently works full-time as an artist and goldsmith and is founder of the label Coral Covey Jewellery.
Laura is represented by Galerie Wittenbrink, Germany & Gallery Loupe, USA. Her work can be seen in permanent collections at The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Museum of Modern Art & Design, Munich and Gallery Marzee in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
She lives and works in Melbourne/Naarm.