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 current 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 teaches Gold and Silversmithing at RMIT University and is founder of the jewellery label Coral Covey Jewellery.
Laura is represented by Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich, Gallery Loupe, New York & Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne. Her work can be seen in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art & Design, Munich and Gallery Marzee in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
She lives and works in Melbourne.