GEORGE BROOKS - Modernist Jeweler

Collections, Exhibitions & Awards

1959  Quebec, Canada, Decorative Arts Competition - Award.

1961  Quebec Handicrafts - Exhibition.

1966  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, one-man show of jewelry and sculpture.

1966  Commission - Sculpture/award for presentation by the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

1972  Fairtree Gallery, Contemporary Crafts, New York. Exhibition of American Goldsmiths.

1972  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. American Gold and Silversmiths Jewlery Exhibition.

1972  Hanau Goldsmith’s Hall Exhibition, Hanau, Germany.

1975  Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Craft Multiples Show. Acceptance of entry and purchase of Three-Pearl Ring.

1976  California Design ‘76 Exhibition, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA. Acceptance of entry and purchase of Gold and Diamond Sphere Ring.

2003  The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Acceptance of two jewelry pieces, a brooch and pendant, for their permanent Decorative Arts Collection.

2004  Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, CA. Signature Collection (Designer Jewelry). Pendant 18 kt Yellow Gold with Black Pearl and two Diamonds.

2007  State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Modernism in Jewelry Exhibition.

2008  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Acceptance of eight pieces of jewelry for their permanent collection in the Department of Textile and Fashion Arts.

2009  Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec, Montréal, Canada, Jewellery and Artistic Modernity: the Beginning of Art Jewellery in Quebec (1950-1970).

2009  Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey Acceptance of jewelry into permanent collection.

2009  Museum of Arts & Design (MAD), New York City Acceptance of jewelry into permanent collection.

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