Grey Sheep


amsterdam / netherlands


gerrit rietveld academie

Graduation year


Born and educated in Thailand, Noon Passama moved to the Netherlands in 2007, where she graduated in Jewellery Design from Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2010 with Cum Laude. She won both the Rietveld Prize from the academy and Marzee Prize of Galerie Marzee in Nijmegen. Right after her graduation, Passama had her solo presentation at the opening of Galerie Ra’s new space. Her jewellery has been exhibited in renowned galleries and museums around the world, such as Design Museum in London, National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, and CAFA Art Museum in Beijing. Besides her autonomous work, she collaborates with other creatives. Her recent collaboration with Belgian fashion designers of Capara won Emerging Artist Award 2012 granted by Art Jewelry Forum in the US. In 2013, she earned Masters Fashion Strategy at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts.

"My subjects of interest are archetypal and classical structures of jewellery and how to translate them into new contexts, where forms, materials, and techniques are applied to their broadest senses by means of conceptual approaches." / Noon Passama

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