Zoë Veness is Lecturer and Education Director at the School of Art & Design, Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture, UNSW. Her research focuses on contemporary jewellery practice and relationships between objects, the body and place. Recent projects include Return Loop (2020) for Made/Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery, a national touring exhibition organised by the Australian Design Centre; and Wayfaring (2019-2022), a collaborative exhibition project with the University of Tasmania. Her solo exhibitions include New Terrain in an Old World at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, Canberra (2017), funded by the Australian Council for the Arts; To make an end is to make a beginning, her PhD examination exhibition at UNSW Art & Design (2014); The Infinite Fold at Jam Factory: Contemporary Craft and Design, Adelaide (2009) and Mathematical Beauty at the Australian Design Centre, Sydney (2006-2007). Her contemporary jewellery is held in public collections including the National Gallery of Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia.