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Guild Annoucements – August 2012

Society for Midwest Metalsmiths’ workshop schedule for 2012 includes: August 11-12 – Micro-Forming with Andrea Kennington & Les Bryant, at Maryville University; September 22-23 – Fold Forming at SIUE with Michael Parrett. <www.midwest-metalsmiths.org>

South Florida Jewelry Arts Guild’s annual retreat is September 7-9 in Key Largo, FL. <www.sfjag.org>

Metal Arts Guild of San Francisco sponsors a two-day Fusing Sterling Silver workshop September 22-23 with Marne Ryan. Workshop will be held at Scintillant Studio, San Francisco. <www.metalartsguildsf.org>


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Exhibitions – Opening August through October 2012

“Form + Function” is on display at Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM August 3-26. Patina features two prominent European artists in this exhibition of highly contemporary studio jewelry. Erich Zimmermann’s voluminous, hand-forged precious metal works counterpoint the trompe l’oeil dimensionality of Claude Chavent’s. <www.patina-galley.com> Claire Kahn returns for her second Patina Gallery exhibition of crochet […]

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From the Field – August 2012

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design awards $15,000 to ten graduating seniors in the form of an annual Windgate Fellowship. This money gives these emerging artists the validation and financial resources to pursue their dreams. This year’s ten Fellows were recently announced, and three of them were in Jewelry/Metals: Rachel Columb, University of Georgia; […]

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Letter from the President, Sue Amendolara – August 2012

The Phoenix conference was terrific, as anticipated, and I heard rave reviews from many of the attendees. Garth Clark delivered a provocative keynote speech entitled “Who’s Your Daddy,” which he began by asking, “Who do you want to pimp your art in the 20th century?” Needless to say all weekend I heard people debating what he talked about.

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Magazine Roundup – August 2012

Meghan Patrice Riley

Meghan Patrice Riley is featured in the June/July American Craft. She recently won the Society for Contemporary Craft’s Raphael Founder’s Prize. Daniel DiCaprio received an honorable mention from the Society for Contemporary Craft.

 

Claudio Pino is the subject of the article “Light Show” in the July MJSA Journal.

 

The July Jewelry Artist magazine’s 65th Anniversary Gallery includes Alan Revere and Celie Fago.

 

Wendy Edsall-Kerwin’s foldforming cuff bracelet project is in the July issue of Art Jewelry Magazine. In the “Gallery” is work by Karen Christians, Andrea Williams, Alex Lewandowski, and Hiromi Suter.

 

Ornament Volume 35 Number 4 shows beads by Randy Long and Billie Jean Theide. An article about Shana Kroiz appears in the same issue.

 

Metalsmith Volume 32 Number 3 includes work by SNAG members Jan Harrell, Kristina Glick, Jeanie Pratt, Alicia Boswell, Ubaldo Vitali, Kirsten Haydon, and Flora Book.  Exhibition reviews for Niki Ulehla, Micki Lippe, and Gabriel Craig are also in the issue.