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Member Achievements – May 2013

Gravers Lane Gallery in Philadelphia is showing the jewelry of Ken Bova.

Jessica Calderwood has a solo exhibition at the Penland School of Crafts Focus Gallery May 3-June 16, 2013. It includes sculpture, wall work and wearables.

Susan Crow’s work from her East Fourth Street collection was shown at the Goldstein Museum at the University of Minnesota for a juried exhibit entitled “Redefining, Redesigning Fashion: Designs for Sustainability.” Her accepted pieces were four rings made from recycled 14kt yellow gold set with fair trade gemstones. Susan also participate in the panel discussion “Industry Panel: Social Responsibility in Apparel: Industry Perspectives and Practices”
at the Fashion and Social Responsibility symposium held in April at the University.

Christine Dhein has been working with students and teachers at San Francisco Waldorf High School and San Francisco City College to implement changes to make their jewelry studios more eco-friendly.

Roland Dubuc was selected to participate in the exhibition Three Elements at Zilberschmuck Gallery in May. Dubuc’s piece “Intrigue” was on display.

Work by Lily Fitzgerald will be part of The Ecstasy of Gold at Patina Gallery, June 28-July 21, 2013.

Mary Lee Hu has been invited to be one of two international jurors at a national metals exhibition held at the Gold Museum in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

Brigitte Martin’s “Humor in Craft” book has won a second national book award; it won the Humor category a the 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Linda MacNeil’s exhibition Brooches is at Mobilia Gallery June 8-July 27, 2013. The brooches are inspired by nature, geometry and architecture.

emiko oye was interviewed for Handful of Salt, an arts and design quarterly.

Dorothee Rosen was awarded Best New Product at the Atlantic Craft Trade Show for her new spring series “TwobyFour.”

An enamel jewelry exhibit by Monica Schmid, entitled Fusing Line and Color is at Lireille Gallery during May 2013. The exhibit consists of works created during 2012, the last year of her studies at California College of the Arts.

Among the artists selected by The Museum of Arts and Design for LOOT 2013 are SNAG members David and Roberta Williamson.

Puget Sound jewelers Julia Heineccius, Vina Rust, and Rebbecca Tomas are part of the exhibition “Contemporary Makers” at Tacoma Metal Arts Center through May 31 and then at Pratt Fine Arts Center June 7-30.

MJSA announced the winners of its annual Vision Awards, which honor excellence in jewelry making and design, as well as technical skill. SNAG member Jiarui Lu received 1st Place – Future of Industry Award. Member Ezra Satok-Wolman received 1st Place (Tie) – Palladium Distinction.

Melanie Bilenker, Lola Brooks, Susie Ganch, and Myra Mimlitsch-Gray (at right) were part of those featured from Sienna Gallery in Collective.1 in May. Collective is a new design fair in New York City, presenting a curated selection from galleries around the world.  Also included were Jamie Bennett, Arthur Hash, Ruth Reifen, Sondra Sherman, and John Iversen.

Craftboston’s show awards included Best of Show to Linda Kindler Priest (at left) for jewelry, Award of Excellence to Brandon Holschuh for jewelry, Award of Excellence to Paul Weller for metal, and Award of Distinction to Terri Logan for jewelry.

Lapidary Journal’s Jewelry Artist magazine, May/June 2013, includes work by Rebecca Strzelec and Caitlin Skelcey in an article about 3D printing.

Ornament, Volume 36 Number 3, features SNAG members Karen Lorene, Kat Cole, and Mary Hallam Pearse in “Women Working Words.”  Lola Brooks is the subject of the article “The Seductive Beauty of Heartbreak and Desire.”  The magazine also features Eleanor Moty as well as an article on “Adornments & Delights” with Caro-Gray Bosca, Linda Kindler Priest, Claire Sanford, and Susan Hamlet.


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