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Member Achievements – December 2014

Jesper JensenJesper Jensen has created a memorial baton honoring the fallen soldiers of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. Fashioned from sterling silver, 18-karat yellow gold, and maple wood, the baton is hand-made and hollowed out to make room for an honor roll of 1866 names of PPCLI members who lost their lives in battle since the infantry’s formation in 1914.

Wendy Wallin MalinowWendy Wallin Malinow received an AdORNAMENTS Excellence Award from the Racine Art Museum for her ornament design.

emiko oyeemiko oye has been commissioned to create the next limited-edition pin for Art Jewelry Forum. The pins will be distributed exclusively to all new and renewing AJF supporters in 2015. Each brooch consists of a base of seven LEGO® affixed together, and eight to 10 additional toy bricks in a single color, which recipients can use any way they like to build their own configurations atop the base.

Mary Lynn PodilukMary Lynn Podiluk has been named a 2015 NICHE Awards Finalist for her handcrafted engagement ring “Infinite.”  Inspired by language, the body and nature, Podiluk creates conceptually based jewelry and hollowware pieces. Other SNAG members have also been named as finalists. See more about the 2015 NICHE Awards.

Monica Schmid-DiabloMonica Schmid - DiabloMonica Schmid has been featured in Diablo magazine, a monthly publication written for the San Francisco East Bay. Schmid uses color, stylized forms, textures and stones to create wearable paintings.

 

Geralyn SheridanGeralyn Sheridan was one of nine designers invited to participate in the 2014 MJSA Design Challenge: A Mother’s Love. Her design was a sculptural ring representing a painting, framed in diamonds and tourmaline.

Elizabeth Shypertt is curating jewelry for San Francisco Bay Area clothing designer, Babette.


SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, Halstead, and Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company.

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WE ARE SNAG: Identity

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A virtual exhibition celebrating the breadth of our field and membership.

View the exhibition WE ARE SNAG: Identity

SNAG is excited to present WE ARE SNAG: Identity, an online exhibition. This is the first a series of juried exhibitions featuring SNAG members and celebrating the breadth and diversity of their field. The exhibition was carefully juried by Tim McCreight, C. James Meyer, and Stacey Lee Webber.

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Exhibitions

“Sydney Lynch Jewelry: Interpreting Her World” is at Aaron Faber through December 31. Lynch is inspired by the world around her, transforming the colors, textures and spirit of her visual experiences into one-of-a-kind and production jewels. See more exhibitions in this week’s news post.

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Show us your Hammer

You can watch SNAG’s new “Show us your Hammer” video below. And be sure to check out SNAG’s new campaign on Indiegogo!

By supporting and sharing our campaign, you are helping to ensure the future of SNAG. Your investment in SNAG, no matter the size, will allow us to continue advancing artists, supporting students and validating our field. Your gift will make a mark in the life of an artist and support our community of creative problem solvers.

 


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Letter from the President – November 2014

Dear Fellow SNAG Members, As I sat down to write this letter, I thought I would l share with you a question that I have asked myself many times, especially over the last few years as the President of SNAG. What if SNAG failed to exist? What would that mean to you? I know what that would mean to me…

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