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Don’t miss this exclusive three-city tour for contemporary studio jewelry collectors!
Visit San Francisco, Santa Fe, and Houston this April to see some of the best collections and studios of art jewelry in the country. Includes the studios of several SNAG members.
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Congratulations to J. Cotter Gallery for celebrating its 45th anniversary this year. It has been in the same location in Vail, CO and has had the same owner since it was established in 1970. It was the first jewelry and art gallery to be opened in Vail Village. Read about this and more news from the field in this week’s post.
The Seattle Metals Guild announced the winners of its 2014 “Passing the Torch.” It is their annual statewide jewelry and metal arts competition and exhibition for Washington State high school students. This program gives students the experience of exhibiting their metal work and encourages them to consider a life in metal arts.
International Blacksmiths’ Day is this Saturday, May 24, 2014. The Metal Museum in Memphis, TN will offer free admission and blacksmithing demonstrations all day. Learn more about The Metal Museum here.
Central Virginia Blacksmith Guild is hosting “Festival of Iron & Wine” at Grayhaven Winery in Gum Spring, VA. Proceeds benefit construction of a new barn at Grayhaven to house the Guild’s center for blacksmith arts. Visit the Central Virginia Blacksmith Guild website.
In England, visitors are invited to join in celebrations at The Smithy Heritage Centre, Eccleston. About The Smithy.
Look for other events in your area!
Albert Paley is a recipient of the Smithsonian Craft Show’s first Visionary Awards. The award celebrates artists who have risen to the pinnacle of sculptural arts and design. Paley’s more than 50 site-specific works include the Portal Gates of the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery.