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2017 SNAG Student Slide Show: “The Big Reveal”

The Big Reveal: SNAG’s 2017 Student Slideshow
This presentation, originally shown at the SNAG conference in New Orleans in May 2017, represents the talent, creativity, and hard work of students. We sought out powerful and inspirational images from students pursuing certificates, associates, bachelors and master’s degrees.


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In Remembrance: Lee Marshall

Lee MarshallLee Marshall, of Santa Cruz, CA passed away June 25, 2017. Marshall, a former SNAG member, was the founder of both Bonny Doon Engineering and Knew Concepts. Bonny Doon Engineering developed a series of hydraulic presses and tooling for shaping and forming jewelry. Knew Concepts sells saws designed by Marshall.

A full account of Marshall’s remarkable life can be found here.


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SNAG JAMS!

JaMS call for entries
SNAG is launching an exciting new project, the Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS).
This new annual publication will increase the visibility of SNAG, help propel the field forward, and highlight the best new work being made in the field of jewelry and metals in the world, and to present a wide range of the type of work being made in the field.

JAMS will be an annual survey of jewelry and metals in contemporary art, architecture, craft, and design created in the previous year by emerging and established artists, as well as students.

Find out how to make a submission. Deadline September 1, 2017.


SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: AGTA, Halstead, Pocosin Arts, and Shapeways.

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2017 Educational Endowment Scholarships

SNAG awards three student scholarships with at least one award given to a student that is currently an undergraduate. These scholarships are for tuition towards the students’ degree granting programs.

Congratulations to the 2017 Educational Endowment Student Scholarship recipients:

Adam Atkinson EES 2017

$2000 Award
Adam Atkinson, East Carolina University

Leslie Shershow EES 2017
$1500 Award
Leslie Shershow, San Diego State University

Messa Zheng EES 2017
$1000 Award
Messa Zheng, San Diego State University 

SNAG also awards three scholarships for emerging and mid-career artists to use toward a workshop of their choice in North America.

Congratulations to the 2017 Educational Endowment Emerging/Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipients:

Andy Lowrie EES 2017
$2000 Award
Andy Lowrie

Jessica Andersen EES 2017
$1500 Award
Jessica Andersen

Lindsay Rice EES 2017
$1000 Award
Lindsay Rice


SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: AGTA, Halstead, Pocosin Arts, and Shapeways.

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POCOSIN_logo_120615   shapeways


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2017 SNAG Student Exhibition Awards

Nexus: The 2017 Juried Student Exhibition highlighted student work that challenges traditional and non-traditional ways of working using new and old materials, techniques, and ideas by the next generation of makers in the metalsmithing and jewelry field. The exhibition was held in May during the SNAG conference in New Orleans.

New this year, SNAG presented awards. Congratulations to the winners:

Xinhao Yang
Best in Show

Xinhao Yang, Rochester Institute of Technology
Fetter
Acrylic, copper, zinc

Taehyun Bang
Honorable Mention

Taehyun Bang, University of Kansas
Miser’s Fish
Sheet of aluminum, raffia, oil paint

Eunsil Leem
Honorable Mention
Eunsil Leem
, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
I did not see the women
copper, sterling silver

Thank you to Charon Kransen Arts for sponsoring the 2017 Student Exhibition.
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SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: AGTA, Halstead, Pocosin Arts, and Shapeways.

   AGTANewLogo          Halstead
POCOSIN_logo_120615   shapeways