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SNAG Connects Council Leaders Announced

SNAG has announced the selection of the following SNAG Connects Council Leaders:

SNAG Connects logo proof v2Northeast (CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI, VT): Lindsay Minihan
Mid Atlantic (DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, DC): Cyd Rowley
Southeast (AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, PR): Gabrielle Gould
East Central (IN, KY, MI, OH, WV, TN): Susan Thornton
West Central (IL, IA, KS, MO, NE): Jina Seo
North (MN, MT, ND, SD, WI): Teresa Faris
South (AR, LA, OK, MS, TX): Sarah Loch-Test
Northwest (AK, ID, OR, WY, UT, WA): Lindsey Snell
West (CA, AZ, NM, NV, CO, HI): Nancy Shapiro
Mexico: Lorena Lazard
Canada: Pasha Moezzi

This new program is launching in October 2017. Each Council Leader will facilitate meet-ups, send out monthly emails to their region’s members about opportunities and events in their area, welcome new members, and report on member achievements and events to the SNAG office. Council Leaders will also write posts for the SNAG Connects Blog and create short SNAG videos that will connect members virtually, creating a more dynamic online community.


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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WE ARE SNAG: Contemporary Smiths

Contemporary-Smiths logoA virtual exhibition celebrating the breadth of our field and membership.

 

From “blacksmith” to “goldsmith,” “silversmith” to “bladesmith,” the term “smith” denotes connotations of skill and mastery. Juried by Sue Amendolara, Greg Gehner, and Tom Muir, this online exhibition embraces the work of contemporary smiths and highlights some of the extraordinary works created by members of SNAG.

Go here to view the exhibition as well as statements by the jurors and artists.

 


SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Aaron Faber Gallery, Halstead, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, and Pocosin Arts.

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WE ARE SNAG: Identity

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

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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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“WE ARE SNAG: Identity” Call for Entries

Juried Online Member Exhibition

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DEADLINE FOR ENTRY HAS PASSED

As makers, designers, craftspeople, artists, students, teachers, independent studio practitioners, gallerists, and hobbyists, we are SNAG. From many backgrounds and points of view we are collectively what makes SNAG so incredibly rich, diverse, and relevant to a field which embraces our traditions while simultaneously forging our futures. WE ARE SNAG: Identity is the first in a series of juried online WE ARE SNAG member exhibitions celebrating the breadth of our field and membership.

WE ARE SNAG: Identity online exhibition seeks images of traditionally crafted, contemporary, and experimental new works from any current member of SNAG. This juried online exhibition intends to represent the incredibly diverse work and making practices of our membership and is open to jewelry work, metals work, metalsmithed objects, body ornamentation and the like.

Exhibition Jurors:  Tim McCreight ○ C. James Meyer ○ Stacey Lee Webber

Eligibility:

  • Open to all SNAG members 18 years of age or older.
  • Applicants need not reside in the United States.
  • All work must be original and produced within the last three years (2011 or later).
  • Objects made from commercial kits or commercially available plans are NOT ELIGIBLE.
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to apply with images that have not been widely circulated in Metalsmith or other publications.
  • Collaborations are allowed under the conditions that 1, all artists involved are current members of SNAG; and 2, artists may only participate in one application: either as part of a collaboration OR as part of a personal application, but not both.

Requirements:

  • Applications must be received by midnight (11:59:59 pm) Mountain Time, July 31, 2014.  Once the call is closed, no further entries will be accepted. DEADLINE FOR ENTRY HAS PASSED.
  • All entries must be made online through CaFE (www.callforentry.org).  Login or create an account at CaFE ; The call detail on CaFE can be found by clicking here.
  • There is a $25 non-refundable application fee.
  • All applicants MUST be a member of SNAG in order to be eligible to apply for this opportunity. If you are not a current member at the time of application, please see the links below to become a member.
  • Artists may submit up to 4 images, made up of any combination of general and detail shots of up to 4 works.
  • Artists must submit a statement about submitted works, up to 1000 characters.
  • All images must be accompanied by title, material, dimensions, and year of completion.
  • All decisions of the jurors are final.
  • All work must be original. By completing this application artist agrees that he/she is responsible for the creation of submitted works.
  • By submitting images for possible inclusion in WE ARE SNAG: Identity, the artist agrees to the following:

– That Metalsmith magazine and SNAG have the right to retain and duplicate these images for the purpose of marketing and for display on the SNAG website and e-newsletters.
– That the artist requires no compensation or further contact from Metalsmith magazine or SNAG.
– That the artist agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus.

To become a member of SNAG or renew your membership:
Visit snagmetalsmith.org/join/ or snagmetalsmith.org/renew-membership/

Timeline for Exhibition:
July 31, 2014                           Deadline for Submission at midnight (11:59:59 pm) Mountain Time
August 22, 2014                      Notification of Results to Artists (by email)
December 5th, 2014               Exhibition Opens Online

Questions? Contact Anne Fiala

Download Prospectus (PDF)