Archive for March, 2014
SNAG is excited to announce the 2nd UNIQUES online auction benefiting our members and SNAG. UNIQUES is an online auction of one-of-a-kind, limited edition, unusual, and handmade contemporary art jewelry and small metal items that will help SNAG members gain exposure and sell work while helping the organization raise funds for programming.
The UNIQUES Spring Sale is June 2-16, 2014 on eBay.
Submissions are due by April 12, 2014.
In the first week of the Road 2 Success SPOT ON: “Making a Living and Living the Dream,” our panel of experts has focused on what to do when you are starting out, the work-you-love/work-that-sells paradox, and what they look for in a studio assistant, intern, or employee.
Heather Bayless’ piece Hanging Nest was accepted to the Craft Forms 2013 exhibition and also received a Juror’s Award.
Harriete Berman received first place in the Repurposed Materials in Art & Design category of the 2014 Eco Awards. Her project, Pick Up Your Pencils, Begin, is composed of thousands of #2 pencils that form an ephemeral curtain. The installation emphasizes material reuse, student education, math, science, and diversity.
Parker Brown is the winner of the 2014 SNAG/crafthaus Conference scholarship. Brown is a modern-day armor maker. Not only does he meticulously research the historical costumes, swords, and helmets he recreates, he also documents all his processes and shares them via video documentation and a book project he is about to start. The scholarship is awarded every January to a crafthaus member and is intended to enable his/her attendance at the annual SNAG conference.
Luana Coonen has moved from Hawaii to San Francisco. In February, the Hui No’eau’s The World of Monet: The Artist’s Garden gala event featured Coonen’s Asymmetri
Robyn Dufty was awarded First Place in the Phenomenal Gemstones category of the 2014 AGTA Cutting Edge Awards. The entry was a cabochon-cut opal titled Aurora Borealis in the Night Sky.
92nd Street Y’s Jewelry Center, directed by Jonathan Wahl, is offering a series of talks and special workshops with visiting artists through April 2014. Includes jewelry talks by Alexis Bittar and Georg Dobler. Get a glimpse of what other organizations and businesses are doing in this week’s news post.