Rachel David had new sculpture at Barrister’s Gallery in New Orleans in December 2015. David is a blacksmith artist making hand forged sculpture, architectural elements and furniture.
Jeffrey Lloyd Dever was invited to participate in the biennial 2015 Beijing International Contemporary Metal & Jewellery Art Exhibition in Beijing, China this past fall.
Anne Havel has work included in the following current or upcoming exhibitions: Nurture by Nature at Lapham Gallery of the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council, Glens Falls, NY. Materials: Hard & Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council/Patterson-Denton Arts Center, Denton, TX. Alchemy 3, Juried Exhibition of The Enamelist Society, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen and McGowan Fine Art , Concord, NH. In addition, the Enamel Arts Foundation has acquired two of her pieces for their permanent collection.
Laura Jaklitsch was selected as Contemporary Craft’s 2016 Lydon Emerging Artists Program (LEAP) winner. Jaklitsch, who received her BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing in 2011 from Massachusetts College of Art, elegantly combines traditional craftsmanship and modern design in her work.
Bruce Metcalf’s work was included in American Craft Council’s Art In Wood exhibition and he was featured in MODERN magazine. Metcalf’s work has also been chosen to be part of Schmuck 2016.
Jennifer Trask will have work featured at the Renwick Invitational 2016. She is one of four esteemed artists chosen to participate in the exhibition.
The February/March issue of American Craft magazine features an article by Brigitte Martin about Joshua Kosker. Congratulations to Martin for her first article published by American Craft. Be sure to check out the double-page spread of Kosker’s amazing work.
Lynn Batchelder (at right) and Aric Verrastro were named as two of the five finalists for Art Jewelry Forum’s 2016 Artist Award. The finalists will exhibit their work with Sofia Björkman, from Platina, during the international art jewelry fair Schmuck, in Munich, Germany, February 24-March 1. A cash prize will be awarded to one of the finalists, to be announced in February.
SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Aaron Faber Gallery, Halstead, and Pocosin Arts.