NSCAD University Professor and SNAG member Pamela Ritchie is the winner of the 2017 Saidye Bronfman Award, part of the Canadian Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Her current work is based on scientists who have made a difference in human lives in the last century. She is focused on Joseph Lister, a British surgeon who pioneered using antiseptics in surgery, particularly carbolic acid. Learn more>>>
Marilyn da Silva has been named a Master of the Medium in metal and jewelry by Washington D.C.’s James Renwick Alliance (JRA). These awards are given every other year to outstanding artists doing extraordinary work in five traditional craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood. The awardees are invited to Washington for JRA’s spring celebration of craft, to receive their award and give a presentation describing their work.
Boris Bally organized the Innovative Merger of Art & Guns to Inspire New Expressions, or IMAGINE PEACE NOW exhibition and catalog. It is a call to arms, hearts and hands intended especially for contemporary metal artists.
Caitie Sellers is featured at The Metal Museum. Her exhibition Tributaries: Caitie Sellers runs January 29-April 16. Sellers seeks to find the familiar among common themes and ubiquitous materials such as brick, wire and asphalt. She transforms imagery of architecture and urban infrastructure into jewelry.
JV Collective, a small studio that is home to five jewelry designers, has opened in Philadelphia. Melanie Bilenker, Leslie Boyd, Mallory Weston, Emily Cobb, and Maria Eife joined together to open the new space. Learn more>>>
Peter Antor began working in September as an Artist in Residence at Lillstreet Art Center.
Ezra Satok-Wolman spoke and exhibited at TRIPLE PARADE, an International Art Jewelry Event in China.
SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Halstead, NextFab, Pocosin Arts, and Shapeways.