The 2018 Saul Bell Design Award winners were recently announced. The list includes these SNAG members:
- Best of Show: Sophia Hu (at right)
- 2nd Place in Gold/Platinum: Rosario Garcia
- First Place Silver/Argentium®: Matthieu Cheminée
- First Place Jewelry Collection Couture/Fine: Wolfgang Vaatz
SNAG member Jaydan Moore’s wall piece Platter/Rather was acquired by the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA for its permanent collection.
Congratulations to SNAG member Wolfgang Vaatz for receiving 1st Place Responsible Practices Distinction in the 2018 MJSA Vision Awards. See all the winning entries.
SNAG member Adwowa Obeng received the Award for Emerging Craftsman and the Brooke Hannan Memorial Emerging Craftsman Scholarship at the Best of 2018 Exhibition held at the Ohio Designer Craft Museum.
Anne Havel was honored to be the Alchemy4 Exhibition Coordinator, the international traveling exhibition of The Enamelist Society. The final site of the exhibition was the Metal Museum in Memphis, TN through April 2018. Anne was also appointed to the Board of Directors of Enamel Guild North East.
Read the review by Liesbeth den Besten of the award-winning book CAST on AJF’s website. CAST was written by SNAG members Jen Townsend and Renée Zettle-Sterling.
SNAG would like to congratulate Michael Hull for his winning Volunteer T-Shirt design. The shirts were given to the 2018 conference volunteers in Portland, Oregon.
SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Gemological Institute of America, Halstead, Pocosin Arts, and Shapeways.