SNAG Editor Emily Zilber was named as an up-and-coming leader in the field by American Craft Council. You can read more about Emily in the October/November 2018 issue of American Craft.
SNAG sponsored an Award of Excellence at Peters Valley Craft Fair. Alexandra Lozier was the recipient of the award. Congratulations Alexandra!
Emily Shaffer has won the 2018 Halstead Grant for new jewelry businesses. Emily Shaffer Studio started three years ago in Franklin, Maine, and will be moving to a new location in Ellsworth, Maine, in October. Emily received her BFA in crafts – fine metal jewelry and BS in art education from Kutztown University.
Steven Brownlee and Jewelry Creations Workshop were featured in VoyageMIA. Jewelry Creations Workshop is located in North Miami and offers jewelry classes which are tailored specially to each student. Classes are taught by trained professionals, Steven Brownlee, resident instructors, and visiting instructors on a rotating basis that cater to all levels and interests.
Claudio Pino presents new creations at Where I Come From: A Celebration of Cultural Diversity in Jewelry at Aaron Faber Gallery from October 4-25, 2018. In addition, this exhibition will be presented at SOFA Chicago.
“Ariamuara,” a neckpiece by Linda Kaye-Moses, has been accepted and will be shown in the national exhibition Under Fire 2. The exhibition will be held at the Krikorian Gallery of the Worcester Center for Crafts from October 18-November 17, 2018.
Adrienne M. Grafton from Western PA, has a solo show, entitled Departed, open from October 1-26 at the Anne Rudd Galyon Gallery on the Greensboro College campus.
SNAG member Marjorie Simon and Biba Schutz have curated a show of NY artists for the NYC Jewelry Week entitled LOUD AND CLEAR: Voices from the Empire State. The participating artists, including the curators, are all studio jewelers, representing a range of age and working styles. Gallery Maison Gerard, November 12-16.
Judy Wukitsch is helping organize an Open Studio for New York City Jewelry Week, November 12-18 at Studio 135: Jewelers at Work. It will include a demo of alloying gold and silver, various fabrication techniques, stone setting and a special feature will include an enameling demo.
SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Gemological Institute of America, Halstead, and Shapeways.