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Member Achievements – July 2021

Annapolis_Table_13 (Medium)Maynard Studios Inc. won a Gold award in the 2021 Ernest Wiemann Top Job Competition for Outstanding Craftsmanship, administered by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA).

SorrelAcacia_Tulip Necklace GCDCSorrel Acacia is the recipient of The Podolsky Award and a Silver in the Junior Jewellers 3D Craft Section at the 2021 Goldsmiths Craft and Design Awards Ceremony in London, England.

1LBBucheitFourElementsBridalCrownLiz Bucheit presented in the exhibition “Nordic Crowns & Beyond: In Praise of Women” at the Duluth Nordic Center in Duluth, MN.

John Teal CrutchfieldMetallic Art Graphics was selected for the 2021 Best of Richmond Award in the Museum/Art Gallery category by the Richmond Award Program.

unnamedOlivia Shih was awarded the 2020 Cindy Edelstein Jewelry Design Scholarship by the The Women’s Jewelry Association.

Robert Schroeder created the new ceremonial mace for Purdue University Fort Wayne graduates. View the article about Robert and the ceremonial mace here.

IMG_20210701_124217_473Wayne Werner is presenting in the exhibition “Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age” curated by Elyse Zorn Karlin at the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, GA.

 

 

 

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SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Gemological Institute of America and Halstead.

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Member Achievements – December 2020

Jess TolbertJess Tolbert was a winner of an international jewelry award at Preziosa Young 2020. In addition, Jess was a finalist for international craft prize at Loewe Craft Prize 2020.

Zihan YangZihan Yang also was chosen as a winner at Preziosa Young 2020.

W4_Claudio_PinoClaudio Pino presented sculpture rings at the exhibition “Out of this World! Jewelry in the Space Age” curated by Elyse Zorn Karlin at the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, GA.

Teri Brudnak had work in an online show in honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Gemological Institute of America, Halstead and Pepetools.

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Member Achievements – October 2020

Lisa GralnickLisa Gralnick was recently named as a winner of the 2020 American Craft Council Awards. Gralnick, a professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a metalsmith, studio jeweler, and academic whose work challenges the monetary, cultural, and personal value of objects by transforming metals into objects of thought-provoking visual beauty.

Myra Mimlitsch-GrayMyra Mimlitsch-Gray received a 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Craft/Sculpture. Mimlitsch-Gray is a Cranbrook alumna and SUNY New Paltz faculty member. The Fellowship program makes unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to artists working in 15 disciplines, awarding Fellowships to five disciplines per year on a triennial basis.

Kyra-Martin-BefittingCongratulations to the winners of the 2020 MJSA Vision Awards Design Competition, including SNAG members Kyra Martin (Befitting ring shown here) for First Place, Future of the Industry (Student Work) and Ashley Pollack for Second Place in the same category.

jill_tower_guppyCongratulations to the SNAG members who were chosen for Interweave’s Jewelry, Bead and Gem Arts Awards. Winners included Jill Tower, Grand Prize (Fancy Guppy pendant shown here). Honorable Mentions included Susan Coddon and Saul Ellis.

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SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Gemological Institute of America, Halstead and Pepetools.

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Member Achievements – February 2020

Mallory WestonMJ Tyson is the recipient of the Art Jewelry Forum 2020 Young Artist Award. The Young Artist Award is given to acknowledge promise, innovation, and individuality in the work of emerging artists and to advance the career of the recipient. Congratulations also to finalists Junmin Bae, Ryungjae Jung, Lore Langendries, and Mallory Weston.

Claudio PinoClaudio Pino was awarded the prestigious 2019 Jean-Marie Gauvreau Award of Excellence by the Quebec Crafts Council in December. The Prize is the highest distinction in crafts in Quebec.

Jill Herlands has been featured in some recent publications, including: 4SEE Magazine, Nylon Español, Glamour Hungary, L’Official Baltics Magazine, and Paper Magazine.

ACC Baltimore Feb 2020 awardsAt the February American Craft Show in Baltimore, the SNAG Award of Excellence in Jewelry and Metals went to Earl Jones. The Creative Spirit Abounds Award of Excellence went to Ian Henderson & Sue-Yee Leung of Zoa Chimerum Jewelry. Sarah Rachel Brown served as one of the jurors.

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SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Clara Williams, Gemological Institute of America, Halstead, Pepetools, and Steven Jacob, Inc.

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Member Achievements – November 2019

Maya Rose WeissMaya Rose Weiss was the SNAG award recipient at the Peter’s Valley Craft Fair in September. Maya is the designer of Yayaand Jewelry. She began experimenting with weaving, knitting, crocheting and braiding, while growing up in New York State. She has always been captivated by the natural world, and deeply inspired by the alchemy of fibers, intention and the human hand. Drawn to those traditions handed down from mother to daughter, over the course of generations, she seeks to expose the reverence and mystery embedded in hand-made, intuitive forms woven around empty space. She graduated from Pratt Institute in 2018.

emiko oyeemiko oye held an exhibition entitled 2 Be Seen from October 12-November 15 at Ombré Gallery during BLINK Cincinnati. emiko invited the public, through her medium of LEGO® and imagery of eyes, to experience mindfulness and Nonviolent Communication as simple practices we can implement in our day-to-day interactions to begin to acknowledge the humanity of every person and create positive change we wish to see in the world. emiko is based in San Francisco, CA, where she runs her two businesses, emikooreware and emikooyoga

Jaydan Moore Platter ChatterJaydan Moore has been recognized by the Museum of Arts & Design as a finalist for the Burke Prize. Jaydan’s Platter / Chatter, 2018 is displayed at the museum through April 12, 2020. He also recently finished work for the MUDAC in Switzerland and will have a large piece premiered with Ornamentum at the Design/Miami fair this December. Jaydan’s website


SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Clara Williams, Gemological Institute of America, Halstead, and Steven Jacob, Inc.

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