Metalsmith’s 2008 Exhibition in Print, “Equilibrium,” presents art that engages the body as site and alters sensorial experience by impacting one or more of the five senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell) and, by extension, the perceptions and actions of the viewer, the wearer, or both.
Works selected by the curators, Kate Bonansinger and Rachelle Thiewes, appear in Metalsmith’s 2008 Exhibition in Print. In addition, chosen objects were shown at the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at the University of Texas at El Paso from January 22 to March 11, 2009.
The genesis of this exhibition came from Metalsmith magazine’s annual Exhibition in Print, curated in 2007 by internationally known design/curator Ellen Lupton and published by SNAG. Museum of Contemporary Craft presented the work as one component of a multi-faceted investigation of art jewelry that, at once, acknowledges the growing interdependence in the visual practices of art, craft and design, and poses theoretical questions about the way contemporary art jewelry is presented for the public to experience….
Celebrating Art and Soul in Contemporary Metalwork
A juried exhibition of work by SNAG members in the Pacific Northwest.
Featured were outstanding works by artists from the Pacific Northwest selected by curator Christine L. Sundt, SNAG member and Eugene jewelry artist, and Dena Brown, Director of The Gallery at the Airport (Eugene, Oregon). Over thirty artists from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, and British Columbia presented works in a variety of materials and formats along with the tools that were used to make their stunning creations.
From fine and precious metals to funky and fun, from miniature to imposing, the pieces on display illustrated the variety of skills and the range of talent and originality of these artists.
Artists featured: Mandy Allen, Brendalyn Avender, Harriete Estel Berman, Yuyen Chang, Anna Clark, Lin Cook, Kathleen Faulkner, Kathleen Frazer, Angela Gleason, Hannah Goldrich, Catherine Grisez, Jane L. Guerber, Lee Rumsey Haga , Trudee Hill, Holly Yashi, Toshiyuki Kawai, Suzanne Linquist, Theresa Lovering-Brown, Julia Lowther, Alvi Lufiani, Javi Olivares, Emiko Oye, W. L. Parrish, Kris Patzlaff, Nancy Piccioni, Rebecca A. Scheer, Anika Smulovitz, Kate Speranza, Brooke Stone, Christine L. Sundt, Deborah Taube, Anna Tucker, Ryan Tuss, Ruth von Büren, Lynda Watson, Dennis Werst, and Charles Kent Wiggins.
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SNAG Annual Student Show
Juried by Sarah Perkins, Sherry Simms, and Rick Smith, “Next + Now” featured the work of students from across North America. Held at the Metal Museum in Memphis, TN during the SNAG conference.
In October 2005, the work from the 2005 Exhibition in Print, “Flatware: Fantasy + Function,” curated by Boris Bally and Rosanne Raab, exhibited at SOFA Chicago (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art). Forty-two artists’ work was featured in this edition of the Exhibition in Print.