The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

 

Website: http://www.acj.org.uk/
Location: UK
Members: 67
Latest Activity: 18 hours ago

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Founded as a membership association in 1997 and registered as a Limited Company in 2006, it recognises a need to foster discussion, debate and critical review and interaction amongst its members. To this end we organise conferences, lectures, seminars, workshops and an annual general meeting for our members. Our regular newsletter, findings, features reviews, information, comment, book offers and discounts and is of benefit to both our members and the wider public. We also produce a monthly e-bulletin featuring news and opportunities.

We welcome as members practising jewellers, associated designers and crafts people, educators, students, gallery owners and retailers, museum curators, critics and collectors - indeed, anyone with an interest in contemporary jewellery.


The Association for Contemporary Jewellery 
PO Box 37807 London SE23 1XJ United Kingdom 
Telephone: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4201 
Fax: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4452 
Email: enquiries@acj.org.uk

 

WHAT WE DO

• promote greater understanding of contemporary jewellery
• support jewellers’ creative and professional development
• develop audiences for this lively field of contemporary craft and design

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:44am


Call for Makers: Rising Stars 2018 Exhibition

Description

Rising Stars aims to offer new makers their first step into the market place, through a curated, selling exhibition. We are delighted to present a professional development award of £500 and a solo exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery in 2019 for one of the makers in the exhibition. Rising Stars is a curated, national platform to foster and champion students and recent graduates from BA and MA crafts, design and applied arts programmes across the UK. Rising Stars 2018 is supported by Billmeir Charitable Trust. It is organised by the New Ashgate Gallery in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts.
How to Apply

Apply by email:

Application form - download it at : https://issuu.com/newashgate/docs/rising_stars_2018_call_application_ or request the application form by email: gallery@newashgate.org.uk
3-5 images of the proposed work(s) (JPEG, 1-2 MB in size, including full image captions and a title for the artwork in a file name)
CV (max. 2 pages) -Statement about your work of no more than 250 words.

The deadline is the 4 January 2018, 9 am. Email your application to New Ashgate Gallery at risingstars.exhibition@gmail.com having your name in the subject field.
http://www.newashgate.org.uk/information-for-artists/rising-stars-2...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:41am
 
Opportunity for Jewellers! An opportunity has arisen in Bristol for a shared jewellery space to rent in Old Market Manor Makerspace / C.I.C Sharing with Charlotte Duckworth owner of The Silver Duck, there is a jewellery space available in the heart of Bristol. Inclusive of bench, shared storage space and equipment including: Pillar Drill, Rolling Mill, Hearth and kitchenette area. Located 10 minutes from Temple Meads Train Station and Cabot Circus, this is a lovely central space to work from. Full time jewellery space - £150 p/m Part time jewellery space - £100 p/m Contact either Charlotte Duckworth directly to arrange a viewing, or email hello.oldmarketmanor@gmail.com if interested. To learn more about Old Market Manor Makerspace / C.I.C go to the facebook page or search on google
How to Apply
 
Either email: hello.oldmarketmanor@gmail.com Or contact through facebook @oldmarketmanor Or contact Charlotte directly on facebook @charlotteanneduckworth
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:38am

The Emerging Curators program offers grants up to $2.500 to assist an emerging curator or curators in executing an exhibition focused on jewelry and/or metalwork. https://klimt02.net/events/open-calls/snag-2017-emerging-curators-p...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:35am

HIRE A STUDIO AT THE FORGE
The Forge, Westferry Road 397 – 411, E14 3AE

Craft Central has moved to The Forge, a stunning newly fitted out space in East London. Light-filled studios are available for hire alongside the bright, 1,000 square foot exhibition hall. Apply today https://www.craftcentral.org.uk/content/studios

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:26am

Shine 2017: Jeweller Christine Johnson
http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/blog/2017/november/20/shine-2017-j...
by: Rebekah Bonaparte
20-Nov-17
Jeweller Christine Johnson is currently exhibiting in our annual selling showcase Shine 2017 at the Goldsmiths’ Centre. In this interview, Christine talks about journey into the industry through short courses, and how her visual research led her to create her kinetic jewellery pieces.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:23am

BEHIND THE SCENES AT DIGITS2WIDGETS STUDIO
Thu 1 February 2018
6pm - 8pm, Free (incl a glass of wine)

Join our members for a special tour of the 3D printing and design studio D2W (Digits2Widget) in Camden. Listen to a talk about its potential in the design process; and see award-winning projects, ranging from jewellery sets to eyewear. Book now
http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/public-events/out-about-b...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:21am

Goldsmiths Centre
CREATIVE LINKS: CLAIRE ADLER & BARBARA TIPPLE IN CONVERSATION
Tue 30 January 2018
6pm - 8pm, £10 (incl a glass of wine)

Luxury media consultant and writer, Claire Adler, is joined by one of the UK’s most accomplished jewellers, Barbara Tipple. She reveals her story – from her life-changing visit at 18 to the V&A to today. http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/public-events/creative-li...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:18am
Assay Office
Valuation Days
12 January 2018; 9 March 2018
Valuation Days offer the chance for a private one-to-one consultation and professional appraisal by our expert valuer. You will also receive a comprehensive portfolio of your items.
Contact the Assay Office to book.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:15am

Symposium
'Commerce with all the World': Being a Goldsmith in the 16th & 17th Centuries
19 January 2018, £45
To celebrate the landmark publication of Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London: Their Lives and Their Marks by Dr David Mitchell, the Goldsmiths’ Company is holding a symposium to explore the world in which early modern goldsmiths lived & worked. Book Tickets https://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/company/today/events/2018/symposium...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on December 9, 2017 at 9:14am

Try before you buy

A skills gap means that works using technology are still rare in arts centres and galleries. Artists need more opportunities for hands-on experience, says Andrew Knutt.
https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/magazine/article/try-you-buy?utm...

 

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