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: 11 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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Hello ACJ followers, Likers and Members. Could you comment on this post and let us know the one thing you like to see on our networks and the one thing you would prefer not to see! Thank you.

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 4:55am

“Pushing science and ignoring the arts will make school students miserable”

Matias Shortcook, an associate dean at Plymouth College of Art, comments on the repercussions of secondary schools cutting resources for creative subjects such as art and design.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 4:50am
After using a brain scanner to test volunteers' ability to find creative solutions to problems, scientists at Harvard University have worked out how to measure the flexibility of someone’s thinking.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 4:46am

thought it was a good time to share this again: http://creative-blueprint.co.uk/thinkpieces/item/reading-wroughting...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 4:40am

New research by Nesta finds that the growth rate of creative industries employment could mean 1,000 new jobs every week until 2030. London, Manchester and Luton top the list of areas with the most creative businesses. https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/newsreel/900000-new-creativ...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 4:34am
only a few tickets left for the Dodge the Shredder workshop in Hastings NEXT WEEK. Don't miss out, book your place now!

Offered in partnership with AN, Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex County Council this one-day session will introduce you to tried and tested methods to sharpen your approach when making funding applications.
 
 
 

Dodge the shredder
Tuesday 20 February 2018, 10.30am-4.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dodge-the-shredder-tickets-41336517637

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 10, 2018 at 7:26am

The European Prize for Applied Arts 2018
21Oct2018 - 15Feb2018
WCC-BF
Mons, BELGIUM
DEADLINE: 15/02/2018


Last days to apply https://klimt02.net/events/open-calls/european-prize-applied-arts-2...

Artistic merit, technical mastery and innovation are the jury criteria basis.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 10, 2018 at 7:25am

International Symposium. Digital Meets Handmade: Jewelry in the 21st Century

Open call  /  05 Feb 2018  -  15 Feb 2018
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 10, 2018 at 7:24am

SNAG 47th Annual Conference 2018: Made
Registration is Now Open.
Portland has a powerful entrepreneurial spirit that encourages everyone to engage across all disciplines. From art and design to food and beer, Portland’s MADE community is unique. To celebrate this, the SNAG 2018 conference theme is MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage.
http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 10, 2018 at 7:22am

https://klimt02.net/forum/articles/jewelry-design-managed-process-w...

Jewelry artisans rely on their creative skills to conceptualize, construct, and present their pieces. But it makes more sense, and leads to better success on all levels, when jewelry artisans redefine jewelry design, not merely as a creative endeavor, but as a managed process, as well. First, this means understanding what they do as a system of integrated and interrelated choices. Second, this means understanding the implications for these choices at the boundary between jewelry and person.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 10, 2018 at 7:18am

a-n Biennial Bursaries 2018: open for applications
The a-n Biennial Bursaries 2018 are now open for applications, with 20 awards of £600 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members to attend the launch of either the Berlin Biennale or Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, in June.
https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/a-n-biennial-bursaries-2018-open-applica...

 

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"    The National @ Funaki:   10 April - 5 May (please note there is no opening event).   Gallery Funaki, 4 Crossley St Melbourne     Funaki @ The National:   8 May - 2 June   The National, 249…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"  Private View 24 April 2018 5 - 8pm     The ‘Collective Invites’ makers invite you collectively to their PRIVATE VIEW on Tuesday 24 April 2018 5 - 8pm at 67 York Street, Marylebone, W1H…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Dear Friends, I am very honored to announce two new programs currently operating at the ILJMuseum. The Hephaistos Summer School and the Jewelry Artist in Residenceprogram, JaIR, open this summer for the first time in a…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"festival of crafts returns on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018. festival of crafts is an annual two day craft event held at Farnham Maltings. Now in its 22nd year, the festival is well established in the craft calendar and features a…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Still Shining Jewellery Exhibition by Czech Centre London The first UK showcase of contemporary Czech jewellery designers, hosted by Gallery SO.…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Charity: Grant for the UK Men's Shed AssociationThe Goldsmiths’ Company Charity has awarded a grant of £3,000 a year for three years to the UK Men's Shed Association. Sheds are community spaces for older men to meet, connect,…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"13 April - 1 July 2018 Following on from its display at the Ruthin Craft Centre and the Harley Gallery, Made for the Table will be exhibited at the Holburne Museum in Bath until 1 July 2018.Made for the Table presents contemporary silver from the…"
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