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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: 66
Latest Activity: on Saturday

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 18, 2018 at 12:00pm
Thank you all our members and followers: do share our pages.
 
 
 
 
Twitter: 1489 Followers: https://twitter.com/ACJ_Org_UK
 
Instagram: 1200 Followers https://www.instagram.com/acj.org.uk/
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:48am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:38am

LAUNCH OF NEW REDESIGNED WEBSITE


new website, www.goldsmiths-centre.org, offers comprehensive online access to programmes, resources and information for the jewellery, silversmithing and allied industries as well as interested members of the public.

http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/?utm_source=The+Goldsmiths%27+Cent...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:36am
Apprenticeship to Masterpiece - The Work of Goldsmiths' Company Apprentices
 
Date12 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018 · Mon – Fri, 9am – 6pmPriceFree admissionVenueAtrium
 
This exhibition explores the history of apprenticeships and charts the 4-year journey of the first cohort of students on the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s Foundation Programme from the signing of their apprenticeship indentures to completing their time and receiving their Freedom of the Goldsmiths’ Company. http://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/whats-on-apprenticeship-m...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:34am
During the month of February, become a member of AJF and be entered in a raffle to receive one of five copies of Jewellery Matters.

https://artjewelryforum.org/jewellery-matters-raffle?utm_source=2.2...

Art historian, design expert, and collector Marjan Unger and Rijksmuseum curator Suzanne van Leeuwen explore a dizzying array of beautiful objects to tell the fascinating story of jewelry from the Byzantine era to the present day. Jewelry is a unique art form--rare almost by definition and yet utterly universal--and Jewellery Matters engages its unique materiality, interweaving perspectives from art history, fashion theory, and anthropology with material research. What emerges is a gripping tale of a shared cultural heritage, an art form that is produced and worn around the world.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:17am

92Y Jewelry Residency Program

https://www.92y.org/jewelry-residency

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:16am

The Fashion Institute of Technology, in partnership with the Politecnico di Milano, will hold an international symposium called Digital Meets Handmade: Jewelry in t... on May 15-17, 2018.

https://www.fitnyc.edu/jewelry-design/symposium/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:14am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 7:08am

http://www.munichjewelleryweek.com/

Munich Jewellery Week is an independent initiative that supports and communicates yearly citywide jewellery exhibitions in Munich 
5–13 March 2018

This year, Munich Jewellery Week launched a new interactive website to offer visitors and participants a smooth MJW experience. Directly linked to the Google Maps, the website will immediately indicate your location and distance to each event. Open it on your phone and click on the address line to switch to Google Maps. 
Take advantage of the free roaming for EU mobile users travelling to other countries and use our interactive website as a perfect tool to guide you around Munich!

For those of you who prefer a tangible map, on which you can write, draw and make your own daily routes, Munich Jewellery Week will offer a printed map, for FREE, featuring all submitted events (print run of 5000 copies). This large and exquisitely designed map will accommodate expanded event information, images and practical information. Current Obsession will not produce its CO Paper in 2018, instead, we invite you to join us at a weeklong jewellery festival Doing The No No, at the Lovelace Hotel Happening

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 17, 2018 at 6:33am

The aim of the exhibition is to present the most interesting accomplishments of contemporary jewellery art. The submitted
works should be jewellery in the broad sense of the term, display creativity as well as high standards of design and execution.
The Organizers set no restrictions as to the materials and techniques employed but to honour the competition’s almost 40-year-long tradition, the inclusion of silver in the work is expected.


This year's topic is Ilussion

http://galeria.legnica.pl/site/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/TermsCond...

Date and Place of the Exhibition:
1st May - 10th June 2018
Opening ceremony: 19th May 2018
Exhibition space: The Gallery of Art in Legnica, Plac Katedralny 1
The Organizers plan to present the exhibition in chosen cities in Poland and abroad.

Organizer:
The Gallery of Art in Legnica.
59-220 Legnica, pl. Katedralny 1
tel. + 48 76 862 09 10; 862 06 94; fax + 48 76 856 51 26
www.silver.legnica.pl, www.galeria.legnica.pl
e-mail: silver@galeria.legnica.pl, galeria@galeria.legnica.pl
Director: Zbigniew Kraska
Chief Curator: Monika Szpatowicz

Prizes beyond the competence of the Jury:
- INHORGENTA MUNICH Award, Free stand at INHORGENTA MUNICH in 2019 worth 2000 euro.
- The Joachim Sokólski Award established by the Polish Modern Art Foundation, 1 kg of silver.
- Polish Jewellery Award, free stand at Summer Trade Fair JUBINALE in Cracow in 2019.
- Polish Jewellery Award, advertisement in PB catalogue in 2019  
- Honorable mention of the Goldsmithing Artists` Association -
 diploma.
- Honorable mention of the Director of the Gallery of Art in Legnica, diploma + 0.5 kg of silver.


Awards and prizes in the competence of the Jury
- Grand Prix, 10.000 PLN (c.a  2380 euro) + 1 kg of silver.
- 2nd Award, 5.000 PLN (c.a 1190 euro) + 1 kg of silver.
- Award of the Mayor of the City of Legnica, 3.000 PLN (c.a 715 euro)*  + 1 kg of silver.
- Award of the Gallery of Art in Legnica, solo exhibition with catalogue worth 1000 euro.
- The Organizers’ Special Award for creative courage, uncompromising attitude, innovation or sense of humour, statuette “Silver Spur” + 1 kg of silver.

 

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