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: 66
Latest Activity: yesterday

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 June 10, 2018 at 5:32am
JPLUS Graduate Award 2018
The 4th edition of the JPLUS Award by Klimt02 aims to recognize the work of graduate students by supporting their career on the professional world.
 
Klimt02 member schools have the possibility to participate in the Klimt02 New Graduate Series, where the graduation project of one student is selected by the school to apply to the JPLUS Graduate Award 2018.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 10, 2018 at 5:30am
 
Gioielli in Fermento 2018 Winners
13May2018
Villa Braghieri
Piacenza, ITALY
 
The complete list of awarded and the different awards of the international studio jewelry competition, exploring every year a vision more accredited and widening to the passionate and researchers for contemporary experimental jewellery.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 10, 2018 at 5:28am

Klimt02 is looking for contributors to submit texts for review and consideration for publication at section Forum to communicate them world wide. https://klimt02.net/events/open-calls/call-papers-klimt02-forum-sec...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 10, 2018 at 5:25am

'AURORA AUSTRALIS' IN MONTREAL

Aurora Australis - a major exhibition of work by 17 artists living and working here in Australia - opened over the weekend at Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h in Montreal.

Curated by Funaki director Katie Scott (yours truly), the exhibition features work by Julie Blyfield, Simon Cottrell, Anna Davern, Bin Dixon-Ward, Sian Edwards, Maureen Faye-Chauhan, Emma Fielden, Marcos Guzman, Kirsten Haydon, Marian Hosking, Inari Kiuru, Sue Lorraine, Carlier Makigawa, Sally Marsland, Blanche Tilden, Catherine Truman and Manon van Kouswijk.

You can read more about the exhibition here. Aurora Australis is on until 15 July.

Simon Cottrell will conduct a masterclass at the École joaillerie Montréal in early July, to coincide with this exhibition. More details can be found here.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 10, 2018 at 5:23am
Congratulations to Julie Blyfield, whose sculpture Silver, leaves of grey (above) has been selected for the Stanthorpe Art Prize 2018, held at the Stanthorpe Art Gallery in Queensland from 16 June to 19 July. Winners share in $40,000 in total prize money, to be announced at the opening on 15 June. The works are available to purchase. Find out more about the prize https://www.stanthorpeartprize.org.au/
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 10, 2018 at 5:05am
'Design for Life: Grant and Mary Featherston', to deliver a public program at Gallery Funaki.
 
Join us on Wednesday 8th August for wine, cheese and a conversation with Blanche Tilden about her recent investigations into the social, material and visual aspects of mid-century modernist design. Blanche’s ongoing research into the work of Grant Featherston, in particular his work with glass, underpins an emerging body of jewellery in glass and metal.
 
Numbers are limited and admission is ticketed - head to Heide's booking page to secure your place.
 
Date: 8 August 2018 6:00-7:30
Location: Gallery Funaki, 4 Crossley Street, Melbourne
Admission: Adult $38 / Concession $32
Heide members: $30
 
'Design for Life: Grant and Mary Featherston' runs from 30 June until 7 October at Heide Museum of Modern Art, 7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 10, 2018 at 4:01am
The Western Isles is the first region of the UK and only the second in Europe to be awarded World Craft City status.
 
While not a city, the Outer Hebrides are being recognised for a centuries-long production of Harris Tweed.
 
The award has been made as part of the staging of World Craft Council Europe's general assembly in Edinburgh.
 
It is the first time in 15 years that the gathering of international craftspeople has taken place in Scotland.
 
The Danish island of Bornholm is Europe's other holder of craft city status.
 
Globally, cities and regions of Chile, Thailand, Iran, India and Jordan have the designation.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 3, 2018 at 6:40am

MINI MAKING FUTURES
Wednesday 6 June 2018
9.30am - 5.15pm
The Studio Theatre, Plymouth College of Art,
Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AT

The Making Futures series returns to Plymouth College of Art for a free public one-day symposium on the 6 June 2018 to explore contemporary art, craft and maker movements as ‘change agents’ within 21st-century society.

https://mailchi.mp/pca/limited-free-tickets-available-for-mini-maki...

I would love to hear how this goes if anyone attends.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 3, 2018 at 6:27am
Masterclasses
 
Booking for all masterclasses will open on
Tuesday 29th May at 20:00hr (8pm)
 
Tuesday 3rd July:
10:00 - 12:00 Morning - Concrete and Recycled Plastic Masterclass
10:00 - 12:00 Morning - Jesmonite Masterclass
14:00 - 16:00 Afternoon - Concrete and Recycled Plastic Masterclass
14:00 - 16:00 Afternoon - Jesmonite Masterclass
...
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 3, 2018 at 6:22am
 

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