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: Oct 16

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 July 12, 2018 at 5:09am
 
 
Lokator Klimt Jewellery Map
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 5:06am
Artist-in-residence Open Call
 
In collaboration with the De La Warr Pavilion we’re delighted to announce an Open Call to mark the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus. The selected artist will be awarded a three week residency at the College in March 2019, leading to a solo exhibition in the De Lar Warr Pavilion’s first floor gallery in autumn 2019.
 
More information and how to apply
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 5:04am

Artist opportunity to travel back in time

Lion Television Scotland are looking for artists and craftspeople to take part in a new BBC series on the Arts and Craft movement, exploring how it could enrich our lives and celebrating visionaries like William Morris. The series will take a group of craftspeople back in time to work in an Arts and Craft bubble using traditional methods and tools, similar in style to living history shows like Victorian Farm and Back in Time for Dinner.

If interested send your name, craft and contact number to houseofartsandcrafts@liontv.co.uk

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:53am
The Crafts Council is a vibrant organisation dedicated to promoting crafts in the 21st century. And we're a London Living Wage employer. Come work with us!
Project Curator - Exhibitions & Collections
 
Salary: £28,5000 - £30,500, depending on experience
Permanent, full time.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:51am
Crafts Council Maker of the Week is Saloukee who explores her passion for jewellery design by integrating unconventional and found raw materials.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:46am
 
 
The fund is open to towns and cities outside of London who want to make the most of culture’s contribution to their local economy
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:32am
Award Title:

New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Award for Jewellery

Winner name:

Eglė Banytė

University name:

Ulster University, BA (Hons) Ceramics, Jewellery and Silversmithing

Stand no.: JC61
Title of work: Curious Constructions
Judges Comments:

'This collection shows a multi-dimensional playfulness. Executed with precision and thought, it reflects an evolving body of work.'

Award Prize:

The winner will receive:

  • One-week work experience in a professional jewellery workshop at the Goldsmiths’ Centre – where the winner will focus on commercialising their own work
  • A bursary of up to £500 towards living expenses, if required
  • A special Student Hallmarking Package including ten-year registration at the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office, punch plus laser software set-up for laser hallmarking, a complimentary behind the scenes tour of our working Assay Office
  • 2 complimentary tickets to Goldsmiths’ Fair, the premier precious metal jewellery and contemporary silver selling exhibition
  • Free access to the Goldsmiths’ Company Library
Awards Criteria:

All students exhibiting jewellery at New Designers within the Jewellery and Contemporary Design and Crafts zone are automatically considered for The New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Jewellery Award. When selecting their winners, the judges consider the form, aesthetic appeal and the practicality of the piece(s) of jewellery.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:31am
new designers award:
Award Title:
 
New Designers Hallmark Studio Award
Winner name:
 
Ailsa Morrant
University name:
 
The Glasgow School of Art, BA (Hons) Silversmithing & Jewellery
Title of work: Sensing Every Moment
Judges
 
'Alisa understands the importance of emotional connections and celebrating those seemingly ordinary moments'.
 
 
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:27am
 
The Miniaturists - Saturday 16th June 2018 - Saturday 28th July 2018
 
As Liverpool celebrates ten years since our European Capital of Culture year we reminisced on the fantastic programme of events including when the Royal de Luxe giant puppeteers first came to town. In response we’ve have curated an exhibition celebrating miniature craft in a variety of media including wood, paper, basketry, ceramic, jewellery, precious and non-precious metal and found materials.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 12, 2018 at 4:23am
 
Hothouse
 
Hothouse supports talented makers at the start of their career
 
 
 

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