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: Nov 11

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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Started by Rebecca Skeels. Last reply by Rebecca Skeels Jul 12, 2015. 2 Replies

Calling ACJ members: Do let us know what you would like to read about in the next issue of Findings. Contact: info@poppyporter.co.uk. or comment here!New Writers: Findings is a valuable hub for knowledge sharing within the ACJ. Articles about events, projects, technical innovations, ideas, issues, internships, seminars, collaborations, new work, national and international. Contact: info@poppyporter.co.uk.Jewellery Being Worn: One of my policies for Findings is to picture jewellery being worn, and where possible not just on pretty young female models! If you see a great image of contemporary jewellery being worn, bring it to my attention. It may spark something. Contact: info@poppyporter.co.uk.Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 10, 2011 at 4:08am

2012%20Rising%20Stars%20Call%20for%20Applications.pdf Please find attached Call for Applications for the 2012 Rising Stars Exhibition & Education programme, sponsored by the Billmeir Charitable Trust. That has been running for a few year by the New Ashgate Gallery. Rising Stars is their annual exhibition and education programme which specifically supports Fine Art and Craft students, recent graduates and emerging artists and makers.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 9:52am

JOIN ACJ 

http://www.acj.org.uk/
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.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 9:51am

Become an ACJ member!

Members receive a quarterly magazine Findings, get many discounts, have exclusive access to the Opportunities section and Message Forum on www.acj.org.uk and lots more!!!
Join offline: Download the ACJ membership form from the website, to print out and post. or online: Pay via PayPal

If you have any questions please email us enquiries@acj.org.uk
or telephone +00 44 (0)20 8291 4201

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 9:32am

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Benchpeg Toolkit

Welcome to the Toolkit

This Toolkit was conceived as a direct outcome of the successful delivery of the Jewellery Connections project in 2011. The Jewellery Connections Project took place in London’s Hatton Garden and was designed to encourage collaboration and innovation within the jewellery sector. The project brought together designers and manufacturers, and by introduction, create new and exciting products and services through innovation, education and collaboration.

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 8:15am

Hours: 
Tuesday-Saturday 11-6
Sunday 11-4 Closed Mondays

Velvet da Vinci Gallery ...

http://www.velvetdavinci.com/show.php?sid=132

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 8:12am

The Institute of Making proudly presents…

the
 Festival of Materials & Making  a celebration of the multi-disciplinary work being done at King’s College London around materials, taking place 7th  to 11th November.  Invading spaces across King’s campuses, the festival will showcase the extensive work being done by experts across a number of departments, ranging from War Studies and Physics to Classics and Life Sciences. 

The slew of activities scheduled include artist interventions in public spaces, tours, demonstrations, talks, exhibitions and overall serendipitous encounters on subjects including animals & architecture, jam-making, radioactive and flourescent materials, stone and the material content of our bodies.  Visit The Shed - an information point and pop-up activity site for the festival, located on the Strand campus; try your luck at finding Aerogel in our materials vending machines; and just take in the general festivities as we bring materials and making to the spotlight for one event-packed week.

While all events and activities are FREE, some require advanced booking.  To book your place, and to view a full schedule of events visit our website.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 8:09am

 

 CRAFTWORK 2011

Everyone is invited to visit Jeffreys Cottage for the annual open weekend featuring the following artists:

• Jane Angel: silver jewellery

• Nicky Blake : ironwork

• Tim Casey: blown glass, tableware

• Alison Ellen: knitwear

• Jane Hanson: ceramics

• Rowan McOnegal : contemporary stained glass

• Sally Scott : paintings and lithographs

Saturday 26 November, 10am – 6pm

Sunday 27 November, 11am – 5pm 

Jefreys Cottage, Bealeswood Lane, Dockenfield, Farnham, GU10 4HS

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 8:09am

 

 The Sussex Guild

Contemporary craft shows throughout Sussex over the coming weeks:

• Hurstpierpoint, Saturday 5 - Sunday 6 November

Hurstpierpoint College, College Lane, West Sussex, BN6 9JS

• Midhurst, Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 December

Midhurst Rother College, North St., Midhurst West, Sussex, GU29 9DH

For more information please call 01273 479565 or visit www.thesussexguild.co.uk

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 8:08am

 

 The Sussex Guild - call for applications

Call to designer makers to apply to The Sussex Guild, a group of professional craftsmen based in Sussex or the surrounding counties. Members are selected for their high standards of design, innovation and craftsmanship. There is a Shop and Gallery in Lewes, East Sussex and six contemporary craft shows are organised throughout the county each year. 

For more details about joining contact Debbie Timperley, Chairman of the Selection Committee, on 01403 265835 or email: 

deborah.timperley@btinternet.com or visit: www.thesussexguild.co.uk

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on November 5, 2011 at 7:58am

Creative practitioners to run courses

Criteria

The Motorcycle Showroom is looking to deliver an exciting programme of courses to be run independently by creative practitioners within our brand new dedicated workshop spaces. As an artist led co-operative The Motorcycle Showroom's goal is to provide a dynamic educational facility to cater for diverse set of workshops that can be anything from film, photography, ceramics, print, casting, metal, stone and wood work etc.

Details

All you have to do is send us an email addressing the following points: • What you would like to do (100 Words or less). • Information about the specific technical requirements for your course (water, power, ventilation etc.) (100 Words or less). • Your contact details. For more information visit the website.

Contact

The Motorcycle Showroom
Bristol
www.themotorcycleshowroom.com

 

 

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