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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: 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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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 July 7, 2011 at 9:54am

The Marsh Awards for Heritage Craft 2011

Deadline for submissions - 31 October 2011

The Heritage Crafts Association and the Marsh Christian Trust are delighted to offer two brand new awards for the heritage crafts sector. These awards will recognise and celebrate the exceptional individuals that contribute so much to our rich living heritage. The awards have been created to encourage the passing on of skills from one generation to another and to acknowledge the great work that volunteers do to raise the profile of heritage crafts across the UK. This year, there are two awards and the winner of each award will receive £500. The deadline for both is 31 October 2011. The award winners will be publically announced and presented with a cheque and certificate at the Heritage Crafts Association Spring Conference, March 2012.

http://www.heritagecrafts.org.uk/marshawards.html
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 7, 2011 at 9:43am

FUTURE SKILLS FESTIVAL

Portsmouth, June - July 2011http://onlinestore.port.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?catid=30&modid=2&compid=1
Essential professional development for creative peopleThis summer, a dynamic programme of workshops and seminars will explore how new media and technology will create new opportunities and ways of working in the creative and cultural industries. The Future Skills Festival will provide a unique platform for inspiring ideas and expert advice about the knowledge and skills that will drive the creative communities of the future.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 7, 2011 at 9:33am

Technician, SculptureClosing date: Friday 15 July 2011Part time (0.8) Sculpture Technician - £22,390 - £25,685 pa To work within the Sculpture Programme in Battersea, as part of the Fine Art School.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing students with technical assistance and helping them set up exhibitions and for overseeing equipment and safe working. Experience in woodworking and/or digital design and of working in higher education would be an advantage. For further information and an application form, visit website or contact the Personnel Assistant, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2EU, 020 7590 4138 http://www.rca.ac.uk/Default.aspx?ContentID=161275&groupID=161275

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 7, 2011 at 9:21am
Bury Art Museum is looking for artists, designers and craft makers to sell work in the new retail gallery, Bury Art Shop, launching Sat 3 Dec, 2011.Deadline: 01 September 2011Contact: Bury Art Gallery and Museum
Bury Art Museum will take 40% commission (plus VAT on the commission only). Email your contact details, images and info about available work, including prices and sizes to k.mcclung-oakes@bury.gov.uk
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 7, 2011 at 9:12am

http://www.guildofenamellers.org/index.php?option=com_content&v...
Anyone with an interest, and some experience, in enamelling. The Guild of Enamellers is offering a bursary to anyone with some experience in enamelling.

Deadline30/09/2011

The bursary provides free Membership to The Guild of Enamellers for a year and a place at the Guild's Residential Weekend Conference.

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 26, 2011 at 11:18am

The Nottingham Castle Annual Open 2011

The Nottingham Castle Annual Open starts in October 2011 and remains the familiar and much-loved Annual Open event that has been a regular feature of the Castle's programme since 1878: a visual feast celebrating the best of East Midlands' artistic talent.

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=14471
Comment by Catherine Marche on June 23, 2011 at 3:16pm

Hello Fellow ACJ members

Just finished Treasure & London Jewellery week and getting ready for New Designers next week... Busy times !

 

Comment by The Justified Sinner on June 16, 2011 at 12:19pm

ADORN

Some of my students have put together this show at the Mackintosh Church in Glasgow, showcasing fine jewellery with an emphasis on technological means of production. Anyone interested in attending is very welcome:

 

 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 16, 2011 at 11:21am

http://www.aagm.co.uk/Exhibitions/Current/Metal-Works.aspx

Aberdeen Art Gallery

19 March 2011 - 3 March 2012

You are here : Exhibitions  >  Current  >  Metal Works !

Metalwork has played a central role in our lives for centuries, from everyday domestic objects to the ceremonial commissions found in churches and government buildings. Combining works from the permanent collection and the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection, on loan from London, this exciting new exhibition showcases some of the most prominent figures in the history of British metalworking and explores how they have engaged with this versatile material.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on June 16, 2011 at 11:18am

http://www.antobar.co.uk/visual-arts-in-2011.html

Lucy Woodley - STEMS, 3rd of May - 29th June

Jewellery normally only comes to life when it is being worn, but Lucy Woodley has always thought that it could be so much more than this. In this exhibition she explores possible solutions by developing different ways of displaying jewellery when it is not being worn. Each piece is integrated into a background which echoes the design, creating a whole new decorative object and extending the function of the piece.

 

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