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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 Sunday

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 April 12, 2013 at 3:47pm
H S Walsh & Sons Ltd [Birmingham Branch] has sent you a message.
Date: 4/12/2013
Subject: Walsh Update
Just an update, we have re-launched our new, clearer, easy to use website www.hswalsh.com and here at the Birmingham branch, we also have created a Facebook Page for those who want to be able to contact us here personally with any questions or advice or simply to see any news or offers. www.facebook.com/WalshTools. Please take a minute to "Like" our page.
Thanks
The Birmingham Boys
Darrel, Lee & Anthony
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 3:11pm
Mark Fenn
Dear Follow ACJ members here is the Breaking News:
Creative Centre for Silversmiths and Jewellers: Call for graduates

We are starting a new and exciting creative centre in East Kent. We are establishing a creative community for twelve silversmiths/jewellers with residency, training and workshop facilities. Please share with anyone you think would be interested

Thank you

Mark


http://www.mark-fenn.co.uk/
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:50pm
We have 30 FREE tickets to give away to the Craftboston Spring Show April 19-21 to distribute to SNAG members. Each ticket is good for the entire weekend. Just email Tara Jecklin (tjecklin@snagmetalsmith.org), let her know if you'd like one or two tickets, and she'll get those out in the mail to you.

Craftboston is presented by the Society of Arts and Crafts
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:42pm
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www.rspaceatthelinenrooms.org.uk

Current Exhibition
Sooper Sweet with Re-Ink-Our-Nation
16 March – 13 April 2013

Soopersweet is a showcase event featuring the work of some of Ireland's best known street artists and illustrators. The exhibition will prove just why 'outsider' art is currently the most populist art form in the world. Yarn bombing, aerosol art, painting and stencilling all feature whilst artists including Verz, DMC and Matthew knight will be running a series of 'hands on' mural workshops with various community groups from the Lisburn area. The launch event for the exhibition at the gallery will be a free, interactive experience
Re-Ink-Our-Nation is a local community arts organisation which aims to help individuals and communities to transform themselves through the arts. They have worked closely with many statutory agencies on the delivery of large-scale arts projects in local communities, with a particular focus on tackling serious issues through the arts, and the creation of community-led public art installations. Re-Ink-Our-Nation have been a key facilitator of the Re-Imaging Communities programme.
Private View Saturday 16 March 2pm – 7pm including DJ and Live Painting

WORKSHOPS and Talks
To accompany every exhibition there will be a series of workshop programmes and artists talks please contact R-Space on 028 9266 3179 for details or check out our website www.rspaceatthelinenrooms.org.uk
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:33pm
CONTACT
Gail Hufjay
914-282-9844

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 21, 2013
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2013 ART JEWELRY FORUM ARTIST AWARD

Details on Top American Prize for an Emerging Art Jeweler Released

Mill Valley, California, USA--Art Jewelry Form (AJF) is accepting applications for the 2013 Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award for an emerging jewelry artist. This is the 14th year the organization is awarding a cash prize to a contemporary artist. The amount of the 2013 award is $7500. The purpose of the Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award for an emerging jeweler is to acknowledge promise, innovation, and individuality in a jeweler's work and to help advance his or her career.

Jurors selecting this year's prizewinner are: 2012 Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award winner Noon Passama; Lindsay Pollack, Editor in Chief of Art in America and a collector of art jewelry; and Ruudt Peters, illustrious vanguard jeweler and professor at Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School, Florence, Italy.



The Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award competition is open to makers of wearable art jewelry who have completed their academic or professional training at least one year but not more than six years prior to the submission date of the AJF Award application. Applicants must not have had a solo exhibition at a commercial gallery or a museum or have one scheduled. All artwork submitted must have been unsupervised; work from BFA or MFA shows may NOT be submitted.

Award Schedule

* April 1, 2013 Applications may be submitted at www.callforentry.org.
* June 30, 2013 Deadline for application entry.
* September 2013 The winner of this year's competition and $7500 cash award is announced.


2012 AJF AA Noon Passama
Learn more about the Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award and find complete application guidelines on the website.

Art Jewelry Forum is a nonprofit organization spreading awareness, encouraging appreciation, and expanding insight of art jewelry worldwide since 1997. It is a curious, informed, and diverse community passionately advocating for art jewelry through an ambitious agenda of education, conversation, and support. The Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award was established in 1999. Its first recipient, Yeon-Mi Keong, received the award at the Society of North American Goldsmiths conference in 2000.


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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:31pm
http://www.atthebench.com/weekly_updates/weekly_news_april_5.html

At The Bench Weekly News atthebench.com
After months and months of planning, the New Look website finally went live last weekend.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:26pm
Klimt02 | Gallery presents in Barcelona a selection of 140 pieces of 26 international artists. Our selection of works, presented through ....
Klimt02 | Gallery presents in Barcelona a selection of 140 pieces of 26 international artists. Our selection of works, presented through this 2010 collection, aims to involve you in the implicit concepts, messages, thoughts, ironies, questions, answers, transgressions and languages that have taken shape and have become physical beings.
http://www.klimt02.net/gallery
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:13pm
Artists Online exhibiting - As it should be
You have been invited to browse our International online art directory www.bgallery.co.uk by a member of our Talent Spotter Team who believes your artwork deserves to be exhibited on our directory - bgallery offers you free personal advice and support and has a fresh new web development team and marketing department on board helping you grow your contact list for more sales and commissions. http://www.bgallery.co.uk/artd-spotted-activate.asp.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:09pm
Dear Designer,



We are very pleased to introduce our membership scheme, and invite you to join our community.

Handmade in Britain membership is open to practicing designer-makers who create their work in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer a comprehensive support network to our members, with many practical and financial benefits alongside the support and expertise of our organisation and a strong community ethic.

We offer two levels of membership, designed to reflect the emerging and established designer-maker. We are here to support designer-makers, and we do hope that you will join us. Please see www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/membership/



We would also like to remind you that the deadline for applications to Handmade in Britain 13 (including the New Graduate Showcase) is 10 days away, 12th April 2013. Information on the event is below, and more details are included in the application pack on our website www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk

Handmade in Britain 13: The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair

8th - 10th November 2013

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London

This year we are looking forward to our 7th Handmade in Britain show, showcasing the best of contemporary craft & design in the stunning setting of Chelsea Old Town Hall. We are welcoming applications from all disciplines and from established makers and new talent alike.



With best wishes from the Handmade in Britain team.





Handmade in Britain

0207 2865 110

4 Formosa Street W9 1EE

Follow Us @handmadebritain

www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on April 11, 2013 at 2:04pm
 

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