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: 11 hours ago

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 September 2, 2017 at 9:17am
The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago is the premier gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design. On par with Art Basel and TEFAF Maastricht, SOFA is produced by Urban Expositions, a Clarion Events company.
 
Critically acclaimed and continuously running since 1994, what distinguishes SOFA from other top art events is its focus on three-dimensional artworks that cross the boundaries of fine art, decorative art and design. SOFA is noted for its exceptional presentation, with an elite selection of international dealers presenting for sale one-of-a-kind masterworks in handsome, custom-designed gallery exhibits.
 
SOFA is held annually in the fall at Chicago's major destination, Navy Pier, with an average of 80 dealers and 35,000 people attending. Sales at the fair are estimated at 15-20 million dollars per show.
 
With a strong educational emphasis, SOFA CHICAGO includes an acclaimed lecture series and special exhibits exploring the artworks on view and surveying new trends in the art world. A VIP program includes exclusive events tailored to high-profile gallery clients and collector/museum groups.
 
SOFA has evolved into a dynamic international marketplace and community – a confluence of perspectives where art, design and people intersect.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 9:07am
OPEN CALL - Kunsthuis Contemporary Gallery gives you the wonderful chance to become a part of its unique jewellery collection for 2017.
 
Kunsthuis contemporary gallery combines its range of Dutch Art with a collection of carefully selected British and International artists' work. As our gallery evolves we continue to gather a relevant, inspirational and contemporary collection of jewellery from all around the world. Fine design, individuality, craftsmanship and wearability are foremost among the qualities we seek.
 
We therefore warmly invite a range of contemporary jewellery makers for inclusion in Kunsthuis upcoming shows throughout 2017. We are seeking high quality images which represent a unique and captivating collection which demonstrates a strong interest in contemporary jewellery discourse.
 
 
Conditions
 
Please keep in mind that the quality of the images you are submitting will play a dominant role in the selections; therefore, send only the best quality both professional and artistic photographs of your work.
 
Images are welcomed in JPG format and the resolution should be 350 dpi.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 9:02am

VAULT COLLECTIVE is a collaborative group of curators based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. We are seeking submissions and proposals from artists based in and around the North East of England on the title 'CRAFTED WITH INTENT', an exhibition examining the interplay between ideas of 'Art' and 'Craft'. https://www.curatorspace.com/opportunities/detail/open-call--crafte...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:58am
Call for Artist Submissions - Nasty Women UK Exhibition and Event
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:57am

Curator, S1 Artspace
The curator will work closely with the director to conceive, develop and deliver the exhibitions and events programmes, including fundraising and securing appropriate partners.
Deadline: 21 September 2017
https://www.axisweb.org/signin/?ReturnUrl=%2fopportunities%2f7648%2...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:48am
What should schools put first? Discipline or creativity?
By Sean Coughlan Education correspondent
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:45am
De Beers to Make Largest Investment in Diamond Marketing Since 2008
 
it will invest more than US$140 million in marketing this year
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:41am

Controversial payment

Fundraising Regulator names arts organisations that failed to pay levy

https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/fundraising-regulator-names...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:11am
The inaugural Professional Jeweller Awards is nearly here.
 
The Professional Jeweller Awards & Summer Barbecue will be the most spectacular party of the year for the British jewellery industry. The Awards party takes place on the second night of IJL, September 4, and is the event that no business professional in the jewellery world can afford to miss.
 
Join us for a night of music, free-flowing drink, and the dramatic revealing of the Professional Jeweller Awards winners. This year, we will even be providing a sumptuous three-course barbecue meal cooked under the stars to every guest.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on September 2, 2017 at 8:05am
Have you ever wondered what colours sound like? With Specdrums, new app-connected rings, you get to decide! The rings register the colour you’re tapping on, no matter the material, and the app creates the sound you assigned to that specific colour, turning any object into a musical instrument.
 

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