FLUX: SNAG Seattle Conference

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FLUX: SNAG Seattle Conference

Jillian Moore and Katja Toporski will blog the Seattle conference for crafthaus!
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I am really excited about going to this conference! Many interesting shows, speakers, an awesome PDS program (if I may say so myself,) and much more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jillian Moore, who blogged the Houston conference will again do the honors for us in Seattle. Look out for her funny commentaries and insights on the happenings. She will be busy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katja Toporski  who bloged the Gray Area Symposium in Mexico City (2010) for crafthaus, will cover this conference as well. Part of her focus will be on student issues. If you are a current student attending the conference, please get in touch with Katja asap to talk about your expectations and goals.

 

 

 

 

 

Fasten your seat belts. This is going to be interesting.

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B(ack)log

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Subtext

Started by Jillian Moore. Last reply by 2Roses Jun 4, 2011. 4 Replies

Much of the conference content was public knowledge before landing in Seattle, but there were a lot of surprises as well this year.  Some I was in on, and some I wasn’t.  I may have opportunistically…Continue

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Shifts in Work

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My friend, Natasha…Continue

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Time Flux

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Skills and Bills

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While I made it to half of the…Continue

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Social Creatures

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What is it all about: A Smaller Conference Experience (2 parts)

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A Smaller Conference Experience Part 1: “Meet and Greet”…Continue

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Live blogging of the PDS Seminar !

Started by Brigitte Martin. Last reply by Harriete Estel Berman May 18, 2011. 2 Replies

This year, we're trying something new with the Professional Development Seminar! We know you can't all be here in person, so we're bringing the PDS to you!  We'll be blogging, posting quotes, links,…Continue

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It's here: Catalog for AJF's geography exhibition at the SNAG conference

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GeographyAn exhibition of international contemporary jewelryGeography is an exhibition of international contemporary…Continue

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Comment by Brigitte Martin on June 20, 2011 at 11:08am


Seattle Trunk Show Huge Success

Trunk ShowThe inaugural Trunk Show in Seattle succeeded beyond our wildest expectations. The 56 participating artists rang up $30,598 in sales in just two hours. People were lined up before the doors even opened, and then lined up at the cashier with purchases in hand.  

The Trunk Show Committee is comprised of Andy Cooperman,Trunk ShowDon Friedlich, Brigitte Martin, Michelle Pajak-Reynolds, Corliss Rose and John Rose. Kudos to them for creating this event from scratch. Watch for the second annual Trunk Show next year in Phoenix, with many more cashiers.

 

Photos: Gene Spineto for H.W. Edwards Photography

Comment by Brigitte Martin on June 4, 2011 at 9:23am
I'd be really interested to hear feedback from the Educator's Dialogue. Could someone please comment on the topics that were discussed. I couldn't attend.
Thank you !
Comment by Cheryl Eve on May 23, 2011 at 3:35am

I hope you all have a great time at the SNAG conference! Thank you to those who will be writing and streaming the show for us to who cant go.

If you get a chance, stop by Traver Gallery to see "Dual" curated by Catherine Grisez. Some of my pieces were fortunate to make it! Happy conference...

Comment by Harriete Estel Berman on May 21, 2011 at 12:45pm

Are you ready for the Photography in Flux discussion during the Professional Development Seminar?

Are digital images your "cup of tea" or alphabet soup?Study up with this quick tutorial on ASK Harriete.

 

Comment by Brigitte Martin on May 18, 2011 at 11:31am

Yes, there will be name tags given out at the registration desk automatically. Feel free to "out" yourself as a crafthauser by copying the logo and putting it onto your name tag. There are plenty of us at the conference, and you are right, it will definitely help.

 

Also, please consider coming to the SMALLER CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE that Harriete and I are organizing on the first day, Thursday. That is an ice-breaker like no other !!

 

 

Comment by Brigitte Martin on February 11, 2011 at 10:36am

 

 


Dana Singer, Executive Director of SNAG, joined by Joan Hammond & Carmen Valdes co-chairs of the upcoming SNAG conference speak about the exciting new events that are planned for the conference.


Listen to this 1 hour Interview

 

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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