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Metal Clay Playhaus

A discussion forum for all things metal clay related.  We will share discoveries, discuss problems and celebrate in each other's successes! 

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New Directions Exhibitions and Catalog

Started by Christine Norton. Last reply by Susan Breen Silvy Sep 13, 2011. 42 Replies

Watch this thread for important updates about the exhibitions and catalog.

Tags: metal, clay, Metallurgy, Powder, New

Metal Clay World Conference 2011

Started by Christine Norton. Last reply by Lesley Messam May 12, 2011. 22 Replies

Let's use this discussion thread to chat about the upcoming conference.

Tags: 2011, metal, clay, Conference, World

Masters Registry

Started by Christine Norton. Last reply by Catherine Witherell May 11, 2011. 6 Replies

This is where we can discuss the Masters Registry - celebrate successes, discuss technical issues, etc.

Tags: registry, masters, clay, metal

Copper Metal Clay

Started by Christine Norton. Last reply by 1y7i2urrga5d6 Apr 25, 2011. 8 Replies

Everyone  - Let's move all this good discussion about copper into this discussion thread so it all stays together.  Thanks

Tags: copper, clay, metal, Playhaus

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Comment by Christine Norton on February 28, 2011 at 4:10pm

I have downloaded all of the submissions and contacted everyone - if you have entered something and haven't heard from me, let me know!

Christine

Comment by Catherine Witherell on February 28, 2011 at 4:03pm
I know crazy!
Comment by Ann Davis on February 28, 2011 at 2:53pm

Can't wait to see all the bling!!!hahaha

So glad the judging is not today!!!

I got Susan to the airport this morning so she should be home soon!!!! Got Lorrene and Jeannette to the airport at 0-darkthirty in a cab... then Jackie and I went out for coffee, then to the airport:))hahahah

I think my car can find it's own way by now. Ya know, us metal clay people are kinda crazy:)))))hahahahhahahah

Comment by Lisa Cain on February 28, 2011 at 2:46pm
Ooops! Just noticed people are using things other than the email address given on the group page to submit. Hope I havent swamped your Hotmail account!
Comment by Jennifer Smith-Righter on February 28, 2011 at 1:21pm

Whew!  I got mine in.  Let me know if there were any problems.

 

Jenn

Comment by Janet Alexander on February 28, 2011 at 10:17am
I used www.wetransfer.com it worked like a charm. No FTP knowledge needed!
Comment by Christine Norton on February 28, 2011 at 9:58am

Hi everyone -

Susan and I were with the fabulous Lorrene Baum Davis all day yesterday at Ann Davis's new classroom in her house.  Fantastic day but I got behind in processing incoming applications as a result.  Applications have been POURING in over the weekend.  Just FYI - I'm working through them - I promise I'll send you an e-mail and let you know your work has been received.  Please be patient with me!  :-)

Thanks everyone - again, AMAZING work is coming in - I think you will all be very pleased and proud of this!  Ann Davis is also the lead juror...and boy does she and her team have their work cut out for them!

Hugs, Christine

Comment by Gordon K. Uyehara on February 28, 2011 at 4:24am

Helga's recommendation, https://www.wetransfer.com

Seems to work pretty good...

We transfer...I read as wet transfer for some reason...

Comment by Kenji 賢治 on February 28, 2011 at 4:03am
What is Wire Transfer?  ;o)
Comment by Cindy Miller on February 26, 2011 at 1:05pm
OK, sent in my submissions -- finally! Susan, let me know if you got them.  I sent them through email so I hope they went through OK.  WOO HOO! 
 

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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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