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Seattle Metals Guild

The Seattle Metals Guild is a non-profit organization made up of people with varying interests and involvement in traditional and contemporary jewelry and metal arts.

Website: http://www.seattlemetalsguild.org
Location: Seattle, WA
Members: 28
Latest Activity: Sep 11

The Seattle Metals Guild is a non-profit organization made up of people with varying interests and involvement in traditional and contemporary jewelry and metal arts.

The Guild was founded in 1989 to provide for the exchange of ideas and information, as well as to offer affordable educational opportunities to its members and the public.

Our activities include: a bimonthly newsletter, exhibitions and a series of aesthetic, technical and business workshops and lectures.

The skills, energy and enthusiasm of the Seattle Metals Guild members promote and sustain its successful programs. We welcome new members and encourage participation by everyone.

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SNAG WANTS YOU

Started by Mary Hallam Pearse Nov 3, 2011. 0 Replies

The SNAG Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking qualified candidates for the 2012 election. We are seeking your help in identifying potential nominees for one (1) President, two (2) members…Continue

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Comment by Dana Cassara on April 9, 2010 at 9:03pm
Thanks Aran!
 

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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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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

OFF TO THE RACES:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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Brigitte Martin posted blog posts
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The Justified Sinner commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Texas!
"Indeed! I am already looking forward to seeing you all again."
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James Thurman commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Texas!
"We're so happy that you had such a wonderful visit!  It was truly jam-packed with everything that we have to offer!  Many new connections and lots of potential for future adventures..."
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Leisa Rich posted a status
"Thank you to Crafthaus for providing the opportunity to apply for the micro project grant. I am so excited to have won for Invisible:VisAble"
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Leisa Rich commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post The Wondrous World of Nelly Saunier: Gaultier’s Plumassière Extraordinaire
"These are so very fabulous! "
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Emily Shaffer posted a status
"I've started a blog to share my journey with jewelry artist, Cara Romano. Check it out at www.contemporarycraftforward.com"
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The Justified Sinner posted a blog post

Texas!

I've just got back from almost a week in the Lone Star State which I was visiting on the invitation of my friends and colleagues, James Thurman and Umut Demirguc Thurman. What a trip! Based in Denton, Dallas, the main reason for my visit was to speak to the students at the University of North Texas and to work with them on a couple of practical workshops. Before…See More
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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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