Alisha Low's Groups (17)

  • Seeing NCECA: A Student’s Perspective

    14 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2013

    As a student of ceramics at Berea College, I’m always observing and learning about the ceramics world. NCECA, however, takes the fire of my…

  • Enlighten Me

    32 members Latest Activity: Mar 3, 2013

    Join us to celebrate the opening of Enlighten Me, an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus. Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino.

    The lead…

  • Inspired Social Media

    79 members Latest Activity: May 31, 2013

    Using social media effectively can make a world of difference in growing and maintaining your creative business. While signing up for  accounts…

  • Crafting this Antipodean Place

    30 members Latest Activity: Apr 3, 2013

    Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches…

  • Collect_ive 'A New Generation of British Art Jewellers'

    37 members Latest Activity: Jan 14

    Eight contemporary British jewellers have come together to exhibit at the 11th edition of the prestigious SIERAAD International…

  • CHAIN

    85 members Latest Activity: Jan 10

    CHAIN

    crafthaus online exhibit:

    November 2-December 2, 2012


    Participants were asked to send one image of a piece of…

  • Turkish Women's Cooperative Project

    39 members Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2013

    This group will function as a blog to share updates on the assistance to the Turkish Women's Cooperative.

    --Winner of the…

  • Behind the Brooch

    130 members Latest Activity: Jul 4

    This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained…

  • Koru 4: Kindred Spirits

    50 members Latest Activity: Jun 23

    Information, interviews and updates about Finnish and International contemporary jewelry and posted by …

  • CAST FROM DIFFERENT MOULDS

    27 members Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2013

    Cast From Different Moulds is the 2012 graduating class from the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course from the prestigious…

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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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

December 5, 2014 at 10am to December 7, 2014 at 5pm
Comprised of 175 exhibitors, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft. Dates & Hours Fri. December…See More
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Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

BY ALLISON ARIEFF on medium core, Sep 15Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had…See More
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