Lisa Johnson's Groups (16)

  • Handful of Salt

    38 members Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2013 Handful of Salt is a site covering the craft of modern design with profiles, commentary, trends, inspiration, and more.  We'd love comments, opinions…

  • Studio Sanctuaries - Part 2

    154 members Latest Activity: Dec 25, 2012 Few things are more important to an artist than their workspaces. Part sanctuary, part workshop, part hang-out: This exhibit honors our studio spaces…

  • Plastic + Metal

    158 members Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2013

    Plastic + Metal will be highlighted on Crafthaus from March 13 - April 13. This online exhibition shows different perspectives on how Crafthaus…

  • NCECA 2011 Tidal Forces: The Next Wave

    12 members Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2011

     A blog about my experience of this year’s NCECA conference. Keeping within the context of this year’s theme, I will interpret what it means to be…

  • FLUX: SNAG Seattle Conference

    57 members Latest Activity: Jul 24, 2011 Jillian Moore and Katja Toporski will blog the Seattle conference for crafthaus!
    Join the fun.

  • Co:Operation Tableware

    147 members Latest Activity: Oct 28, 2012 An exhibition featuring work by pairs of artists who develop, and cooperatively create a set of functional (or nonfunctional) tableware. Exhibited at…

  • Ceramic Sculpture: On the Brighter Side of Things

    13 members Latest Activity: Jun 27, 2012 This collection of work explores light hearted commentaries or humorous qualities in the realm of ceramic sculpture. These qualities can comprise of…

  • Metal Arts Guild of San Francisco

    39 members Latest Activity: Feb 15, 2013 The Guild is made up of metal arts enthusiasts from a wide range of backgrounds, who are creating a community through sharing news and events, ideas,…

  • Society for Midwest Metalsmiths

    53 members Latest Activity: Jun 30 A not-for-profit organization designed to promote, develop, educate and encourage individuals interested in metalsmithing by providing workshops,…

  • SIENNA GALLERY

    149 members Latest Activity: Sep 22

  • SNAG

    313 members Latest Activity: 4 hours ago Society of North American Goldsmiths is the Premier Association for Jewelry, Design and Metalsmithing.

  • crafthaus online Exhibitions

    307 members Latest Activity: Oct 11

    Online Exhibition project on crafthaus. Exhibitions are member-curated and change monthly.


    Calls for…

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 left a comment for Joshua Solomon
"Hello Joshua, Welcome to crafthaus, the network for craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through November 15, 2016. Please look around, add your thoughts to the groups, blogs and…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"http://www.ucreative.ac.uk/opendays Open days well underway... UCA Farnham Wednesday 29 October 2014 Saturday 15 November 2014 Wednesday 3 December 2014 Please note: the course talk for BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors,…"
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Brigitte Martin commented on Brigitte Martin's group SNAG
""Forging Entrepreneurs" Presenter Spotlight Chris HentzThe Possibilities of Digital Fabrication in a Small Metals Studio: Flat Pattern Development vs. 3D PrintingHentz presents a variety of ways to use the Rhino CAD program as illustrated…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"GETTING STARTEDYou’ve got what it takes to succeed, now learn the skills to start in business Have you graduated in the last five years from a certified UK Precious Metal course? Do you need support in developing your business skills?…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"SETTING OUTAre you looking to set up a creative, design led business? Do you need support and space to plan your next career move? SETTING OUT is the opportunity to achieve your goals.Setting Out is aimed at graduates and working goldsmiths as well…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"ENTER THE PRECIOUS METAL BURSARY COMPETITIONBe recognised as a star of the futureApplications are now open for the prestigious Precious Metal Bursary Award. This award supports selected, final-year undergraduate students to complete their end of…"
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The Wondrous World of Nelly Saunier: Gaultier’s Plumassière Extraordinaire

Poésie Du nord au sud2011 In January 1997 Jean Paul Gaultier made his somewhat unconventional entry into the world of Haute Couture. Amongst his most memorable offerings for Spring ’97, was a striking parakeet bolero of multi-hued plumage. The aforementioned creation was the handiwork of master plumassière Nelly Saunier,…See More
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The Justified Sinner posted a status
"Excellent video about the work of one of my favourite jewellers in Scotland, @patbatcom - http://vimeo.com/107965317"
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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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