Mirla Fernandes's Groups (6)

  • 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.

  • Handthought

    26 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2013 Opining Craft has mutable and personal meaning, Handthought explores craft…

  • 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…

  • Studio Sanctuaries - Part 1

    61 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2012

    This is a crafthaus exhibition where we take a peek where our work is made. The exhibit honors our studio spaces where we spend most of our…

  • Brazil: an inside view

    22 members Latest Activity: Jul 1, 2012 A showcase of the Brazilian jewellery scene, with comments about the not-so-well-known Brazilian culture.

  • Gray Area Symposium ::: Mexico City April 2010

    27 members Latest Activity: Jun 12, 2010 Gray Area, First Encounter of Contemporary Jewellery between Latin America and Europe, aims to create an interdisciplinary frame of reference 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.

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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"Just gone on Amazon.com and tried to put the book in my cart but it won't ship to the UK :-("
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"Bob has had an incredible impact on me as a person and as a jeweller. I consider him to be the "father" of my jewellery practice in that he made me see what road I wanted to follow. I was lucky to meet him in the right place, the wonderful…"
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Tom Loeser Retrospective, "It Could Have Been Kindling" at Museum of Wisconsin Art

October 5, 2014 at 2pm to January 11, 2015 at 5pm
Tom Loeser Retrospective, "It Could Have Been Kindling" at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend, Wisconsin. Exhibition runs from October 5, 2014 - January 11, 2015. Opening reception: Sunday, October 5, 2014, 2:00-5:00 pm.http://www.wisconsinart.org/exhibitions/view/exhibition-gallery.aspxTom Loeser Eddy White oak, spruce, 2008 Lent by Charlene and Paul Johnson…See More
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The Justified Sinner replied to Brigitte Martin's discussion The Life and Times of Robert Ebendorf in the group Art and Craft Book Reviews
"Yay! Fantastic. I'm actually a bit surprised that this book didn't exist before now and I will be buying it for sure.  Thanks for posting this."
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The Life and Times of Robert Ebendorf

Robert W. Ebendorf; The Work in Depthby Caroline Gore (Author),…See More
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Garry Knox Bennett: Full Circle

VELVET DA VINCIOctober 1 – 31, 2014Opening Reception: Friday October 3, 6 – 8pmAmerican furniture maker, woodworker, and metal artist Garry Knox Bennett has been celebrated for his whimsical and innovative sculptural and functional objects for over 40 years. Garry Knox Bennett: Full Circle marks the California native artist’s 80th birthday this October, highlighting a body of new works made in the spirt of the 1960’s.…See More
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