Ann Davis's Groups (29)

  • Artisans Center of Virginia

    21 members Latest Activity: Sep 10

    The Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) develops and implements systems and strategies to improve economic outcomes for Virginia artisans and their…

  • Behind the Brooch part 2

    73 members Latest Activity: Jul 30

    I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first…

  • Creative Photography

    34 members Latest Activity: May 4

    Crafthaus regularly features creative photography to inspire craft artists to take their own photography to the next…

  • Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately

    63 members Latest Activity: Jul 17

    For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting  in art shows as emerging artists and established…

  • Tapestry of Talents: Bringing Your Whole Voice to Your Craft

    53 members Latest Activity: Sep 1

    Exploring the possibilities for us to bring all our diverse interests & skills into the art we create.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • SNAG Conference 2012 Phoenix

    62 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2012

    Jillian Moore and Liz Steiner blog the events of the 2012 SNAG Conference "The Heat is On!",  happening May 23-26, in Phoenix, AZ.

  • Humor in Craft

    75 members Latest Activity: Mar 8

  • Inspiration!

    64 members Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2013

    Posts about the things that inspire us to make our work and to get out of a creative rut.

  • Kinetic Revelations

    66 members Latest Activity: May 26, 2013

    A open forum for discussing the tradition of kinetic art and the revealing of its contemporary participants. 

  • Craft, Collaboration and crossing continents

    67 members Latest Activity: Apr 2, 2013

    Blogging the journey from my studio cross continents to international collaborations, and the ripples and reflections back into my practice.

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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