Ross Annels's Groups (23)

  • Art and Craft Book Reviews

    55 members Latest Activity: Aug 19

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Humor in Craft

    75 members Latest Activity: Mar 8

  • Cooperative Projects

    39 members Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2013

    What is it about cooperative projects that fascinates us so much? Is it the process or is it the outcome? Or is it the knowledge that working…

  • Signature Work

    69 members Latest Activity: Jan 14

    Signature Work... a distinctive piece representing our body of work that identifies us as artists.

  • 2012 NCECA/crafthaus Emerging Artist Report

    35 members Latest Activity: May 26, 2013

    This blog profiles emerging ceramic artists and their approaches to establish themselves as successful artists.  I will explores…

  • Scrounge

    95 members Latest Activity: May 31, 2013

    Scrounging for materials and tools is a central part of my studio practice, and there are great bargains to be found! …

  • ManJewellery

    79 members Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2013

    You're invited to the online exhibition of ManJewellery!

  • At Your Service

    22 members Latest Activity: Feb 20, 2012

    We are delighted to present "At Your Service" an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus. All artwork is designed and made by the artists. The lead…

  • 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…

  • Furniture Society

    17 members Latest Activity: May 13, 2012

    The Furniture Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of furniture making.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sitting Pretty-The Art of Sitting PART 2

    10 members Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2013 It's time to get out the wine and cheese and come to the opening of Sitting Pretty Part 2! Enjoy the show. Curators: Glen & Marie Guarino

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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Behind the Brooch

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 at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
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Lieta Marziali joined Mike Holmes's group
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Velvet da Vinci

Since 1991, Velvet da Vinci has been a leader in showcasing new developments in contemporary art jewelry and craft-based sculpture and regularly organizes exhibitions of contemporary craft.
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Lieta Marziali joined Brigitte Martin's group
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crafthaus online Exhibitions

Online Exhibition project on crafthaus. Exhibitions are member-curated and change monthly. Calls for Artists below!See More
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Lieta Marziali joined Brigitte Martin's group
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SNAG

Society of North American Goldsmiths is the Premier Association for Jewelry, Design and Metalsmithing.
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Lieta Marziali joined Lorena Angulo's group
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Behind the Brooch part 2

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 call that I had to create a second part exhibition. 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 at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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Lieta Marziali joined Rebecca Skeels's group
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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad. See More
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"call for entries An exhibition traveling to the following locations: Pop-Up during SNAG Conference, Boston - May 20-23, 2015 (details to follow) Crafthaus, online exhibition (excerpts from core exhibition) - June 15 - July 15, 2015 Velvet da Vinci,…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"call for applications: artist residences, the observatory, spud - winchester Following on from the success of the Exbury Egg (www.exburyegg.org) SPUD is continuing to develop residency opportunities for artists to engage with specific areas of our…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"commission (call for metalworkers): design & fabrication of 7x arches - hampshire The Andover Town Summit Group has been working for over two years to support projects that enhance Andover Town Centre and help to build Andover High Street as…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"call for entries: 'unsigned' econe graduate competition ‘Unsigned’ is EC One’s annual design award specifically aimed at new graduates and gives the winner the opportunity for their work to be sold at EC One within its…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Manager wanted: http://www.dominicwalmsley.com/sevenoaks_shop.htm Dominic Walmsley Jewellery is a small, exclusive bespoke jeweller with a workshop and studio in Clerkenwell Green, London and a store located in Sevenoaks Kent, just 35 minutes from…"
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