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2-Roses Studio is a life long collaboration between Corliss Rose and John Lemieux Rose. Both are the product of formal artistic training in the U.S and abroad. Curiosity and evolution has been the driving forces of the studio since its inception in 1968. In addition to art jewelry, some of the major mediums the studio produces work for are commercial and industrial design, tool and die making, painting, photography, lithography, sculpture, holography, furniture, fabrics, engineered plastics, leatherwork, ceramics, lapidary and gem cutting.
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Yellow Background

We made this yellow background because we're so-o-o-o-o bored with white and graduated backgrounds. Aren't you?Yellow background with polymer clay brooch.
Sep 11
2Roses commented on Parker Brown's status
"Congrats Parker!! Sounds like a perfect fit."
Aug 27
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"Can't wait to see what kind an artist's statement he comes up with. "
Aug 26
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"We're teamed up with a lawyer. The only exhibition he has done is in a courtroom."
Aug 26
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"Brigitte, Rachel, we assume that the team can be more that two artists. We are working with a potential group of 3-5."
Aug 15
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"Thank you Lorena. "
Aug 13
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"We collaborate with other artists (and non-artists) all the time. The results can be amazing, and take you to places you never thought of. They can also be disappointing at times. But these things also happen when you are working alone. For us the…"
Aug 13
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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 exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
Aug 13
2Roses liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Claire Moynihan - Hand Embroidered British Pests
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Over the last 20 years the State of California has consistently cut funding each year for arts education in its public schools. Several years ago, arts were eliminated all together. The reaction to this from the artistic community was to raise funds…
Jul 26
2Roses commented on Kimberly Nogueira's blog post Narrative Jewelry Show opens at Brumfield's Gallery tonight
"Congratulations Kim."
Jul 13
2Roses liked Kimberly Nogueira's blog post Narrative Jewelry Show opens at Brumfield's Gallery tonight
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2Roses liked Charity Hall's photo
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We Ran Off and Joined the Circus Bracelet

This bracelet is the result of a game that groups of artists play with each other. In this particular version, a group of artists are all given the exact same selection of materials and challenged to make something from them. Usually selection of…
Jul 1
Charity Hall and 2Roses are now friends
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Images of Creative Communion

My journey from Vancouver, BC. Canada, to the “Imagery in Jewelry” workshop at Touchstone Center for Craft in Farmington, Pennsylvania. See More
May 16
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Fashion:Victim - In Memoriam Alexander McQueen

"Considering your sartorial chops, we are not surprised at all. How befitting the association with McQueen, and dare we say it.....justified! Congrats. Spectacular work."
May 13

2Roses's Blog

Caught in the time warp of Art Versus Craft

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 2:28am 0 Comments

We participate in a creative exercise related to EtsyMetal, a group of metalsmiths organized around Etsy. The exercise is called "Blog Carnival". Each month a topic is chosen and a variety of members from this international group each provide their individual perspectives on the subject. We thought (mistakenly) that we had scraped the subject of Art Versus Craft off our shoes for good. Thanks to Blog Carnival we have stepped in it again. It appears that it is the topic that will not…

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Publicity OPPORTUNITY

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

MJSA would like to interview any artists who have used used self-produced books via websites such as Snapfish or Blurb to promote their work to galleries or curators or as show catalogs. Article deadline is looming. Please email Sharon Elaine Thompson ASAP sharonet@sharonelainethompson.com

OK, Your Kid Probably COULD Make Something Better Than This

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 12:45am 0 Comments

 

Our Blog Carnival* topic this month is “nobody’s perfect”. We are frequently told this applies to us. Someone once said “art is making the difficult look easy. Maybe, but not the way we usually do it.... read more at 2Roses' blog: Jewelry…

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Bench Mess

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 11:20pm 0 Comments

I've been working intently on a couple of projects for the last few days. As I sit at my bench, late on a Sunday evening,my perspective changes from the very focused 3 x 3 inch window of my optivisors to the full scope of my bench. CARAMBA! What happened!?…

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How traffic pirates skim revenue from your Etsy shop

Posted on March 10, 2012 at 6:15pm 17 Comments

You may have heard all the ruckus about Pinterest of late and wondered, why is this such a big deal? It looks like this is just a successful social networking site that is driving lots of traffic to my Etsy shop.  Well…not exactly.   Read on and I’ll explain how sites like Pinterest really make money.  Note: I am using Pinterest as just one example of a type of website/business model that is growing rapidly.

 

Pinterest makes money by directing traffic to websites who agree to…

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At 4:51pm on November 10, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…
At 10:37pm on July 26, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through September 15, 2015.

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often :-)

At 12:17pm on July 3, 2012, Jennifer Cross Gans said…

Goody!  I'm glad to have you as a friend!

At 10:21am on June 20, 2012, Thomas Skaggs said…

Thank you for the kind words about my work.  I looked at your web site and admired your work as well.  Crafthaus sure is loaded with talented folks!

At 8:30am on March 21, 2012, Renata Fojtikova said…

Hi 2 Roses! Thank you for visiting my blog. Glad to be a part of your network. Cheers

Renata

At 2:37pm on January 18, 2012, Renee Zettle-Sterling said…

Hi John,

I just found out today that you are running.  That is wonderful.  I wanted to let you know that I really enjoy you and your wife's work.  When I heard that you might be running, I did some research.  Just beautiful!! Warmly, Renee

At 11:40am on May 31, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…
You already made good use of that new CRAP stamp?
At 10:53am on May 31, 2011, anne havel said…
thank you very much.  i'm excited!
At 12:30pm on November 10, 2010, Mary Jarvis said…
Thank your for your comment about my Ocean Pendant. I would love to know what the piece is saying to you! :)
I found myself ooooing and ahhhhing over many of your pieces: you work in a variety of media - as do I. Love the au naturael necklaces
At 1:41pm on September 19, 2010, Two Claws Jewelry said…
HI J&C! Thanks for zie einzugsfeier! Now another realm to feel lost within.....huh?! What that?!? Where am I? How do I get over there? Is this right? Oooooo.....that's nice!!!!
 
 
 

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.....

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Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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Every Fall, crafthaus awards a micro project grant to a crafthaus member regardless of location, professional background, or craft field. The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for a personal or group project.All projects will be published anonymously, without revealing any personal information about the submitting party.The crafthaus membership and the general public review all proposed projects and vote for the one they wish to see supported. One vote per person.Voting…See More
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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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