Welcome, Alisha Low!

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I am ceaselessly fascinated by functional objects with a purpose and the symbiotic nature of art and science. I frequently utilizes scientific glassware and find myself inspired by medical equipment to create captivating pieces of sculpture and jewelry. My work encourages examination and interaction with the worn piece and the wearer.

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Johnston, RI, United States
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Owner, maker, & designer at Alisha Low Metal; Wax Technician & Metalsmith at Sherle Wagner International
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Metalsmith
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://alishalowmetal.tumblr.com/ or facebook.com/alishalowmetalwork
What media do you work with?
metal, glass, fabric,

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Danielle James and Alisha Low are now friends
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Alisha Low liked Erika Uzmann's group Buckle Up: Belt Buckles Beyond Function
Nov 28, 2013
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Buckle Up: Belt Buckles Beyond Function

The belt buckle has long been a functional object.  It has only been since the early 20th century that it has truly become a fashion statement.  This exhibition features a collection of contemporary, hand crafted belt buckles that really examine what this amazing accessory can do beyond its solely functional past. See More
Nov 11, 2013
Alisha Low liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Architectural Shell Sculptures for Hermit Crabs
Jul 30, 2013
Alisha Low left a comment for Leisa Rich
"Thank you! If you know anyone around the New England area who might be interested in coming please feel free to share the event :]"
Jul 24, 2013
Alisha Low posted photos
Jul 24, 2013
Leisa Rich commented on Alisha Low's event Convergence: A Symposium of Three Dimensional Fine Arts and Crafts
"Good luck! it sounds like a great opportunity!!!"
Jul 24, 2013
Alisha Low left a comment for Harriete Estel Berman
"Sorry you can't make it to the symposium, it would be quite a trip for you! Please feel free to share it with anyone you think would be interested or who might be in the New England area-we'd appreciate it!"
Jul 23, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Alisha Low's event Convergence: A Symposium of Three Dimensional Fine Arts and Crafts
"Sounds like a very interesting conference. Wish I lived closer. Harriete Estel Berman"
Jul 23, 2013

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At 12:26pm on February 3, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through February 15, 2015.
Enjoy crafthaus!

At 2:44pm on March 5, 2013, Erin Knisley said…

Me too! Intricate parts and mechanisms make everything better! 

At 6:51pm on March 3, 2013, Erin Knisley said…

Thank you! I really enjoy how interactive your pieces are! Especially the "key and lock" looking brooch piece!

At 6:40pm on March 3, 2013, Erin Knisley said…

Thank you for the like!

At 7:43am on January 31, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through February 15, 2014.


Enjoy crafthaus, participate often!

At 4:31pm on January 25, 2013, Thea Clark said…

Congrats on your featured work. I can't help but wonder what will happen when you push the syringe of this intriguing piece.

At 12:30pm on February 10, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Hello Alisha,

Welcome to crafthaus, the network for fine craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through February 15, 2013.

Please look around and add your thoughts to the groups, blogs and discussions. Crafthaus is a participatory sport!

Please note that ALL images sent to the website editor are vetted to assure a measure of overall quality control. Unlike other image sharing websites, crafthaus is not a "free-for-all". Our members present their work in front of an educated and critical audience (their peers,) so the photos have to be GREAT. Our goal is to show our members' work in the best possible light. From the many images received daily, we aim to post as many as possible. Crafthaus heartily encourages comments from the membership, however, with regard to photos posted or not, we have a strict "NO WHINING" policy in effect! 

If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me via crafthauseditor@live.com anytime, I will do my best to be of help.

I hope you will enjoy being with this network, and will find the exchanges interesting and fun.

Again: Welcome !

Brigitte Martin
Crafthaus Editor

 
 
 

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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"Indeed! I am already looking forward to seeing you all again."
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James Thurman commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Texas!
"We're so happy that you had such a wonderful visit!  It was truly jam-packed with everything that we have to offer!  Many new connections and lots of potential for future adventures..."
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"Thank you to Crafthaus for providing the opportunity to apply for the micro project grant. I am so excited to have won for Invisible:VisAble"
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"These are so very fabulous! "
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Texas!

I've just got back from almost a week in the Lone Star State which I was visiting on the invitation of my friends and colleagues, James Thurman and Umut Demirguc Thurman. What a trip! Based in Denton, Dallas, the main reason for my visit was to speak to the students at the University of North Texas and to work with them on a couple of practical workshops. Before…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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