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Ann Davis commented on Jivan Astfalck's group Instill - Material Matters 2014
"Wow, that was a fun show, so diverse!  I'm going to have to come back when I have more time and read all the words, the ones I did read were so thoughtful! Thanks for putting this up and making us aware of it Brigitte!!"
Oct 1
Ann Davis joined Jivan Astfalck's group
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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
Oct 1
Ann Davis commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post A Liar And A Cheat and Why You Should Close Your Paypal Account
"Oh Dear!! What a horrible experience!! Hmmm I do take paypal on my website, but I have an http://www.e-junkie.com/  shopping cart for years, but I'm thinking that doesn't protect me. I've never had a problem with either, and I…"
Aug 19
Sherri Jaudés and Ann Davis are now friends
May 28
Ann Davis commented on Melissa Cameron's blog post I went to: Richmond!
"I love love love the brass broach!!! the blog post is great!!! Thanks for sharing:))"
Apr 29
Ann Davis commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Scott Hove - Cakeland. Birthdays just got a whole lot better.
"Amazing!!! Who's eating who?? hahahah Makes me want to stand up and cheer!!! Beyond brilliant!!!"
Apr 15
Ann Davis replied to John Lunn's discussion Do we see all that's really right in front of us? in the group Tapestry of Talents: Bringing Your Whole Voice to Your Craft
"Ahh but what if it's all a 'brain' and we are projections living in a hologram??? OR, my fav from physics, there is one electron wizzing round and round creating everything...fun thoughts.  You know, bees see flowers as…"
Mar 30
Ann Davis replied to John Lunn's discussion Do we see all that's really right in front of us? in the group Tapestry of Talents: Bringing Your Whole Voice to Your Craft
"Seems like the only appropriate answer is from Tommy: f I told you what it takes to reach the highest high, You'd laugh and say 'nothing's that simple' But you've been told many times before Messiahs pointed to the door And…"
Mar 28
Ann Davis posted photos
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Ann Davis commented on Margarita Sampson's photo
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Baby Jane ( whatever happened to)

"Love it, love it love it!!!!"
Feb 14
Ann Davis liked Margarita Sampson's photo
Feb 14
Ann Davis 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
Dec 14, 2013
Ann Davis joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Creative Photography

Crafthaus regularly features creative photography to inspire craft artists to take their own photography to the next level.Feel free to upload and share creative images of your own work in this group and BE SURE to give proper photo credit!See More
Nov 3, 2013
Ann Davis liked anne havel's photo
Oct 16, 2013
Ann Davis commented on Hilary Sanders's photo
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Nautilus

"Brilliant!!!"
Oct 11, 2013
Ann Davis joined Rebecca Rose's group
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Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately

For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting  in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist. Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!See More
Apr 30, 2013

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Washington DC
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Studio
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I have a teaching studio called La Ruche Davis
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://AnnDavisStudio.com
What media do you work with?
metals/enamels/stones/glass

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At 2:35pm on November 5, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

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

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often!

At 1:05pm on October 25, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you, Ann. I appreciate that.

At 9:30am on June 27, 2011, Nathan Dube said…
Thanks!
At 5:14pm on April 20, 2011, Thea Clark said…

Hi Ann,

 

Good to meet you too, thanks for stopping to talk.

At 12:52pm on December 8, 2010, Katie Schutte said…
Thanks Ann! I was wondering about the Minoan Shard piece; what are the materials? It's very nice!
At 8:40am on February 12, 2010, Anthony Tammaro said…
Hi Ann,
Thanks for the message and request. I believe there are a number of schools in the DC area that offer digital media in one form or another. Have a look.

Cheers,
Anthony
At 9:06am on January 4, 2010, Jaime Jo Fisher said…
thanks so much ann, happy new year,
jaimejo
At 12:48pm on December 14, 2009, Ann Davis said…
Mary, then you can make little silver teapots!!hahahah
At 8:43am on December 14, 2009, mary obodzinski said…
Thank you Ann. That is my favorite glaze color. I like your jewelry, I will start a jewelry class in January, thinking it might enhance my clay skills. Really looking forward to it!
At 4:34pm on October 13, 2009, Michael H Mara said…
You can make a very simple forge from a galvanized farm trough and some pipe, and fire it with charcoal. Not the store bought briquettes, but charcoal you make in a small campfire. Check out Tim and Marian Lively for some ideas: http://www.livelyknives.com/
 
 
 

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:

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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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