Barbara Fernald
Share on Facebook Share Twitter
  • Blog Posts
  • Events
  • Groups (2)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Barbara Fernald's Friends

  • Brigitte Martin
 

Barbara Fernald's Page

Latest Activity

Barbara Fernald commented on Susan Breen Silvy's group Metal Clay Playhaus
"Congratulations to all who were chosen to be in the Annual. I am honored to be among such talent. And congratulations to all who sent in photos to the jury. We all love to create but it takes courage to "put ourselves out there." Thanks to…"
Jun 11, 2011
Barbara Fernald joined Pat Morrow's group
Thumbnail

Studio Sanctuaries - Part 2

Few things are more important to an artist than their workspaces. Part sanctuary, part workshop, part hang-out: This exhibit honors our studio spaces where we spend most of our time.
May 22, 2011
Barbara Fernald joined Susan Breen Silvy's group
Thumbnail

Metal Clay Playhaus

A discussion forum for all things metal clay related.  We will share discoveries, discuss problems and celebrate in each other's successes! See More
Apr 15, 2011
Brigitte Martin and Barbara Fernald are now friends
Apr 15, 2011
Barbara Fernald is now a member of crafthaus
Apr 14, 2011

Profile Information

Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Islesford, Maine USA
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Studio
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Jewelry designer and maker. I work primarily with Precious Metal Clay. I am most interested in making my own silver beads to combine with other handmade beads. (my own and made by others)
I am also a writer and photographer.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://barbarasfernald.com
What media do you work with?
beach rocks

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of crafthaus to add comments!

Join crafthaus

At 3:08pm on April 14, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Hello Barbara,

 

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 April 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.

Latest Activity

Mark Fenn - Studiofenn and Lieta Marziali are now friends
2 hours ago
The Justified Sinner posted a status
"Excellent video about the work of one of my favourite jewellers in Scotland, @patbatcom - http://vimeo.com/107965317"
6 hours ago
Maya Sabbatini posted photos
14 hours ago
Brigitte Martin and Maya Sabbatini are now friends
17 hours ago
Maya Sabbatini shared Brigitte Martin's discussion on Facebook
18 hours ago
Brigitte Martin liked Andrea Ring's photo
18 hours ago
Maya Sabbatini is now a member of crafthaus
18 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
18 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Exclusive October reader offer! 25% off our European jewellery ranges Usually we celebrate and promote mainly our British designer-makers at Jam, but this month we’re shining the spotlight on four of our European jewellers. Established German…"
18 hours ago
Andrea Ring posted photos
yesterday
Leisa Rich liked Brigitte Martin's group Crafthaus Project Grant 2014
Saturday
Leisa Rich joined Brigitte Martin's group
Thumbnail

Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

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
Saturday

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!

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2014   Created by Brigitte Martin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service