Callie Shevlin
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Carnavale in Bienne, watch makery, and random snap shots from the month!

I got to go to Carnavale in Bienne with some of my FInnish friends (and we are all going to Finland at the end of April as well!).  It was really fun and we had on proper costumes.  At first, we saw NO people in costume, but then realized it was still to early (only 10pm) and low and behold, more arrived after midnight. Europeans really know how to stay out all night.…See More
Mar 17, 2013
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Part two, the Musée d'Orsay and Dali Exhibition and some random shots

I had such a great time being a tourist in Paris, I want to go back and explore a bit more and some obscure things as well.  Next time Gadget, next time bwahhhahhhahhha.Some of the exhibition was able to be photographed, so I did so liberally.  This is a sketch in just ink, I think it's magnificent.  This reminds me of a doodle…See More
Feb 13, 2013
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Paris, the city of chilly weather and wondrous things, part one the Louvre and surrounding area.

This past weekend I got to go to Paris to meet up with a great friend whom I haven't seen in ages.  She got to travel from Arizona to escort a Hopper painting home from the Grand Palais, so we did all the tourist things and had a great time.30 minutes after arriving in Paris, our hotel (Hôtel Masséna) was so close to the…See More
Feb 11, 2013
Brigitte Martin replied to Callie Shevlin's discussion The new year is off to a great start in the group Adventures in Switzerland
"Happy New Year !"
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The new year is off to a great start

Christmas this year was interesting.  I decided that I would go to my butcher and ask for a turkey, not too big though.  She told me I could have 3-3.5 kg at the most and I said fine; although I was worried that wouldn't feed 5 people.  Tom got home and he seemed pretty small (because he wasn't a frozen butterball turkey, he was a wild(ish) one that still had feathers on his ankles giving the appearance of socks).  And this was my FIRST time cooking a turkey all alone, first time making…See More
Jan 2, 2013
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Snowy and Beautiful

This winter we got our first snow in October and this month in particular, we have gotten about 3 1/2 feet of snow already.  Though this Christmas week, the temperatures are to soar to 11 degrees (celsius) so no more of the powdery fun stuff.These icicles just formed over the course of the weekend, so fast! …See More
Dec 23, 2012
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New Enameling Kiln and New/Old Enamels!!!

First: I want to post some more pictures from my Barcelona and Rome/Trivigno trip because I found them and really should clean my camera stick more often...I went to the Ceramics Museum in Barcelona and had a fantastic time, I got to see both old and new exhibits and really spent an entire day there and the fashion museum.…See More
Dec 3, 2012
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"President of the Mushroom Club! Wonderful :-)"
Nov 26, 2012
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A little bit of this, a lot of that

Well Hello there!  I have been doing quite a bit of a lot of little things that time just slipped away from me!In October, I went to Italy with a friend from the US and a new friend from France, it was magnificent, small town (about 450 people) and fantastic food.This is a view from our villa in the Basilicata region,…See More
Nov 25, 2012
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"Barcelona in September, Moscow in October and Shanghai (likely) in November, any suggestions from Crafthausers of what I should do and see?"
Jul 28, 2012
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Hike from Vallorbe to Orbe, downhill 92% of the way

So, just as the title suggests, I went hiking from Vallorbe which is 400 meters above Orbe, so it should have been easy, but we stopped to take pictures and pick berries and do things... And the adventure; if it can be called that, ended with a surprise lunch and of course, swimming in the lake at home! It was COLDThis sign was…See More
Jul 16, 2012
Brigitte Martin liked Callie Shevlin's discussion Gorgeous summer in Vallée de Joux
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Gorgeous summer in Vallée de Joux

So these past 6 or so weeks (yikes, time has flown and I have no idea where it went), I have been busy with work, work, work and of course been hiking.  In addition, I have been running 2-3 days a week before aforementioned work and swimming 3 days a week after work.If you look closely here, that is ME on the slide…See More
Jul 14, 2012

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Le Sentier, Switzerland
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Full time at Breguet as a Guillocheur and in my own studio at home
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
By day I work with metal as a guillocheur and by night I work with metal and found objects/mixed media as an independent studio artist.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.calliemay.com
What media do you work with?
Maps of both physical nature and mind maps that are created on various adventures. Found objects that catch my eye.

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At 2:33pm on March 6, 2012, Kristen Goetz said…

I want your china cabinet...That thing is rock n roll. And that metals studio is amazing, sooooo jealous!

At 4:04pm on February 5, 2012, The Justified Sinner said…

Callie! I've booked for Birmingham. See you on the 24th March for sure.

At 1:04pm on January 3, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

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

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often :-)

At 4:57pm on November 24, 2011, kerianne quick said…

haha. oh yeah. i forgot about the waitress you mugged for the small balls of delight.

At 3:18pm on November 18, 2011, kerianne quick said…

wait, whats 8.8?

 

At 5:01am on November 5, 2011, kerianne quick said…

get it, featured artist!

At 2:21pm on November 3, 2011, Hratch Babikian said…

just realized from your posts you are not in the US!

At 2:19pm on November 3, 2011, Hratch Babikian said…

Hi Callie, great to hear from you , are you at the conference this year?

At 9:02am on October 31, 2011, Jan Arthur Harrell said…

hope your are loving your new location on the planet

At 3:26pm on October 30, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…

Thanks for the kind comment!

 
 
 

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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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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