Colleen Baran
  • Female
  • Greater Vancouver, BC
  • Canada
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Makers, Metalsmiths, and other Monikers.What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?This blog is a research-based discussion of personal inclusions in the Jewelry/Metals field and the titles and boundaries that define us as artists.See More
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Greater Vancouver, Canada
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Studio in Greater Vancouver, Canada
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Jewellery maker.

Colleen has exhibited in eleven countries such as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway and the USA and been published in a few more including China, Austria and Italy.

Recent projects include a daily ring project; in 2010 she made 365 rings as an experiment in recycled, alternative and repurposed materials. Starting Jan 1st and ending Dec 31st she experimented with materials such as elastic bands from around morning newspapers and produce to twist ties to recycled straws.

Related to this project, Colleen curated her first exhibition, ‘Ring a Day’ at Punch Gallery in Seattle which was part of the SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths) annual conference. The exhibition featured 365 rings by 65 international artists and was juried from 17,000 photos.

blog- www.SeeSeeBe.Blogspot.com
web- www.colleenbaran.com
shop- www.colleenbaran.etsy.com
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At 8:45am on January 12, 2015, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through January 15, 2016.
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At 2:46am on October 3, 2014, Kate Bajic said…
Hi Colleen, thanks for your friend request!
At 2:45pm on August 31, 2011, Dianne Karg Baron said…

Hi Colleen!  Nice to see you here!  Thanks for the friend request!

At 8:06am on June 7, 2011, Karine Rodrigue said…

your work on the rings is very entertaining!


At 12:03am on May 7, 2011, Tara Locklear said…

so glad to meet you on here!

 

At 8:03pm on April 26, 2011, Paul McClure said…

Really enjoyed your work at the HFC opening last week. Our work is side by side :-)

Hope to meet soon,

Paul

At 8:28pm on January 15, 2011, Melissa Cameron said…

Thanks Colleen ;) Speaking of inspiring - just checking out your work. I love it.

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At 6:38am on December 9, 2010, Laura GC said…
Thanks :) Wonderful work.
At 2:23pm on November 30, 2010, Two Claws Jewelry said…
Thank you most kindly for the friend request, Colleen!
At 2:26pm on November 27, 2010, Tammy Young Eun Kim said…
Hi Colleen! Thx for the add & the comment! Aw, i love your ring series. awesome!
 
 
 

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