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I'm a jeweler working primarily in glass and gold. I got my BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in1982 and have been a full time studio artist since then. I've served a term as President of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) and also as chair of the Metalsmith magazine Editorial Advisory Committee. My jewelry is in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Corning Museum of Glass, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and others.
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Thanks! I appreciate that. Yes, I did go to undergrad at BG. I'm going to grad school now at Indiana University, Bloomington and am getting ready to mount my thesis show at the end of April. That's really nice of Charon.
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.
Rachel and Brigittewill be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.
The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.
"To all Course Tutors or Administrators,
Goldsmiths’ Fair, the UK’s most exciting showcase of contemporary jewellery and silver, returns this year with a fresh look and raft of new exhibitors. Staged in London’s iconic…"
"Running art workshops
Brenda Burgess is an artist and sculptor who runs art workshops for children at Leeds Castle and various schools in Kent. She spoke about her career journey and shared advice for earning an income from art.