Erin Knisley

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About Me:

I am inspired by geometric forms, raw architectural structures, patterns, and the repetition of individual units.

 

 

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Sidman, PA, USA
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Community College
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I am a designer/maker interested in structures, studio jewelry, and the fashion runway.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/members/ErinK

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Peters Valley School of Craft joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Dec 11, 2013
Erika Uzmann joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Nov 5, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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Avant-Garde

"How do we contact the Academy Awards?We are NOT giving away our jewelry from free is any gift bag. That is not O.K. Please don't even mention this to me. I don't want to hear it. This is about RUNWAY, RED CARPET and ON STAGE. Artists…"
Nov 5, 2013
Erin Knisley commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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Avant-Garde

"Harriete: Thank you for your wonderful and thought-provoking comments! I love the runway for its experimentation and take a lot of my inspiration from its over-the-top qualities. It seems as though the runway would be the perfect venue for…"
Nov 5, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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Avant-Garde

"So tired of the Cartier on the run ways. Not only does it send a message about jewelry being only about karats of gold and gemstones, but jewelry can be about so much more that high value materials. How do we get art jewelry on the red carpet and on…"
Nov 2, 2013
2Roses commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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Avant-Garde

"When possessing this kind of jewelry conveys class status and power."
Nov 2, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman commented on Erin Knisley's photo
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Avant-Garde

"I like the big dramatic necklace from the irregular forms.How do we get this on the Academy Awards walking down the runway? Harriete"
Nov 1, 2013
Erin Knisley left a comment for Curtis H Arima
"Thank you for joining my group!"
Oct 21, 2013
Erin Knisley is now friends with Montserrat Lacomba and Sonni Brickhouse
Oct 6, 2013
Erin Knisley left a comment for Montserrat Lacomba
"Thank you for adding me a as a friend! I really enjoy the soft subtlety of the colors your use in your enamel work; the colors flow so naturally with the forms."
Oct 6, 2013
Erin Knisley left a comment for Sonni Brickhouse
"Thank you for adding me as a friend! I love the cleanliness of your design aesthetic!"
Oct 6, 2013
Curtis H Arima joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Sep 30, 2013
Harriete Estel Berman joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Sep 10, 2013
Carol Palmer Huntington liked Erin Knisley's group The Steel Road to Touchstone
Aug 23, 2013
Lorena Angulo joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Aug 21, 2013
Umut Demirguc Thurman joined Erin Knisley's group
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The Steel Road to Touchstone

Thoughts, contemplations, and excitement about the upcoming "Jewelry Fabrication in Steel" course with Sharon Massey at Touchstone Center for Crafts.See More
Jul 21, 2013

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At 12:02pm on June 19, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Looking forward to seeing you implement the new material!

At 1:39pm on June 10, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Any new work in steel in the making ? :-)

At 6:29am on March 30, 2013, Bifei Cao said…

Erin, very new and insteresting work. convoluted wire, with broke the positive and negative space. wonderdul wire soldering skill. I will schedule another time with you that we can talk on skype.

How is your thesis going? My best wishes for you to join a residency soon!!!

best, best and best.

At 4:10pm on March 5, 2013, Alisha Low said…

Most definitely! We're too peas in a pod! haha :]

At 5:47am on March 5, 2013, Alisha Low said…

Thanks! I love anything that is interactive :D, speaking of which, I love how a lot of your pieces interact with the body, very neat forms!

At 6:46pm on March 3, 2013, Alisha Low said…

You're welcome! I really enjoy your work, it's all gorgeous!

At 12:50am on May 2, 2012, Bifei Cao said…

Yeahhhhh, I am so glad you are here now!!!!!!!

Keep updating ur works here!!!! best best best!!!

At 2:28pm on May 1, 2012, Renee Zettle-Sterling said…

Hi Erin, Welcome to Craft House.  I hope school is still going well.  The leave forms are gorgeous!!  Renee

 
 
 

A Midsummer Day's Dream

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5’2” x 3’ x 6’4”

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A Midsummer Day's Dream - crafthaus online exhibition

Curated by Marie and Glen Guarino.

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The Justified Sinner posted a blog post

Back in the Workshop

After the travels and entertaining of the summer, I am back to a very autumnal Glasgow and my new students. As the dust settles on the new term, it has been good to be able to grab some time in the workshop to actually make something. This time, inspired by one of my contacts on Flickr, "Metalsmithery", I decided to dig out some old pen-nibs which I had bought many years ago from…See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft posted a blog post

Enameling in the Round with Harlan W. Butt

The Fine Metals Studio was thrilled to have Harlan W. Butt on campus for "Enameling in the Round" ~ stunning work was done! Photo credit to our Fine Metal Artist Fellow Kristal! And we hope that Nicolette ~ Crafthaus Scholarship recipient enjoyed her time at Peters Valley School of Craft!…See More
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A Midsummer Day's Dream

We are delighted to present "A Midsummer Day’s Dream"an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus.  All artwork is designed and made by the artists.  The lead image is Hanging Planter by Chelsea Fay. Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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 exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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Peters Valley School of Craft joined Nicolette Absil's group
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A New Path: Enameling in the Round

New experiences in enameling, while taking "Enameling in the Round," with Harlan Butt at Peters Valley.See More
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Dodecahedron Necklace for zapp

"I love your use of geometry."
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"Birmingham Assay Office news WE’RE HIRING – ARE YOU THE MARKETING COORDINATOR WE ARE LOOKING FOR VACANCY AT ASSAY OFFICE BIRMINGHAM MARKETING CO-ORDINATOR - MATERNITY COVER Job Title: …"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Places available! Hand Engraving Six-Week Evening Course Thursday 4th September – Thursday 9th October 2014 Cost: £270 for members of the HEA £300 for non-members Venue: Craft Central, Central London Details: This six-week…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"UCA Farnham's MA and MFA show will be taking place from 26 August to 4 September, with a private view on 4th September. The show will also include some Artist Talks; Artist and Curator Matt Smith will be presenting on Crafting History and Dr…"
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Ana M. Lopez posted a blog post

Materials Hard & Soft Last Call to Enter

Last chance to enter Materials Hard and Soft. The deadline is September 5th. Please apply! I am the juror this year and am looking forward to seeing a great variety of work.See More
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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 exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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Melissa Cameron posted a blog post

A couple of group Exhibitions

Tis still the season for coinciding exhibitions!In a few days two exhibitions will open in which I will have on display several of my recycled object works. One is here in the US at Taboo Studio in San Diego, and the other in Italy as a part of the…See More
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Stacey Lee Webber is now friends with Meredith S. Tibjash, Angela Baduel-Crispin, Liana Tomchesson and 2 more
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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 exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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