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In creating new work, I consistently look to preexisting forms and structures that share a background of utility and functional design. I find clarity in tasking a seemingly simple, functional object and reconfiguring it somehow. Form, material, and process are all critical components; by engaging formal and functional issues, I create incongruous objects.
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An online exhibition of Silversmiths who currently reside and practice in the UK. The goal is to show the best current contemporary silversmith work from the UK. This exhibition aims to explore if there is a specific British silversmith style that is different from silversmithing styles in other countries.The works submitted have been made from 2011 onwards.Photo left:David Clarke , "INSALTED"Sterling Silver, table salt.10cm x 10cm x 5cmPhotography: David Clarke…See More
Information, interviews and updates about Finnish and International contemporary jewelry and posted by Rebekah Frank from the symposium, workshops and exhibitions during Koru 4: Kindred Spirits in Imatra, Finland.See More
Thank you so much - I am so happy to have been accepted into the show. I just wish I could see it in person... Thanks for all your hard work on it. Also, I want to take the opportunity to say I love your work, it's just stunning.
i am so excited to be a part of the first five exhibition! i'm glad your students like the buckles, i am partial to the mokume as well, love the dirty work! I think my brother and sister who live in denver will try to make it out to see the show, and i have to say, your work rocks!!
“While striving to incorporate fashion and function in my body of work, Joe’s was created. Reflecting on the glamor once held by tobacco use, I pulled imagery from vintage cigarette advertisements. Once used to seduce the consumer, I take this now taboo subject matter and place it over the belt as a means of advertising and seduction of both the product and body. This reminds my audience of the cultural change that has evolved into the disapproval of tobacco usage and advertising.”
I have been meaning to ask you the same question - when are you leaving? We want to have you and your family around for a meal before you go. I'm conscious that this year has gone quickly and I have been ridiculously busy so we…"
"Fantastic experience Liz!! I can imagine the big challenge this might be for you.
Enjoy and treasure every minute, it can be your own inner paradise in your most demanding days.
When are you returning? sorry to disturb you with this question in…"
"OK, the award I won was the 2012 Sunshine Coast Art Prize 3D award. It is an annual Australian national award run by the Noosa Regional Gallery. The prize I received in 2012 was AU$15,000 + a 1 month residency.
I've had a busy year and I…"
Another two-week hiatus between posts and it is only because I've been too busy to be able to find a moment to write things down. So much has happened, from being asked if I were "eligible" for inclusion in a list of "eligible bachelors" - my non-bachelor status making me ineligible for the inclusion - to being asked to write an article for a new jewellery magazine about something which isn't jewellery!The main thing on the workbench has been another of my projects which was started and then…See More
The belt buckle has long been a functional object. It has only been since the early 20th century that it has truly become a fashion statement. This exhibition features a collection of contemporary, hand crafted belt buckles that really examine what this amazing accessory can do beyond its solely functional past. See More
As a student of ceramics at Berea College, I’m always observing and learning about the ceramics world. NCECA, however, takes the fire of my learning to a whole new cone pack.This blog will capture my excitement of the before, during, and after of the 2013 NCECA. I will talk to ceramicists, explore dazzling exhibits, and embrace all that the NCECA paradise has to offer. This blog will be the log in which I jot all my gushing observations!See More
Another two-week hiatus between posts and it is only because I've been too busy to be able to find a moment to write things down. So much has happened, from being asked if I were "eligible" for inclusion in a list of "eligible bachelors" - my non-bachelor status making me ineligible for the inclusion - to being asked to write an article for a new jewellery magazine about something which isn't jewellery!
The main thing on the workbench has been another of my projects which was…
In the fall of 2014, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) will host CraftTexas 2014, the eighth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. The exhibition will feature artists from all over the…
Line Jorddal Jewelry, made from recycled odds and ends consisting of a combination of precious material and garbage, old toys, jewellery donated by friends and strangers, dirty plastic, silver chains, Swarovski crystals and stuff found on the floor in a bar, Jorddal creates wearable art…