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SUNY New Paltz goes to Munich

The MFA Metal students at SUNY New Paltz are traveling abroad to Munich Germany to attend SCHMUCK 2013!!! SCHMUCK brings together the best jewelry artists from around the world. See More
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SNAG Conference 2012 Phoenix

Jillian Moore and Liz Steiner blog the events of the 2012 SNAG Conference "The Heat is On!",  happening May 23-26, in Phoenix, AZ.See More
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Artist Interviews-Where are you going? Where have you been? How did you get there?

About this blog--As a recent graduate and currently in a one-year residency the question of what’s next and how to get there is always on my mind. For this blog I will be interviewing artists who have taken varying paths and pursued different careers in or out of the arts to see what they are doing now and the steps they took to get there. Special Note--I want this to be a way to share how we are all trying to figure out the paths to what’s next and where to go, not answers or things to do, but…See More
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Art Metal, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
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At 2:17pm on January 16, 2011, Sarah Holden said…
HEEJIN!!!  Those hair shots are out of control!! I LOVE THEM!!  We should do a crit together sometime.  When is your show opening?  April 16th???
At 2:32pm on January 15, 2011, kerianne quick said…
superb images. congrats!
At 1:34pm on January 15, 2011, Billie Jean Theide said…
Beautiful!
At 8:58pm on December 1, 2010, Jessica Beels said…
Gorgeous!!! Your textures are amazing. So lovely. Thanks for the inspiration.
At 7:31pm on September 5, 2010, Stacey Lee Webber said…
Go get em girl! congrats on front page. good luck in madtown
At 1:33pm on April 9, 2010, Sarah Renshaw said…
Thank you so much! I took them myself. I love your work, it is so beautiful!
At 6:53pm on March 30, 2010, Jonathan Fernando Pacheco said…
Hi!!!!!
it very nice to meet you. im glad i got to hang out with you and Eun yeong at SNAG, hopefully it wont be the last. do you know now why i loved sung yeoul's drips so much. i cant explain why i love drips right now, but i do! i really like your heart bracelet, it may be because of the drip-like forms. but i love the Mysterious forms, especially the one on the left for all the those layers.
At 10:19pm on March 27, 2010, michelle sotolongo said…
i am in love with the variety of textures in your work!!!!
At 9:53pm on December 29, 2009, Kim, HyeJoo said…
언니~ 반가워요 ㅎㅎ 잘 지내요? 나 이번에 논문썼어요! (감격의 눈물)
어찌 지내는지 궁금했는데, 건강하죠?
영주언니랑 영미언니도 이번에 같이 졸업해요.
거기서도 언니 멋진 작업 많이많이~ 화이팅*
At 2:54am on December 14, 2009, marcus marguillier said…
Beautiful work!
The pieces are so different and yet it is clear they come from one hand.
 
 
 

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.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will 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.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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Rainbow Bird Necklace

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