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Jan Smith liked Brigitte Martin's discussion (9) Artist Selection, Jurying Process, Criticism
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Reconstructing Our Second Skin: Gender in Contemporary Jewelry

In this crafthaus blog, I explore the intersection between gender and jewelry with a three-prong approach: interviewing artists who do not shy away from words like “gender issues,” “feminism,” and “sex”; analyzing the work of said artists and the reach of their work via questionnaires; and reinvigorating conversation about gender in jewelry by putting together an online exhibition.See More
Apr 27
Rebecca Skeels and Jan Smith are now friends
Apr 17
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Scotland The What?!

An online exhibition featuring makers based in Scotland, curated by Dauvit Alexander and Jeff Zimmer.See More
Mar 23
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Crafthaus goes to ... ACC Baltimore 2016

Brigitte Martin (crafthaus editor) will spend time at the 2016 ACC Show in Baltimore. She will report back from three distinct viewpoints.Sign up for this group to join the trip, ask questions, be a part of it!See More
Mar 23
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Jan Smith commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Memento Mori and Bedlam
"the Memento Mori Collection is amazing!  thank you for sharing.  "
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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad. See More
Nov 23, 2015
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JUNK: rubbish to gold

THIS CRAFTHAUS EXHIBITION IS NOW ARCHIVED AND THE AUCTION OVER.IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO TAKE PART IN OUR NEW ONLINE EXHIBITION AND AUCTION PLEASE GO TO  www.rubbishtogold.comARCHIVE:JUNK: rubbish to gold playfully explores ideas of exchange, bartering, gathering, earning and giving by putting on display the entire process of creating the ‘work-of-art’.All works available to bid on via a silent auction right NOW.     Partnering charities supplied the masses…See More
Nov 10, 2015
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A Glimpse of Thai Craft-Based Contemporary Art

Even though Thailand is well-known for its craft and mass-produced decorative products, its craft-based contemporary art is relatively unknown to both local and international markets. Therefore it was my great pleasure to be able to let the world see the kind of craft-based contemporary art created by Thai artists within the past few years.  In this exhibition three fields of craft-based contemporary art are presented:  ceramics (4), jewelry (3) and wood (1).  I hope you enjoy and appreciate…See More
Sep 14, 2015
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metaFORM Exhibition

MA JSRP 2014-15,School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UKProfessor Jivan Astfalck, 2015See More
Sep 14, 2015
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Studio
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Maker
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://jansmith.ca
What media do you work with?
enamel

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At 11:11am on July 9, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through July 15, 2016.

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At 4:14pm on January 27, 2013, Leslie A. Schug said…

Hi Jan, The enamel on steel pieces are great! Thanks for friending me...Leslie

At 7:49pm on August 19, 2012, anne havel said…

since i'm in vermont, i'm actually closer to toronto than you, it would appear.  i'm pondering driving instead of flying so i might take the fam with me.  but school is still in session, so i'll have to weigh that.  have getting the passports penciled in for late fall so i'll have them on time.  i've never been to toronto so i'm excited about going.  i'm glad you'll be there.  i have to make time to meet up with you to just chat.  i love your work and would love to just talk.  thanks so muhc.  anne

At 8:06pm on August 8, 2012, anne havel said…

hope i'll see you there too.  are you far from toronto?  i believe you are in canada, but i don't know where.

At 1:23pm on July 28, 2012, Patsy Kay Kolesar said…

Thanks so much Jan!  Your enamel work is incredible, so it means a lot to have a compliment from you! Yes, I hope to be at the next guild meeting.  Enjoy your summer, Patsy. 

 
 
 

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Mixed media sculpture based on my son Ky's childhood.
Copper, earthenware, encaustic, mica, teeth, resin, patina.
10.5" x 14" x 8"

2008-09

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