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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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Images of Creative Communion

My journey from Vancouver, BC. Canada, to the “Imagery in Jewelry” workshop at Touchstone Center for Craft in Farmington, Pennsylvania. See More
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Play That Funky Music !

Exhibition Date May 1 - June 1, 2014 You hear a piece of music and it sends you back in time. Suddenly you remember situations, sights, smells, and certain people as if it happened yesterday. What is the relationship between music and craft? Are there craft pieces that relate to favorite songs?How about a vase made while listening to opera? A table inspired by hard rock? Footwear to go with Lady Gaga? What are the lyrics that draw you in and inspire you to create?See More
May 14
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Crescent Moon Armoury

Begun in 2005 by metalsmith, Parker Brown, Crescent Moon Armoury is a small business dedicated to the continuing craft of historical armour smithing.  The majority of its work focuses on historical armour for the modern collectors and martial artists.  Each piece is made according to the specific measurements and needs of the individual client.  In a modern world that has forgotten the true meaning of "custom made", Crescent Moon Armoury strives to retain, preserve and advance the true craft…See More
Feb 11
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Jan 7

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Porto, Portugal
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Home Studio
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Jewelry
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ligiarochajewelry/

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At 3:19pm on February 4, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through February 15, 2015.
Enjoy crafthaus!

At 7:32pm on August 7, 2013, Willem Heyneker said…

Thanks for inviting me to be your friend.

Willem.

At 6:26pm on March 26, 2013, Bifei Cao said…

thanks for adding, Ligia

At 2:59pm on October 1, 2012, alice simpson said…

Happy to make new friends! Delighted to see your colorful work!

At 4:22pm on September 22, 2012, Louise Tessing said…

Dear Ligia, 

Thanks for adding me as your friend. I loved my visit to your beautiful country, we drove the length of it and met many wonderful, friendly people. Your beautiful work reflects its color and passion!  Louise

At 1:21pm on September 11, 2012, Alysia Fischer said…

Thank you for being my first friend on crafthaus!

At 10:25pm on August 5, 2012, Jan Smith said…
Lovely to connect with you, your work is beautiful.
At 6:52pm on April 1, 2012, Rameen Ahmed said…

Thanks Ligia for adding me as you friend.  Loooove your bold rings and lovely color compositions!  I have always wanted to visit Portugal... some day.

At 12:02am on February 22, 2012, SOOHYE PARK said…

Thank you for adding me as your friend. The colors and patterns that you created are very interesting and charming!!

At 1:28pm on November 4, 2011, Susan Crow / East Fourth Street said…

Hello Ligia,

You live in Portugal. I was there about 4 years ago. What a beautiful country!

You also do beautiful enamels. I used to do cloisonne enameling years ago and enjoyed it very much.

Thank you for adding me as your Crafthaus friend.

Susan

 
 
 

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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