A group where you can post your bench problems and issues for discussion and comment.It's open and can be used to ask technical questions or post solutions, tips or ideas which you think might be of use to other members.See More
DeFine Metal and Fiber features works that combine metal with fiber or that are made of metal using fiber techniques. These works defy our expectations, showing us how artists are reaching across media boundaries to express themselves.
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San Diego State University and Long Beach City College
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Lecturer at San Diego State University in Art Education. Experienced in teaching Jewelry/Metals, Fibers, and Design in Crafts at SDSU. Adjunct Faculty at Long Beach City College in Jewelry/Metalsmithing.
I work in metal, fiber, wood, plastics, rubber, found objects, etc. I'm a metalsmith/silversmith/jewelry maker and designer, object maker, art maker, fiber artist, milliner, clothing maker, and certified cake decorator.
Current/Upcoming Exhibitions and Publications
Body Language: Contemporary Art Jewelry
Curated by Suzanne Ramljak, Editor of Metalsmith magazine
Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery. Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.
Yeah, me too. I didn't get the invite note from Jill until after I booked my flight. How lame is it that we can get that freakin' close to a show all the way across the country and not make it? I hear she is going to have catalogs at SNAG!
“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.”
We have another WebCast this Saturday 14th December at 14:30 GMT. This month we are looking at and demonstrating Delft Clay Casting. Again we will be casting live on air so anything could happen. We will be giving away some…"
Craft in America: Holiday embraces familiar and new winter celebrations as part of our American experience with the handmadeLos Angeles, CA – CRAFT IN AMERICA, the Peabody Award-winning and the Emmy-nominated series dedicated to exploring craft in our nation, continues Season Five with HOLIDAY, airing on PBS…See More
September 18, 2013 at 6pm to January 19, 2014 at 7pm
One would expect Jewelry artists to be limited to objects of personal adornment, but many contemporary makers in this field have gone beyond the constraints of functionality to pursue conceptual interests in areas such as photography, kinetics and sculpture. This exhibition seeks makers whose work demands…See More
This mural is drawn with one single line, an approach to craft that I have developed over the past three years.The line has been tested on ceramic tiles, drawings, canvas frames, pots and murals. When I finished drawing the mural, I traced my left hand at the very end of the continuous line (I am right handed), in order to start introducing myself, as the only inhabitant of this room, into the mural itself. To…See More
"Call for Entries - ACJ Members' Exhibition 2014 - ICONSICONS - jewellery for the famous and infamous, pieces reflecting cultural & design iconsThis will allow people to use such design icons as the mini, anglepoise lamp or other iconic…"
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…