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crafthaus online Exhibitions

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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
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Scrounge

Scrounging for materials and tools is a central part of my studio practice, and there are great bargains to be found!  In the past year, I’ve purchased a nice amount of silver for about $2/ounce, received several pounds of enamels, and refurbished hundreds of rusty chasing tools.  Luck has a lot of influence, and the generosity of donors cannot be understated, but there are also strategies involved to help make oneself luckier as well. This blog will also promote recycling and reusing by…See More
Feb 8, 2012
Priscilla Vassão Aliberti and Lisa Cain are now friends
Feb 8, 2012
Yu-Ping Lin (Rainey) liked Lisa Cain's photo
Jan 28, 2012
Lisa Cain and Vickie Hallmark are now friends
Jan 27, 2012
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Metal Clay World Conference 2011

This is the place to discuss everything to do with the Metal Clay World Conference at Hilton Chicago Indian Lakes Resort, July 14th - 16th 2011. Those of us going to the conference will keep everyone updated on what's happening through this group.
Jul 11, 2011
Lisa Cain posted a photo
Jul 10, 2011
Lisa Cain posted an album

jewellery & other creations

Metal clay creations
Jul 10, 2011
Lisa Cain is now friends with Catherine Marche, Lynne Glazzard, Margaret R Schindel and Janet Alexander more
Jul 3, 2011
Lisa Cain is now friends with Gail Lannum and erin lane meharg
Mar 27, 2011
Lisa Cain commented on Susan Breen Silvy's group NEW DIRECTIONS: Powder Metallurgy (Metal Clay) In A Sheet Metal World
"Wow! Am very pleased and honoured to be included. Looking forward to seeing this!"
Mar 25, 2011
Christine Norton left a comment for Lisa Cain
"I sent you a note but just in case - I found your second submission in the Spam folder.  I'll check again first thing tomorrow morning and see if anything else has popped up.  I am so sorry for the hassle!  Thank you SO much for…"
Feb 28, 2011
Lisa Cain left a comment for Christine Norton
"Hi Christine my mistake- I meant that I hope I hadnt swamped the Yahoo account. Both my submissions went to susanSilvyDesign@yahoo.com at around 17.40 this evening. They were fairly big 8mb."
Feb 28, 2011
Christine Norton left a comment for Lisa Cain
"Lisa - your entry didn't come through on the yahoo e-mail (susansilvydesign@yahoo.com). I called Susan and she doesn't know what Hotmail address you are talking about.  Can you see where you sent it?   Christine"
Feb 28, 2011
Lisa Cain commented on Susan Breen Silvy's group NEW DIRECTIONS: Powder Metallurgy (Metal Clay) In A Sheet Metal World
"Hi Christine I just sent you a friend request on Crafthaus. I sent 2 submissions but havent heard anything."
Feb 28, 2011

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Cornwall, England
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Mid Cornwall School of Jewellery
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Artist, teacher, metal clay innovator, punster and prankster
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.lisacain.co.uk
What media do you work with?
any and all

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At 7:10pm on February 28, 2011, Christine Norton said…

I sent you a note but just in case - I found your second submission in the Spam folder.  I'll check again first thing tomorrow morning and see if anything else has popped up.  I am so sorry for the hassle!  Thank you SO much for raising your hand and letting me know you hadn't heard from me.  :-)

Christine

At 4:36pm on February 28, 2011, Christine Norton said…

Lisa - your entry didn't come through on the yahoo e-mail (susansilvydesign@yahoo.com). I called Susan and she doesn't know what Hotmail address you are talking about.  Can you see where you sent it?

 

Christine

At 10:40am on February 25, 2011, Claudia Rush said…
I really love your various beasties.  The ring with the amethyst is really cool as well.
At 3:56am on February 16, 2011, Rebecca Skeels said…
Glad to see you on here! Hope you are well! fabulous slide show!
At 9:45pm on February 15, 2011, Catherine Witherell said…
Welcome Lisa!  Happy to see you here!
At 3:28pm on February 15, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Dear Lisa,


Welcome to crafthaus, the network for fine craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through Feb 15, 2014.

Please look around and add your thoughts to the groups, blogs and discussions. Crafthaus is a participatory sport!

Please note that ALL images sent to the website editor are vetted to assure a measure of overall quality control. Unlike other image sharing websites, crafthaus is not a "free-for-all". Our members present their work in front of an educated and critical audience (their peers,) so the photos have to be GREAT. Our goal is to show our members' work in the best possible light. From the many images received daily, we aim to post as many as possible. Crafthaus heartily encourages comments from the membership, however, with regard to photos posted or not, we have a strict "NO WHINING" policy in effect! :-)

If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me via crafthauseditor@live.com anytime, I will do my best to be of help.

I hope you will enjoy being with this network, and will find the exchanges interesting and fun.

Again: Welcome !

Brigitte Martin
Crafthaus Editor

 
 
 

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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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

OFF TO THE RACES:

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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