"I'm excited to report that this piece "Homage to Emily Dickinson" was selected for the WIVLA - Women in the Visual and Literary arts: Earth/Energy: Through Women's Eyes Exhibiton. The show opens March 2 and will be up until…"
Mary,sorry for the length of time to accept your request!!! I am a bit lax in getting into my account. I have great intent though. Maybe this should be my New Year's resolution!!! IT would certainly be a good one for me!
Oh and I like your sentiment about being a proud crafter. I do a lot of craft shows, and I sometimes get the feeling craftspeople don't get the respect they deserve. But at the same time it creates this kinship between crafters, like we are all in on a little secret that people outside the sphere can only gaze at lovingly. :)
Thanks for the friending! Your work is soulful. Your touch with glass creates a moment caught in time, but the object looks like it's forever changing. Really nice way of setting glass too! Charmed. :)
Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
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!