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Melanie Egan shared Farrah Al-Dujaili's group on Facebook
Oct 18, 2012
Melanie Egan liked Farrah Al-Dujaili's group Collect_ive 'A New Generation of British Art Jewellers'
Oct 18, 2012
Melanie Egan joined Liz Steiner's group
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SNAG Conference 2012 Phoenix

Jillian Moore and Liz Steiner blog the events of the 2012 SNAG Conference "The Heat is On!",  happening May 23-26, in Phoenix, AZ.See More
May 8, 2012
Melanie Egan and Anna Lindsay MacDonald are now friends
Mar 20, 2012
Melanie Egan and Marina Babic are now friends
Jun 27, 2011
Melanie Egan commented on Justin Aaron Brown's photo
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Extended Positive Space 2

"This is a beautiful piece!"
Jun 27, 2011
Melanie Egan liked Justin Aaron Brown's photo
Jun 27, 2011
Melanie Egan posted an event

INNOVATORS + IDEAS - HARBOURFRONT CENTRE at Harbourfront Centre

January 28, 2011 at 6pm to April 3, 2011 at 7pm
Jan 17, 2011
Melanie Egan and Patrycja Zwierzynska are now friends
Dec 17, 2010
Melanie Egan posted photos
Jul 26, 2010
Melanie Egan joined Rickson's group
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Craft Canada

Welcome to our Crafthaus blog on Canadian Craft and all it's glory.
Jul 26, 2010
Colleen Baran and Melanie Egan are now friends
Jul 24, 2010
Brigitte Martin left a comment for Melanie Egan
"Hi Melanie: Lots of Canadians on the site :-) Take a look at this group: http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/canadacancraft Best, Brigitte"
Jul 23, 2010
Melanie Egan is now a member of crafthaus
Jul 23, 2010

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Toronto
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Harbourfront Centre
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I am the Head of the Craft Department
(Ceramics, Textiles, Jewellery and Hot-Glass)
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com

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At 12:12pm on May 6, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

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

Enjoy crafthaus!

At 6:13pm on July 23, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Hi Melanie:

Lots of Canadians on the site :-) Take a look at this group:

http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/canadacancraft

Best,
Brigitte
At 2:50pm on July 23, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Welcome to crafthaus, the network for craft artists, and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us !

Please feel free to look around, meet friends, and start adding your thoughts to the groups, blogs and discussion forums that are posted. Of course, if there is something else you'd much rather talk about, please add that to the site so that the rest of us can chime in. Crafthaus is a participatory sport ! The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it, for sure.

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ALL images sent to the website editor will be vetted to assure some measure of overall quality control. Unlike other image sharing websites, crafthaus is not a "free-for-all". Members present their work in front of an educated and critical audience (their peers,) so the images have to be GREAT. Our goal is to show our members' work in the best possible light, and from the many images received daily, we try 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 your photos do not get posted they are just not as good as they need to be. Yes, it's really that simple. Just reshoot and resubmit ! No harm done.

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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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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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"Rachel Timmins and I are very excited about our upcoming Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk radio interview on Sep 25 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific! We got busy working on our project this week and will be able to share some exciting news for CoOperation…"
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

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Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

December 5, 2014 at 10am to December 7, 2014 at 5pm
Comprised of 175 exhibitors, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft. Dates & Hours Fri. December…See More
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Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

BY ALLISON ARIEFF on medium core, Sep 15Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had…See More
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