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Rule The World

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"RULE THE WORLD" Adornments to live out your DeficienciesAll things considered, despots are a pretty diverse group. They’re not satisfied with just being loved, no, they want to be loved sincerely. If all else fails, they’ll force you. What are the adornments of dictators,…See More
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Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)

On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at the opening of Joyaviva. Together, along with Kevin Murray (and you…See More
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Mexico City – The forum

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City, at the National Museum of Popular Culture.In the evening of my second full day in Mexico City, I was invited to be one of a panel of speakers presenting different thoughts on the subject of charms and amulets. This presentation took place in a covered outdoor space at the…See More
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Mexico City – Joyaviva Opening

To continue on from my last blog post, I recently returned from Mexico City, where I was proud to be a part of the opening for the long-travelling charm exhibition Joyaviva (or re-opening, as the case may be), at the…See More
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Joyaviva in Mexico

I recently went to Mexico for the opening of Amuleto Joya Viva: A Través Del Pacífico, otherwise known as Joyaviva: Live Jewellery Across the Pacific at the Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares in Coyoacán, Mexico City. Joyaviva is an exhibition curated by Dr Kevin Murray that involves…See More
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Earthly Delights: Metalsmiths Inspired by Nature

Melissa Cameron, detail of Blue Tin Set, 2011.I’m in a show at the Lillstreet Art Center Gallery in Chicago RIGHT NOW! The show was juried by Meghann Sottile and is running alongside Lillstreet’s annual Annual Art & the Urban Garden exhibition. Entitled Earthly Delights: Metalsmiths…See More
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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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Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)

Posted on June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments



DSC03068 On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at…

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Mexico City – The forum

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 2:05pm 0 Comments

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City.

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City, at the National Museum of Popular Culture.

In the evening of my second full day in Mexico City, I was invited to be one of a panel of speakers presenting different thoughts on the…

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Mexico City – Joyaviva Opening

Posted on May 30, 2014 at 1:12pm 0 Comments

Joyaviva - installed in Mexico City

To continue on from my last blog post, I recently returned from Mexico City, where I was proud to be a part of the opening for the long-travelling charm exhibition Joyaviva (or re-opening, as the case may be), at the…

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Joyaviva in Mexico

Posted on May 24, 2014 at 6:13pm 0 Comments

Joyaviva

I recently went to Mexico for the opening of Amuleto Joya Viva: A Través Del Pacífico, otherwise known as Joyaviva: Live Jewellery Across the Pacific at the Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares in Coyoacán, Mexico…

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At 5:59pm on April 12, 2013, Willem Heyneker said…

Thanks for accepting my friendship and I would like to meet you when you are next in Perth.

At 1:43pm on January 4, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through January 15, 2016.


Enjoy crafthaus, participate often!

At 9:17pm on June 11, 2012, Michelle Pajak-Reynolds said…

Thanks.  Pictures and a blog about it will be coming soon.

At 5:50pm on January 23, 2012, Leisa Rich said…

No idea what was in it. I refreshed which tin, and I had gotten it at an estate sale. Sorry I couldn't help!

At 5:23am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
Brilliant. I might get a chance to pop to UWE in March- (see how busy you are though!)- otherwise I am exibiting at our new show 'Life's a Bench' Studio K162 Renate Scholz, Klugstraße 162, Munich.
At 3:39am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
Just saw you are going to be at UWE- I did my enamel training with Elizabeth Turrell- she is brilliant.
At 3:37am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
I dont have a UK stockist at the moment- I am doing some work for the Oxford Ethical Fashion show in March and then off to Schmuck in Munich. Where are you doing your residency?
At 4:26pm on January 15, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…
Congratulations on the front page!
At 2:40pm on January 6, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…

Melissa! Thanks for the comments. I am very pleased to hear that you are going to be in the UK in March. Perhaps we could meet up?

I have sent an email to Llantarnam Grange, mentioning that you plan to visit. Louise, who runs the gallery, is wonderful.

At 3:34am on January 3, 2011, marcus marguillier said…
Thank you so much for your kind words.
 
 
 

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RULE THE WORLD

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What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch

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The Metal Arts Society of Southern California invited its membership to enter into a jewelry challenge as an avenue to participate and push themselves. Each of the participants received identical kits with materials which in the end would be bent, hammered, stretched, soldered, riveted and morphed into the finished pieces. They were given a timeline of 6 weeks to complete and return the finished piece. Photos were taken of everybody’s pieces and a luncheon was held for the members to vote on…See More
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Day 3 was a busy and productive day.  We started with a slide show, which included my, now, favorite work by Pat Hickman.  I can’t remember what it is called, but they are little lizards, that she FOUND dead and encased in gut…superb!Our assignment for today was to think about time:…See More
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Midsummer

As usual, I've relocated to the South Coast for the summer and have been doing very little to do with work. Since my last post, I've had my friend and fellow-jeweller, Madelyn Smoak with us here and that has lead to adventures. We started off in London at Tate Britain to see the…See More
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Arrowmont: after 25 years, I am returning to the place where it all started for me as a fiber artist.  That embarrassing picture is me, Amber O’Harrow (then Amber Wood), with my first weaving, turned into a bag.  Let’s see where my journey has led me since then, as I follow my guide, Pat Hickman on an exploration of fiber sculpture at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. See More
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