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Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium 2014

Symposium 2014Did you miss the deadline? Stranded without a parking pass or a ticket to the Speaker's Reception? No need to stress! Registration (without a lunch option) has been REOPENED UNTIL 6PM on OCTOBER 16th! Day of registration is also still available, and can be purchased at the door between 9 and 10am.More info…See More
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Introducing...

Well I've given one half of the game away, just by adding this post! So Sean Macmillan got in contact with me, over a month ago now, to see if I would be interested in collaborating with him for this exhibition, Co:operation GARNISH. After…See More
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Northcity4 needs YOU!

A plea from my good friends at NorthCity4 – the hosts of my upcoming one-day-only pop-up show (coming to Brunswick October 25th)!Dear friends, colleagues, fellow humans –I’m writing to ask for the support of my fellow jewellers and creative community in Victoria [Australia], and to let you know about an…See More
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A couple of group Exhibitions

Tis still the season for coinciding exhibitions!In a few days two exhibitions will open in which I will have on display several of my recycled object works. One is here in the US at Taboo Studio in San Diego, and the other in Italy as a part of the…See More
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19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Something for the Table, 2013. Myra Mimlitsch-Gray Hand wrought silver. 2.5x12x8" Reproduced with permission.Announcing the 19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals SymposiumSaturday, October 18thWashington State History Museum1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402The volunteer members of the Seattle Metal Guild’s…See More
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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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Just opened!!

One Design Exhibition:So I made a rad video, but I can't seem to embed it here, so if you don't mind clicking this link:Check this out!!you can see what I'm talking about. And not to be all mysterious, but I've been told a few times that it's pretty fun!My new collection of work – One Design – from the 2013 pattern…See More
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Rule The World

Friends of Carlotta, Zuerich, CH 
"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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Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium 2014

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 7:59pm 0 Comments

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Northcity4 needs YOU!

Posted on October 8, 2014 at 2:51pm 0 Comments

A plea from my good friends at NorthCity4 – the hosts of my upcoming one-day-only pop-up show (coming to Brunswick October 25th)!

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Dear friends, colleagues, fellow humans –

I’m writing to ask for the support of my fellow jewellers and creative…

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One Design, 10 Artisans

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Studio 20/17 have put up a post on their blog that has a bunch of great pictures documenting the recent One Design workshop that took place in their gallery.…

Collaboration between Melissa Cameron and a One Design workshop participant - artist name unknown. Image courtesy the Studio 20/17 blog.

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Some writing about jewelry

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 4:01pm 0 Comments

A friend of mine in Seattle, the inimitable Aran Galligan (who I mentioned before when her show opened just down the road from me at Seattle Pacific University), has an online wedding ring store, Aide Memoire Jewelry. I recently answered…

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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.
 
 
 

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:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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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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