Missy Graff
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  • New Paltz, NY
  • United States
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Brigitte Martin replied to Missy Graff's discussion "Irony Forest" Schmuck 2013 in the group SUNY New Paltz goes to Munich
"Missy, Is this exhibition open at all times to the general public passing by via the subway system? I assume they have it closed off at certain times? I do like the location very much but it seems - at least from the images I see here - that the…"
Mar 25, 2013
Roxy Lentz replied to Missy Graff's discussion "Irony Forest" Schmuck 2013 in the group SUNY New Paltz goes to Munich
"This is a very cool way to display jewelry. "
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"Irony Forest" Schmuck 2013

Akademie Galerie presented an excellent exhibition this year titled "Irony Forest". For those of you who are not aware,  Akademie Galerie is located in a subway station. The location alone is incredibly exciting because it invites people who are not familiar with the world of art jewelry to the conversation.  …See More
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
New Paltz NY
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Studio, Gallery, Museum
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Graduate Student, Maker
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://missygraff.com
What media do you work with?
Silicone Rubber, Steel, Sterling Silver, Plastic

Artists Resume

Education:

2011

Montclair State University, Montclair NJ

Bachelors of Fine Art

Studio Art, Metals/Jewelry

 

 

Workshops:

2010

Museum of Art and Design

Discovering Symbols Jewelry Workshop, taught by Sarah Abramson

 

 

Group Shows:

2011

-“Fluxuation” Society of North American Goldsmiths, Seattle WA

-“BFA Exhibition” George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair NJ

-“Trunk Show” The Urban Muse Gift Shop, Spa, and Gallery, Denville NJ

-“Jewelry Runway Show”, Producer: Montclair State University, Montclair NJ

 

 

2010
-“BFA’s of 2011” 3.5 Gallery Montclair State University, Montclair NJ
-“Spring Opening ” The Upfront Exhibition Space, Port Jervis NY

2009
-“Art December” The Upfront Exhibition Space

-“Trunk Show” The Urban Muse Gift Shop, Spa, and Gallery, Denville NJ
-Peter’s Valley Craft Fair , Sussex NJ
-“UndergRaduate Show” Finley Gallery, Montclair State University , Montclair NJ

Awards:

2011

-Montclair State University Excellence in Jewelry Award

2010

-“Steampunk's World Fair Award” Summerset NJ
-“Advisory Board Award” Montclair State University, Montclair NJ
-“Excellence in Jewelry Award” Montclair State University, Montclair NJ
-“Talented Artist Award” Montclair State University, Montclair NJ
-“1st place Trashion/Fashion Show” Montclair State University, Montclair NJ


Internships/Assistant-ships:
-Gallery Loupe for Contemporary Art Jewelry: 10/09- Present

-Curator/Gallery Operator, Gallery 3.5 Montclair State University, Montclair NJ: 05/10-5/11 

-Metals Shop Assistant, Montclair State University, Montclair NJ: 01/09-05/11
-Metals Assistant , Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton NJ : 05/09-08/09


Memberships:

-Society of North American Goldsmiths
-NJ Metal Arts Guild
-MSU Metalsmith Guild

Publications:

2010

- http://jewelhistory.com/ Article by Lori Ettlinger Gross
- The Normal Review

- Art Jewelry Magazine

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At 10:11am on September 28, 2010, Kelly Robinson said…
It has a handle on the right side of the photo that I am holding. Thanks!
At 1:13am on January 5, 2010, Michelle Pujol said…
nice ear piece.
 
 
 

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.

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Rainbow Bird Necklace

Oxidized Sterling Silver, Vintage Cookie Tin, Japanese Tin Bird, Sleeping Beauty TurquoiseLength is adjustable up to 21" long. Pendant measures 3"x3".
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