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Mint Blaque necklace, steel, salvaged hardwood, powder coat, paint, 2012.

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Milwaukee, WI
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Metalsmith / Designer / Educator
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http://www.michaeldalebernard.com
What media do you work with?
I combine Metals + Hype + Freshness!

My materials are heavy recycled and up-cycled

I work with steel, copper, wood, vinyl, powder coat, and enamel paint

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At 7:22pm on August 18, 2012, Kelly Robinson said…

Hi Michael,

Do you know if there are any problems or concerns with powdercoating in a gas oven?

At 10:29pm on June 4, 2012, Jen Townsend said…

Thanks!  Totally cool of Brigitte to feature my piece.  It was great to meet you too.  Next video is in progress... see you in Toronto?

At 4:17am on May 11, 2012, Heng Lee said…

thank you for your comments!

About the piercing in my works,I have many ways to deal with, laser cut, hand piercing and itching...

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Kiel Johnson's Paper City 2.0 @ TEDActive 2012

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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.

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