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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
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
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

"Kiel rocks!  He is also featured in the Lark Push Paper book!  Super talented, interactive artist.  You should also see his other great video "Cardboard Twin Lens Reflex Camera Time Lapse" also created by…"
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"Most fabulous. All my work is narrative too. It is an urge that grew in me and has slowly permeated my entire practice. I now don't think I could work in any other way. Really looking forward to Chapter 2."
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
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"Narrative can have a very wide definition.  I think my work is narrative in that I try to express some form of communication with my clay sculptures.  How can I get my work in the January show?Cheers, Tom www.tomsupensky.com"
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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!

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