Plastic + Metal will be highlighted on Crafthaus from March 13 - April 13. This online exhibition shows different perspectives on how Crafthaus members are applying plastic and metal to craft objects.Curated By: Brice Garrett See More
jewelry, metals, plastic, I work in both metal and plastic to create wearable pieces, mostly using 3D printing technologies. My current body of work is derived primarily from historic cameo and intaglio forms.
If "other" - what media do you work with?
I work in both metal and plastic to create wearable pieces, mostly using 3D printing technologies. My current body of work is derived primarily from historic cameo and intaglio forms.
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These pieces you are making using the 3-D printing and classical subjects are remarkably elegant. I have seen only a few artist's work who are using this method. The eye opener for me is how you have made these pieces perfectly imitate the materials that would have been traditionally used. They really look like carved gemstones to me. Then seeing a neck piece done this way... my mind very briefly thinks, "My goodness that must weigh a ton". This is very interesting and beautiful work.
Rebecca, your work is stunning! I love the reference to cameos & intaglios, but there's also a really strong evocation of Lalique's figures and aesthetic. The combination of the historical influences and the ultramodern 3D printing is fascinating -- love it, love it!
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"I agree 100% Brigitte. It is more work than most attendees will ever know to put together a conference like this and I, too, raise a toast of HEAR HEAR! to all involved. It was a great conference.
I hope I will be able to help SNAG with whatever…"
"While, I'm offering some responses and feelings about the conference, it in no way diminishes the overall view that I really enjoyed it and thought it very worthwhile. All of the presentations and exhibits were valuable and help create a…"
"Regarding whether or not Toronto was a "good conference", I do respectfully disagree with Harriete. This was my 6th conference (Cleveland, Philly, Houston, Seattle, Phoenix, Toronto) and while I liked them all for different reasons, I…"
"Just to respond to a few sentences in this particular post: John said, "At the SNAG conference almost everyone had a college degree in the arts." Actually I think you might be surprised at the number of people at the Conference and…"
"I'm with you, Emanuela. But let me respond from the perspective of the people I talked with: the talent lies in who and how you use the technology.
I guess time will prove or disprove this. In the meantime, I'm much more content to feel…"
I come from a very different background than most at the conference. I apprenticed with a self taught flutemaker. After 3 years, the only CV I left with was a flute I made that got me hired by a Boston company. I designed my own flute from experience and imagination. To this day my work has always been my only resume.At the SNAG conference almost everyone had a college degree in the arts. Whenever a speaker was introduced, their education highlights were listed along with the schools they were…See More
"i was not able to attend the snag conference in toronto, but discussions about the state of the art/jewelry is nevertheless dear to me and i am following developments on several fronts. the whole issue of technology, like cad, and anything that…"
- by Rebecca Rose. 2013, SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship Recipient
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