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Artisans Center of Virginia

The Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) develops and implements systems and strategies to improve economic outcomes for Virginia artisans and their communities while assisting them in promoting their local artisan culture.ACV realizes that in order to best serve Virginia’s artisans it needs to attract the public and provide sustainable economic opportunities to developing artist businesses while working to encourage tomorrow’s artisans and keep the culture of Virginia craft innovating, thriving…See More
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Sarah West is attending The Society of Arts and Crafts's event
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Call for Entry - CRAFTBOSTON Spring 2014 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts

April 4, 2014 at 10am to April 6, 2014 at 5pm
The Society of Arts and Crafts is pleased to announce that the application period for Craftboston Spring 2014 and Craftboston Holiday 2014 will begin May 30th, 2013. Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, Craftboston Spring and Holiday are New England’s premiere juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft. They are mission-driven events that serve to support excellence in crafts by encouraging the creation, collection, and conservation of the work of craft artists, and by educating…See More
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Sarah West is attending Stephanie Voegele's event
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COATED: An Innovative Jewelry and Nail Exhibition at COATED Opening will be May 17th, 2013 at The Studio in Brooklyn, NY.

May 17, 2013 at 7pm to May 24, 2013 at 7pm
COATEDAn Innovative Jewelry and Nail Exhibition COATED is a juried exhibition for emerging and seasoned jewelry and nail artists to interpret and demonstrate variety of techniques that “coat” or “cover” the surface of their jewelry or nails in exciting and innovative ways.For the entry information please checkout the link below.http://primacreative.tumblr.com/COATEDSee More
Mar 26, 2013
Sarah West left a comment for Meredith S. Tibjash
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Sep 30, 2012
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Raleigh, NC
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
In my studio at Artspace
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I am a maker. I graduated with a BFA from East Carolina University in the Metals/Jewelry department. I also hold a certificate from North Bennet Street School Jewelry Making and Repair program.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://sarahwestdesigns.com

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At 1:55pm on February 4, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through February 15, 2015.
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At 3:52am on October 12, 2011, Mellington Cartwright said…

thanks a bunch for the welcome Sarah! I hope to get started uploading my profile here soon!. 

 

-Mel

At 4:34pm on August 19, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Welcome to crafthaus, the network for craft artists, and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us !

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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.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

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