"Thank you for the compliment, Valerie. I noticed that you took class(es) at Haystack. Love that inspirational place and makes me crave that feeling of being submersed in a creative environment with lots of new ideas and techniques being…"
"Great point to analyzing failure not just from a financial perspective.
I've seen many artists have a hard time keeping their lines cohesive. It's easy to get excited about something new or different and not realize that it…"
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Valerie A. Heck Jewelry
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I am a jewelry maker and was a student at the New Approach School for Jewelers, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Towson University. I am currently taking an ornamental hand engraving class at the New Approach School for Jewelers and I'm loving it. It's a hard technique that takes years of practice but the engraving is beautiful!
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Thank you for the compliment, Valerie. I noticed that you took class(es) at Haystack. Love that inspirational place and makes me crave that feeling of being submersed in a creative environment with lots of new ideas and techniques being explored...
NEW: Treasures from Taiwan - a crafthaus online exhibition...
Treasures from Taiwan - a crafthaus online exhibition shows contemporary metal art and jewelry from 11 Taiwanese contemporary emerging artists. Treasures from Taiwan will be highlighted on Crafthaus as an online exhibition from May 8 to June 7, 2013.
"Following the success of our fairs at RHS Garden Wisley, we are delighted to have been invited to stage another event at a RHS venue.
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, near Chelmsford, Essex. We shall be staging the event alongside the already…"
"This year South Hill Park’s annual Student Open evolves into the SHP Summer Open 2013, inviting Berkshire-based artists and makers to submit their latest work in this opportunity to exhibit. Student work from South Hill…"
"Registration for International Jewellery London is now open.
You have been pre-qualified for FAST TRACK registration. A fast track pass gives you access to the International Jewellery London Trade Exhibition from 1- 4 September 2013.
Since returning from Istanbul, it has been non-stop in the workshop, preparing work for orders and making some new pieces too. I've sidelined a number of works-in-progress in order to get on with more pressing issues, so there are no updates on my Chanel-inspired piece or my tribute to Alexander McQueen, though I have progressed apace with my first foray into electronics in jewellery, "14th Century Nightlife" which I hope to finish finally this coming week after it sitting on my bench for…See More
Treasures from Taiwan shows contemporary metal art and jewelry from 11 Taiwanese contemporary emerging artists. Treasures from Taiwan will be highlighted on Crafthaus as an online exhibition from May 8 to June 7, 2013.Curator: Heng LeeSee More
- by Rebecca Rose. 2013, SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship Recipient
For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist and maker.
Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!