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Featured in Lapidary Journal's Jewelry Artist

Posted on September 9, 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

This month for the Sept/Oct issue of Lapidary Journal's Jewelry Artist, I am one of three artists featured in an excellent article by Sharon Elaine Thompson titled, "Leather, Paper or Plastic: Metalsmiths explore alternatives in jewelry". One of the best articles written…

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Living LEGO®: From Museum to Market

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 4:53am 0 Comments

For those in the Bay Area, I will be giving an artist and business talk at the Marriott in Emeryville for the Bead Society of Northern CA, Tues, Jan 15, 7:30pm. Living LEGO®: From Museum to Market will give a behind-the-scenes look at how my exhibition creations come to fruition…

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Harriete Estel Berman interviewed me this week for her Ask Harriete blog to talk about how booth display effects your sales at craft shows. Check it the post: Display Ideas Remarkably Effective.

Posted on November 10, 2012 at 1:03pm 1 Comment

Harriete Estel Berman interviewed me this week for her Ask Harriete blog to talk about how booth display effects your sales at craft shows. Check it the post:…

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Colorblocking and LEGO® jewelry

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 4:11pm 0 Comments

Another Cleveland connection with fashion blogger, Allison Nottingham - we had a great conversation and she wrote this fun post on her blackOUT blog relating my jewelry to the trend of colorblocking in fashion.…

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
San Francisco
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
art studio, yoga studio, jewelry academy
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
owner of emiko-o
recycled artist, designer, photographer, graphic artist
Metal Arts Guild (San Francisco), President (Board of Directors since 2003)
member of Bay Area Critique Collective, SNAG
Solo Show at SF Museum of Craft+Design, Fall 2008
Work is in the Permanent Collection of Museum of Art & Design, NY, and the Teaching Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.rewarestyle.com
What media do you work with?
recycled materials, repurposed LEGO®

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At 9:10am on April 4, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

Hello Emiko: Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through April 15, 2016. Enjoy crafthaus!

At 5:24pm on March 10, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Emiko,

Maybe you'd be interested to share your insight into last week"s symposium as well?

http://crafthaus.ning.com/profiles/blogs/craft-forward-ing?xg_source=activity

At 1:22am on June 7, 2011, Dha-Mee Hahn said…
Thank you thank you! I'll try to check out as much as I can.  And I will definitely keep an eye out for your blog.  Hope to see you around in the near future.
At 1:35pm on June 4, 2011, Dha-Mee Hahn said…

Hi Emiko.  It was such a pleasure in meeting you at Snag this weekend, brief as it was.   I will be in SF next weekend and I was wondering if you had any suggestions to shows or galleries in the area that you wouldn't mind suggesting.  I'm still in limbo as I just graduated and may be moving to that area... Thank you so much!

-Dha-Mee

At 3:04pm on March 14, 2011, Thea Clark said…
Yes it is, dipped, painted or sprayed. Thanks for the comments!
At 7:46pm on March 13, 2011, Thea Clark said…
Emiko,  Greatly enjoying your newest works , especially the featured necklace!
At 12:28pm on October 3, 2010, Glen Guarino said…
Hi,
We jury online exhibitions for Crafthaus and are inviting you to submit to our calls-

Earthly Pleasures http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-call-earthly-pleasures

Me, Myself and I will be our 7th show http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-callme-myself-and-i

Sitting Pretty Part 2 is how the show will look http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/sittingprettytheartsittingpretty

A show at Crafthaus has more of an audience then a gallery and offers a permanent stage to the world. We do love gallery shows, but at Crafthaus submission is easy, doesn't cost anything for members. In addition to our calls there are others you may be interested in.

We try to make the submission process as painless as possible! If you have any questions please let us know.
Glen Guarino
At 8:23am on February 26, 2010, Anthony Tammaro said…
Emiko,
Yes I'm very excited about blogging and what not. Thanks for following. I'll be certain to capture as much as possible for those who are not attending. Maybe some flickr too. Sorry to hear you won't be there.
Anthony
At 1:30pm on February 24, 2010, Ethical Metalsmiths said…
Hi Emiko,

It was great to see you in Ohio. You gave a great talk. I hope you had a safe trip back! Best,
Christina
At 4:37pm on June 11, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
I just went through the latest Metalsmith and (... rub eyes here) ... tada: "Queen Margherita" in a full page spread ! How great is that !! Together with that wonderful article "Ornamentalism Revisited". Congratulations to you ! That is awesome :-))))

Brigitte

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This month for the Sept/Oct issue of Lapidary Journal's Jewelry Artist, I am one of three artists featured in an excellent article by Sharon Elaine Thompson titled, "Leather, Paper or Plastic: Metalsmiths explore alternatives in jewelry". One of the best articles written from a phone interview, I was super pleased,…See More
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Tales From the Tool Box - A Crafthaus Online Exhibition

Diana Greenwood
‘There is always one moment in childhood…’

Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

Mantel Box in Cherry wood with a hinged glass door, containing a silver vessel marked ‘drink me’, marbles, sweets and found objects

A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

www.diana-greenwood.com

View the new CRAFTHAUS online exhibition (October 24-November 24, 2014)

Tales from the Tool Box - Chapter 1

Curated by Mark Fenn - Studiofenn, UK

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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!

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

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