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Staring : in HINDSIGHT at Die Neue Sammlung / The International Design Museum

March 15, 2014 to March 20, 2014
  Staring in HINDSIGHT : the State University of New York at New Paltz Designed in response to the physical space that houses the exhibition,Staring in HINDSIGHT, is an exercise in searching, finding, seeing and knowing. Hindsight is a locator, a liminal state in which we consider the past as we look toward the future. It is a site of contemplation, of longing, and of learning. This notion of occupying the margin of past and future is akin to the creative strategies taught at New…See More
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SUNY New Paltz goes to Munich

The MFA Metal students at SUNY New Paltz are traveling abroad to Munich Germany to attend SCHMUCK 2013!!! SCHMUCK brings together the best jewelry artists from around the world. See More
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Statement of Interest

I am interested in material and source, and meaning rooted in the connections between them. I investigate how materials collect their identity, beginning with geographic origins, through cultural connections and histories, ending with the objects they become. By traveling to physically gather material and information myself I create a personal connection to the source and attempt to render that bond. I account for the journey from source to viewer, acting as a liaison, intent on bringing the two worlds closer to one another. As a result of thorough research I become expert and the work becomes a vessel for discovery, communication and understanding. Through this act I hope to discover how my role as a connector of material and histories affects the form of the object and the formulation of the role of the viewer. The work’s ultimate goal is to inspire the viewer to consider a complex network of historical, economic, and geopolitical forces that bring an object into existence. Thus I intentionally collapse the notion that art or any designed object can emerge from an insular creative bubble, untouched by history, culture and economy. The specific use of material is dictated by my own inability to express what the material can express with authority. As a maker, I cannot create what the material holds within it, thus I borrow the power of material to communicate. In turn, as a maker I release a form of the materials own agency that it cannot release itself. This is a cooperative act.

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Kingston, NY
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SUNY New Paltz
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
research - rite - rythmatic...
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://sourcematters.wordpress.com/
What media do you work with?
language, history, origin

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At 10:00am on November 30, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through December 15, 2015.

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often!

At 11:43am on November 24, 2011, Callie Shevlin said…

OMG, no YOU didn't feed me bitterballen every time, but when we went out, I snagged some every time, remember at Arnhem, I practically took the platter from the server, she was being stingy any how!

At 3:12pm on November 18, 2011, Callie Shevlin said…

Just edited 8.8 today, sadly probably won't make it up on the blog.

At 2:31pm on March 16, 2011, Nicola Louise Reed said…
Aww wow! What did you make of DOJ then? Thank you for your comments - I'll definitely let you know if I have any exhibitions on! :) x
At 5:32pm on February 5, 2011, Brice Garrett said…
Thanks! I think this is so because I want men to wear more jewelry, so in the wood series I wanted a male model.
At 9:12pm on December 4, 2010, Billie Jean Theide said…
Congrats on being a featured artist on Crafthaus!
At 3:28pm on December 4, 2010, Jessica Tolbert said…
GIT IT!
At 10:38am on September 12, 2010, Jillian Palone said…
kerianne-
thanks for the add and lovely comments. I would love to chat sometime! I have really enjoyed your work and your diversity of materials and techiniques.
At 1:26pm on September 6, 2010, nisa blackmon said…
Thanks, Kerianne! How is your work going?
At 9:24pm on September 4, 2010, Kelly Robinson said…
Thank you. Your leather work is amazing!

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DUTCH CROSSING - Dutch Design Week - EINDHOVEN - Part EEN - DAE

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 12:30pm 4 Comments

Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands. Located in the south, it is the original home to the dutch electronics giant Phillips which opened its manufacturing in Eindhoven in 1891 causing an industrial boom. More recently it has become the capital of Dutchie (industrial) design. This has mostly to do with the success of the Design Academy which has attracted professionals from the field including…

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BRAND NEW! My Fresh Talent Series on AJF's blog!

 

Check out my first post featuring Boris De Beijer! 

 

 

Freshly graduated from the Gerrit Reitveld Academy, Boris’s romantic vision is not one of baroque finery or Victorian lace, but the new romance of the post…

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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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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