September 2017 Blog Posts (11)

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Michael Sherrill - when a creative voice has multiple octaves



We wanted to demonstrate how one strong creative voice can sing in different octaves. Ceramicist Michael Sherrill does just that - and he does it quite well. His tea pots and vessels are beautifully abstracted with areas of solid color. Sherrill’s…

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Added by 2Roses on September 25, 2017 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Carolein Smit - A Complicated Knot of Conflicting Messages

It is not very difficult to like my work. Everything shines and glitters, is adorable, and the details of eyes, tongues, noses and ears are endearing.



People love that kind of refinement., It can bring back memories of precious Meissen porcelain. That’s just the way I like it. I want people to love my sculptures.

I want them to loose their hearts to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 25, 2017 at 7:15am — No Comments

Call for Artists: PRINTWORK

About PRINTWORK

Juror: Joseph Lupo

Event Dates: 8/6/17 – 11/6/17

Entry Deadline:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 25, 2017 at 6:27am — No Comments

Round Again

Freshers' Challenge 2017 - 5



It is that time again when the School kicks off and the eager new-starts arrive. We've just completed our "Welcome Week" in which we get the new first-year students into the way of the School of Jewellery.  As happened last year,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 24, 2017 at 10:40am — No Comments

Keystone Metals Symposium

About the Event…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 19, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Arline Fisch - Metal as a Textile



Arline Fisch is legendary in the world of the metal arts. Throughout her career, she has developed ways of combining the textures of weaving with a metal material. She goes way beyond the development of technique. Fisch’s work dives deep into concept and because of this, she continues to be a…

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Added by 2Roses on September 18, 2017 at 8:49pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm





Jaclyn Davidson specializes in fabricating wearable art of steel, gold and precious stones. It’s adornment that makes a statement. It’s made for the strong and those who want to stand out. Each piece is forged with the well planned and calculated…
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Added by 2Roses on September 11, 2017 at 6:38pm — No Comments

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS)

SNAG Executive Director Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith talks about why you should submit work to SNAG's new Jewelry and Metals Survey.

 

This is an opportunity to show off your…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 6, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

New Book Out: Narrative Jewelry by Mark Fenn

Big congrats to Mark Fenn on the imminent release of his first book! A labor of love for him and a joy for us. Can't wait to get my copy. Thanks so much, Mark, for putting this together and thank you,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 6, 2017 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

JoAnne Russo - basketry of the highest order



Recently at the IPCA’s Synergy4 event, Kathleen Nowak Tucci gave a compelling presentation about elevating low materials to art status. The work of basket artist JoAnne Russo brought back many of the points Kathleen made during her general session. JoAnne Russo very effectively utilizes low…

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Added by 2Roses on September 4, 2017 at 11:55am — No Comments

Normal Service

After a four-week hiatus to let me relax and take some time to regain my strength and focus, I am back at work again. The holiday itself was uneventful, taking in the Jewellery Quarter Open Studios at the beginning…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 3, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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