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Metalsmith Magazine

I can't believe that I forgot to mention this!

The post title pretty much says it all. In the just-released issue of Metalsmith magazine, Sharon Massey has written a review of my portion of the Bridge 12 exhibition that took place at the Society of Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh from last November to this March. Needless to say, I’m well chuffed.…


Added by Melissa Cameron on November 14, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments

You're invited!

To my first solo exhibition in the United States!

The Bridge 12 exhibition opens this week at the Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC)…


Added by Melissa Cameron on November 6, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

The Olympic Cauldron

Well, I was prepared to hate the opening ceremony for the Olympic games which was on last night (sorry that my friends in the US had a somewhat edited version of it) but I loved the crazy Britishness of it all. There were just so many fantastic moments! My two favourites were the pogo-ing creatures during the "Pretty Vacant" section and the bit which is of most interest to metalsmiths, the lighting of the unbelievably beautiful "Cauldron" for the flame.



Added by The Justified Sinner on July 28, 2012 at 3:54pm — 3 Comments

Badges Buttons Waistcoats + Vests - part II

As promised earlier, myself and partner and Turbo-Nerd hit San Francisco on Friday afternoon just gone for the opening of the B&B, W&V exhibition at Velvet da Vinci gallery.

It's a great show, the works…


Added by Melissa Cameron on July 17, 2012 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Badges Buttons Waistcoats + Vests

The Badges Buttons Waistcoats + Vests exhibition opens next week at…


Added by Melissa Cameron on July 2, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Upcoming Exhibition: Heat Exchange

Heat Exchange is an exhibition of enamel works curated by Elizabeth Turrell (UK), Beate Gegenwart (Germany/UK) and Melissa Cameron (Australia).

Heat, in physics, is defined as an exchange of energy. In thermodynamics, a heat exchanger is a system built to effect efficient…


Added by Melissa Cameron on April 23, 2012 at 12:09am — No Comments

France : European Trades of the Arts Weekend

Every year France celebrates the Arts by a nation-wide manifestation organized by the various chamber of the arts around the country. Artists are invited to open their studios to the public over a 3 day holiday weekend and various shows and exhibits take place throughout the country to honor the arts. As of last…


Added by Angela Baduel-Crispin on March 16, 2012 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Happy Festivals Of Whatever!

Ugly Santa says, "Ho, Ho, Ho!" and hopes that all my Crafthaus colleagues have a good holiday and an excellent 2012!


Ho Ho Horror

Added by The Justified Sinner on December 22, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments

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Boundless Boundaries

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