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Heat Exchange 2 - Craft in the Bay

HE Invitation It begins! HE2 is open in Wales from next Saturday, with the exhibition preview from 6-8pm at Craft in the Bay on Friday night. It runs from the 12th of September until the 8th of November before it moved on to Scotland for the next dates, starting in December. Those details…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on September 3, 2015 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Vessel – Permeable Subject

Jill Hermans Uniform Shells - Combat Paper   

Guess who couldn’t decide which image to use for the invitation?

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 26, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Make art, not...

combatpaperRiparian Sheets. 2014. Traditional size of paper created during the prolific period of hand papermaking production in Baghdad many centuries ago. These sheets were made on site at various water sources (OK, AZ, AR, CA) with a recipe of military uniforms, us currency and flags. #ragsmakepaper #combatpaper #handmade #paper #pulp #veteran #usarmy #baghdad #papertrail #portraits #fortsill #lakepowell #usf #lakecatherine #sanfrancisco #california #papermaker #combatpaperproject
Combat Paper. Riparian Sheets. 2014. (Image credit - Drew Cameron)

A couple of things that are in perfect alignment with current area of research have recently just fallen into my lap. They are sensitive and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on July 23, 2015 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Heating up

Image of the work HEAT in stainless steel and vitreous enamel. Photograph by Melissa Cameron. Image of the work-in-progress, HEAT, in stainless steel, titanium and vitreous enamel.

It’s been a hectic couple of weeks in the office and the basement/studio, but I finally snapped some images of this finished neckpiece yesterday evening. I’m going to have another look at the panels that this work comes from later in the week – I need some time away from them before I make any…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on July 19, 2015 at 7:20pm — No Comments

#SnagBoston

Image courtesy Platforma
Image courtesy Platforma

Going to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

One Design - My Video

Some of you might remember this little video from last year, when I posted it up on this blog? I created it to give an insight into my working methods, ahead of the exhibition of the works it featured, the One Design show.

Well it’s now in a contest for most popular video, to be decided by likes and number of views, with presentations to be made…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 8, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Tonight!

“San Título”, courtesy of Cristina Celis and Sin Título
“San Título”, courtesy of Cristina Celis and Sin Título

Two things..

– A quick reminder that I’m giving an artist lecture tonight at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

“Join artist-jeweler Melissa Cameron as she presents her work through images and words in the BIMA Auditorium.…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Insta-nonsense

Did I mention that I’ve joined Instagram?

Studio Door

Square images are my new…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 23, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

On Show Now!

Object Evolution exhibition installed at Bini Gallery in Collingwood, Australia.
Object Evolution exhibition installed at Bini Gallery in Collingwood, Australia.

My solo exhibition, Object Evolution, is on at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 21, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Upcoming lecture: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Hello America! Yes, I’m back in Seattle, and just in time too. I’ve got a little over two weeks to prepare for my…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 14, 2015 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Opening Friday in Melbourne



The exhibition is almost ready! We now have turned over the window to Holly Elliot of Azevinha to work her magic.

Come join me…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 8, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Melissa @ BIMA

One Design - #26, Pendant 07, 2014

One Design – #26, Pendant 07, 2014

Just a quick heads up: in just under month’s time I’m giving an artist lecture at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art on Bainbridge…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 6, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Opening Monday in New York, amongst a slew of events...

Brass Brooch 2014.
Brass Brooch 2014.

The Ethical Metalsmiths, via their website, are right now engaged in raising funds for their…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Object Evolution

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Dear Melbourne,

I’m pleased to share that my work has been available in your beautiful city since November of last year, and to…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 24, 2015 at 3:44pm — No Comments

The coda to Pheeew-weee! (and some work from the Comments Exhibition)

White linen thread. Comes in Ecru and Black too ;)

White linen thread. Comes in Ecru and Black too ;)

Then there’s this little coda: that week of horror was also how I came to receive the monthly prize at Nancy’s Sewing Basket, my local fabric store (and yes, it is about as quaint as it…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 20, 2015 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Start spreading the news...

S'ok, my eyes aren't blue. I'm off to New York (State that is), on Monday to teach an enamelling class as a part of the Enamel Guild North East's annual Conference series. The…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 14, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Comments – Opening Tonight

The Comments exhibition opens at Gaffa Gallery in Sydney…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 4, 2015 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Enamel time!

Jewel for a wall - brooches, wall work

Yes folks, it's getting close to enamel time. If you're in New York State in the middle of next month, you can come take a two-day class with me at the Enamel Guild North East annual workshops, and see me give a presentation about my work at the conference on Sunday the 22nd of March. And if…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on February 26, 2015 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Thanks to The Carrotbox



The Tourist

The Tourist. 2006

Still mathematical.

AutoCad designed and milled in sterling silver, by one of two companies, either Poolegrave or Close Tolerance…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on January 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New in Enamel on Steel – Some Insights

Christmas Ornament made from welded tin-can mild steel and vitreous enamel. The grey is Thompson GC-16 Cobalt Blue, while the white is a medium fusing white, over a layer of the ground coat as a base

After the enamel course I taught at Pratt in November/December, I was inspired to make some holiday ornaments (insert your regional nomenclature here – the Perth of my youth would say ‘Christmas decorations’) with tin-cans and enamel. I should have known better!

The thin steel doesn’t take too many layers of enamel well, and when I…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on January 14, 2015 at 12:25pm — 2 Comments

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