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Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)



DSC03068 On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Mexico City – The forum

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City.

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City, at the National Museum of Popular Culture.

In the evening of my second full day in Mexico City, I was invited to be one of a panel of speakers presenting different thoughts on the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 17, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Mexico City – Joyaviva Opening

Joyaviva - installed in Mexico City

To continue on from my last blog post, I recently returned from Mexico City, where I was proud to be a part of the opening for the long-travelling charm exhibition Joyaviva (or re-opening, as the case may be), at the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 30, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Joyaviva in Mexico

Joyaviva

I recently went to Mexico for the opening of Amuleto Joya Viva: A Través Del Pacífico, otherwise known as Joyaviva: Live Jewellery Across the Pacific at the Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares in Coyoacán, Mexico…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 24, 2014 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Earthly Delights: Metalsmiths Inspired by Nature

Melissa Cameron, detail of Blue Tin Set, 2011.

Melissa Cameron, detail of Blue Tin Set, 2011.

I’m in a show at the Lillstreet Art Center Gallery in Chicago RIGHT NOW! The show was juried by Meghann Sottile and is running alongside Lillstreet’s annual…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 19, 2014 at 2:40pm — 2 Comments

I went to: Richmond!

Brass Brooch 2014.

Melissa Cameron, Brass Brooch, 2014.

There's a new Radical Jewelry Makeover exhibition!

Just over a week ago the latest installment of…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 15, 2014 at 6:20pm — 2 Comments

I went to: Kent State!

My work

My work on display at The Digital Hand exhibition.

On the 12th of February I spent the day flying to Cleveland, Ohio. My first trip to what was, at the time, a very snow-bound state. There I met up with…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 20, 2014 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Danaca Enamel Workshop 2



kiln forks at 2 paces...

kiln forks at 2 paces…

My enamel practice for 2014 started in January with teaching a Saturday mini-workshop at a local jewellery studio here in Seattle. The owner of the studio, Dana, was holding this class for a bunch of her close friends…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 13, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Refined VIII: Makers Choice

Becky McDonah, "Marshmallow"

***There's still time to see this exhibition***

Dear Refined VIII: Maker’s Choice contestant:

I am…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 11, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Did I mention?

What I'm up to?

My co-conspirator and I recently upgraded my website. We've added my bio into the mix, and of course you can still…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 7, 2014 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Sup Brooch

Tools for Life - (L-R) Michael Martin, Sean Oczkowski, Bruce Cooper.

Tools for Life – (L-R) Michael Martin, Sean Oczkowski, Bruce Cooper.

Whoa, it's been a while between posts here - sorry folks. Lets try and get caught up, eh?

I made some brooches a little while ago now,…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 4, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Monash University - My Visit

I’m finally tying up all the loose ends from my trip to Australia in July. After my earlier post on the Bodywork exhibition, my last mission is to tell you all about my tour through the newly…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 15, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Bodywork: now in Port Macquarie



Melissa Cameron, Infinity Affinity III, 2011. Vintage steel baking tin, steel, 925 silver. (Image © Melissa Cameron 2011) Collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

In September of this year the touring Bodywork exhibition, or to give it its…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

and speaking of enamel, as I was earlier this week…

I’ve made a steel sandwich.

I have finally applied some of my collected rust to some white enamel. The substrate is from a steel can (Ok, you got me, it was a can that held a whiskey bottle…) that I sandblasted, so the metal is not perfectly flat.…

Rust on enamel on steel. Test sample on steel can, Melissa Cameron, 2013.
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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 21, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Space

Melissa Cameron, Space, 2013. Vitreous enamel, stainless steel, 925 silver, Ballotini® spheres.

Melissa Cameron, Space, 2013. Vitreous enamel, stainless steel, 925 silver, Ballotini® spheres.

This piece, another in the series of my La Geometrie works, was recently completed for a sister who has started working behind the camera for…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 19, 2013 at 4:09pm — No Comments

String Theory

01 String

A week or so ago I had 10 different types of string lined up for a piece I’m working on. It doesn’t need 10 types of string, but I didn’t feel that the finished work I was trying create resonated with any one of them. I had already discounted some satiny cord, the usual pearl-silk that you can get at most jewellery suppliers as well as the nylon…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 15, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

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.…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 14, 2013 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Enamel on Steel – Weekend Workshop Report

A few weekends ago I taught an enamel on steel workshop at Danaca Design, located  in the nearby University District (nearby if you’re in the Queen Anne neighbourhood of Seattle.) Dana Cassara’s studio is well suited to…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on October 21, 2013 at 3:43pm — No Comments

So, back to Melbourne in July…

Whoa, was it back in August that I put out my last In Melbourne post? I promised back then to fill you in on what happened at the Seams Seems symposium, which I will now attempt to finish up.

On Friday the 19th of July, a blustery and rainy day in Melbourne, a committed group of art-jewellery fanciers headed out to the Monash Art Design and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on October 10, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Enamel on Steel – Weekend Workshop!!

“What, a weekend workshop?!” I hear you exclaim.

Why yes, gentle reader, I’m going to be teaching Seattlites (an anyone who can get to Danaca Design in the University District of Seattle from 10:30am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday September 28th and 29th) the basics of liquid enamelling…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on September 12, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Rule the World!

Crafthaus Online Exhibition

RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley, "LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin. Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch.

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