All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cameron' (31)

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 — No 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

Recently, back in Melbourne...

01 Installation WWWA 02 Installation WWWA

After finishing up the JMGA conference on Sunday the 14th in Brisbane, I travelled on to Melbourne for a couple of openings and a…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 27, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Modding

Nope, not the subculture that rose to prominence in London in the swinging 60′s, I’m afraid. Not quite (but at least a little closer to) case modding practiced by our brethren, the computer geeks. What I’m talking about is modding tools.

You know, how you adapt certain tools make your progress quicker, or perhaps alter their use somewhat to suit your…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 16, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

My last day in Pittsburgh

Well, my final day in Pittsburgh last month was the day of the Out of Hand show at SCC. I got to have some rest time in the morning after the previous day’s efforts. Friday had been my final day of teaching the high school seniors, and had also included making a presentation to more Uni students, this time to…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 30, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Time for a new subject... Oh wait, no, more Pittsburgh!

So while I was in Pittsburgh I spent part of Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday teaching a group of seniors at a local high-school the basics of working with recycled materials, so that each could make a small wearable pendant. I don’t have images of those guys, but I hope to have images of their works to share with you at some stage.

What I do have however is an image of what I made on Wednesday before class, after an overnight dumping of 5 inches of snow. It’s…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 29, 2013 at 6:28pm — 1 Comment

Pittsburgh… Interrupted

Now, before I interrupted myself with the last post, I was reminiscing about my trip to Pittsburgh last month. Where was I?

Ahh, yes. Now as I recall… I never actually put up images of the *actual exhibition*. I know, installation shots of jewellery are always a little anaemic looking, but humour me here, ok? These are images of The Bridge 12 exhibition at …

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 16, 2013 at 4:36pm — No Comments

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