All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cameron' (38)

A couple of group Exhibitions

jewelry-from-down-under

Tis still the season for coinciding exhibitions!

In a few days two exhibitions will open in which I will have on display several of my recycled object works. One is here in the US at Taboo Studio in San Diego, and the other in Italy as a part of the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 27, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Just opened!!



One Design - #25 Titanium Pendant 05

One Design Exhibition:

So I made a rad video, but I can't seem to embed it here, so if you don't mind clicking this link:

Check this out!!

you can see what I'm talking about. And not to be all…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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

A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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Ife Head and Collar

I've been in the workshop a lot over the last week - not all of which has been to bury my head in the sand away from the increasingly nasty pro- and anti-independence campaigns in Scotland (which is also why I've not been so active on social media recently). Mostly, I've been working on commissions - a set of buttons, a couple of rings - and the collar…See More
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Rainbow Bird Necklace

Oxidized Sterling Silver, Vintage Cookie Tin, Japanese Tin Bird, Sleeping Beauty TurquoiseLength is adjustable up to 21" long. Pendant measures 3"x3".
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