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Quick and Dirty!

I will be leading a Radical Enameling workshop sponsored by the Center for Enamel Arts July 5-7 at the Crucible in Oakland, California. Join me as we make torch-fired kilns from trash cans and whip up some vessels with copper foil and wire. These processes promise…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 12, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

ARROWMONT FACULTY AT THE FOLK ART CENTER

I was very pleased to be invited to participate in an exhibit as part of a representational group of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts faculty. Makers from a variety of media who have taught workshops at the venerable craft school have work on display until May 21 at the Folk Art Center in Asheville, North Carolina. This is also the home of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Its an educational and retail center set amidst one of the most scenic…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on March 9, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Harlan Butt Catalog

Now available: A beautiful 58-page color catalog of Harlan's retrospective exhibition at UNT Artspace Dallas including a wonderful essay by Cindi Strauss. For in-person purchases its 20$ cash or check (made out to The UNT Foundation). To order from afar its $26.80 to cover…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on November 2, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Texas Metalsmiths Exhibition

I am very pleased to be having an exhibition with my colleague Harlan Butt. It opens this Saturday and…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 26, 2016 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

New Piece: Viennese Wastewater Cover Broach

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 23, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Versailles Gate Ring

All the luxury and impracticality of the Ancien Regime, at your fingertips!

4.75 x 5 x 1.5"

Sterling silver with 22K gold overlay

Thanks to apprentices Kirsten Kulland, Anna Aparicio and Tammy Nguyen who all helped make it…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 3, 2016 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Hot Fun in the Summertime

Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 19, 2016 at 10:10am — 1 Comment

Maker Moxie

I am very pleased to report that I have had a piece accepted into the Maker Moxie Exhibition which celebrates the impact of the craft school…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on March 24, 2016 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Buy a shirt! Back by popular demand and BLACK by popular demand!

Help the UNT Metals Club attend SNAG 2017 buy purchasing a grammatically correct shirt.

Available until March 21st and then gone FOREVER!…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on March 1, 2016 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Upcoming Exhibition

Added by Ana M. Lopez on October 28, 2015 at 11:06am — No Comments

Register now to learn silver reticulation, granulation and keum-boo with me!

at The Glass Furnace outside of Istanbul Turkey from May 13-17, 2016.
Come explore Silver Surfaces with me in the beautiful countryside.

This course will introduce students to three techniques of surface embellishment that are made possible by the working properties of silver itself: reticulation, granulation…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on September 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Content/s heading to Taiwan

My silver kylix, Content/s, is currently on its way to the other side of the world for the Taiwan International Metal Craft Competition at the Gold Museum in New Taipei City. It is heading there for the final screening and awards…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

All You Need is Telstar: A collaborative international necklace

A temporary, transatlantic, creative partnership between Poppy Porter and myself sprang up for the purpose of generating a piece of wearable art for the Crafthaus Co-Operation:Garnish project.  The project is a traveling, juried exhibition that…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on February 16, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Metal-Phors

I was awarded a solo exhibition at the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State, Altoona. The exhibition is free and open to the public and will run January 15 - March 15. A reception will be held 3-5 p.m. January 15 in the Titelman Study of the Center. The…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on January 13, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Materials Hard & Soft Last Call to Enter

Last chance to enter Materials Hard and Soft. The deadline is September 5th. Please apply! I am the juror this year and am looking forward to seeing a great…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 28, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Soulcology: Exhibition and Award

Plumb Bob: Shelter and Plumb Bob: Loving and Faithful were both accepted into Soulcology: An Exhibition in Metal at the Guilford Art Center in Guilford, Connecticut. It is a national, juried exhibition and will be on view from June 6 through July 27th, 2014. It was organized by Lanette Barber and adjudicated by Robert Dancik. I am additionally pleased to announce that Shelter received the third place award! Both pieces are part of a seried of plumb bobs that either…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 23, 2014 at 3:13pm — 1 Comment

Content/s

I was honored to be invited to participate in the exhibition "Considering the Kylix: Contemporary Interpretations of a Classical Form." The exhibition is curated by Maleyne Syracuse at Peter's Valley School of Craft.

Scan the QR code to be taken to a "hidden" page on my website that includes information about the exhibition, statistics regarding the piece,…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Craftforms 2013

Attic Turbine Vent is currently on display at the Wayne Art Center's annual, nineteenth international juried craft exhibition, Craftforms. The juror this year was Lena Vigna,Curator of Exhibitions at the Racine Art Museum in Racine, Wisconsin. Information, including an online and downloadable catalog, may be found here. The exhibition runs from December 6 - January 25,…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on December 8, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Topeka 31

One of my enameled panels is hanging in Kansas tonight. "Alchemical Utensils" was selected by juror Sarah Perkins for inclusion in the annual Topeka Competition in the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. It is an outstanding annual competitive craft exhibition at the Alice C. Sabatini Art Gallery. I am particularly gratified and awed at having something I did in enamels selected by such a world class enamelist. The exhibition runs from December 6th through January 19th.…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on November 24, 2013 at 8:48pm — No Comments

BIOMORPH: Contemporary Metals Invitational

Three of my works will be included in this group exhibition. It is an "investigation into the work of metal artists / jewelers using organic form and natural based imagery in the development of their work." Curated by John Ready, director of the University Art Gallery at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, the exhibition opens on Friday September 20th from 4-6pm and continues through the 12th of October. Participating artists: Yuyen Chang, Madison, WI Sharon Church, Philadelphia, PA Daniel…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on September 13, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments

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Chanda Zea

Object Series 1, 2, 3

Porcelain, slipcast and altered with terra sigillata, rubber.
8” x 8” x 8”, 12” x 8” x 8”, 8” x 8” x 10
2013

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