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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…Continue
Help the UNT Metals Club attend SNAG 2017 buy purchasing a grammatically correct shirt.
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This course will introduce students to three techniques of surface embellishment that are made possible by the working properties of silver itself: reticulation, granulation…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on September 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on February 16, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 28, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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,…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on December 8, 2013 at 9:02pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on November 24, 2013 at 8:48pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on September 13, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments
I am pleased to announce that my piece, Attic Turbine Vent (shoulder brooch) was selected as one of ten pieces in this year's exhibition for a Juror's Award. Materials Hard & Soft is a competitive, national exhibition now in its twenty-sixth year. This year's juror was Jean W. McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Penland School of Craft. 568 pieces were submitted and 71 chosen for inclusion with 10 juror's awards given. I am also pleased to say that a number…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on February 10, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments
This was the final city to be visited for this stage of the You Are (the) Here project. Although I had been to London on two previous occasions, I reasoned that a significant enough period of time had elapsed for me to be able to see the city afresh. However, there was still a familiarity due to similarities of language and culture that rendered much of London less remarkable than the previous three cities by comparison. This is not to say that I did not…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on November 29, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments
One of my enameled panels, Alchemical Utensils, was selected by Curator Dina Deitsch of deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum for inclusion in the upcoming Fuller Craft Museum Members Exhibition. The show will be up from September 22, 2012 – February 10, 2013 with an opening reception on Sunday September 30th from 2 – 5pm.
8 x 10"
vitreous enamel on steel
sgrafitto and overglaze…
Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 24, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
This summer and fall I am visiting four cities that are home to exceptional collections of decorative arts. While I play the part of tourist, visiting historic sites and buying souvenirs, I develop a relationship with each new and hereto unfamiliar city. The urban passages that are particular to my time in each city render aspects…
Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 23, 2012 at 7:13pm — No Comments
I am about to expand upon a new series of artworks that explore the cultural construction of identity through personal adornment. It will result in four wearable metal objects and related imagery and will be completed during my development leave this fall. This series, You Are (the) Here, is inspired by the historic relationship between body adornment, the idealized self and the souvenir that has been indicated by such things as pilgrimage badges of the middle ages, neoclassical…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 23, 2012 at 7:12pm — No Comments