Dear Friends,
For the past ten years, I’ve been working on a project that I hoped would define those moments or events in my life that directed me to making my jewels. I’m thrilled now to announce the publication of my new book, Roots, Stems and Branches; A Recollection—the result of those many years of writing, art making, and personal reflection.

A special clothbound Collector’s Edition with dust jacket is now available and can be ordered directly online at a href="http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search?search=linda+kaye-Moses%3E">http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search?search=linda+kaye-Moses>;

I wrote this book for you—my collectors, my students, my friends and compatriots—and for the many others who have asked me to explain why I chose to become a jewel maker and what the impetus is behind my artwork.

A precious object in itself, this beautiful book tells the story of my journey, “an assemblage of my serendipitous episodes, intersections and influences.” Full-color photographs of my jewels and my own richly illuminated letters and watercolor embellishments are sprinkled liberally throughout the book, along with a selection of photographs that help tell my story.

If you would like a signed copy, I’d be happy to send you one. To request your signed copy, please contact me directly at evansol@berkshire.net.

Thank you for your support through the years and for helping me celebrate the launch of this new book—my “attempt to trace the primary impelling events that led to my pursuit of a life devoted to the making of art.”

With fond regards,
Linda Kaye-Moses

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Comment by Brigitte Martin on August 22, 2011 at 2:02pm
Congratulations, Linda ! Many sales :-)

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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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

OFF TO THE RACES:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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