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At 12:17pm on October 28, 2010, Barbara Becker Simon said…
I hope you enjoy my book. Can't wait to see pieces that come from this!
At 11:10am on July 25, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through August 15, 2011.

Enjoy crafthaus ! Participate often :-)
At 2:44pm on July 8, 2009, Claudia Rush said…
Thanks for the photo tip, Mel
At 9:01pm on July 7, 2009, Gary Schott said…
Thanks, Melanie...I think...
At 7:45pm on June 24, 2009, Catherine Davies Paetz said…
Melanie, thank you-you are too kind-and I don't know what you're talking about... your work is lovely!
At 12:46pm on June 13, 2009, Claudia Rush said…
Ha! I'd have to go back 30 years to get a good one.
At 1:08am on June 13, 2009, Lorena Angulo said…
Hola Melanie!
At 5:04pm on June 12, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
Hello Melanie:

Welcome to crafthaus, the network for artists, craftsmen/women ! I am very glad you joined us. Your membership is good through 6-15-2010 !

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At 2:52pm on June 12, 2009, Claudia Rush said…
Hiya Melanie,
Looking forward to seeing your work here. Claudia
At 1:04pm on June 12, 2009, Gary Schott said…
Glad to see you on here!

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:

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