Jeweler, metalsmith, and professor Sue Amendolara talks about her work, the ideas behind it, and life as a teacher in the second episode of Craft in Sight. Sue is the incoming president of SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths)

http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/

Music: "Atomic Spy"

Watch out for the blooper after the credits :-)

Craft in Sight is a collaboration between Brian Ferrell and Brigitte Martin (crafthaus.) Our goal is the creation and distribution of videos about crafthaus artists, showcasing a range of craft media, creative processes, and the environment in which craft work is made today.

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Comment by Karen Ernst on August 18, 2011 at 9:14pm

Yay Sue - I just saw this finally! Really great to see the process behind your work, and how it all comes to fruition. That was a cold day in Edinboro!

Comment by Catherine Witherell on June 8, 2011 at 12:08pm
Good video and the blooper was very cute!
Comment by Sophia Georgiopoulou on May 25, 2011 at 11:05am
Beautiful organic forms that meld into each other!
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on May 22, 2011 at 6:45am

fabulous video!

 

Comment by MYRNA MEDEL on May 17, 2011 at 12:56pm

Beautiful pieces!!! I'm into plants as well...especially cacti and succulents.

I'm inspired with your work. Thank you for sharing!

Comment by Erin Austin on April 17, 2011 at 3:27pm

Gorgeous work! The forms do have a believable botanical quality about them. I'm very inspired by plant forms as well, this was just the push I needed to get back outside and do some observing.

 

 

Comment by Tadashi Koizumi on April 17, 2011 at 10:39am
Yey ! Sue ! Yey !
Comment by Julie Sanford on April 12, 2011 at 7:21pm
I really enjoyed the wonderfully creative, simply elegant forms of Sue Amendolara! Thank you for this beautifully crafted video!
Comment by Cynthia Eid on April 12, 2011 at 11:09am
a thoughtful, insightful video about an artist.  thank you to all who worked on it!
Comment by Jeffrey Robert McGee on April 11, 2011 at 11:20am
Cool! I'm going to show my students

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RULE THE WORLD

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What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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