The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

 

Website: http://www.acj.org.uk/
Location: UK
Members: 66
Latest Activity: 16 hours ago

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad.

Founded as a membership association in 1997 and registered as a Limited Company in 2006, it recognises a need to foster discussion, debate and critical review and interaction amongst its members. To this end we organise conferences, lectures, seminars, workshops and an annual general meeting for our members. Our regular newsletter, findings, features reviews, information, comment, book offers and discounts and is of benefit to both our members and the wider public. We also produce a monthly e-bulletin featuring news and opportunities.

We welcome as members practising jewellers, associated designers and crafts people, educators, students, gallery owners and retailers, museum curators, critics and collectors - indeed, anyone with an interest in contemporary jewellery.


The Association for Contemporary Jewellery 
PO Box 37807 London SE23 1XJ United Kingdom 
Telephone: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4201 
Fax: + 00 44 (0)20 8291 4452 
Email: enquiries@acj.org.uk

 

WHAT WE DO

• promote greater understanding of contemporary jewellery
• support jewellers’ creative and professional development
• develop audiences for this lively field of contemporary craft and design

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Hello ACJ followers, Likers and Members. Could you comment on this post and let us know the one thing you like to see on our networks and the one thing you would prefer not to see! Thank you.

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 5:03am
 
CREATIVE LINKS: URBAN GOLD RUSH
Thu 11 April 2019
6pm – 8pm, £10 (incl a welcome drink)
Join Sandra Wilson from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, part of the University of Dundee, who will present her recent research on recovering precious metals from electronic waste.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 5:02am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 5:00am
Creative Links: Galleries and Shops - Collaborating With The Right Ones For Your Product

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 4:59am
Handmade Oxford - The International Contemporary Arts Festival
Thursday 27 - Sunday 30 June 2019
Waterperry Gardens, Waterperry, Oxford OX33 1LA
 
We are pleased to be collaborating with Waterperry Gardens to present Handmade Oxford – The International Contemporary Arts Festival in June 2019.
 
Building on the legacy of Art in Action, which successfully ran for 40 years (1977 – 2016) at Waterperry Gardens, Handmade Oxford will bring together some of the most exciting contemporary artists and designer-makers from all over the world, in a four-day festival running from Thursday 27 – Sunday 30 June 2019.
 
Working alongside a number of event partners including The Ashmolean, Waterperry Farm Shop and Zealous, the show will feature craft and design, sculpture, artisan food, interiors and lifestyle, print and photography, workshops and demonstrations. Click here to find out more and apply online before the initial deadline of Friday 11 January 2019.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 4:57am
A JEWEL MADE IN GREECE @ Premiere Classe
Port de Versailles | 18 - 21 January 2019
Our next milestone!
While we continue to travel the Greek jewelry across borders, 9 Greek Brands will be exhibiting at one of the largest fashion & accessories exhibition.
Looking forward to seeing you at our stand!
Hall 3 | Stand X85/W98

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 4:57am
still open!
An exhibition of work from 45 years of Caroline Broadhead’s diverse practice
 
11 January – 6 February 2019 | Lethaby Gallery
 
Bringing together work from across four decades, this exhibition reflects the breadth of Caroline Broadhead’s pioneering creative output.
 
Using jewellery design as a departure point, Broadhead’s objects were designed to be worn on the body and changed through touch and interaction. Further encompassing sculpture, installation, performance, textiles and photography, her practice is concerned with the borders of the individual – between inside and outside, public and private and the balance between materiality and image. Often working in collaboration, Broadhead’s works are activated by bodies and performers, examining the demarcation of human physicality.
 
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 13, 2019 at 4:48am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 8, 2019 at 4:06am
CALL FOR ENTRIES: ARTS THREAD EMERGING TALENTS AT CURATE NYC
 
ARTS THREAD is working with Curate NYC to give a special opportunity to 2 emerging womenswear fashion or accessory/jewelry designers the chance to get introduced to the US fashion world by taking part in the February edition of Curate in New York City. We are looking for emerging designers who have just started their fashion business.
 
Curate will take place over 4 days February 22 – 25 2019 at 412 W. 15th New York, New York, near the Highline and Chelsea Market.
 
Location/Experience: open to emerging womenswear fashion and accessory designers worldwide who have set up their business for less than 3 years. The designer should be able to show a collection with not less than 30 pieces and should be able to produce the orders they might get at the show.
 
Entry: Free to apply and stand cost is a special price of $1000 dollars which also includes help with store information and promotion on Social Media.
 
Deadline for applications: January 20 2019

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 8, 2019 at 3:46am
Creative & Cultural Skills Awards: recognising excellence in the creative industries
 
The Skills Awards shine a light on the individuals and organisations that have shown an outstanding commitment to skill development and learning in the creative industries, ensuring the next generation have the skills so that the creative sector continues to thrive.
The categories for the 2019 Awards are as follows:
 
Training Provider of the Year Award
Creative Choices Award
Intern of the Year
Apprentice of the Year
Employer of the Year
Mentor of the Year
 
Nominations deadline: Friday 25th January 2019
Awards night: Monday 1st April 2019

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on January 8, 2019 at 3:34am
The Alberta College of Art and Design has a position for an assistant or associate professor in jewelry and metals.
 
Candidates will demonstrate a range of advanced jewelry and metalsmithing skills, knowledge of the history of the discipline, and a capacity for critical thinking and discourse. Digital design and fabrication skills are preferred, as is a capacity to teach in other departments at ACAD. Past experience in academic service, curricular innovation, and jewelry and metals studio management will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues from a diversity of academic and studio disciplines, and thrive in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment committed to developing new and innovative curricula. Deadline: July 31, 2019. Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
 

 

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