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: on Monday

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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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.Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 23, 2019 at 4:32am
Jewellery design and making at the scrap Co-op
We are a group of jewellery designers, artists and illustrators recently graduated from Central St Martins looking to share our skills with refugees and displaced people currently residing in Athens.
 
We will use the funds from our campaign to purchase jewellery making and designing materials, in Athens, that we will use in 2-3 day short courses. The tools will be left at the scrap coop, the non-profit workshop space where we will be hosting the short courses for use in future courses and in future projects.
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 21, 2019 at 3:49pm

http://preview.joyabarcelona.com/ Open Call JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects 2019

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 21, 2019 at 3:47pm

Open Call for the Legnica International Jewellery Competition 2019 http://silver.legnica.eu/en/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 21, 2019 at 3:43pm
LOEWE Craft Prize 2019 – Finalists Announced
 
 

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 21, 2019 at 3:30pm

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 21, 2019 at 3:24pm

West Dean Arts and Craft Festival

31 May – 2 June

Live demonstrations, drop-in crafts, over 1000 workshop places, handmade items from talented makers and designers, student art installations and the chance to see inside the State Rooms.

https://www.westdean.org.uk/events/west-dean-arts-and-craft-festiva...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 21, 2019 at 3:19pm

What makes socially engaged and participatory arts projects successful? Elizabeth Lynch and Miriam Nelken talked to artists, commissioners and participants to find out. https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/magazine/article/making-communit...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 19, 2019 at 3:02pm
We want to celebrate and honour the craftsmanship and every single person who creates soulful pieces with their own hands.
 
A tribute to all makers for their wisdom, storytelling, and for building history with beautiful creations through ancient techniques and raw materials. We stand up for the ones that keep the art of craftsmanship alive. A desire to reveal the process as a peer of the finished product itself.
 
In this journey from the past towards a new cultural progress, we are committed to promoting creativity and innovation, to respecting traditions and safeguarding the heritage.
 
We support those who devote themselves to the excellence of craftsmanship. https://www.covetfoundation.com/

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 19, 2019 at 2:58pm
Easter Studios - Holiday Workshops
Monday 1st April - Sculptural Porcelain with Mirka Janeckova
In these workshops we will explore the wonderful properties of porcelain and its sculptural possibilities.
Primary 3-4: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Primary 5-7: 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Tuesday 9th April - Catching Light with Lauren Gault
Working with sculptor Lauren Gault, we will think about light, reflection and transparency to make reflective and transparent sculptural mobiles.
Primary 3-4: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Primary 5-7: 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Wednesday 10th April - Heavy Air with Lauren Gault
In this workshop we will think about catching air and using it as a 'material' to make inflatable, lightweight sculptures and sculptural environments.
Children and accompanying adults: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Secondary School pupils: 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on March 19, 2019 at 2:56pm

99u conference: The Creative Future: https://conference.99u.com/

 

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"The Young Masters Art Prize 2019   We’re looking for artists who show originality, skill and imagination in response to the art of the past. You can interpret this as widely as you like. You will have the chance to explain your…"
Monday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Enamelling with Tamizan Savill - 10.00am - 4.00pm £195 (includes enamels, copper and a silver blank) Bring Packed Lunch   Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th July,…"
Apr 19
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"The craft of engraving and carving letters has a rich heritage. Celebrate hand-cut words on objects – from signage and jewellery, to artworks and trophies. https://www.goldsmiths-centre.org/whats-on/whats-on-inscribed-craft-cutting-letters/"
Apr 19
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"We're recruiting! Application deadline: 30 April We are currently recruiting for a temporary P/T Festival Operations Assistant to join The Big Draw Team this summer in the busy run up to The World's Biggest Drawing Festival…"
Apr 19

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