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: 67
Latest Activity: on Saturday

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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Started by Rebecca Skeels. Last reply by Rebecca Skeels Dec 1, 2019. 3 Replies

ACJ welcomes to its membership makers, collectors, curators, educators, gallerists and all who have in interest in or passion for contemporary jewellery. ACJ organises exhibitions, conferences, events, talks and workshops for its members and the public. We publish our print magazine Findings twice a year, send a monthly e-bulletin to members, packed with news, information & opportunities, and we run social media accounts which reach over 10,000 people with news and information - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube. We do all this on an annual budget of about £25,000, funded by membership subscriptions. Would you like to donate to help us further this work? Any amount is welcome! PayPal donations can be made here:…Continue

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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 15, 2020 at 6:24am
Residential Masterclass:
How to Make Your Work Stand Out to Agents, Editors and Readers
Building upon a successful pilot in 2018, we are pleased to share details of a new Residential Masterclass taking place from 27 - 30 March 2020. This is designed specifically for those writing fiction or non-fiction, for adults or children, and are yet to secure an agent or have their work published.
Led by writer and former resident Genevieve Herr and LBA Books literary agent Louise Lamont, this course will focus upon how to make your writing stand out to agents, editors and readers, the process of publishing a book and the roles of the agent and editor. Further information and details of how to book - by the new deadline of 19 February 2020 - are available here. https://covepark.org/how-to-make-your-work-stand-out-to-agents-edit...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 15, 2020 at 6:15am
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Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 15, 2020 at 6:09am

Glass artist to look out for at Collect!

Crafts Council UK

https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/articles/5-glass-artists-to-look-o...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_01)&mc_cid=2d1b52db58&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2

Laura Quinn

Laura Quinn will be present some of her spectacular wearables: she marries glass to materials such as metal or off-cuts of leather to create dramatic, flexible and eminently functional jewellery. ‘I want people to touch it, to not be frightened of glass,’ says the artist, who will also be exhibiting with North Lands Creative. ‘I was trying to push through the psychological barrier that glass is too fragile to wear or handle – that it has to be put on a shelf to gather dust.’ In creating objects that invite emotional attachment and resist our unthinking, throwaway culture, these works fit in with her wider interest in reducing the environmental impact of glasswork.

Collect International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design is at Somerset House, London, from 27 February to 1 March.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 15, 2020 at 5:53am
Opening 19 February from 19h. to 21h.
You are invited. Estàs convidat. Te esperamos!
 
Featuring a series of recent works, Human and Object is part of the gallery’s ongoing commitment in highlighting freshly graduated jewellery artists through the Klimt02 Jplus Emerging Talent Award. This show pays homage to the world of material matters in capturing the significance of everyday objects.
 
The explorative handling of the technology of welding activates in my workflow a new ornamental function. Combining the ornament and the function, all pieces of jewellery are characterized by some kind of fusion. / Esther Heite https://hannahgallerybarcelona.net/exhibitions/human-and-object-est...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 8, 2020 at 11:12am
Its the Thought That Counts
 
 
It's the Thought That Counts is a book about the work of Kim Buck, covering his work starting from 1984 and ranging through 2007.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 8, 2020 at 11:08am
 
Open Call for Friedrich Becker Prize 2020
18Oct2019 - 14Feb2020
GfG
Hanau, GERMANY
DEADLINE: 14/02/2020
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 8, 2020 at 11:05am
Eureka! The FoC Jewellery & Fellowship Award 2020
 
EUREKA!
 
Call for FoC Jewelry & Promotional Prize The Friends of Carlotta gallery is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. We haven't had so much reason to celebrate, rejoice and say thank you in 25 years. On the occasion, we are once again organizing the coveted Friends of Carlotta jewellery and promotional award as part of a thematic exhibition. For the FoC jewellery- […] ... https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=https:...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 8, 2020 at 10:11am
AWARD
 
Legnica International Jewellery Competition 2020
09May2020
Gallery of Art in Legnica
Legnica, POLAND
 
The aim of the competition is a wide presentation of the latest achievements of contemporary jewellery art.
 
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on February 8, 2020 at 10:06am

A country

Transformed by

culture.

Bringing Us

Together, Happier,

Healthier. To

Excite, Inspire,

Delight. To

Enrich Our Lives.

https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/letscreate

#LETSCREATE @ARTSCOUNCILENGLAND @ACE

 

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"CRAFT IN FOCUS: Cancellation of Wisley Craft Fair Unfortunately we have had to cancel this year's Spring Contemporary Craft Fair due to be held at RHS Garden Wisley (29 April-3 May). We apologise for any inconvenience and we are very sad that…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Open Call for Virtual Exhibitions. Publish your Canceled Event at Klimt02 https://klimt02.net/events/open-calls/virtual-exhibitions-publish-canceled-event-klimt02"
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