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 July 19, 2019 at 4:50am
INTERVIEW
IN CONVERSATION WITH ERATO KOULOUBI & NIKI STYLIANOU
The Duo Behind Athens Jewelry Week
by Melis Agabigum
 
Athens Jewelry Week 2019 just had its biggest, most complex year yet. What started as an intimate showcase of Greek jewelers has grown into a large-scale international event. Do you wonder how it came about and who made it a reality? In this interview, its founders discuss the delicate balance of making, curating, and collaboration. Read more in this interview with Melis Agabigum on AJF. https://artjewelryforum.org/in-conversation-with-erato-kouloubi-and...
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:47am

https://www.uca.ac.uk/artist-in-residence/ Artist in Residence application open to recent graduates at UCA.

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:44am
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:42am
What are you thinking about? Submit a proposal with your article idea to be considered for publication on AJF. Be a part of the conversation.
The next submission deadline is September 3, 2019. https://artjewelryforum.org/original-content-submission
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:40am
In the past few years, 3D printing has gained tremendous momentum. Starting with plastic, the range of products has been extended to anything from metal ship's propellers to concrete houses. The latest project using concrete 3D printing is one by ETH Zürich, in which nine different columns were printed, without the use of formwork.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:37am

Balancing Act: How to Embrace Both Intuition and Structure in a Creative Freelance Career

https://99u.adobe.com/articles/63725/laura-chautin-freelance-arts-c...

Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:27am
 
International Craft Pavilion
 
In the 3 years since its inception, the British Craft Pavilion became the go-to exhibition for high-end craft during the London Design Festival, 2019 sees the pavilion open its doors to global makers, becoming the new International Craft Pavilion.
 
An open call to apply as both an individual maker and part of a collective or group the International Craft Pavilion invites designers from across the full spectrum of craft disciplines in a showcase of functional and contemporary craft....
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 19, 2019 at 4:11am
Scholarship funding is now available for
SNAG's Road 2 Success programming.
 
 
Scholarships will be awarded based on application score, with priority given to underserved and marginalized communities, such as: women, people who live in a rural county, people of color, veterans and people with disabilities.
Scholarships apply to tuition for participation in Road 2 Success webinars and pre-conference workshops. Scholarship amounts vary.
Please note this application has a rolling deadline, but ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED AT LEAST 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE OFFERING FOR WHICH FUNDING IS REQUESTED.
These scholarships are made available through a grant from the John and Robyn Horn Foundation.
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 15, 2019 at 4:33am
 
Museum of the Year 2019
 
We're pleased to announce that St Fagans National Museum of History has been crowned Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019. Discover the winner and the shortlisted museums this year’s prize shines a spotlight on. These are the unique experiences, breath-taking spaces, and outstanding collections you’ll want to explore this year.
https://www.artfund.org/museum-of-the-year?utm_source=Permanent+-+C...(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_1_12_2018_COPY_01)&mc_cid=d64d2c60d2&mc_eid=7ca5d70cc2
Comment by Rebecca Skeels on July 15, 2019 at 4:31am
LIVE Q&A Saturday, July 20th, 1:00 pm Eastern
Using Your Art for Social Change with Alejandra Carrillo-Estrada
 
Ever wondered how to merge art with activism? Do you want to contribute to a bigger cause while expanding your audience? If so, join this informative conversation about artivism and craftivism and learn how you can use your artistic practice to inspire social change.
Alejandra Carrillo-Estrada is an interdisciplinary artist who grew up on the U.S.-Mexico border of El Paso, Texas and Cd. Juárez, Mexico.
$30 for non-members or $20 for SNAG members.
 

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"INTERNSHIPS   Klimt02 offers to students (Master / Bachelor degree) or professionals the opportunity to undertake internships for a period of 4 to 6 months; the exact time will be agreed with the…"
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"92Y Jewelry Residency Program https://www.92y.org/jewelry-residency"
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"Bursaries & Beyond Seminar About this Event Fri 28 Feb, 12 to 4.30. €10/€5 group rate Whether you are an emerging maker, an established maker or a student of craft and design, this seminar will explain the process of applying for…"
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