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Thursday, January 28 at 3:00 PM PST,
Diane Falkenhagen and Sandie Zilker, SNAG's Houston Conference Co-chairs, will be interviewed 'live' on BlogTalkRadio.
Hear all about SNAG's conference programs, upcoming conference, Special Registration Offers for Guilds and more. Metalsmith Talk with Jay Whaley on BlogTalkRadio is regularly scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 3:00PM PST.
Metalsmith Talk with Jay Whaley is an interactive interview.
Here is how you can participate if you listen live:
*Call in to the show and ask Diane and Sandie your questions: 646-716-5718
*Use the chat function to type your questions or comments
All broadcasts are archived and freely available for later access and RSS feeds.
Diane Falkenhagen is a studio jeweler whose private studio on Galveston Island was recently resurrected after Hurricane Ike's destruction in 2008. Diane is best known for her one-of-a-kind, mixed media compositions that often combine characteristic pictorial imagery with fabricated metal forms and a diverse range of art media. Her work has been exhibited widely and published in numerous magazines and books including: American Craft, Metalsmith, Ornament, and several of the Lark 500 Series books. Aside from her studio work, Diane teaches workshops nationally and is "growing" a small jewelry/metalsmithing program at Alvin Community College, just south of Houston. She currently serves on the advisory board of the Galveston Arts Center and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.
Sandie Zilker is a frisky artist/ metalsmith/ educator. Her wild and colorful work has been exhibited worldwide in lots of museums and galleries. Several collections include her work-The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Racine ArtMuseum, DESIGNMUSEO, Finland, and Norden Feldske* *Kundiondustrimuseum, Norway. Her work has been published in numerous books. She loves to share her excitement about diverse materials and processes through workshops and classes at Penland, Arrowmont, Haystack and others. Zilker is Head of the Jewelry and Enamel Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Glassell School of Art and currently serves on the Board of the Society of North American Goldsmiths and on the Advisory Board of The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.