September 2023, Half 1
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WIN $7,500 AND AN EXHIBITION IN MUNICH!
AJF’s Younger Artist Award acknowledges promise, innovation, and individuality, and advances the careers of rising artists. Artists aged 35 and below could apply for this worldwide prize in up to date artwork jewellery, which incorporates US$7,500 for the winner, in addition to an exhibition throughout Schmuck, in March 2024, for the winner and 4 finalists, who will every obtain $1,000. Purposes accepted by way of November 6, 2023. Info.
- AJF Stay with Sulo Bee, October 2, 2023
- AJF Stay with Khanya Mthethwa. The winner of the Susan Beech Mid-Profession Grant can be our visitor on October 25, 2023
- AJF Stay Goes to South Africa, November 1, 2023
Mark your calendar! Registration hyperlinks to come back quickly.
WANT TO TAKE IN A JEWELRY-RELATED EVENT?
From trunk reveals to jewellery weeks, auctions, lectures, symposia, and every part in between. See the checklist here.
Discover these listings and lots of, many extra on our dedicated exhibition page:
100 progressive rings spotlight the imaginative and prescient of Susan Grant Lewin, one of the vital influential collectors of Twentieth- and Twenty first-century artwork jewellery. The exhibition tells the story of the emergence of artwork jewellery within the postwar period through objects that had been neither historically made luxurious items nor low-cost, mass-produced costume jewellery. Highlights embody a two-finger ring by architect Zaha Hadid and video artwork by Esther Brinkmann that the artist describes as “a sluggish ballet of arms placing on and taking off rings,” exploring the intimate relationship of knickknack to the physique. Closes February 4, 2024. Info.
Organized by Baltimore Jewellery Middle, the symposium will discover the complexities of place and the way artists and makers make the most of place, each the direct artifacts of areas and areas, in addition to the reminiscence and creativeness they will check with, to encourage and affect their work. It is going to function audio system whose educational or inventive work makes use of particular references to put: Demitra Thomloudis, Christina P. Day, Khanya Mthethwa, and Liesbet Bussche. Additionally: a collection of free workshops, every associated to the symposium theme. The occasion will culminate with a neighborhood problem that asks artists to create jewellery and objects that evoke a way of place. On-line and in particular person. Info.
LOWE’s enterprise consists of a number of elements, together with making, instructing, and operating a gallery. She takes dangers and breaks the standard gallery guidelines when deciding on artists. Listen.
Throughout 5 weeks of knickknack adventures round New York Metropolis, you’ll see a few of the most lovely and weird jewels crafted during the last two centuries in-person. Expertise jewellery historical past firsthand in necessary private and non-private collections, and encounter a few of the most unbelievable designers of their personal salons. Every go to will discover a specific interval as informed by museum curators, gallerists, sellers, collectors, and jewelers. Begins September 22, 2023. Info.
Worldwide State of Follow is a digital webinar collection that addresses the urgency of sustainability within the discipline of knickknack and metalsmithing, specializing in points uniquely related to college students, educators, and new professionals globally. Free, however registration required. Info.
Vicki Mason, who writes regularly for AJF, will take part in Canopy, an exhibition of latest work that appears at cover bushes and their significance in a warming local weather. At Vitrine Gallery, Victoria, by way of September 23, 2023.
Self-trained Wallace Chan has gained worldwide recognition for pioneering titanium’s unprecedented use in artwork. Te Hong-Kong primarily based artist’s material-focused apply encompasses jewellery, sculpture, and carving, and has led to the creation of quite a few improvements, together with the Wallace Lower and the Wallace Chan Porcelain. Be part of the artist in dialog with jewellery curator Emefa Cole at V&A South Kensington, UK. Info.
Azza Fahmy imbues the standard Egyptian kirdan with trendy design codes, reinterpreting the multilayered necklace for her new jewellery assortment. The kirdan is a multi-layered necklace, worn over the chest and common in Egypt’s western desert through the Thirties.
The service, from Garrard, consists of two tiaras and purportedly nods to the round economic system. “The rental marketplace for vogue is now fairly established and there isn’t the same providing for superb jewellery,” notes the corporate. More.
This course from Baltimore Jewellery Middle will give college students the chance to be taught digital sculpting and modeling strategies utilizing a mixture of the Rhino 3D and Pixologic Zbrush softwares. College students will go away the course with the power to work between softwares, in addition to generate 3D fashions which can be utilized for 3D printing. September 12–November 28, 2023. Info.
APPLY FOR SCHMUCK AND TALENTE 2024
The Schmuck particular exhibition has taken place since 1959, making it the oldest exhibition of up to date jewellery work on the planet. Talente, in the meantime, is open to all fields of craft. Deadline: October 1, 2023. Info for each.
Offers one NYC-based BIPOC jeweler with a spot in a collective jewellery studio for a whole yr plus their very own bench setup + flexshaft to maintain, supplies credit, photoshoot, workshops, extra. Deadline: September 20, 2023. Info.
The benchmark for design excellence on the planet of coloured gem stones and cultured pearls. Annually, AGTA Spectrum & Chopping Edge Awards™ winners set the usual for magnificence and innovation, launch tendencies, and earn world-wide recognition. Software deadline: September 29, 2023. Info.
For this NYCJW exhibition, DM203 seeks submissions that discover themes of identification and politics; intimacy and isolation; physique and autonomy. By means of jewellery, tableware, and objects, artists manifest the intangible. Deadline: September 17, 2023. Info.
BIPOC SIBs members are organizing a committee to develop an in-person occasion for BIPOC blacksmiths and metalsmiths in 2024. Fill out this short survey for those who’d prefer to be concerned in organizing, or could be considering attending the occasion.
Nonetheless Processing is a mirrored image on the character of artistic apply by way of the lens of decoration. This multi-faceted exhibition and sale seeks to focus on SNAG’s various membership to a number of audiences. Submissions can be thought-about for 3 fundamental elements: an in-person exhibition at New York Metropolis Jewellery Week; inclusion in Metalsmith journal Vol 43 No 3; and a web-based exhibition. Deadline: September 15, 2023. Info.
This celebrates a craftsperson who has made an excellent contribution to the sector of treasured metalworking over the previous yr. Open to practitioners of any craft that makes vital use of treasured steel, together with jewellery, gilding, hand engraving, medal making, silver spinning, steel thread embroidery, engine turning (guilloché), live performance flute making, and so on. Anybody, together with makers themselves, can nominate. Info. Deadline: September 15, 2023. Nominees aged 25 and below may also be thought-about for the Young Metalworker of the Year Award.
Chapters of the Ladies’s Jewellery Affiliation will collect in cities all through North America to convey collectively business professionals all on one evening for an inspiring night of neighborhood, connection, collaboration, and celebration. Info.
A full day of 5 audio system, a sale of uncommon and onerous to seek out books, and a silent public sale. Info.
Poland’s largest and considered one of Europe’s largest jewellery business commerce reveals, a gathering stage for avant-garde jewelers and a spot the place amber tendencies are born. In Gdansk, in-person and digital. Info.
Discover the couture firm’s beautiful jewellery assortment, adorned with distinctive gems and meticulously handcrafted goldsmithery. Edited by Carol Woolton, this charming e book reveals the artistry and wonder behind the distinctive creations. A treasure trove for jewellery fanatics. See a few of the inside here. More information from writer here.
Some of the storied excessive jewellery homes in Paris, Chaumet has been entwined with the historical past of France since its founding in 1780. Every era of Chaumet jewelers has appeared to the pure world as a key supply of inspiration, dreaming up ruby orchids, delicate laurel wreath tiaras, placing diamond starbursts, and a beguiling array of animals on necklaces, brooches, and headpieces. Gaëlle Rio and Marc Jeanson’s e book will delight all lovers of knickknack, artwork, and nature. More.
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