Might 2023, Half 2
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Listings gathered with help from Carrie Yodanis.
FEEL LIKE SEEING A JEWELRY SHOW?
Discover these listings and lots of, many extra on our dedicated exhibition page:
Fliegenschmuck: Pour Les Precieuses Presque Ridicules, at Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h by means of Might 13
New Makers, at ATTA by means of Might 14
Colourful Minds, on the Baltimore Jewelry Center by means of Might 19
Terhi Tolvanen + Yaksh Verma, at Galeria Reverso by means of Might 20
Chain Response: Biba Schutz, at Jewelers’Werk by means of Might 26 (proven at left)
Colour Shift: Blanche Tilden + Marcus Sholz, at Gallery Funaki by means of Might 28
Breeze | Ute Kolar, at Thereza Pedrosa Gallery by means of Might 28
Sawa Aso, at Four Gallery by means of June 3
Pearl, at Platina Stockholm by means of June 3
Restringing the Pearl, at The Jewellery Library by means of June 6
Timothy Veske-McMahon | Vanillaroma, at Gallery Loupe Might 6–June 10
At Sienna Patti: Leslie Shershow, Might 12–June 11; One thing Outdated, One thing New, June 17–July 16
At Ornamentum: Hanna Hedman, by means of June 11; Terhi Tolvanen, by means of August 26
ATTEND A GARDEN PARTY TO BENEFIT THE BJC
Be part of the Baltimore Jewellery Middle at Anne Barone’s award-winning backyard on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 4 p.m., for a fascinating afternoon backyard occasion! Anne’s house is a testomony to her love of gardening, and has been featured in Backyard Gate Journal, Stroll Guilford, and The Guildford Information. Tickets are restricted for this summer season soirée. Study extra in regards to the backyard occasion and buy tickets here.
RING REDUX NOW ON VIEW AT NEW ORLEANS ART MUSEUM
100 revolutionary rings with a distinctly up to date sense of experimental craft spotlight the imaginative and prescient of Susan Grant Lewin, probably the most 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 by way of objects that had been neither historically made luxurious items nor low-cost, mass-produced costume jewellery. “Guests shall be amazed and stunned by the way in which these rings problem notions of design and type,” says Laura Ochoa Rincon, NOMA’s Ornamental Arts Belief Curatorial Fellow. The 90 designers on present—together with AJF member Ariel Lavian, whose work is pictured—“use ingenious strategies to redefine what a hoop is. By means of these revolutionary codecs, notions of connection, love, and longevity are all explored.” By means of February 4, 2024. Info.
THE JEWELRY JOURNEY INTERVIEWS JOANNE SPILLER
The trendsetting Black jewellery designer Invoice Smith did all the things from Cartier collaborations to costume jewellery. His designs had been seen on the likes of Lena Horne and Cicely Tyson. But within the 30 years since his dying, his influence has been largely forgotten. JoAnne Spiller, director of schooling for the Jefferson County Historic Society, hopes to vary that along with her latest exhibit, Invoice Smith: Madison’s Visionary Jewellery Designer, and a forthcoming guide. Listen to the podcast.
LEARN TO BEAD WITH SÉBASTIEN CARRÉ AT HIS “THREAD AND BEADS” WORKSHOP
You’ll discover totally different textile strategies with the goal of associating and mixing them: beadwork with the needle in embroidery or in peyote sew (weaving), crochet strategies, macramé or embroidery shall be approached based on your tasks and wishes. Practice round totally different modules to find or deepen your beading, crocheting, or macramé. All talent ranges welcome. You’ll begin by conceptualizing your creation by drawing or making a mannequin, and get the fundamentals to supply and finalize a piece. June 25–July 1, 2023, in Varen, France. Value: 650€, contains meals, supplies, and instruments. Registration deadline: June 1. Info.
SEEKING IMAGES OF POWDER-COATED JEWELRY TO PUBLISH IN BOOK
Jewelers and artists are invited to submit pictures of their powder-coated work to be included in Powder Coating for Jewellery Artists (working title). This guide focuses on powder coating as a method of making use of colour as a ending course of for jewellery objects. Images of distinctive, colourful, well-crafted items that showcase totally different sorts of powder-coating strategies and functions (ESD, gradients, sift & dump, stencil, decal, transparents, and so forth.) are desired. Chosen pictures shall be utilized in picture galleries all through the publication. Accepted artists obtain full credit score in captions. Software deadline: June 21, 2023, at 11:59 pm (EST). Info.
EXHIBITION AT THE BJC: WOMEN, I KNOW
The physique of labor in Women, I Know, an exhibition by Angela Caldwell, represents the energy and help ladies supply one another by means of their making. Using acquainted instruments related to conventional feminine crafts, Caldwell creates wearable, armor-like representations that embody the spirit of ladies and supply a perspective on the energy they supply. Utilizing up to date practices and supplies like powder coating and metallic thread, Caldwell positions her trendy voice throughout the context of a wealthy historical past of feminine makers. On view on the Baltimore Jewellery Middle Might 26–July 7, 2023.
CALL FOR ENTRY: THE REJEWELRY COMPETITION
Apply to the first-ever Radical Jewellery Makeover (RJM) juried jewellery competitors and exhibition, The Rejewelry Competitors! High prizes embrace a solo exhibition at Alma’s Gallery, in Richmond, VA, US, and an invite to hitch the RJM Artist Undertaking. RJM raises consciousness of the connection between mining, metalsmithing, activism, collaboration, and artwork. It takes donations of damaged, undesirable, or out-of-date jewellery and redistributes these already-mined persistent uncooked supplies stuffed with inventive potential into the palms of makers. Deadline: June 1, 2023. Info.
CONTRIBUTE PHOTOS TO PARTICIPATE IN ARTISTIC RESEARCH ON JEWELRY AND AI
Anneleen Swillen, lecturer and researcher at PXL-MAD College of Arts and Hasselt College, and founding father of Synthetic Intelligems, explores intersections of AI and jewellery. For the present Synthetic Intelligems undertaking, she invitations you to take part by sharing pictures of bijou being worn. By contributing your pictures, you’ll assist practice a machine studying algorithm and co-create Ornamisms. By means of this experiment, Synthetic Intelligems goals to discover the creative potential of machine studying within the context of bijou, but in addition the potential dangers of those self-learning applied sciences for making, presenting, and experiencing jewellery. Visit the website to study extra and be a part of the undertaking. Questions? Email. Deadline: June 4, 2023.
BETWEEN REALMS: ON VIEW AT PISTACHIOS
Pistachios has chosen three up to date jewellery artists who use imaginative and representational imagery inside their items to create work that’s playful and eccentric. Jessica Calderwood, Seth Michael Carlson, and Melinda Danger flip recognizable kinds into wearable sculptures, blurring the strains between figurative and summary. Learn more.
SUSAN CUMMINS RECOMMENDS KEHINDE WILEY: AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF SILENCE
The museum textual content explains it properly: “Wiley’s new physique of work and sculptures confronts the silence surrounding systemic violence in opposition to Black folks by means of the visible language of the fallen determine. It expands on his 2008 sequence, Down, a gaggle of large-scale portraits of younger Black males impressed by Hans Holbein the Youthful’s The Lifeless Christ within the Tomb (1521–1522). Wiley investigates the iconography of dying and sacrifice in Western artwork, tracing it throughout non secular, mythological, and historic topics.” See the exhibition on the deYoung Museum, in San Francisco, by means of October 15, 2023.
VIRTUAL TALK WITH ARTIST AND METALSMITH PAT PRUITT, MAY 18, 2023
The Native American artist and metalsmith makes use of industrial metals, a mechanical engineer’s know-how in fabrication, and a futuristic strategy to design. Introduced by the Newark Museum of Artwork. Might 18 at 7 p.m. Free, registration required.
TALK—ROSA TAIKON: JEWELLERY AS A MEDIUM OF STRUGGLE, JUNE 1, 2023
Christina Zetterlund will talk about Roma silversmith Rosa Taikon, whose work challenged institutional racism whereas renewing two totally different traditions—Trendy Swedish Artwork jewellery alongside a Roma jewellery follow. Taikon staunchly advocated for her folks’s rights in Sweden with out sacrificing the sensuous fantastic thing about silver. June 1 at 9 a.m. Stockholm time. Register here. JF printed Zetterlund’s assessment of the everlasting Taikon exhibition here.
WINNERS OF LEGNICA JEWELLERY FESTIVAL SILVER ANNOUNCED
Awards went to Youjin Um, Iris Hummer, Susanne Hammer, Tadeusz Jaśkowiak, Christina Karababa, Teresa Dantas, Magdalena Szadkowska, Arek Wolski, Marcin Boguzław, and Sharareh Aghaei. The theme was “High quality.” Twelve exhibitions stay up till July 16, 2023.
KNOTWORK ARTIST TO DO A JEWELRY COLLAB
Windy Chien will translate her fiber artwork into wonderful jewellery for the Solid jewellery firm, creating eight items that embrace earrings, rings, and pendants. Chien’s large-scale work is thrilling, and the collab appears to be making a stir, however does the jewellery actually warrant that? Read an interview with Chien.
OPEN CALL: LOIS MORAN AWARD FOR CRAFT WRITING
The award honors a thoughtfully written and dynamic particular person article or essay on some facet of American craft. Worldwide candidates are welcome if the writing is in English and addresses American craft. Submit here.
ENDING TODAY: THE JEWELRY SYMPOSIUM FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF JEWELRY MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
Audio system included Nanz Aaalund, Chris Ploof, Pat Pruitt, and G. Phil Poirier. See the topics.
Take a look on the bling royals from around the globe wore to King Charles’s coronation.
Royal headwear might have reached its climax with the crown topped by Scorpio symbols and a ping-pong ball that Charles wore in 1969 when he was invested because the Prince of Wales. Maybe it’s an apt image of the monarchy, with its hole plastic orb wrapped in a glittery veil of hokum. This article covers the hidden historical past of British crowns.
PRINCESS DIANA DESIGNED JEWELRY
Among the many coronation celebrations and the crowning of Queen Camilla, there’s the chance to purchase a few of the jewellery Diana designed for herself. No signal of any ping-pong balls right here. Read the story.
ENTERTAINMENT ROYALTY WON’T BE OUTDONE BY SOME PUNY CORONATION
Throughout the ocean, celebrities within the US shone of their opulent show of jewels and crystals on the Met gala. Lil Nas X coated himself in 218,784 Swarovski crystals. See the looks.
DISCOVERED DOWN THE DRAIN: 36 ANCIENT ROMAN INTAGLIOS
“The statesman Cicero noticed that folks wore portraits of their favourite philosophers on their rings,” writes NYT reporter Franz Lidz, “a practice that has not survived on right now’s QVC Community.” Rich guests to bathhouses most popular the chance of dropping the stones down the drain to leaving jewels within the altering rooms and having them stolen whereas bathing. Read the article.
LUZ CAMINO MARKS 50 YEARS OF MAKING BUT IS LITTLE KNOWN
Nevertheless, anybody with a ardour for jewellery will know of her, says Emily Stoehrer, the curator of bijou on the Museum of High-quality Arts, Boston. “A collector will whisper Luz’s title to a different jewellery lover as somebody it’s worthwhile to know or accumulate.” Read the article.
NAZI CLOUD HANGS OVER JEWELRY COLLECTION ON THE BLOCK
“One of the crucial superbly curated collections that may ever come up on public sale within the jewellery world,” based on the president of Christie’s, is being criticized for the appalling previous that led to its possession. More. The sale takes place Might 3–15, 2023. We’ll see how bothered potential patrons are by its ugly previous.