March 2023, Half 2
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TODAY TODAY TODAY! AJF LIVE WITH CAROLINE BROADHEAD, MARCH 22, 2023, 12 P.M. EST
Whether or not you noticed this 12 months’s Schmuck particular exhibition or not, you’ll be taught extra about it straight from its curator! Register here. Uncertain what 12 p.m. EST means in your time zone? Go here, then scroll to the underside.
AJF LIVE GOES TO MEXICO, APRIL 26, 2023, 12 P.M EST
We are going to meet with Lorena Lazard, who will introduce us to her personal work and that of three different vital modern jewellery makers in Mexico: Cristina Celis, Martacarmela Sotelo, and Raquel Bessudo. More info. Register here.
FEEL LIKE SEEING A JEWELRY SHOW?
Discover these listings and plenty of, many extra on our dedicated exhibition page:
- Meet Me, at Baltimore Jewelry Center by March 31, 2023
- Pistachios Artist Series III, at Pistachios by April 2, 2023
- Margit Jäschke, at Galerie Biró by April 15, 2023
- Teresa Milheiro and Tanel Veenre, at Galeria Reverso March 25–April 21, 2023
- Janne Peltokangas, at Four Gallery, March 31–April 29, 2023
PATINA PUBLISHES BEAUTY OVER TIME
The guide is an extension of the gallery’s mission to maintain the souls and lives of its artists, pals, and patrons with soul-stirring magnificence. Seven years within the making, this compilation accommodates 152 pages of gorgeous imagery that includes the proficient artists who’ve exhibited at Patina Gallery over the past 23 years. With each flip of the web page, you’re taken on a journey from the makers’ arms to your coronary heart, evoking the wealthy expertise felt for those who had been getting into the gallery. Learn more. Order the book.
COLORFUL MINDS EXHIBITION AT THE BJC
Colorful Minds represents modern jewellery artists in america who use enameling as their main medium. These artists discover enameling strategies by introducing modern interpretations to the historic medium. Began in 2022 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Colourful Minds is a global curatorial mission devoted to modern enameling, jewellery, and objects. That includes daring, whimsical, and colourful enamel hopefully conveys optimistic power to everybody who endured the trials of the pandemic. Featured artists: Jessica Calderwood, Sunyoung Cheong, Zachery Lechtenberg, Sharon Massey, Marissa Saneholtz, and Jina Search engine marketing. On view on the Baltimore Jewellery Heart, April 7–Might 19, 2023.
SO MANY BOOKS, SO LITTLE TIME!
Jeremy Might creates jewellery out of classic books. He talks about his work in The Jewellery Journey’s newest podcast. Listen here.
THE NEXT SCHMUCK WILL TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 28–MARCH 3, 2024
This can be a little sooner than common and coincides with the dates for Acquire. Only a heads up for those who like planning forward of time. Info.
ORNAMENTA: EMERALD EXCLUSIVE, FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 7–10 P.M. EST
Be a part of the Baltimore Jewellery Heart for an unique fundraising occasion. Restricted to solely 35 tickets, this intimate night will characteristic a customized meal and open bar together with charming demonstrations and particular company that spotlight the artistry and magic of knickknack and metalsmithing. This particular night will present essential funds to maintain the BJC’s many packages! Buy your ticket.
APPLICATIONS FOR @92NDSTREET JEWELRY RESIDENCY CLOSE MARCH 31, 2023
Last days to use! The Worldwide Jewellery Artist Residency is a juried residency for cutting-edge, rising, and established jewellery artists to develop their work within the multifaceted New York Metropolis artwork scene. This residency offers artists the chance to create new work in one of the esteemed jewellery facilities throughout the nation. Artists can discover a brand new physique of labor or full analysis whereas partaking with New York Metropolis’s cultural group. The Worldwide Jewellery Residency contains entry to 92NY Residence, 24-hour personal studio working area, and journey bills to and from New York Metropolis. More information.
BALTIMORE JEWELRY CENTER IS HIRING A TEACHING FELLOW
Location: Baltimore, MD, US. Deadline: April 23, 2023 (resolution by Might 31). Job begin date: late August 2023. The BJC is providing one three-year instructing fellowship. Along with gaining instructing expertise, the chosen fellow will develop pedagogical expertise, construct management expertise, obtain mentorship from skilled educators, and play an influential a part of a vibrant academic group. The best candidate is captivated with metalsmithing and artwork jewellery in addition to instructing and studying. They need to be keen to have interaction with college students in quite a lot of settings, from the studio to group occasions. Info.
The annual profit sale of latest jewellery will happen April 25–29, 2023. Info.
TAMARA MARBL JOKA, JUTTA KALLFELZ, AND NEKE MOA WIN THE HERBERT HOFMANN PRIZE
This prize is the “Oscar of knickknack awards.” Joka received for her brooch Mirror of the Previous. She is a pupil on the Nationwide Academy of the Arts in Oslo, Norway. Germany’s Kallfelz received for 3 brooches carved from birch, ebony, and meerschaum. Moa received for the pendant Ngati Pukana, made from driftwood, jaden and shell, linking it to the cultural historical past of her nation, New Zealand. Press release.
TALENTE WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT MUNICH
Eight Talente prizes for design and know-how had been awarded. In jewellery, Susie Heuberger (Mexico/Germany) received for a necklace made from corn kernels, garnet stones, cotton and poly silk. Its form and materials consult with Mexico and allude to political, social, and ecological elements of the nation. Haisheng Liu (China/South Korea) received for brooches within the type of cans, made from Scoby leather-based, a plant-based, decomposable materials. The artist performs with the distinction between the strong type of a metallic can and the versatile materials of lthe eather substitute, and on a second degree with the distinction between an ephemeral materials like decomposable leather-based and the lasting worth of knickknack. Press release.
Mayumi Okuyama obtained the blue ribbon, Kika Rufino received second place, and Renata Meirelles took third within the Worldwide Skilled class on this version of FIO. Apparently, each Okuyama and Meirelles create work for the physique and the top. See all of the profitable work here.
Diamonds, jewellery, and silversmithing develop into one at DIVA, in Antwerp, Belgium. Go for the festive opening weekend, see their in depth assortment, or take one of many many workshops deliberate for the remainder of the 12 months.
MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN APPOINTS NEW CURATOR OF CRAFT
Alexandra Schwartz, PhD, will function Curator of Trendy and Up to date Artwork, Craft, and Design efficient instantly. Press release.
CALL FOR EXHIBITION: TRANSFORMATIVE CRAFT
Susquehanna Artwork Museum’s eighth annual juried exhibition invitations artists to submit transformative works that spotlight the appreciable consideration to element, process-based talent, and inventiveness that exemplify modern craft. Up to date craft artists create masterful objects that transcend hierarchical categorization. Work in all media is welcome. Deadline: Might 1, 2023. Info.
CALL FOR ENTRY: BATTLE OF THE RINGS
Danaca Design Gallery Showroom’s Battle of the Rings, a.okay.a. the Ring Smackdown, is a head-to-head, match type, single-elimination juried competitors and digital occasion with a prize of $500. Two jurors will choose 64 rings. These can be paired into matches for competitors. Matches can be posted every day to Instagram for precisely 24 hours for public vote. All chosen rings can be posted to the gallery’s Instagram feed and obtainable for buy on-line gallery. Deadline: March 24, 2023. Info.
On this annual award for rising silver jewellery artists, candidates submit solutions to fifteen enterprise questions and their design portfolios. The expertise is designed to assist jewellery entrepreneurs create a technique to kick-start their careers. The grand prize is a $7,500 money grant plus different advantages. Deadline: Might 1, 2023. Info.
In celebration of Munich, Smck is giving freely concern quantity 8 in digital kind. Read it here.
A TRIBUTE TO AUSTRALIAN JEWELER ALICE POTTER
Mel Younger wrote concerning the maker, whose colourful ornaments introduced pleasure to so many. Read it in Garland.
PRECIOUS MATERIALS QUESTION RAMPANT CONSUMERISM
In Beachcomber, Kathleen Ryan continues her inquiries into consumption and the ugly remnants of American life. The artist’s newest works explores the strain between revulsion and delight by the artist’s signature gemstone remedy. You received’t consider the scale of the work! More.
LUNAR BEAD NECKLACE ON AUCTION BLOCK
A single-strand necklace of matched “lunar beads” is on the market in Christie’s “Deep Impression” public sale. Constituted of Moon meteorites—bits of matter ejected from the Earth’s satellite tv for pc as a result of asteroid strikes—the Lunar Necklace has an estimate of $140,000–$200,000. Read about it.
ALSO ON AUCTION: MIKIMOTO x HELLO KITTY NECKLACE
Popular culture meets pearl tradition—cultured pearls, that’s. Weighing in at 700 grams (1.5 lbs.)—wow!—this Akoya pearl necklace consists of 12 strands of pearls in graduating sizes and includes a panel with the face of Good day Kitty framed in spherical diamonds, with a yellow diamond nostril, onyx eyes, and a bow made from 30 cabochon rubies. Christie’s Hong Kong is promoting it in its “Jewels On-line: The Hong Kong Edit” sale. It’s estimated at $30,600–$44,600. Dearest reports.
LOOTED JEWELRY RETURNED TO CAMBODIA
Almost 80 items of gold jewellery, some as previous because the ninth century, looted from historical temples and burial grounds between the Seventies and early 2000s, have been returned to Cambodia. Read about it.
JEWELRY THAT WARNS ABOUT HIGH SUN EXPOSURE
Queensland College of Expertise is designing jewellery with dye know-how that lets wearers know they’re getting an excessive amount of solar publicity. Listen to the information story and listen to the way it works—fascinating!
JEWELRY THAT HELPS PEOPLE STOP SMOKING
Northwestern College Drugs researchers have developed a sensible necklace resembling a lapis blue pendant that detects a consumer’s smoking, together with how a lot they inhale and time between puffs, to assist people who smoke who’re making an attempt to stop. Pictures aren’t but obtainable. Learn more.
WERE YOU WONDERING ABOUT THE KOH-I-NOOR DIAMOND?
The diamond was on Queen Elizabeth’s crown throughout her coronation and funeral, however it received’t be on Camilla’s crown for the coronation of King Charles. There’s no signal the UK will return the 105.6 carat diamond to India. Read more.