Attendees of the symbiosis exhibition opening event at Sparks Gallery will have a chance to win this hand fabricated French Oak Leaf Pin/Pendant! Raffle to benefit Ethical Metalsmiths. Collaboration is one of the many themes of this show. There are so many ways to interpret SYMBIOSIS- I would argue we are never truly alone, and each [...]
Proud to announce that Ethical Metalsmiths will be the beneficiaries of a raffle and wine sales at the Opening Night Spectacle of my solo show: Symbiosis at Sparks Gallery. Please RSVP for this event happening September 30 at 6pm. No kidding, it will indeed be a spectacle!
The Chicago Responsible Jewelry Conference First annual: October 12-13, 2017 The Chicago Responsible Jewelry conference features panels and speakers on topics relevant to current world and jewelry industry concerns. Discussions and panels will include, artisanal mining's effects on communities and the environment, the future of man-made diamonds, how to buy and sell responsible jewelry, ethical [...]
This client decided to surprise her daughter with a special sentimental gift for successfully submitting her dissertation... Special because it was a childhood favorite pair of earrings until one was lost, and now, all these years later its brought back to life as a celebration! This Radical Jewelry Makeover project is part of a movement where value [...]
Calling all metals students: the Deadline for the 4th annual EM Student Competition approaches- win up to $1000 and great exposure with EM! This exhibition has two goals: we are searching for the most innovative jewelry and metalsmithing work made within the past 2 years, while creating a platform for an honest dialogue about the [...]
Soon after I first moved to San Diego in 1995 I was privileged to meet one of my all-time heroes of metalsmithing: Arline Fisch, who was teaching at SDSU. She told me about ACSD and I applied at the next opportunity. I have gotten to know so many incredible talents in the San Diego Arts [...]
A challenging and unusual project came in through the net from a couple planning to surprise someone with a special pair of cufflinks. First was the challenge to find similar star sapphires to match the ring, then to be sure and capture the look of the ring, while saving room on the back for engravings, and [...]
Looking ahead at the next ACSD Exhibition at Sparks Gallery in downtown San Diego: Material Obsessions / A Group Show opening May 27, 2017 6-9 with RSVP Grateful for inclusion in this great show!