Member Achievements – January 2014

January 20, 2014



Ivan BarnettIvan Barnett of Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, was interviewed by ArtBeat about his December exhibition of steel mobiles, titled “Abstraction.” Listen here.  An article about his mobiles was also featured in Pasatiempo.

Renee_BlackwellRenee Blackwell has been named the 2013 Micro/Small Business Woman of the Year at the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network awards. Blackwell’s jewelry is sold in over 150 stores and galleries across Australia and New Zealand.

Nick_DongNick Dong is featured in “Glance,” a publication for the California College of the Arts community. The article focuses on his Enlightenment Room and his teaching at CCA.

Alexandra_HartAlexandra_Hart2Alexandra Hart’s work was part of the exhibition  “Allied Craftsmen Today” at the Mingei International Museum. The sculptural vernacular of her “Arthropod” series is derived from the naturally adaptive, jointed, exoskeletal forms of the phylum Arthropoda. The pieces celebrate as “sculpture” the restrictive-yet-highly-functional and protective thorny outer shell of Arthropods such as beetles and crabs.

Anne_Havel_2014Anne Havel currently has her work included in two exhibitions: “Material Matters: Making Connections,” part of the ECU Metals Symposium in Greenville, NC and “Molten” at Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles, IL. Havel’s work will also be included in the upcoming book Behind the Brooch by Lorena Angula, due out in February.

Samantha_SkeltonSamantha Skelton is currently the Studio Apprentice at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh,PA, where she is designing and making organic, textural, contemporary wedding and fashion jewelry.

SNAG would like to take this opportunity to recognize our Corporate Members for their support: Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, Halstead, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, K.M. Paulson Goldsmith Ltd., and Tim Roark Imports.




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