Year: 2021

Aya Ito: waku waku

When artist Aya Ito first moved to Thailand from Japan in 2006, she did not speak the language. Eager to connect with others, she found herself instead using onomatopoeia, or words like crackle, buzz, and smack that are derived from…

The Magic of Emefa Cole

Cole is Ghanaian-British and based in London. Her work is bold and life-giving; her path is as inspired by Ghanaian folklore as it is by naturally occurring life and destruction. Her jewelry is experimental and unique, bold and sensuous, traditional and modern.

Aya Ito kuru kuru 1

Aya Ito nyoki nyoki number 02

Aya Ito nyoki nyoki number 03

Member Achievements – November 2021

See what some of our members have been achieving! Be sure to send us your news. (image: Claudio Pino)

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Exploring Education: Presentations & Discussion

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Fresh Focus: Innovation | Presentations & Discussion

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: On Origins | Presentations & Discussion

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Aluminum Anodization Demonstration with Kee-Ho Yuen

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Keynote Speaker: Bifei Cao

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Beyond the Bench | Presentations & Discussion

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Transforming Tradition | Presentations & Discussion

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Introduction

Mokume Gane Demonstration with Anne Wolf

Fall Virtual Symposium 2021: Inside the Exhibition: Elephant Mass 群象 | Presentation & Discussion

Member Achievements – August 2021

See what some of our members have been achieving! Be sure to send us your news. (image: Linda Kaye-Moses)

Lifetime Achievement Award Design: Competition 2022

SNAG’s Lifetime Achievement Award Design Competition is open to all members.

Moving Beyond Acknowledgment: Systemic Barriers for Black American Metalsmiths

Against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement and the rising surge of organized white supremacy, the time to evaluate the impact of racism on Black American jewelry and metals artists is past due. I conducted interviews with and surveyed artists, educators, gallerists, and curators over a six-month period in 2020.

2021 Educational Endowment Scholarships

SNAG annually awards student scholarships and scholarships for professional artists. See the 2021 recipients. (above: Jenna Corso)

Member Achievements – July 2021

Check out a few of the things that SNAG members have recently achieved. And if you are a member, be sure to send us your news! (above: Maynard Studios Inc.)

Inspire/Aspire: A SNAG Virtual Convening- Day 4

Inspire/Aspire: A SNAG Virtual Convening- Day 3

2021 SNAG Conference Student Exhibition

Inspire/Aspire: A SNAG Virtual Convening- Day 2

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