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SNAG 2022 Election Ballot

Online voting in the 2022 SNAG Election is now open to all current SNAG members. Members may cast one ballot. For candidate information click here. To vote, click here, login, and fill out a ballot. The SNAG membership elects leaders…

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022 is a virtual catalog of SNAG membership, created as a visual resource for fellow members, educators, retail shoppers, collectors, galleries, and museums. It will include one image from each participant, presented in a searchable web…

SNAG 2022 Election

The candidates have been announced for the SNAG 2022 election: Board: Motoko Furuhashi, Maru López, Seth Papac Board/Student: Shaunia Grant Nominations & Elections Committee: Kelly Jean Conroy Online voting opens May 12th. For more information please go here.

2022 SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, Jamie Bennett

The SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award Committee has selected Jamie Bennett, Professor Emeritus at the State University of New York, New Paltz, as the recipient of the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. Johnathan Wahl, one of the many colleagues who nominated Bennett, wrote,…

Donate Your Sweeps

SNAG and Ethical Metalsmiths are once again teaming up for a unique fundraiser and WE NEED YOUR HELP! SWEEP out your jewelers’ benches and SEND us your METAL SCRAPS! These can be turned into valuable dollars that will help keep…

A Letter from SNAG’s President, February 2022

SNAG’s community has always felt like family to me. I am so thankful to be serving as the President of SNAG at a time when I needed connection and community the most.

Member Update

We are excited to announce some new benefits coming your way as members of SNAG! We value your membership and it helps to make SNAG and our mission possible. Please let others know about the benefits of being a member. Thank you!

Feedback from our Scholarship Recipients

My SNAG Educational Endowment Scholarship Experience By Bifei Cao, 2011 Recipient I came to the United States to pursue an MFA in Jewelry & Metals at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. After learning about the SNAG Educational Endowment Scholarship, I decided…

Educational Endowment Scholarship Recipients 2004-2011

2011 Recipients The 2011 Educational Endowment Scholarship recipients: Bifei Cao, graduate student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania M. Anne Kilborn, graduate student at Ball State University Emily Eversgerd, undergraduate student at East Tennessee State University The 2011 Hoover & Strong…

2011 SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, L. Brent Kington

Author: Kris A. Patzlaff Society of North American Goldsmiths has awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award to Brent Kington, and honored him at the SNAG conference in Seattle, WA. Kington is being recognized for more than 40 years of significant…

2010 SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, Lois Etherington Betteridge

Author: Anne Barros For a Canadian woman in the late 1940s to be attracted to silversmithing in the Design Department at the University of Kansas is not very remarkable. But for that same woman, Lois Etherington Betteridge, to have forged…

2009 SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, Stanley Lechtzin

Author: Matthew Hollern Stanley Lechtzin is the 2009 recipient of the SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Society of North American Goldsmiths, presented at the 40th SNAG conference in Philadelphia. His peers have recognized him as…

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