Conference Update

Dear SNAG Community, In June, SNAG x Providence “Hope & Creativity” brought fresh inspiration and renewed bonds of collaboration and friendship within our community. We are still feeling inspired by the incredible energy of those four days and hope you…

Sebastian Grant Receives ACC Award

Congratulations to Sebastian Grant, one of the recipients of this year’s American Craft Council Lois Moran Award for the article “Explorations in Black Jewelry: Politics,” published in Metalsmith magazine Volume 42 Number 1. The jurors noted that the article “…makes…

Call for Entries: SNAG Exhibition @ NYCJW

Hope is Resiliency is a multi-faceted exhibition and sale that seeks to highlight SNAG’s diverse membership to several audiences. Submissions will be considered for three main components: an in-person exhibition at New York City Jewelry Week; inclusion in Metalsmith magazine,…

We’re Hiring! SNAG Communications Coordinator

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Position Overview SNAG seeks a motivated, energetic individual to serve in the role of Communications Coordinator. This remote, part-time position reports to the Managing Director (MD), works closely with the Operations Manager (OM). While the Communications Coordinator will…

Virtual Passport Lecture & Workshop: Julie Blyfield

Virtual Passport Lecture Series presented by SNAG & Pocosin Arts Julie Blyfield Chasing a Life Passion: Jewelry and Objects from South Australia Virtual Lecture: November 4, 2022 6:30-8:00 pm Eastern Featuring Guest Speaker Kath Inglis Student: $5 SNAG Member: $15…

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022 is online now! This virtual catalog of SNAG membership can be searched and used as a visual resource by fellow members, educators, retail shoppers, collectors, galleries, and museums. This online exhibition is not to be…

In Focus: LGBTQIA+/BIPOC Digital Exhibition

In Focus: LGBTQIA+/BIPOC Digital Exhibition was shown at the 2022 SNAG x Providence Conference and can now be viewed online. In Focus showcases BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ makers who create impactful sculpture and adornment. It highlights the diverse voices that make SNAG…

2022 Digital Student Slide Show

The 2022 Digital Student Slide Show was shown at the 2022 SNAG x Providence Conference and can now be viewed online. It features student work submitted by over 30 institutions.

2022 Juried Student Exhibition Winners

Congratulations to these three students who took home honors from SNAG’s Annual Juried Student Exhibition. First Place: Naomi Chicoine, “Deer Bone” Second Place: Yuta Yang, “Defensive Communication” Third Place: Yihan Yuan, “Circle of Life” The exhibition was display recently during…

2022 Educational Endowment Scholarships

The SNAG Educational Endowment Scholarships exist to further educational opportunities for students and professionals looking to broaden their education in the metalsmithing and jewelry field. For 2022 there was a total of $6000 awarded to Student and Professional Artist recipients….

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…

New Lifetime Achievement Award Design

Announcing the winner of SNAG’s competition for a new Lifetime Achievement Award design. Youjin Um has created this piece, “Memory of Object,” made of sterling silver, which will be used as the Award. Youjin Um is a SNAG member who lives in…

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!

A Message from SNAG’s President & Managing Director

Watch this video message to hear more about the initiatives we’ll be working on in 2022 to better serve SNAG’s membership and the field at large.

Lifetime Achievement Award Design: Competition 2022

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

2021 Educational Endowment Scholarships

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

Managing Director Announcement

SNAG’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Brienne Rosner as Managing Director beginning July 1st, 2021. Please help us welcome her to the staff!

2020 Educational Endowment Scholarships

SNAG annually awards three student scholarships and three scholarships for professional artists. See the 2020 recipients. (above: Sorrel Van Allen)

2020 SNAG Student Exhibition Awards

SNAG’s 2020 Juried Student Exhibition, entitled “Grit to Gold,” focuses on the future of the field. View the exhibition online now. Congratulations to the Best in Show and Honorable Mention recipients.

2020/2021 SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, Eleanor Moty

SNAG’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is Eleanor Moty. Moty’s contribution to our field as a highly regarded artist, as a teacher, and as a mentor has been exemplary and worthy of SNAG’s highest honor.

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