Metalsmith magazine's 2023 Editorial Photography Call
In 2023, Metalsmith magazine invited submissions of creatively styled images of artist-made jewelry, adornment, and metalsmithing in all forms and materials.
Nearly 200 artists, or groups of artists, submitted nearly 600 images, which were reviewed by our invited jurors Jill Fannon and Mazzi Odu. The juror's selections were featured in print in Metalsmith vol. 43 no. 3
The full list of submission are on view in a virtual exhibition until 2025
Jill Fannon is a Baltimore-based artist and photographer. She shoots regularly for BmoreArt’s print journals, especially Wearable Art photo essays, and online at BmoreArt.com. On the weekends, Jill photographs the Ravens cheerleaders, usually when they are midair. Most recently, she exhibited a selection of images from her series Care in the Garden at the Parlor Space in an exhibition titled Memento Mori, curated by Catherine Borg. Other Clients include: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Maryland Institute College of Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and United Way of Central Maryland.
Mazzi Odu is a writer, editor and cultural consultant based in Lagos, Nigeria. Of Ugandan descent, her work has focused on jewellery, fashion, art, and design and the way that cultural identity is informed and evolves through the usage and meaning we place in the items we wear, create and collect.
Her written work has been included in a number of international publications, with credits in US Vogue, British Vogue, Wallpaper*, Vanity Fair, Town & Country, Tatler and Nataal. She has also contributed to the NYC Jewelry Week programming as both an interviewer and regional expert panellist and, moderated at Gold West Africa, Lagos. In 2016, she founded Magnus Oculus a blog focused on providing in depth analyses of the most significant creative talents within the jewellery and fashion landscapes.
IG: @mazziodu // @magnusoculus