Adorned Spaces deadline

The 2024 SNAG x San Diego Conference is seeking curators, organizations, schools, and individuals to offer a fresh look at the field of contemporary metalsmithing & jewelry through a multiple-exhibition and sale event called Adorned Spaces. Twenty different pop-up galleries will be selected for the main SNAG Conference space at San Diego State University June […]

Bring on the Gems call for entries deadline

Bring on the Gems is a multi-faceted exhibition highlighting SNAG’s diverse membership to multiple audiences. There are two entry options: an in-person exhibition at SNAG @ Tucson during the Tucson Gem Show; and an online exhibition. Selections will be made by two jurors for the in-person exhibition; ALL submissions will be included in the online exhibition. […]

IMPACT Awards Nomination Form Opens

Thanks to the generous support from the Maxwell/Hanrahan Foundation, SNAG is thrilled to welcome nominations for the inaugural 2024 IMPACT Awards. This initiative aims to celebrate and support those making extraordinary contributions to the ever-evolving field of jewelry and metalsmithing. These awards are presented annually to two practitioners whose hand-crafted work has demonstrated notable impact […]

Educational Endowment Scholarships Application Form Opens

The SNAG Educational Endowment exists to provide access to educational opportunities for students and professionals looking to broaden their education in the metalsmithing and jewelry field. For the 2024 funding cycle ending June 30, 2025, there is a total of $10,000 to be awarded to recipients. The Educational Endowment Scholarship Selection Committee will determine the number and amount of […]

Event Series In Conversation with Educators

In Conversation with Educators


Join fellow educators from all institution types to discuss a variety of topics and issues. Share experiences and resources and bring your questions to a group of peers. Whether you’re a college professor, teach workshops, or classes to young adults, this conversation is for you. Please register in advance for the Zoom meetings

In Conversation with Studio Artists


Talk studio-life, the future of the profession, and the gamut of topics with this wide-ranging group of makers. Share experiences and ask your peers about the issues you face as a hobbyist, part-time or full-time artist. Please register in advance for the Zoom meetings. Resources: Dianne deBeixedon’s article “Starting Your Studio for $500 or Less: […]

Juried Student Exhibition Call for Entries Opens

SNAG’s 2024 Juried Student Exhibition will be held both at the SNAG x San Diego Conference in June and virtually. Selected works will showcase the diversity of students who are the future of the metalsmithing and jewelry field in materials, aesthetics, levels of experience, and background. Deadline: March 31, 2024.

SNAG @ Tucson

SNAG @ Tucson returns February 1-3, 2024 at the Cathedral Square Center, located right downtown. The only event in the Tucson Gem Show dedicated to tools, equipment, materials and education. Come learn how to take your practice to the next level through hands-on experience and live demonstrations brought to you by experts in the field. See […]

Bring on the Gems at SNAG @ Tucson

Bring on the Gems! This exhibition & sale will showcase pieces that include gems, pearls, minerals, or rocks of any and all types. Traditional, non-traditional, and avant-garde uses of these materials in adornment are to be featured in this exhibition. In person exhibition runs February 1-3, 2024 at SNAG @ Tucson, Cathedral Square Center, 192 S […]

In Focus Call for Entries Opens

In Focus: LGBTQIA+/BIPOC Digital Exhibition showcases BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ makers who create impactful sculpture and adornment. It highlights the diverse voices that make SNAG a unique and inclusive organization. The digital exhibition will be featured at the SNAG x San Diego conference in June. Deadline: April 15, 2024

Artists Market at SNAG @ Tucson

Saturday, February 3, 2024 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Mountain Time Cathedral Square Center, 192 S Stone Ave Free and open to the public The Artists Market at SNAG @ Tucson provides a venue for both established and emerging designers, jewelers and metalsmiths to present their work to a wide and varied audience.

Educational Endowment Scholarships Info Session


The application form for the 2024 cycle of the SNAG Educational Endowment Scholarships is open through April 15. This year, the EES committee is awarding a total of $10,000 to both students and professional artists to use towards a course of study in North America related to the jewelry and metals field. To help with […]

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