Event Series SNAG in Conversation with Studio Artists

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: […]

Tides & Waves Virtual Symposium


Tides & Waves is a virtual symposium presented by SNAG, taking place September 29 - 30th. This series explores the deep and continual flow of international ideas in contemporary jewelry & metalsmithing. Each iteration focuses on a different geographical region and we're excited to announce this year's symposium will focus on West Africa. Join us […]

Adorned Spaces call for entries opens

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 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 5th-June 8th, […]

Gemstone Raffle


Ticket sales start today. For the month of October, SNAG is partnering with Capricorn Gems, Hopkins Opals, Columbia Gem House, Lion Punch Forge, Lucidity Gemstones and Robert Bentley to offer you a chance to win one of four parcels of gemstones with a retail value of $900 or more.  Four lucky winners will have the […]

Ask a Gem Supplier


With Ian Bone of Capricorn Gems Have questions about the gemstone industry or gemstones in general? Then you don't want to miss our virtual conversation with Ian Bone of Capricorn Gems. Join us on Zoom at 7 p.m. ET on October 12, where Bone will talk about the ethos behind Capricorn Gems, answer your questions […]

Workshopping With: April Wood


Ferrous to Fine This demo focuses on the use of steel, typically considered a non-precious metal, in combination with precious metals for the fabrication of jewelry and small sculpture. Participants will learn about the working properties of steel and what makes it similar, yet different from working with non-ferrous or precious metals, from annealing, to […]

Workshopping With: Demi Thomloudis


Laser Print Transfer on Metal & Studio Tour Learn how to take laser printed images and transfer to metal surfaces. This technique can also be used on multiple other materials including wood and plastics.  Afterwards, we can talk shop and discuss hacks and best practices.

Bring on the Gems call for entries opens

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. […]

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

Workshopping With: Seth Papac


Application Acrobatics: Insight & Tips For Juggling The Job Hunt Applying and interviewing for employment is inherently stressful, but with some thoughtful preparation, you can approach the process with increased confidence and agility. Our discussion will address sourcing job opportunities, application related documents, and the interview process, as well as common differences in the process […]

Virtual Lecture: Jiro Kamata – Voices


Virtual Passport Lecture Series presented by SNAG + Pocosin Arts Virtual Lecture: October 26, 2023 Jiro Kamata - Voices 2:30-4:00 pm Eastern Featuring Guest Speaker Stefan Heuser: A Master of Self-Control

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