Exhibitions

SNAG’s exhibitions showcase a wide variety of medium celebrating contemporary adornment and sculpture.

Yumeng Wu - Carry the Pain of Nirvana to Be Worthy of Beauty of Rebirth - Voltage Exhibition

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022

Now online! WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022. A virtual catalog of SNAG membership, created as a visual resource for fellow members, educators, retail shoppers, collectors, galleries, and museums.

Voltage: The Power of Contemporary Jewelry

Voltage was a SNAG member exhibition & sale. The power of jewelry lies in the spark that is generated by the maker and their unique…

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2021

The seventh member online exhibition in the We Are SNAG Membership Series. This was not a juried exhibition, but rather a comprehensive virtual catalog of…

2021 Student Exhibition

An online showcase of submissions from 2020 & 2021 graduates, and the many different kinds of students or those working through apprenticeships.

Goldsmith ’20

As a continuation of SNAG’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, this exhibition paid homage to our past and looked ahead to our future. The first SNAG exhibition,…

2021 Exhibition in Motion: Future Now

The 2021 Exhibition in Motion was a virtual event during the SNAG conference.The theme was Future Now. What is important to you as we move…

2020 Juried Student Exhibition

2020’s SNAG conference would have marked another historic milestone: the 50th anniversary of SNAG’s first conference. Since the original group of smiths came together at the…

Halstead Design Challenge 2020

The theme for the 2020 Halstead Design Challenge, connection, was inspired by the city of Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love. Participants created a necklace…

2019 Juried Student Exhibition: Coming Full Circle

SNAG’s 48th Annual Conference, “The Loop,” celebrated 50 years of SNAG by focusing on the history of our field and SNAG’s vital place within that…

Exhibition in Motion – AURUM: The Golden Year

In homage to SNAG’s 50th Golden Anniversary, we put out the call for AURUM: The Golden Year. Gold is so much more than a color…

Sunyoung Cheong - My home

As Good as Gold: We Are SNAG Membership Series

The sixth juried member online exhibition in the We Are SNAG Membership Series. 2019 marks 50 years since the inception of the Society of North…

Mastery in Jewelry and Metals: Irresistible Offerings!

This exhibition was of masterful works by makers who have worked for more than 25+ years, have achieved substantial visibility and recognition, studio and exhibition…

Graduating Student Showcase

2019 marked the 50th anniversary of SNAG’s formation as an organization. To celebrate this milestone we planned a variety of events, including the Graduating Student…

Halstead Design Challenge 2019

The 2019 Halstead Design Challenge explores the theme of CYCLE by playing with ideas on continuity, loops or lifecycles! 2019 is a special year for…

Triple Parade 2018

SNAG was a sponsor of the 2018 Triple Parade exhibition in Shanghai, China. The Triple Parade is a prestigious nonprofit biennial international cultural project that…

HERE TODAY: We Are SNAG Membership Series

The fifth juried member online exhibition in the We Are SNAG Membership Series. When considering the temporal qualities of metalwork, it is often its endurance…

Halstead Design Challenge 2018

The 2018 Halstead Design Challenge “Hidden” asked artists to play with the ideas of secrecy and mystery to create a brooch or convertible pendant constructed…

2018 Juried Student Exhibition: MADE

MADE: The 2018 Juried Student Exhibition highlighted student work that challenges traditional and non-traditional ways of working using new and old materials, techniques, and ideas…

Exhibition in Motion: Objects of Protection

The 2018 Exhibition in Motion – Objects of Protection challenged artists to create works that would offer protection, either defensively or offensively, to the wearer….

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