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Editorial Photography Call

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Metalsmith magazine invites submissions to a juried call for photography. Yes, that’s right, photography. We are seeking creatively styled images of artist-made jewelry, adornment, and metalsmithing in all forms and materials that tell a story and present…

SNAG @ Tucson

Friday, Feb. 3, 4-8pm; Saturday Feb 4, 10am-5pm, 2023 Whistle Stop Depot, 127 W 5th Street, Tucson, AZ In collaboration with Pepetools & Sunstone, the Society of North American Goldsmiths introduces SNAG @ Tucson-the only event dedicated to makers and…

2022 NYCJW Exhibition Call

CALL FOR ENTRIES Hope is Resiliency 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…

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2022 SNAG Election Online Voting

The 2022 voting period is now closed. Questions? Email


WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022 A virtual catalog of SNAG membership. Artist Type Sale Type Work Categories Processes Materials

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Nominations & Elections

2022 Election results: Board: Motoko Furuhashi, Maru Lopez, Seth Papac Board/Student: Shaunia Grant Nominations & Elections Committee: Kelly Jean Conroy   We will be looking for candidates for 2023 at a later time. SNAG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with a…

Emerging Curators Program

Past Recipients

Educational Endowment Scholarships

About the 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 the 2022 funding cycle (ending June 30, 2023), there was a…

Volunteer Recognition Award

About the Award SNAG’s success depends to a large part on the commitment of its volunteer base. Inspired by the numerous volunteers who dedicate countless hours to SNAG every year, the Board of Directors created The Volunteer Recognition Award to publicly acknowledge and honor volunteer contributions to…

Lifetime Achievement Award

About the Award This award is SNAG’s highest honor and is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of metalsmithing. Selection of the award recipient is made by a committee of three members, and the makeup…

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Inside SNAG

Mission The Society of North American Goldsmiths advances jewelry and metalsmithing by inspiring creativity, encouraging education, and fostering community. Vision SNAG envisions a diverse jewelry and metals community that engages in thoughtful conversation and critical discourse while preserving tradition and…


General Questions What is The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)? Expand Artists. Designers. Jewelers. Metalsmiths. SNAG advances jewelry and metalsmithing by inspiring creativity, encouraging education, and fostering community. SNAG envisions a diverse jewelry and metals community engaging in thoughtful…


Interested in becoming a volunteer? Ways to get involved The range of volunteerism is wide. In additional to committee members, SNAG could also use assistance with: one-time or recurring projects, marketing, member outreach and renewals, grant writing, corporate sponsorships, onsite…

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Planned Giving

Current tax laws encourage you to help a charitable non-profit by donating cash as well as appreciated securities, bonds and real estate, life insurance, and a deferred gift in your will or codicil. Consult your financial advisor about the specifics…


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Submissions Guidelines Metalsmith magazine is committed to opening eyes and minds to the wealth of creative expressions within the jewelry and metalsmithing field. Our readers are actively engaged in the field as makers, educators, curators, gallerists, art historians, collectors, and more….


Download Media Kit Upcoming Issues Metalsmith is printed triannually. The 2022 schedule is as follows: Volume 42, Issue 1 Art Deadline: February 17 Issue Mails: March 8 Volume 42, Issue 2 Art Deadline: June 14 Issue Mails: July 5 Volume…

Organization & Corporate

Organization Membership For Galleries, Museums, Schools, and Organizations Receive all the individual membership benefits plus: Two people may register for the conference at the discounted member rate Five extra copies of each Metalsmith magazine sent to you (in addition to your subscription…


On View | November 15 – January 15 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…


Virtual Programming

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…

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