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Conference Program

Main Stage Program Highlights Keynote Presentation Ronald Rael | The Expanded Borderlands Rael will discuss how the hybrid culture of the historic and contemporary borderlands between the United States and Mexico is a productive laboratory for art and design when…

Tijuana Gallery Crawl

Sample VIP Tour Join ART SCENE BAJA VIP Cultural Tours in Tijuana for a remarkable cultural tour scheduled for June 9th. This tour promises to be a memorable experience, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the rich heritage and traditions…

Conference Resources

Accommodations SNAG has reserved university housing at San Diego State University, conveniently located in the vicinity of the conference programs at the Prebys Aztec Student Union. The deadline for room reservations has passed. Check-in times are flexible; check-out is by…

Break-Out Sessions

Break-Out Sessions Over Lunch East Lobby Thursday, June 2 | 12:30-1:30pm with Keynote Speaker Michelle Millar Fisher and participating Rapid Fire speakers. Friday, June 3 | 12:30-1:30pm with Metalsmith Editor Adriane Dalton Join us for this casual gathering, bring your…

Vendors

Pepetools at SNAG x Providence 2022 Vendor Room Shop all of your favorite vendors in one convenient spot! Watch demonstrations and receive discounts from participating exhibitors. VENDOR ROOM HOURS Wednesday, June 5th: 3:00-6:00pm and 8:00-9:30pm Thursday, June 6th: 9:00am-6:00pm Friday,…

Sponsors

Bronze Pewter Iron

Conference Sessions

Community Resource Room

Sponsored by Friday, June 6th, 12:30-1:30pm SNAG’s Community Resource Room is a great opportunity to connect with representatives from universities, colleges, schools, art centers and other educational institutions, industry representatives, and job opportunities. Each institution sets up an information table…

Trunk Show & Sale

Shauna Burke/Plan B Project SNAG’s Conference Trunk Show & Sale¬†provides a venue for both established and emerging designers, jewelers and metalsmiths to present their work to a wide and varied audience. In addition to conference attendees, the sale will be…

In Focus: LGBTQIA+/BIPOC Digital Exhibition & Discussion

In Focus 2024 SNAG’s In Focus exhibition will be showcased digitally during the SNAG x San Diego conference and virtually on the SNAG website. This year we’ve partnered with Queer Metalsmiths to showcase BIPOC and or 2SLGBTQIA+ artists from marginalized…

Digital Student Slide Show

2024 Student Slideshow Sponsored by The 2024 Digital Student Slide Show will be shown at the 2024 SNAG x San Diego Conference. All submissions for this presentation came from faculty at various educational institutions and showcase work created by students….

2024 Conference Schedule

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Annual Juried Student Exhibition

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION SNAG’s 2024 Juried Student Exhibition will be held both at the SNAG x San Diego Conference and virtually. Selected works will showcase the diversity of students who are the future of the metalsmithing and jewelry field in…

Adorned Spaces

Adorned Spaces is comprised of mini pop-up exhibitions presented by curators, organizations, schools, and individuals offering a fresh look at the field of contemporary metalsmithing & jewelry. This juried event highlights both established and emerging artists and celebrate innovations in…

SNAG Conference Registration

The conference will take place in Montezuma Hall and nearby meeting spaces on the second floor of the Prebys Aztec Student Union on the campus of San Diego State University. SNAG has rooms reserved on campus which are purchased through…

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