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NSCAD Students at SNAG 2024 Conference

The ten undergraduate and graduate students from NSCAD University’s jewelry department who traveled to the SNAG conference last month were recently featured in an Education News Canada article. “I knew that attending the conference would kickstart the students’ exposure to…

In Remembrance: Fred Fenster

Fred Fenster, metalsmith, educator, consummate craftsman, mentor and friend, died at the age of 89 on June 24th, 2024. It is particularly fitting for SNAG to acknowledge Fred’s passing as he was a founding master of SNAG and, in 2015,…

2024 Educational Endowment 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 2024 there was a total of $10,000 awarded. This year’s selection committee members were…

2024 Raffle

We’re hosting a major raffle fundraiser in conjunction with the 51st SNAG conference! With 10 different prize bundles, there’s something for everyone, from craft school workshops to equipment. The winners will be chosen during the conference Membership Forum on Friday, June 7th. However, you do not…

2024 SNAG Election

The 2024 SNAG Election is here! Help usher in the newest members of our volunteer Board that will help steer our organization. All current SNAG members may vote. There are 5 open seats for the Board of Directors, and one…

2024 IMPACT Awards, Susie Ganch

The SNAG IMPACT Awards selection committee has named Susie Ganch as one of the inaugural award recipients. This initiative celebrates and supports artists making extraordinary contributions to the ever-evolving field of jewelry and metalsmithing. These awards are presented to two…

2024 IMPACT Award, Arthur Hash

The SNAG IMPACT Awards selection committee has named Arthur Hash as one of the inaugural award recipients. This initiative celebrates and supports artists making extraordinary contributions to the ever-evolving field of jewelry and metalsmithing. These awards are presented to two…

SNAG 2024 Election

Information on the 2024 Election for the SNAG Board of Directors can be found on our website here. Online voting takes place May 16th-June 6th. The candidates are: Jessica Andersen (continuing), Larissa McPherson (student), Atinuke Osibogun-Adeleke, Clayton Salley (student), Elizabeth…

Open Call for Handouts for H21 Version 4

It’s BACK! Open call for handouts for the 4th edition of the H21 series! Nicole Jacquard and Linda Tien are requesting materials to be considered for a 4th version of the popular Handouts from the 21st Century booklets. Inspired by…

2024 SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award, Mary Lee Hu

The SNAG Lifetime Achievement Award Committee has selected Mary Lee Hu to receive the organization’s highest honor. A celebrated artist and educator, Hu’s jewelry is in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of…

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