Jewelry collector Lindsay Pollock prefers “tougher stuff”

The brilliant and elegant editor of Art in America and author of The Girl with the Gallery, Lindsay Pollock, is a avid studio jewelry fan. In this December’s Elle Magazine she features the best of her collection with a focus on Helen Britton, Daniel Kruger and Barbara Seidenath. ‘Let other women yearn for delicate, glittering objets that arrive…

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2015 Emerging Artist Platform Recipients

Sienna Patti is pleased to announce Venetia Dale and Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro the recipients of the 2015 Emerging Artist Platform Award. A bi-annual award recognizing merit, skill, and innovation, EAP offers emerging artists practical experience and the opportunity to be publicized, advertised and supported. Dale and Pontillo-Verrastro will each receive a solo exhibition at Sienna Patti…

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CFile features Lauren Kalman’s Jewelry that Hates You

CFile, the global knowledge center for cutting-edge contemporary ceramics, has spotlighted Lauren Kalman’s Devices for Filling a Void as a FotoFile feature. “They look to be the products of a twisted dentist-turned-fashion designer, a madman who exults not only in the appearance of his creations, but also in the discomfort and debasement they cause in…

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Doug Bucci keynote speaker at SUNY New Paltz ANYthing Conference

Designer and educator Doug Bucci will be a keynote speaker at the 2015 Additive New York (ANYthing) conference hosted by The State University of New York at New Paltz. Bucci will present his talk “Thinking Organically in a Digital Age” on Thursday, November 5 at 11:15 am. The ANYthing conference showcases the applications of additive…

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Lauren Kalman + Kipp Bradford to lecture at Pratt for ABOUT WEARING exhibition

Detroit based visual artist Lauren Kalman and collaborator, engineer Kipp Bradford, will be featured panelists in the RiDE conversation Before Wearing: Body, Adornment, Interaction at Pratt Manhattan Gallery on Wednesday, October 28 at 5pm. Organized in conjunction with the exhibition After Wearing: A History of Gestures, Actions, and Jewelry, curated by Monica Gaspar and Damian…

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Susie Ganch to speak as Boston MFA’s 2015 Farago Lecturer, October 4

Susie Ganch : A Look at a Multifaceted Practice 2015 Farago Lecture In conjunction with the exhibition CRAFTED: Objects in Flux, curated by Emily Zilber, Susie Ganch, associate professor and head, Metal Program, Department of Craft and Material Studies, School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University will speak at the Museum of Fine Art Boston’s 2015…

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Bill Wright in Roberto Lugo’s Ghetto Garniture

As part of artist Roberto Lugo’s solo exhibition at Independent Art Projects and Ferrin Contemporary he asked various artists, including photographer Bill Wright, to collaborate on different aspects of his current series, Ghetto Garniture. The series explores eclecticism and culture by juxtaposing street graffiti, European decorative patterning, and rich symbolism drawn from his Puerto Rican heritage. He…

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Daytrippin’ in the Berkshires

Artsy, the art world aggregator, highlights MASS MoCA, The Clark and our upcoming Susie Ganch exhibition in their Day Trip Guide to the Art of the Berkshires: ‘Since the turn of the 20th century, urban creatives have flocked to the Berkshires—a quiet, mountainous region in Massachusetts—as a fresh air summer retreat. Over the years, these fair-weather tourists have…

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Seth Papac interviewed by Olivia Shih

From the Art Jewelry Forum interview with Olivia Shih: I am not interested in making slight variations of the same thing. The only design characteristic of my work that is standard is its relationship to the body. Through scale, my work consistently challenges the body, moving beyond the preciousness associated with jewelry and focusing on…

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Julia Maria Künnap, Sondra Sherman and Bettina Speckner at Manchester Art Gallery

BLACK ON BLACK at the Manchester Art Gallery is an investigation into the allure of the color black as a material and conceptual element of jewelry throughout time. The exhibition includes work from 17 contemporary artists in 10 different countries including:  Julia Maria Künnap, Sondra Sherman and Bettina Speckner. Curator Jo Bloxham writes, “…black jewelry gives off a powerful…

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