Anya Kivarkis at Portland’s Museum of Contemporary Craft

Anya Kivarkis’ newest work is on exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Oregon, through August 15, 2015.  Museum of Contemporary Craft in partnership with Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) presents State of Oregon Craft, opening June 05, 2015 and running through August 15, 2015. The survey exhibition presents more than 50 works by 15…

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Yuni Kim Lang discusses her pieces on exhibit at the Kohler Art Center

MATERIAL FIX is the the anchor for a series of six exhibitions. This series presents an exploration of the expressive possibilities of fiber through the work of 27 contemporary artists, while engaging the viewer in broader considerations of the medium’s emotional meanings, its connections with ordinary experiences, and its capacity for critique and social commentary.…

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Sondra Sherman in California Handmade: State of the Arts at the Maloof Foundation

California Handmade: State of the Arts, an exhibition organized jointly by Maloof Foundation and Craft in America will include work by artist Sondra Sherman. The ground breaking exhibition will bring together a diverse selection of recent works representing a wide range of materials, techniques, and perspectives. All of the artists are currently living and working on California, and…

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Mallory Weston to speak at “Future Jewelry Icons” during Zimmerhof 2015

The 2015 edition of Schmucksymposium Zimmerhof 2015, curated by Current Obsession will feature a talk by artist Mallory Weston. The talk, ‘Done to Death’ will explore the life of symbols and their presence in both contemporary art jewelry and the broader world of art and design. The life cycle of a symbol is fluid and constantly evolving. The…

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Lola Brooks “in conversation” at Collective Design Fair, May 16

Join artists Lola Brooks and Kiff Slemmons, curator Jane Adlin and Editor-in-chief of Art in America, Lindsay Pollock at an intimate conversation during Collective Design fair, May 16. The discussion, Nostalgia Narrative in Contemporary Jewelry will look at contemporary studio jewelry and its relationship to both the history of jewelry and culture at large. At the fair, the…

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Lauren Kalman in Mint Museum’s Body Embellishment

Lauren Kalman’s series, But if The Crime if Beautiful… is included in The Mint Museum’s new exhibition, Body Embellishment, opening on April 11. Body Embellishment explores the most innovative artistic expression in the 21st-century international arenas of body extension, augmentation, and modification. The areas of focus are jewelry, tattoos, nail arts, and fashion. Avant-garde jewelry consciously engages the…

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Interview with Jonathan Wahl

Enjoy this interview with Jonathan Wahl on the ArtJewelryForum website and blog about his exhibition at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair this past March. “Beauty is an old-fashioned concept and an eternal one. I don’t think we will ever escape the allure and need for beauty although what we consider beautiful shifts with each age. For…

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Yuni  Kim Lang in Juxtapoz

Yuni Kim Lang‘s work is currently featured at the John Michael Kohler Art Center in Wisconsin – along with that of Susie Ganch– in an exhibition entitled Material Fix .  From Juxtapoz, “My vision was to see hair in the way we fantasize about it. The dead hair that we imagine to be full of life.…

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Jonathan Wahl to speak at 92nd Street Y

Hot off a successful exhibition at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, artist Jonathan Wahl will discuss his recent drawings March 19th in a lecture at 92nd Street Y. Jonathan Wahl lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. His work can be seen in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), The Museum of Fine Arts Houston (TX),…

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Märta Mattsson in exhibition: Love & Loss at Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz

In the 1980s the themes of decline and death introduced new content and a revolutionary aesthetic into the world of fashion. Fashion morphs into a mirror that puts us face to face with our own mortality. As a discourse diagonally opposed to that of nip and tuck, fashion emphasizes the passing of time, shows itself…

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