Artists Reception for Mind, Heart, Hand: From the Artist’s Studio

Anna Belom - Jupiter and Her Moons
Artists Reception Overview
Artists Reception Overview

The Dec 6th evening opening Artists Reception for the “Mind, Heart, Hand: From the Metal Artists’s Studio” exhibition was very well attended for many hours. The exhibit is located on the third floor of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History in the “Art Forum” room at the top of the stairs.

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Call For Artists: Structure + Rhythm

The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild

announces a call for artists to exhibit in a gallery show

Structure + Rhythm

at the Z Folio Gallery in Monterey, CA

November 25, 2013 – January 6, 2014

Reception: Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 3 PM to 5 PM

 

Structure + Rhythm

Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild is excited to present a gallery exhibition opportunity this fall, from November to the beginning of January. See attached entry form. Many of our members have been looking for new exhibit opportunities, so not only is this an opportunity to enhance your resume, but also a chance to market work in a gallery setting.

All pieces submitted to this show must be for sale and priced with commission to the gallery in mind. (Z Folio, 50% to artist/ 50% to gallery) We will gather work for the show at collection points here in Santa Cruz and Monterey, so you need not contact the gallery directly. The theme is listed above and may be interpreted as you wish.

Download, complete and return the Entry Form and your entry fee August 19, 2013 (postmark).  Download a PDF copy of this announcement here.  All participants will receive additional information.

The MBMAG co-chairs are Helene Daniels and Pat Evans. Helene Daniels will process the entry forms. The entry fee is $25 for this show due no later than August 19, 2013. Entry fees are nonrefundable and you must be a paid-up MBMAG member. Additional information is on the attached entry form which is also available on the MBMAG website. This gallery has an online presence. See Z Folio at: ZFolio.com.

Looking forward to working with you all,

Helene and Pat
structure_rhythm2013@mbmag.org

Call for Artists: Mind, Hand & Heart

The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild

announces a call for artists to exhibit in

Mind, Heart & Hand: From the

Metal Artist’s Studio

December 6, 2013 – February 4, 2014

 

Crossing  Dawn Nakanishi
Crossing Dawn Nakanishi

After much planning and coordination with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center, the MBMAG Exhibition Committee is pleased to announce a forthcoming juried exhibition open to all guild members.

Jurors will be Mike Holmes and Elizabeth Shypertt of Velvet da Vinci and Dawn Nakanishi, of Cabrillo College. The title and theme of the show is Mind, Heart & Hand: from the Metal Artist’s Studio.

Here is a link to the exhibit on the The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History’s site.

You may submit digital images for up to 3 pieces of work for the jury’s consideration.  Entry Fee is $25.

You must be a current member of MBMAG to enter. Download the Entry Form, the complete Entry and Exhibit Information and a PDF version of this Announcement.

The entry deadline is August 9, 2013

Contact the Exhibition committee at:
MindHeartHand2013@mbmag.org

Make-a-Bracelet Workshop – MBMAG and SF MAG at Maker Faire 2013

MBMAG and SF MAG at Maker Faire 2013

MBMAG and Metal Arts Guild San Francisco are teaming up for Maker Faire, May 18 & 19, 2013 at the San Mateo County Events Center!  MBMAG will be doing our Make-a-Bracelet workshop and will need volunteers to help teach the public how to make a simple copper stamped bracelet.

MBMAG will be working with our fellow artists SFMAG at the Maker Faire doing a Make-a-Bracelet Workshop. Here’s the link to their page: MAG and MBMAG at Maker Faire – May 18-19. This will be our first joint project with our sister guild! This will also give us more connections with them so when we do a collaborative exhibition with them we will have people who have met each other and worked side side.

If you think you would like to volunteer for a 4 hour time slot please contact me, Mary Luke.  I will have more specific information as the time draws nearer to the date. We will be setting up on Friday May 17, 2013.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with our fellow metalsmiths from the north and east bay, expanding our community. Maker Faire has literally thousands of people come through on those two days.   So please let me know if you would like to participate.

Do come out to Maker Faire, whether you are available to volunteer or not.  As they say, “We are all MAKERS”.  The diversity of both Makers and what they make is astounding, there really is something for everyone.

Made With Love 2013

Postcard image for the Made with Love metal art exhibition at Many Hands Gallery in Capitola California

MBMAG presents Made With Love

The third annual exhibition of art in celebration of Valentine’s Day at

Many Hands Gallery in Capitola.

A fabulous collection of jewelry and small sculpture from the artist of the Monterey Bay Area.

Exhibition dates:   February 1 – 28, 2013
Artists Reception February 17, 2013 from 2 to 4 PM

Many Hands Gallery
510 Bay Avenue
Capitola CA 95010

831.475.2500

Hours: 10 AM to 6 PM daily

Many Hands Gallery, Capitola
Many Hands Gallery, Capitola

Winter Party & Artist Talk Lynda Watson – Feb 10, 2013

Lynda Watson

The MBMAG Winter Party, featuring a special presentation Lynda Watson on her trip to China is on Sunday, February 10, 2013 in the meeting room of The Haute Enchilada restaurant in Moss Landing.
The Haute Enchilada
7902 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
831-633-5843

THE DAY’S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS INCLUDES:
A POTLUCK

A MEMBERSHIP MEETING
LYNDA WATSON’S PRESENTATION

A POTLUCK
Bring a tasty dish to share.  Also, everyone is encouraged to bring one of your latest metal creations to share

A MEMBERSHIP MEETING

AGENDA (proposed)

  • Welcome & introductions (Board & Kim Solana)
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Approve Minutes
  • Guest Artist
  • Exhibitions
  • Website
  • Committees review (volunteers)
  • Newsletter
  • Membership
  • Future ideas for MBMAG
  • Adjourn

3:30 LYNDA WATSON’S PRESENTATION on her TRIP to CHINA

Featured Artist Lynda Watson will give a talk and slide presentation on her recent trip to China.   It was an amazing experience and you will enjoy seeing metal art.

“After a trip to Southeastern China in 2008, Mary Hu was invited the Chinese government to bring 10 professional metalsmiths/jewelers to China for the purpose of observing, advising, and showing work to students and faculty at Chinese University metals programs. 

We were also there to study Maio jewelry and costume in its original, indigenous form and as it was being produced for export as tourist goods. I will show images of the artisans making both fine silver and nickel silver traditional jewelry as well as photos of museum pieces and where the Miao live and work.”  -Lynda

DON’T MISS A SINGLE MOMENT!

Thank you to Kim Solana for graciously making the room available for MBMAG on this auspicious day – Chinese New Year.

Alison Antelman Workshop – March 16-17, 2013

Alison Antelman, bracelet

Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild in partnership with
Seahawks Metal Arts Club is pleased to announce
our Spring 2013 workshop


Alison Antelman: Custom Clasps

March 16 and 17, 2013 – 10 AM to 4 PM  –  Saturday and Sunday  – $275
Cabrillo College Small Metals Studio – 6500 Drive, Aptos, CA 95003

 

Alison Antelman, bracelet
Alison Antelman, bracelet

Alison Antelman is a master jeweler located at the Historic Sawtooth Building in Berkeley. She fabricates her gorgeous jewelry locally and exhibits and teaches nationally. Her clever and beautiful designs incorporate the mechanical and functional into stunning focal point handmade clasps, customizing each piece.

Hollow forms allow her jewelry to be light and comfortable to wear, while being substantial. Please join us as she unlocks the secrets of her keyhole and box form clasps.

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Call for Artists – Made with Love 2013

Shell pendant made  Jerry Blanchard

                                                           The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild

Shell pendant made  Jerry Blanchard

announces a call for artists to exhibit in

Made with Love

Metal Arts of the Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild is pleased to present its third annual “Made with Love” exhibition at the Many Hands Gallery in Capitola February 1 – February 28, 2013

You are invited to participate in this very successful event. We will accept up to two pieces from each artist. The theme and the title of the show are “Made with Love”. Continue reading “Call for Artists – Made with Love 2013”