Natural Progressions: Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild at Lireille – Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art

Curve pin by Carol Webb

Metal Arts Guild Member Christmas show

Amplification Horn by Lydia Tjioe Hall
Wenge Pendant by Nancy Finley

Artist Reception
When:    Friday, December 2, 2011  5:30 – 8:30 pm 
Exhibit:  November 15, 2011 – January 7, 2012
Where:   Lireille – Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art3980 Piedmont
Ave. Oakland, CA 94611

About the Exhibit:

Natural Progressions is a fabulous show of jewelry and small sculpture from the artists of Monterey Bay Area during holiday season of 2011.

Participating Artists:

Anna Belom, Barbara Banducci, Bob Bishop, Joyce Chadderdon, Helene Daniels, Elsa Etcheverry, Toni Danzig, Nancy Finley, Fran Grinels, Beth Gripenstraw, Lydia Tjioe Hall, Ina Hohensee, Carol Holaday, Lynn Kask, N. Kay Morrison, Dawn Nakanishi, Annette Nemes, Bernadette Ngai, Melissa Offutt, Jeanie Pratt, Larry John Probst, Ron Rice, Daria Salus, Penny Waller, Lynda Watson, Carol Webb, Tod Williams. Nancy Yee

Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild Mission Statement:
MBMAG is dedicated to encouraging an environment of community interaction,networking and education as well as one of support and general camaraderie for Monterey Bay artists working in metal. 

About Lireille – Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art Mission:
Lireille – Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art is dedicated to promote art jewelry awareness and availability to the general public and push the creativity boundaries in art jewelry.

About the gallery:
Lireille – Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art is a museum style gallery that carries contemporary art  jewelry and fine arts from over 40 emerging and nationally acclaimed artists.  The gallery also custom design unique and artful non-traditional engagement rings and wedding bands.

Call for Artists – Made with Love 2012

Call for artists to exhibit in a gallery show

Made With Love

at Many Hands Gallery in Capitola, CA

for the entire month of February 2012

For the second year, Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild (MBMAG) is excited to present a gallery exhibition opportunity at Many Hands Gallery in Capitola this February 2012. This is a local high quality gallery, a great chance for our members to exhibit and market their work in a gallery setting.

All pieces submitted to this show must be for sale and priced with commissions to the gallery in mind. The theme is Made with Love and may be interpreted as you wish.

We are looking for high quality, predominately metal jewelry and small sculpture (maximum of 3’ high). One to two pieces may be entered into this show. The entry fee is $20.00. All entrants must be 2012 members of MBMAG ($35 per year).

The MBMAG co-chairs are Dorie Green and Toni Danzig. 

Please contact us by Monday, November 21, 2011, if you are interested and additional information will be sent to you. Again, this is a wonderful opportunity to exhibit your work in a beautiful gallery setting with a knowledgeable, friendly staff.

Download a Made with Love 2012 entry form now.

Made with Love

February 1 – 28, 2011 at Many Hands Gallery, Capitola

Talented artists of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild have passionately created a wide selection of high quality jewelry and metal objects.  The pieces, in a wide range of styles, will be available for purchase at the Many Hands Gallery in Capitola during the month of February.

The one-of-the kind pieces are handcrafted using a variety of techniques ranging from traditional gold- and silversmithing, forging, soldering, and casting to enameling. Items include necklaces, rings, pendants, earrings, cuffs and more.


Many Hands Gallery
510 Bay Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010

(831) 475-2500

Business hours: daily from 10 to 5 pm