Ornament Magazine

VOL37.1 2014

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announcements & events CALIFORNIA THE AMERICAN CRAFT COUNCIL hosts its 2014 Baltimore Retail and Wholesale show from February 21 – 23 and February 19 – 20, respectively. The retail show has a number of the ACC's specialty sections and events, such as the Local and Greencraft categories, featuring work from local artists and ecologically sustainable craftwork. www.craftcouncil.org/shows/2014. THE CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MARKET presents its twenty-ninth season at its new location at the Pasadena Convention Center from June 20 – 22, 2014. All the work in the show is made in the United States by the participating artists. View and purchase handmade craft by skilled artisans from across the United States. www.contemporarycraftsmarket.com. of the Naples Art Association is to promote and advance education, interest and participation in the contemporary visual arts. www.naplesart.org. GEORGIA THE SOUTHERN JEWELRY TRAVELERS ASSOCIATION features the Atlanta Jewelry Show from March 8 – 10, 2014. The wholesale market is providing several new additions to the show, including Handcrafted Studio, which brings together emerging and established jewelry designers, all produced by hand, as well as Antique Alley, showcasing a number of antique and estate jewelry resources. www.atlantajewelryshow.com. MARYLAND FLORIDA THE NAPLES ART ASSOCIATION hosts the Naples National Art Festival from February 22 – 23, 2014. A competitive, juried event, this fine art and craft festival showcases the talents of more than two hundred sixty artists in the traditional craft categories, as well as painting and photography. The festival is held in Cambier Park and along 8th Street South. The mission CABIN FEVER CLAY FEST 2014 in Laurel, Maryland features seventeen instructors, running from February 12 to 19; included are many well-known polymer artists. Robert K. Liu, Ornament Coeditor, will present a two-day workshop on making jewelry with black bamboo. www.kathrynottman.com. Continued on page 74. FACÈRÉ JEWELRY ART GALLERY presents "Louder than Words" from February 5 through March 5, 2014. The exhibit explores contrasts and communions between the visual language of jewelry art with the literary language of the printed page. Pieces, like David LaPlantz's "EVOL/Reflection/LOVE, Action that Reflects – Love is a Call to Action" brooch, include words within the piece to communicate a message. In LaPlantz's case, the word love is reflected, like across a mirror, and punctuated by a heart in the middle of the O as symbolism combined with ornamentation. The work in this exhibition takes words, either as literal inclusion, or as symbolic representation, to express that what is seen can be more powerful than what is read. Also shown on left and right are "ORA, LEGE, LEGE, LEGE, RELEGE, LABORA ET INVENIES" by Carolyn Tillie and "6/4" by Cynthia Toops. 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 108, Seattle, Washington 98101; 206.624.6768; www.facerejewelryart.com. 31 ORNAMENT 37.1.2013 FACÈRÉ JEWELRY ART GALLERY

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