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From Minimal To Bling

November 9th, 2017 - February 3rd, 2018
Opening Reception on Thursday, November 9th from 6:00-9:00pm

Society of Arts + Crafts
100 Pier Four Boulevard, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210

"It is the Society’s privilege to present our sixth biennial From Minimal to Bling, installed for the first time at 100 Pier Four to showcase the work of 24 studio jewelers. Long-time collectors and first-time visitors alike will be inspired by form, material, and technique. These bracelets, earrings, brooches, rings, and necklaces represent each artist’s ability, talent, and vision. Purchases directly support emerging and established artists and allows us to educate the public about the transformative power of craft.

Happening every other winter, From Minimal to Bling is a cash and carry exhibition of contemporary craft jewelry. This group show will display the medium's hottest, up-and-coming artists. Whether you are new to craft jewelry or if you are a maker yourself, this exhibition is not to be missed. 'Min Bling' will be open through February 3, 2018."

Included artists: Efharis Alepedis (MA), Erica Bello (MD), Ashley Buchanan (GA), Liz Clark (RI), Kelly Jean Conroy (MA), Anne Dinan (NH), Anne Fiala (NC), Amarette Gregor (OR), Anna Johnson (NC), Tia Kramer (WA), Lindsay Locatelli (MN), Maru Lopez (CA), Kristin Lora (OR), Brooke Marks-Swanson (IN), Sharon Massey (PA), Kelly Nedderman (MN), Hannah Oatman (TX), Nash Quinn (MT), Monique Rancourt (MA), Emily Maija Rogstad (NC), Sharon Stafford (MA), Tyler Stoll (VA), Aric Verrastro (WI), and Heather White van Stolk (MA)

The pieces bellow are a small sample of the work I will have available in this exhibition.


Ojalá Project - Exhibition

November 19th - November 24th, 2016

La Madii, El Salvador 4742, 1414 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ojalá Project (Buenos Aires) to be held during the first Bienal Latinoamericana de Joyería Contemporánea "Puentes" (Latin American Biennial of Contemporary Jewellery "Bridges") organized by Joyeros Argentinos and the Museo de Arte Popular José Hernández.

During the summer I was handed a mysterious canvas bag by my friend, Raissa Bump (check out her work, it's fantastic!). As it turns out, quite a few of these bags have changed hands over the last two years as part of the Ojalá Project. Within each bag were the beginnings of what would later become a jewelry piece. Each piece was passed to a new artist who would then add their touch to it and pass it on to the next person. The resulting pieces are a mix of aesthetics, artists, cultures, countries, and materials... each one unique to the hands it passed through.

Greensmith - US Edition

January 9th - January 31st, 2016
Opening Reception January 9th from 5-7pm

Abrams Claghorn Gallery, 1251 Solano Ave. Albany, CA 94706

Greensmith seeks to showcase the finest Queensland and Californian eco-design in jewelry and metalsmithing, with 16 Queensland jewelers and 9 Californian jewelers taking part in the exhibition. The Greensmith exhibition made it’s debut in 2014 as a partnership between Artisan gallery, Jewellers & Metalsmiths the Group of Queensland (JMGQ) and Metal Arts Guild. We are honored to be able to finally bring the show to the US and are grateful to have the support of the Abrams Claghorn Gallery.

20th Annual Faculty & Alumni Fine Art Auction

Saturday, November 14, 2015
AAU Galleries at The Cannery,  2801 Leavenworth St, San Francisco, CA 94109

2 p.m. - Reception begins

3 p.m. - Live auction begins

Silent Auction - Ends approximately 30 minutes after close of live auction

View the auction catalog online here.



The pieces below will be available at the auction to  benefit the  Academy of Art University's Student Scholarship Fund.

All That Glitters

August 15 - September 27
Petaluma Arts Center and IceHouse Gallery

Opening Reception Saturday August 15, 5-8 pm

Admission: $5 general, $4 senior, student, military
Free to PAC members and youth 12 and under

Curators: Kathleen Hanna, Joe McDonald, Elizabeth Shypertt

Exhibition Sponsor: Clay & Glass Arts Foundation


"All About Jewelry"
Talk and Gallery Walk with curator Elizabeth Shypertt and jewelry artist Lucia Antonelli

Thursday August 27, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
$10 general, $5 PAC members

IceHouse Gallery, 405 East D Street, Petaluma, 94952
Tuesday-Saturday 11 am - 5 pm

Petaluma Arts Center, 230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma 94952
Thursday-Monday 11 am - 5 pm

For group tours, school visits and other information contact Kim at
762-5600 x104 or

Winter Salon & Trunk Show

December 6th, 4-8pm

2117 4th Street, Berkeley, Ca

Join us for an exclusive holiday shopping experience with special cocktails mixed by PUR Spirits.

Participating Artists: Cari Borja, Kelly Nedderman, Sandra Kathleen Jewelry, R.E.D Children's Clothing, Mckinley Maison, Ruby Pearl, August, and Royal


Critique Collective: Jewelry & Metals
Artspan SF Open Studios

November 8 - 9, 12-6pm 

1830 Polk Street @ Jackson

Participating Artists: emiko oye, Reed Easley, Derek Duncan, Dave Casella, Kelly Nedderman

Art Without Waste: Upcycled and Earth Friendly Designs

Opening Reception
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,  6:30pm

New York Institute of Technology's Gallery 61

This exhibition includes several artists who are showcased in the book, Art Without Waste: 500 Upcycled & Earth-Friendly. Come and show support in the global cause of sustainability and see how these renown artists create unique pieces using reclaim materials.

Participating artists include: Jeff Ballard, Boris Bally, Paula Cardias, Tom Davie, Brian Dettmer, Luke Haynes, Margaux Lange, Kelly Nedderman, Kathleen Scranton, Erika Simmons, Rodney Allen Trice, Edina Tokodi and Wrecords by Monkey.

The exhibition will be held at NYIT’s Gallery 61, located at New York City’s Columbus Circle. The Manhattan campus is centrally located within walking distance of Lincoln Center and Central Park, easily accessible via subway and bus, and close to the city’s best concert halls, theaters, museums, libraries, and restaurants. 

Clare Poppi, Growing Bangle


July 5th - September 27th, 2014
Opening Reception July 10th, 6 - 8pm

Gallery Artisan, Brisbane, Australia

Greensmith is a collaborative Queensland/San Francisco exhibition showcasing leading green design from both cities. Jewellers are increasingly addressing environmental issues such as ethically sourced gems and materials, environmentally friendly studio practices and working with recycled metals and reclaimed materials. Not to be missed is the pop-up jewellery studio in the exhibition space, where jewellers will be in residence over the exhibition period. This exhibition is a partnership between artisan, Jewellers & Metalsmiths Group of Queensland (JMGQ) and Metal Arts Guild San Francisco (MAG). 

Style 2014
A benefit for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Women's Cancer Survivorship Program

Saturday, April 26, 10-5pm
Sunday, April 27, 10-3

Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Mountain View Center
701 East El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA

(On El Camino Real just south of Highway 85)
Ample free parking is available on site. 

Admission (fully tax deductible): $10.00 
Tickets are available online or at the door.

About the show:

Back by popular demand, and bigger than ever, Style 2014 returns for fashion, fun, all in support of a worthy cause.

Now in it’s eighth year, Style is the Bay Area’s most discerning wearable art show and sale. From cutting-edge to classic, Style 2014 presents the jewelry and textile designs of more than 45 locally and internationally renowned artists in an exclusive two-day event. You will find gorgeous, one-of-a-kind and limited edition pieces with prices ranging from modest to luxurious.

A benefit for the Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Women's Cancer Survivorship Program. Style 2014 will be held at the art and light-filled Mountain View Campus of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

Brought to you by Diane Master, Style creator and former buyer for The Gallery Shop at the Palo Alto Art Center, in conjunction with Renee Berenson and Laurel Skillman, co-founders of Lucente Studio, this event is not to be missed! Come to Style 2014 and adorn yourself with artisan-crafted clothing and jewelry that you won't see anywhere else.

For more information contact: 

Maria Clara Gallery

Gender Gender

Group Exhibition opening April 24th, 2014

Maria Clara Art Point, Brussels, Belgium

About the gallery:

"A Cultural oasis in the heart of the Brussels’ European area.

A stone throw’s away from Belliard street; a source of well-being and inspiration. Original ‘works of art’ are presented

to the visitor in the context of a working artist’s studio set in a typically "Bruxellois" ground floor interior. As we move through the sequence of rooms, one could stumble upon the artist at work or even art students, or admire creations

such as paintings, photographs, jewellery, lamps, sculptures, ceramics…from artists all nationalities taken together.

In transition, why not take a little pause in the cozy lounge where one can leaf through art books, sip a cup of tea in a jazzy atmosphere…"

Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennale

September 23rd - October 12th, 2013

The World Art Museum, China Millennium Monument (CMM)

Beijing, China

Organizing Committee:
Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT)
China Academy of Fine Art (CAFA)

"In Oriental Exhibition Hall and Western Exhibition Hall (1800 squares) of World Gallery, there displays over 1300 jewelry art pieces made by more than 300 artists who are from 45 nations and areas in five continents ( 185 overseas artists and 144 domestic artists) this is an international event for jewelry art area, the exhibition participants including the most excellent and talented university students, jewelry artist, independent designers and enterprises from both domestic and overseas side. They use all kinds of jewelry design concepts and design forms on their original art pieces, have showed us the variety of different cultures in the world after years of years blending and exchanging."



Paper Jewelry: New Heights and Endless Combinations

Online Exhibition, Beautiful People Live Art

How can you transform an extremely common material into something valuable and unique?
Just ask a paper jewelry designer! In this virtual exhibition 60 world artists elevate paper to new heights in endless combinations of colors and shapes.
They demonstrate that paper – yes, also recycled one! – can be assembled in creations that are remarkably elegant and lively.


Loot 2012

Museum of Art and Design, New York, Ny

The Museum of Arts and Design will present LOOT 2012: MAD about Jewelry, its curated exhibition and sale of artist-made jewelry for four days this October. Now in its 12th edition, LOOT: MAD about Jewelry has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary art and studio jewelry by both artists and collectors alike; it affords the public the rare opportunity to acquire pieces directly from some of the most innovative jewelry artists in the world. This year, the creations of more than 50 emerging and acclaimed jewelry artists will be on sale. Prices will range from $200 to $12,000, with $1000 the average. Proceeds from the selling show will benefit the Museum’s exhibition and education programs.