Monday, May 28, 2012

Solo Showcase at Eden Gardenhouse

 Organic Inspirations’

 Eden GardenHouse
 Features Artist

Holly Carter
June 1st - 30th, 2012

Art Showcase Featuring the Metalwork of Local Artist Holly Carter. 
A Focus on natural organic inspired wall art and jewelry.

Holly Carter is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelors of Fine Art in Metals. She is an internationally known artist and her work is currently shown in galleries across the Southwestern United States. Holly is an instructor for the Tempe Edna Vihel Center for the Arts and the Mesa Art Center. Is a member of The Arizona Designer Craftsmen and The Society of North American Goldsmiths.

 Opening Reception
June 1st, 2012
6 p.m.- 9p.m.
Closing Reception
June 30th, 2012
4 p.m.- 8p.m.
Light Refreshments will be served at Opening and Closing Receptions

 Eden GardenHouse
Home and Garden Inspired Boutique
2928 N. 7th Avenue  Phoenix, Arizona 85013
602- 274-2470

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Monday, May 21, 2012

SNAG Trunk Show

Come join me, I will be selling along with many other metalsmiths.

Shop for beautiful contemporary jewelry and metal arts created by member artists. Please help us spread the word! Saturday, May 26, 2012 from 12:30-2:30pm (note this is a new time)
6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ, Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Grand Ballroom 1A & B
Expect the unexpected in materials and design. This event will become the brief but incandescent epicenter of what is happening in studio metal art and jewelry.  
Don’t miss this two-hour opportunity to meet and purchase work directly from the artists!  This is an opportunity to see, learn about and purchase the newest work of SNAG members and to support this non-profit organization of students, professionals, and emerging artists.
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For general information contact Ellen Laing, SNAG Program Manager, 541-345-5690.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Metals Exhibition at Mesa Art Center

Crucible: 10 years of Metals at Mesa Art Center
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When: Friday, April 20 - Sunday, August 12, 2012
Where: South Gallery
Crucible showcases artwork by current and former faculty, resident artists and guest artists who contributed to the exceptional metals tradition at Mesa Arts Center. Over the last 10 years under the direction of Polly Smith, the Mesa Arts Center metals program has excelled with gifted instructors, diverse workshops as well as a resident artist program that has been a catalyst in launching the careers of several significant artists in the field. The program offers instruction in all areas of metals including jewelry fabrication, casting, enamel, blacksmithing and lapidary.

Opening Reception:
Friday, May 25, 2012 (7-10pm)
FREE and Open to the Public
• Musical Entertainment
• Artists in Attendance
• Benefit Raffle Drawing (Raffle items on display and tickets available for purchase starting Friday, May 18. Contact Betty at 480-644-6567 for more information or visit Mesa Contemporary Arts’ front desk.)
• Light Refreshments and Cash Bar

These three back of the neck pieces of mine will be in the exhibit. I hope you will come by and see all the wonderful work!