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Ornamental Peace Project

Usher in the holiday season by making an ornament or memento about peace! How do you interpret peace? Express your feelings, thoughts and ideas by creating an ornament or memento for our second annual Ornamental Peace Project using the designated kit sponsored and assembled by Halstead. All pieces submitted will have the opportunity to be exhibited and sold at CraftBoston Holiday, December 13-16th, and featured in our online exhibition on December 28th, 2018 - February 1st, 2019.

 

Kit cost: $25 + $5 shipping (option to pickup at Metalwerx office is available) *Kits are available on a first come first served basis. Only 200 available!
Kits may be purchased via the following dates and locations:

  • metalwerx.com, August 30 - November 26, 2018
  • In person at Metalwerx Marketplace, October 20 - 21, 2018, The Newton Marriott
  • In person at Ornamental Peace Project Make-A-Thon Days

Click here to purchase your kit!


MAKE-A-THON Days:
Join us in the studio to create your ornament or memento! Drinks and snacks provided. 

Friday, October 26th, 10 AM - 4 PM

Monday, November 12th, 4:30 PM - 8 PM

Monday, November 19th, 4:30 PM - 8 PM

Tuesday, November 20th, 10 AM - 4 PM

Please RSVP  to Make-A-Thon days by registering using the links above.

Application:

  • Deadline for entry submission:  November 26th, 2018
  • Drop off or mail completed entry form along with finished piece to Metalwerx by November 26th, 2018.
  • Limit one ornament per applicant.

Project Specifications:

  • Create an ornament or memento from the kit utilizing as many components as possible. At least 50% of kit items should be used in final work. Artists are permitted to add one found object OR one gemstone.
  • Size restrictions: Maximum: 6” x 6”
  • Suggested Retail price $20 - $50
  • Retail price of ornament is determined by applicant if applicant chooses to make ornament for sale and is subject to change by Metalwerx with artist's approval. 

Jurying Process:

  • This exhibition is an open call to all metals and/or jewelry artists but is limited to those living and working in the USA. International applications will not be accepted.

Ownership/Sale:

  • Finished work is owned by the artist until sold.
  • Sale of work is optional. If work is for exhibit only, please indicate on submission form.
  • Unsold or exhibit only pieces may be picked up at Metalwerx after Craft Boston Holiday, December 17th.
  • Sales of accepted work will be divided as 50% of retail price to the artist / 50% of retail price to Metalwerx.
  • Applicant has option to donate 100% of proceeds to Metalwerx. Please indicate preference on submission form.

Shipping and Insurance:

  • Artists are responsible for cost of shipping and insurance to Metalwerx. Deadline for arrival of shipment at Metalwerx is November 26, 2018. Submissions will not be accepted after this date.

Metalwerx

Attn: Ornamental Peace Project

50 Guinan Street

Waltham, MA 02451

 

Please email Liz Clark at   with questions or call our office at 781.891.3854

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