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Ornamental Peace Project 2019 Kit

Course Description

About this event

Peace is commonly described as a sense of harmony, balance and absence of hostility or violence. Our interpretations of peace often have strong symbols and images that are specific to our imaginations. How do you see and interpret peace? What brings you peace in your own life? How do you imagine peace in the lives of others?

Metalwerx invites you to participate in our third annual Ornamental Peace Project. By using the designated kit, create an object, ornament, or memento that embodies your idea, image, or interpretation of peace. All pieces submitted will be exhibited and have the opportunity to be sold at Craft Boston Holiday 2019 as well as be featured in our online exhibition.

Kit cost: $25 + $5 shipping (option to pickup at Metalwerx office is available- use code PICKUP at checkout to remove $5 shipping fee, and pick up in person)

Application:

Deadline for submission:  November 26th, 2019 at 5:30pm.
Drop off or mail completed entry form along with finished piece to Metalwerx.
No entries will be accepted after the above date.

Project Guidelines:

Create an ornament or memento from the kit using at least 50% of kit items. Artists are permitted to add one found object, one gemstone and surface treatment or color (enamel, paint, resin, powder-coating, patina, etc.).
Size restrictions: Maximum: 8” x 8”

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 the Metalwerx office after Craft Boston Holiday. Suggested Retail price $30 - $150
Retail price of ornament is determined by applicant should they choose to make ornament for sale.

Sales of accepted work will be divided as follows:

50% of retail price goes to the artist / 50% of retail price goes 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, 2019. Submissions will not be accepted after this date.

Meet the Instructor

Metalwerx

Metalwerx is dedicated to supporting jewelry and the metal arts through educational programming that fosters artistic and technical development while encouraging community growth and arts appreciation. You can read more about us here.

Our dedicated staff members are happy to answer questions and help make your experience at Metalwerx unforgettable.  Please don't hesitate to contact us if there is anything we can do to make your time with us easier to plan for and more enjoyable.

Tuition

$30.00

Instructor

Metalwerx

Date

August 1, 2019

Time

10:00 AM -5:30 PM

Length

1 day

Level 
All Levels
Location 
Metalwerx
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