Posts Tagged ‘jewelry art’
Seattle jeweler Mary Lee Hu’s first retrospective opens at the Bellevue Arts Museum on February 7 and continues through June 17. Featuring more than 90 exquisite earrings, rings, brooches and neckpieces, drawn from both public and private collections all over the world, “Knitted, Knotted, Twisted & Twined: The Jewelry of Mary Lee Hu” traces the artist’s early experimental designs of the 1960s to today’s creations full of light and movement.
The Extasia Jewelry Collection is on view in a special exhibition at Crackerjack Contemporary Crafts, 1815 N. 45th. #212, through September 20.
The upcoming Seattle show at the Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue Suite 108, May 18-June 4, “ ABeCeDarian,” features 26 jewelry artists (such as Bruce Metcalf, Cynthia Toops, Nancy Mēgan Corwin, Kait Rhoads, Donna D’Aquino, and many — well, 21 — more) who each made a piece corresponding to a letter in the alphabet. Shown: Kristin Lora, A is for Alligator.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE, is celebrating the last Friday of the month with a special jewelry event with Vinosus. Hand-crafted jewelry will be on view featuring the work of Martin Kneeland and Brit-Simone Sutter. A reception for the artists is from 5-8pm on March 25.
Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, 1420 Fifth Avenue in Seattle, opens “Signs of Life” at a reception on October 6 at 4pm that includes a discussion at 5pm. The exhibit, on view through October 27, is a contemporary jewelry art show and companion jewelry art catalog/literary journal featuring work by ten artists. The catalog/literary journal pairs the jewelry artists with ten writers in a unique publication that celebrates both literature and jewelry art. Shown: Chris Giffin’s Take Measure Necklace.
Karen Facere, owner of Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, located in the City Centre 1420 Fifth Ave., celebrates her 70th birthday and 38 years in business with a special show opening on Thursday, August 19 from 4 - 9:30pm. Seventy artists will be represented at the show, each capturing a single year from 1940 to the present in a single jewelry item. Additionally a book, Celebrating 70: 70 years by 70 will be available at the gallery. Karen has spent the last year writing assorted anecdotal stories about her years in retail and has posted the chapters on her web site. A Business Survivor’s Tale, tells of good times, bad times, scary times, and successful times. Does this woman look like she’s 70? No way. Shown: 1990 Super Nova by Karen McCreary.