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Exciting news of ACJ's exhibition programme for the next two years.

2019 sees Connections/Connessione, a touring exhibition with our Italian sister organisation AGC, plus a members' selling show at a gallery in London.

For 2020 the Members' Exhibition theme is Glass Houses

Strategy

Directors and Advisors met in London to discuss the future of ACJ.

Here are the results

You may make a donation in several ways.

1) Send your cheque, payable to the Association for Contemporary Jewellery, to ACJ, PO Box 71338, London SE17 9DY UK. Please add a note stating this is for the Fund.

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In memory of our Founder member, Findings Editor and Secretary Muriel Wilson, ACJ has set up the Muriel Wilson Fund. This will be used for bursaries to ACJ members to support travel with the purpose of research into contemporary jewellery.

How to donate to the Muriel Wilson Fund

The first round of applications resulted in two bursary awards, and articles will be published in Findings.

There will be another invitation to apply in January 2020.

 

wendy Ramshaw David WatkinsThe innovative jeweller Wendy Ramshaw CBE died in December 2018, aged 79. Known especially for her geometric designs and her trademark ring stacks, Wendy's work influenced several generations of UK jewellers since the 1960s.

POster and Rebecca2ACJ Director, Rebecca Skeels recently attended the 2018 Triple Parade event (see image). Here’s what she has to say about the event and a few pictures too.

Morley College winners1We are pleased to announce the winners of the new ACJ student award scheme

Image: Morley College winners Leana Kasapis and Olympia Dumbuya

ND2018 Mark Fenn AwardThe winner of the Mark Fenn Award 2018 is Ailsa Morrant

Image: Left to right - Sarah Burns, Ailsa Morrant, Terry Hunt, Melanie Eddy.

Adorned 2018 1Our display at the SNAG 2018 conference, the Adorned Spaces Salon

ACJ Adorned spaces SNAG2Last month, ACJ Chair Terry Hunt and Director Anastasia Young attended the 49th annual Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) conference in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Image: Kim Harrell, Terry Hunt, Anastasia Young, and Janice Derrick at the ACJ’s display at the Adorned Spaces exhibition.

Gill Forsbrook bangle croppedThe New Ashgate Gallery in Farnham hosted our 2018 members' selling show, a lovely collection.