Awards

Beatriz Chadour-Sampson on Judging the Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS THIS SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2023. The $20,000 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant offers prestige, recognition, and funding to the winner.  Recognizes a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry Open to makers aged 35–55 on the day of the deadline Proposal should be about …

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LaMar Gayles on Judging the Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant

The $20,000 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant offers prestige, recognition, and funding to the winner. Recognizes a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry Open to makers aged 35–55 on the January 8, 2023, application deadline Proposal should be about jewelry, loosely defined Additional info here The other distinguished jurors …

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OMG, Have You Heard

October 2022, Part 1 Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, news, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on YOUR participation. If you’re a member of AJF at the Silver level or …

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Checking in with Cong Ma

More than 100 international artists applied for this year’s Young Artist Award. Cong Ma was chosen as one of the finalists. She received an unrestricted cash award of US$1,000 and exhibited her work in Platina’s booth at Schmuck, in July 2022. AJF’s Young Artist Award acknowledges promise, innovation, and individuality, advancing the careers of rising …

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Art Jewelry Forum Announces the 2023 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant Guidelines and Jury

San Antonio, Texas, US—Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is pleased to announce this international grant opportunity for mid-career artists. Established by San Francisco-based jewelry collector Susan Beech, this $20,000 grant has as its objective to recognize a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry. The jury of distinguished professionals …

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AJF Honored at MAD About Jewelry, at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

San Antonio, TX, US—We are pleased to announce that on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, during its annual benefit and preview dinner, MAD About Jewelry honored AJF for 25 years of providing visibility, value, and appreciation for art jewelry. AJF was established in 1997 to promote education about contemporary jewelry and has since grown into the …

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AJF Announces Winner and Finalists for the 2022 Young Artist Award

San Antonio, TX, USA—Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is pleased to announce Mallory Weston (US) the winner of its 2022 Young Artist Award. The four finalists are Taisha Carrington (Barbados), Aaron Decker (US), Marion Delarue (France), and Cong Ma (US). The winner and finalists will all exhibit their work at Platina Stockholm during Schmuck, the annual international art …

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