Activities with August (and Early September) Deadlines:
1st Annual International Juried Jewelry Design Competition - August 8http://www.beadmuseumdc.org/CelebratingBeads.html
Bead Journal Project - August 15http://www.beadingdaily.com/forums/p/1309/6441.aspx
BeadFest Bead Slam - August 22http://www.beadingdaily.com/forums/p/1143/7111.aspx#7111
Art Bead Scene - August 31http://artbeadscene.blogspot.com/2008/08/august-monthly-challenge-something-to.html
Stringing Challenge - September 1http://www.stringingmagazine.com/challenge.asp
Please feel free to post here if you know about other events I've missed!
Website: www.michellemach.comBlog: www.michellemach.com/blog/
There's a new competition for collaborations between beadmakers and jewellery designers, organized by the International Society of Glass Beadmakers and Bead&Button (if we're allowed to mention them here!) - registration online by Aug 15th. You can even choose which ISGB member you want to work with!
My website: http://lynndavybeadwork.co.uk/
The Art and Design of Metal Clay Jewelry 2009Submissions deadline: Aug. 15, 2008Release date: Late - October 2008
I am seeking images to feature in our next annual calendar, The Art and Design of Metal Clay Jewelry 2009. All jewelry forms - necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings, brooches, and others will be considered. Unique and diverse design styles and techniques are desired. Metal Clay is the predominant material, but other media - resign, gems, metals, enamel, and more may be incorporated into the design. High digital images will be accepted by mail or e-mail:Gage Designsc/o calendar submission 2009P. O. Box 614Bowmansville, PA 17507E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgArtwork submitted must represent work that is unique and original in design. New unpublished/unseen work is preferred. Group shots or individual pictures will be accepted. Please don't send actual pieces. Professional photo quality is a MUST. Please consider the fact that viewers will only see your photo not your orginal work, so clear, uncluttered photos with an accurate representation will be priority for the selection process. Images should be 300 dpi, in tiff, jpg or psd format with no compression.Artists retain copyright of their work. Each calendar page measures 8.5 x 11,Opened it is 11 x 17.Please include the following:1. Name2. Address3. Website and/or e-mail (indicate if this information should be included on the calendar)4. Title of piece5. Materials used6. Dimensions7. Brief Description (50 words or less)8. File name9. Has the work been published beforePlease direct all inquires to: Holly Gage, e-mail: email@example.com://www.HollyGage.comTo view or purchase the 2008 calendar go to: http://tinyurl.com/yw7a4n
Thanks, Lynn. I'm surprised I had never heard anything about the ISGB competition. That sounds like a bunch of fun!