“Neoteric Matter – New Studio Jewelry”
An exhibition of Studio Jewelry that highlights New Materials will be shown at the Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May through June, 2009 concurrently with the 2009 Society of North American Goldsmith’s Conference in Philadelphia, PA May 20-23, 2009.
NEOTERIC MATTER: New Studio Jewelry” exhibition, curated by Daniella Kerner, Associate Professor, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, will focus on jewelry that is primarily comprised of new 21st century materials or late 20th century materials, and their related
processes, that have significantly influenced the field of jewelry.
A few examples of new materials include: polymers, materials used in rapid proto-typing, electronics, Precious Metal Clay, new metal alloys, and composite materials.
Neoteric / adjective 1. Recent in origin; modern; new.
noun 2. a new or modern writer, thinker, etc.
Matter / noun
1. the substance or substances of which any physical object consists
or is composed: the matter of which the earth is made.
2. physical or corporeal substance in general, whether solid, liquid,
or gaseous, especially as distinguished from incorporeal substance, as
spirit or mind, or from qualities, actions, and the like.
3. something that occupies space.
Entry Deadline: All entires must be postmarked by Feb 2, 2009.
International submissions will only be considered if the work will be shipped to the Wexler Gallery from within the continental USA, and the return shipment at the close of the exhibition will be to a US address. Overseas return shipment to the artist will not be possible.
Please submit on CD (CDs will not be returned):
1. up to 6 digital images (jpegs) with each image file numbered and
labeled with Last Name/First Name and Title of Work (ex: 1. Picasso_Pablo_Guernica),
2. Text file with descriptions of materials/processes
3. Resume in MS Word (.doc)
4. Artist Statement
Daniella Kerner PO Box 8816, Elkins Park, PA 19027-0816
For questions please contact Daniella Kerner dankerner (at) comcast.net