In conjunction with the Society of North American Goldsmith’s *(SNAG) 2012
Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, Mesa Art Center is presenting the
exhibition, CU|29: Contemporary Work in Copper from April 6 to August 12, 2012.
Copper, our 29th element, is prized for its excellent malleability,
conductivity, and ductility.
Arizona is the leading copper-producing state in the U.S. This juried exhibition will feature contemporary artwork that is made primarily of copper. In addition to contemporary work, the
exhibition will highlight exquisite copper vessels created in Santa Clara, Mexico borrowed from several private collections throughout the region. Mesa Contemporary Arts will be showcasing five exhibitions during SNAG and will be a destination spot during the Friday night gallery crawl.
Juror: David Huang
Eligibility: Open to any artist working in copper. Pieces submitted for
consideration must be original in design and composed of at least 75%
copper. Artwork may include but is not limited to jewelry, vessels,
sculpture, and wall pieces.
Submissions: Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration for a
November 18, 2011 Submissions must be received
Questions may be directed to SNAG2012exhibitions@gmail.com