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2017 Conference Workshop Leaders

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7 Workshop Leaders

We are thrilled to announce our instructors: Jessica Calderwood, Kathryn Osgood, and Sharon Massey will each be teaching 2-day workshops. Jessica Calderwood will be teaching a single two-day pre-conference workshop while Kathryn Osgood and Sharon Massey will be teaching both pre- and post-conference workshops

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INTERview | Amy Roper Lyons

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Amy Roper Lyons is a studio jeweler and enamelist. Her work expresses her love for the wonderful variety of form and color found in the natural world. Inspired by her garden, and long walks along the seashore near her home, she creates one-of-a-kind and limited edition pieces in high-karat gold, enamels, and gemstones.

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INTERview | Terry Kovalcik

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Terry Kovalcik — “Working in metal clay allows me to go beyond two-dimensional space.”
After more than 30 years working as an illustrator, I was drawn to metal clay as a way to bring form and movement into my art. Many of my pieces are made of multiple elements that hang, dangle and swing with the movement of the body. This gives the piece life and adds an element of whimsy. After sketching my designs on paper, it’s the process of creating, sculpting and assembling these pieces that are most gratifying. I’ve become passionate about making boxes that allows me to work on both the inside and outside designs—with the mystery of its interior and the secrets that can be hidden inside. These little surprises are special gifts to the wearer that they can choose to share with others. I create a sense of color and space through the use of various surface treatments — from highly polished silver to dark, textural matte finishes.

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New Member Network

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We are pleased to launch a new more efficient member management network. Please login and update your information. The following content is accessible for members only, please sign in

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UNDER FIRE is live!

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Under Fire is Now Live! Thank you to all those who submitted work! We had 84 artists submit 279 pieces of work in the categories of jewelry, sculpture, vessels, and wall pieces. We received work from 20 states, and 4

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DENIM APRONS

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Our high quality denim aprons have a bright orange imprint that reads
“Enamelists stay cool under fire”
Support the EG/NE by placing your order Apron today!

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Under Fire

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Under Fire: a Virtual Gallery of International Enamel Artists
The Enamel Guild North East is sponsoring an open call for work that demonstrates the broadest range of enamel applications possible. Recognizing the ever-expansive role enamel is enjoying in contemporary works, this exhibition seeks to demonstrate an exceptional knowledge, understanding, and usage of the material. Works that are primarily enameled that have been completed within the past two years in all forms of the genre will be accepted, embracing traditional as well as experimental methods.

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Conference Highlights 2015

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Interested to see who was there and to see what we talked about? ….browse these photos to get the feel and wet your appetite to join us next year!

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Online Juried Exhibition

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P A R T I C I P A T E — Under Fire: a Virtual Gallery of International Enamel Artists
October 15, 2015-January 15, 2016 • Juror: Barbara Seidenath

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23rd Annual Conference

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We are excited again, to be partnering with Westchester Center for the Arts to bring you our annual conference. The date of the conference is Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Westchester Community College Center For The Arts, White Plains, NY. 

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