Love to shape metal with folds, creases, angles, curves and unusual contours? Show off what you can do! The Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition, hosted by the Center for Metal Arts, recently announced that it is taking entries for its 2nd annual event, and the deadline—July 1—will be here before you know it. Prizes include gift certificates provided by Rio Grande.
The online submission form, added this year, makes it easy to enter. Visit the Foldform Call for Entries announcement page at the Center for Metal Arts website to get all the details for entering. Entries will be evaluated by a jury including Charles Lewton-Brain, Hazel Wheaton, editor of Art Jewelry Magazine, and Edward Mack, award-winning metalsmith and director of the Center for Metal Arts. From the pool of entries, the jury will choose the best four designs.
A preview screening of all of the entries will be presented at a dinner to be held at the Seligmann Center for the Arts in Sugar Loaf, NY. The top entries will be presented in a 2013 Jurors’ Choice video. In addition, the publication of an art book of curated entries from the competition will follow the conference.
Find out who the winners are on August 5, 2013, at the Sixth Annual Charles Lewton-Brain Conference at the Center for Metal Arts in Florida, NY. Winners will also be posted online at the Center for Metal Arts blog and on the Center’s Facebook page.
The conference is an opportunity for foldforming artists to work with and learn directly from Charles Lewton-Brain, the pioneer of modern foldforming techniques that are best described as "a creative combination of origami with other forming techniques." To register to attend the conference and to learn more about the conference, visit Center for Metal Arts.com.Comment on this article
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