Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago has some exciting news. After a pandemic hiatus, we’re now offering our full-scale Artist-in-Residence Program once again! We are currently seeking artists for year-long residencies in Metalsmithing & Jewelry beginning September 1, 2022.
Michigan Silversmiths Guild Annual All Member Meeting will be held at “City Hall Artspace Lofts” in Dearborn, MI on Sunday October 24th.
The meeting will be in the City Hall Artspace Loft Community Center from Noon to 5:00 PM with lunch being provided.
As always, the meeting will include board elections, everyone’s favorite tool swap, vendors, MSG SWAG, networking, and fellowship.
This year’s lecturer will be MSG member Tom Madden -
Mr. Madden is Professor, Crafts Department Chairman, and Section Head for Metalsmithing and Jewelry at the College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan (1992-2014).
In October 2007 Mr. Madden was awarded the distinction of “Master Metalsmith 2007” by the National Ornamental Metals Museum, Memphis, Tennessee.
Mr. Madden’s work can be viewed in many collections public and private throughout the US and Internationally.
In 2014 Mr. Madden’s work has been featured in METAL SMITHING TODAY: THE VESSEL, Aldon B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Midland, Michigan, Beijing International Exhibition of Jewelry and Metals, Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University
Some of the planned events this year:
- Scheduling museum and studio tours
- Art Fairs
ADDRESSES: for GPS
City Hall Artspace Loft Community Center
13762 John Nagy Drive
13757 John Nagy Drive
Membership is going digital – we will be accepting credit cards for paying for your membership. We will no longer be accepting checks. Members watch for an email coming soon.
We look forward to seeing you there!