Foldforming at 30- Our book is out!
Our book is out! Foldforming at 30: Winners and Jurors' Choice Selections for the Inaugural Lewton-Brain Foldform Competitions. A full color, image-rich celebration of winners and Jurors' Choice selections from the 2012 and 2013 competitions with forward by Charles Lewton-Brain and commentary by Hazel Wheaton and Cynthia Eid.
8x10 soft cover, high quality paper, 47 pages-- we are so pleased with how it looks :-)
Buy directly from the CMA store or from Blurb. It's already on back order but they come in quickly.
UPDATE: There are now two editions available! The Coffee Table edition is 8x10" on high quality 140# glossy photo paper with a glossy soft cover, perfect bound. The new soft cover edition is beautiful quality too-- 8.5x11" on premium 80# matte paper with a semi-gloss cover, perfect bound. This is a link to both and this is the press release.
Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition 2014
On August 1, 2014, New York's Center for Metal Arts announced the 2014 Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition winners. This video celebrates the winning entries and also twenty Jurors' Choice selections from among entries received from artists around the world. See the full list and winning images below the video and visit Art Jewelry magazine's special online gallery or pick up their November issue.
The information hub for this international event is here, a page filled with resources and previous results / videos. Next year's event will be the fourth annual competition, with a deadline of June 15, 2015.
“Metropolis Bracelet” (Photo by Eric Smith)
"Cross Foldformed Bracelet" (Photo by Chris Schouten)
"Strange Fountain" (Photo by Martha Benedict)
For studies in hand formed aluminum
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