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18/02/2015

DECOUVERTE : SO YOUNG PARK – smithsonian craft show 2015

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SO YOUNG PARK

« My jewelry pieces express the power of life through organic plant forms and sea lives. Most of my jewelry pieces are assembled through the harmonic use of wires, hammered textures, hand engraved patterns, and tiny concave shaped metal pieces creating, elegant, yet unusual visual forms. I work on sterling silver and 18k yellow gold to make jewelry. »

So Young Park - Wind chime in the dream series - Oxidized silver, garnet, citrine 2 1/4" wide x 2 1/4" high on 16" to 18 1/2" multi chain So Young Park - Wind chime in the dream series -Oxidized silver, garnet, citrine 2 1/4″ wide x 2 1/4″ high on 16″ to 18 1/2″ multi chain

So Young Park’s contemporary jewelry forms and theory are inspired from her thesis, Nativity and memories from her childhood. She grew up near the ocean in southern part South Korea. So Young used to play with sea life and plants and collected many different kinds of shells and pebbles. She loved touching and observing the surface texture and pattern of shells and various naturally shaped pebbles during her happy childhood.
As So Young grew, she had several tragic experiences involving the death of her friends. She suffered a long time and her view of life and death dramatically grew different from many other people. Through her thesis works, she found that human life and plant life have similar growth and life characteristics. From an atheistic point view, nature reveals the beauty of the eternal cycles of life, like how rebirth transcends the tragedy of death. In order to bear fruit, plants must progress through many stages of life. During this process different parts of the plants body are required to be sacrificed for the fruit. However, this sacrifice does not signify the end of life, but gives birth to new life. In doing so, this process creates the eternal cycle of life. Her thesis pieces express desire, hope, and the power of life through organic plant forms, that are artistically rendered in a simplistic, geometric, and sophisticated manner.
Her jewelry art forms are assembled through the harmonic use of wires, tiny discs, engraved patterns, and textures forged of gold or silver, creating elegant, yet unusual visual forms. The use of wires, small discs, textures, and other small elements represent the single cells that makeup all life. Each piece contributes to long and painful process to create a beautiful and unusual art forms.

SO YOUNG PARK - Blooming at Night - oxidized silver, 18k yellow gold, black diamonds - Hand fabricated: Soldering, hammering, stone setting- H:2.50 x W:3.50 x D:1.50 InchesSO YOUNG PARK - Blooming at Night – oxidized silver, 18k yellow gold, black diamonds – Hand fabricated: Soldering, hammering, stone setting- H:2.50 x W:3.50 x D:1.50 Inches

SO YOUNG PARK - Red blooming- oxidized silver, carnelian, labradorite -  soldering, hammering, stone setting- H:3.50 x W:2.50 x D:1.50 InchesSO YOUNG PARK - Red blooming- oxidized silver, carnelian, labradorite -  soldering, hammering, stone setting- H:3.50 x W:2.50 x D:1.50 Inches

So Young Park - Shadow at night - oxidized silver, 18k yellow gold, fresh water pearls - Hand fabricated: Soldering, hammering- H:2.00 x W:4.50 x D:1.50 InchesSo Young Park – Shadow at night – oxidized silver, 18k yellow gold, fresh water pearls – Hand fabricated: Soldering, hammering- H:2.00 x W:4.50 x D:1.50 Inches

So Young Park - The chrysanthemum is bathed in moonlight Oxidized silver, 18k yellow gold, tourmaline 2" wide x 2" high So Young Park – The chrysanthemum is bathed in moonlight Oxidized silver, 18k yellow gold, tourmaline 2″ wide x 2″ high

So Young Park -  Sonata in the rain - Oxidized silver, 24k gold leaf, white pearls 3"x3"x2" So Young Park -  Sonata in the rain – Oxidized silver, 24k gold leaf, white pearls 3″x3″x2« 

17/02/2014

Baltimore American Craft Council show (USA) – 21-23 Fevr. 2014

Baltimore  American Craft Council show Feb. 21-23, 2014.

Baltimore  American Craft Council show Feb. 21-23, 2014.  http://public.craftcouncil.org/baltimore
Christy Klug | Booth: 1601Christy Klug – Booth: 1601 Lisa Crowder | Booth: 1403Lisa Crowder - Booth: 1403

Kimberly Geiser | Booth: 2411Kimberly Geiser – Booth: 2411

Wendy McAllister - enameled brooches - Baltimore  American Craft Council show Wendy McAllister Booth # 2104 -  enameled brooches
silver & enameled earring by Christine Simpson Forni with 18kt gold ear wires.Christine Simpson-Forni - Booth: 1309
etc, etc, etc …..

 

 

Jewelry Metal (click to get the list of exhibitors) :

 Ashley Buchanan | Booth: 419Ashley Buchanan -  Booth: 419

BongSang Cho | Booth: 226BongSang Cho – Booth: 226

Petra Class | Booth: 505Petra Class -  Booth: 505

Donna D'Aquino | Booth: 600Donna D’Aquino – Booth: 600

Lori Gottlieb | Booth: 229Lori Gottlieb – Booth: 229

Tara Locklear | Booth: 602Tara Locklear - Booth: 602

Sydney Lynch | Booth: 422Sydney Lynch - Booth: 422

Lauren Markley | Booth: 3207Lauren Markley – Booth: 3207

 so-young park -  earth ringSo-Young Park -  Booth: 215 Meghan Riley | Booth: 302Meghan Riley – Booth: 302

Biba Schutz | Booth: 405Biba Schutz – Booth: 405

Kiwon Wang | Booth: 516Kiwon Wang – Booth: 516

Beverly Tadeu | Booth: 2205Beverly Tadeu - Booth: 2205
 etc, etc, etc …..

 

Jewelry Non-Metal (click to get the list of exhibitors)

Janine DeCresenzo | Booth: 222Janine DeCresenzo – Booth: 222

Ford & Forlano  -  Booth: 406Ford & Forlano  -  Booth: 406 Gustav Reyes | Booth: 410Gustav Reyes - Booth: 410

Myung Urso Neckpiece: Blue Monday, 2013 Wood, Twig, Acrylic paint, Beads, Thread, Sterling silver 19.5 x 27 x 1.5 cm

Myung UrsoBooth: 207

etc, etc, etc ……

 

American Craft Council

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

American Craft Council

1224 Marshall Street NE.
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 206-3100
council@craftcouncil.org

16/10/2010

SOFA Chicago 2010 – Chicago (USA) – 5-7 Nov. 2010

17th Annual SOFA CHICAGO 2010

SOFA Chicago 2010 - Chicago (USA) - 5-7 Nov. 2010 dans Adam GRINOVICH (SE) 41571_155298491177720_1715097_n

* among the galleries present : Aaron Faber Gallery (NY), Charon Kransen Arts (NY),  Ornamentum (Hudson, N.Y.), Sienna Gallery (Lenox, MA), …..

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Petra Zimmerman bracelet – antique coin purse, acrylic, silver, brass, steel (Ornamentum)

 

* Lectures take place Friday, November 5 and Saturday, Nov. 6 in rooms 324, 326 & 327 of Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. Admission to the Lecture Series is included with purchase of SOFA ticket :

among the lectures (to see at this page) : 
- Lecture Friday NOV 5 – SNAG Emerging Artists 20109-10 am  Room 324
Three exceptional emerging artists, Adam Grinovich, Andrea Janosik and Eun Yeong Jeong talk about the development of their jewelry, which draws on a diverse and innovative palette of materials. Presented by the Society of North American Goldsmiths
(Grinovich is represented by Ornamentum, Hudson, NY; Janosik and Jeong are represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY)

Eun Yeong Jeong - Charon Kransen Arts
Eun Yeong Jeong

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Adam Grinovich‘Husk’ Circle Bangle, 2010  -synthetic plaster, lacquer, shellac, leather (ornamentum)

- Lecture Friday NOV 5 – Masters and Apprentices: The European Tradition and Contemporary Jewelry in an American Context11 am-12:30 pm Room 324
A presentation and panel discussion on the European tradition of goldsmithing; how it contrasts to the American university system, and the relevance of apprenticeship in contemporary jewelry-making. With artists Ayesha Mayadas, India; Peter Schmid, Germany; Juha Koskela, Finland; Britt Anderson North Carolina, USA; Liz Tyler, UK; Christian Streit, Germany; So Young Park; Stephen LeBlanc; Patricia Kiley Faber, gallery director/owner, Aaron Faber Gallery, NY.
Moderated by art historian Sue Barry

Peter Schmidt
Peter Schmid (Aaron Faber Gallery, NY)

- Lecture Friday NOV 5 -  “And Viewers Like You” – 2-3 pm Room 327
Art Jewelry Forum board members Susan Cummins, former gallery owner and now director on the Rotasa Foundation Board and Chair of AJF and Susan Kempin, Secretary of AJF and a collector of contemporary jewelry, discuss the role of active viewing and the development of Art Jewelry Forum as an organization that promotes dialogue regarding viewing, collecting, wearing, owning, and displaying contemporary jewelry. Directly following this talk Agnes Larsson, this year’s Art Jewelry Forum Emerging Artist Award winner from Stockholm Sweden will discuss her work.
Presented by Art Jewelry Forum

Art Jewelry Forum
Agnes Larsson (Ornamentum gallery)

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Bruce Metcalf - ‘Large Rocket’, 2009 painted maple and birch, 24k gold plated brass (Snyderman Works gallery)
(Lecture Friday NOV 5 – Makers: The First History of Studio Craft in America – 3:30-4:30 pm Room 327 – discussion will be followed by a book signing)

 

 

Festival Hall
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL  (USA)

 

BOOK:

presented during Lecture Friday NOV 5 – Makers: The First History of Studio Craft in America – 3:30-4:30 pm Room 327 – discussion will be followed by a book signing

Makers
« Makers: The First History of Studio Craft in America » – co-authors Janet Koplos, freelance critic and Bruce Metcalf, studio jeweler

 

 

et juste pour l’infini plaisir des yeux !

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Yvel – Necklace – 20 by 21 mm to 20 to 25 mm multi-color baroque South Sea pearl necklace combining 18k yellow gold set with 15.20 ct. multi-colored diamonds from One of a Kind Collection Yvel, Jerusalem -

 

 

17/03/2010

EXPO ‘Working in METAL : three women’, Aaron Faber gallery, New-York (USA) – 18 mars-19 avril 2010

‘Working in METAL : three women’

EXPO Aaron Gallery - 3women

The exhibition features the work of Glenda Arentzen, Sydney Lynch and So Young Park, different generations of jewelry artists with similar interests in working directly in sterling silver and gold. Exhibition opens March 18 at Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, and moves on April 15th to the Park Avenue Armory where the artists will present their work.

Glenda Arentzen, whose work is in the Museum of Art and Design permanent collection, celebrates more than forty years working by hand as a jewelry artist. Her silver and gold highly textured works are sculptural with an appeal that derives in part from their tactile qualities.

Glenda Arentzen
Glenda Arentzen necklace

Sydney Lynch (affiche), favors bi-metal, a gold-and-silver sheet metal that allows her to create works that play with both metals. She incorporates gemstones, often rough or cabochon, that are colorful rather than precious.

sydney-lynch-Gold Sticks Necklace- Green
Sydney Lynch – Gold Sticks Necklace – Green

 So Young Park, the most junior of the artists, writes in the third person about her work : « So Young Park’s concept is that of nativity ; where her work is not created but born through her diligent creativity of forming metal. Human and plant life have similar growth and life characteristics. Creation of life requires much patience and suffering. She appreciates being involved in the process to experience the power of miracles, even if it requires the endurance to give a life to her jewelry. Her jewelry pieces express desire, hope, and the power of life through organic plant forms and sea lives that are artistically rendered in a simplistic, geometric, and sophisticated manner.
Expressing the emotions she has towards nativity through using the assembling wires, tiny concave disc, hammered textures, and hand engraving patterns symbolize the origins of life and each elements represent the single cells that makeup all life.
So Young Park usually works on sterling silver and 18k yellow gold with pearls and stones to create beautiful jewelry. She uses a patina with silver to add beautiful colors to the surface. She also brings oxidized silver and gold together to express a beautiful contrast of these cherished materials.
 »

So Youn Park necklaceSo Young Park -Nativity - brooch - sterling silver and pearlsSo young Park - sprouting II bracelet.- silver, & gems
So Young Park necklace« Nativity » brooch, silver, pearls « sprouting II » bracelet, silver & gems

Aaron Faber Gallery
666 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10103 (USA)

tel : 212 586 8411
mail : info@aaronfaber.com

 

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