The 2005 Enamelist Society biennial conference entitled
"Metamorphosis," will be held September 6th-14th at Arrowmont School
of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN.
For more and a downloadable conference registration forms
go to http://www.enamelistsociety.org/Activities/Conference.html
Some of the highlights of the conference:
* 7 pre- and 7 post-conference workshops.
l for complete workshop descriptions. Several workshops are already
full so check out this web page for workshop status.
*Several exhibitions including the Metamorphosis International
Juried Exhibition and the Metamorphosis International Juried Student
Exhibition (August 19- September 22, 2005)
* Instant Gallery - attendees can bring their work to show to other
attendees. The work will be displayed in a gallery only for the
duration of the conference.
*Vendor's room including suppliers and the Society-run book table
* Pin Swap
* Connections Room - a chance to find out about organizations,
guilds, schools, and enamel-related news
The conference itself provides an opportunity for anyone interested
in enameling to here speakers and attend "break out" presentations
as well as network with other enamelists. Linda Darty will be the
keynote speaker. Other speakers include Cork Marcheschi, sculptor,
collector and scholar, who will be speaking on "Camille Faure:
Enameling in the Art Deco Movement." There will be a panel
discussion on the "State of Enameling in the US Marketplace." The
panel will include Reed McMillan, head of the American Crafts Council
Register to attend! Take a workshop!