The 2013 Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition is now open for entries.
The Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition 2013
The Center for Metal Arts is announcing the opening of the Second
Annual Charles Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition. The deadline for
entries is July 1, 2013. This year the competition is using an
online submission form to streamline the process. Visit
for entry details.
The juried competition will select four entries for top honors.
Judges are Charles Lewton-Brain, Hazel Wheaton, Editor of Art
Jewelry Magazine, and Edward Mack, award winning metalsmith and
director of the Center for Metal Arts. A preview screening of all of
the entries will be presented at a dinner to be held at the
Seligmann Center for the Arts. 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
Winners will be named 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
. Prizes will include gift
certificates from our generous friends at Rio Grande jewelry
The evolution of the foldforming technique as pioneered by Charles
Lewton-Brain is best described as a creative combination of origami
with other forming techniques. The conference is an opportunity for
foldforming artists to work with and learn directly from Charles
Lewton-Brain. Registration details for the conference are available