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[Last Call For Entry][Canada] "Body Ornament West"

Hi All,

If you or anyone you know is eligable please urge them to submit by
the postmark deadline. Thanks! Charles

Eligibility: Open to residents of Alberta, British Columbia,
Manitoba, the NWT, Saskatchewan and the Yukon.

Call For Entry
"Body Ornament West"

This juried exhibition is a wide ranging snapshot of the
contemporary Western Canadian jewelry and wearable art scene. We are
looking for a broad spectrum of practice. We are seeking work which
ranges from fine jewelers’ precious gem work to radical and
experimental body wear. This is the first such survey of designer
jewelry and art jewelry in Calgary in over 25 years. The works shine
a light on the vigorous community of world class jewelers and jewelry
artists in Western Canada. All are invited to apply.

The exhibition, organized by Charles Lewton-Brain, Amanda Pawson and
Kathy Rawson will be presented in Calgary and Edmonton, It coincides
in Calgary with the Dutch Conceptual Jeweler Ruudt Peters traveling
show ‘Change’ and with Calgary’s ARTCity. Both will be exhibited at
the Triangle Art Gallery in downtown Calgary, attached to City Hall,
where the show has the heading “Format to Facet”. The exhibition runs
from September 16-October 30, 2004, and in Edmonton at the Alberta
Crafts Council Gallery from January 18 to April 2nd 2005.

The deadline: All entry applications must be postdated no later than
July 25, 2004.

Entry application should include:

  • Short resume

  • Ten images in 35mm slides (CD’s are also acceptable-no emailed

  • All entry materials should be marked with your name and contact

  • All slides should have your name on them and be numbered with an
    accompanying typed description, including title, size, materials,
    date made.

  • Stamped (prepaid), self addressed envelope for the return of your

  • Include a non-refundable application fee of $10.00 (defrays
    exhibition costs). If a checque make it out to Kathy Rawson
    (treasurer of the working committee).


  • Work for the exhibition will be selected from the image submissions.
    All work in the images should be available for exhibition from August
    15th 2004 through April 2005, as it will travel to Edmonton after the
    Triangle Exhibition in Calgary. Further travel for selected items is

  • Works are insured while at the Triangle gallery, and at the ACC
    gallery, but insurance in transit to and from the gallery is the
    responsibility of the maker.

  • Mail all application materials to:

"Body Ornament West"
c/o Charles Lewton-Brain,
1407 14th Ave NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4R3

Email inquiries: or
Triangle Contact: (fax: 262-1764) ACC
contact: 1-800-Do Craft

Eligibility: Open to residents of Alberta, British Columbia,
Manitoba, the NWT, Saskatchewan and the Yukon.

For about the simultaneous Ruudt Peters show go to:

Triangle Gallery Web Site: Alberta
Crafts Council Web Site:

Important Dates (2004)

  • July 25th Postmark deadline for applications.

  • August 10th Date to hear back if you are accepted or not, and which
    pieces to send.

  • August 20th Date for work to arrive in Calgary

  • September 18th “Body Ornament West” opens at the Triangle Gallery
    in Calgary.

  • January 18th, 2005 “Body Ornament West” opens in Edmonton at the
    Alberta Crafts Council Gallery.

Charles Lewton-Brain/Brain Press
Box 1624, Ste M, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2L7, Canada
Tel: 403-263-3955 Fax: 403-283-9053 Email: @Charles_Lewton-Brai1