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Metalsmith Magazine Announces Partnership with Ganoksin


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For Immidiate Release - March 2004

Metalsmith Magazine Announces Partnership with the Ganoksin Project

Metalsmith, a publication dedicated to the promotion of contemporary
metalsmithing has partnered with The Ganoksin Project, offering
archived critical reviews and photos, to be published regularly on
the Ganoksin Project website http://www.ganoksin.com. Each article
will feature outstanding photography from the best that
metalsmithing offers.

The Ganoksin project is the largest virtual single information
source for searchable archived content for jewelry and metals in the
world. Its 5000 Orchid members foster sharing, support community,
enhance productivity and encourage studio safety, by promoting
education in the jewelry and metal arts worldwide.

With circulation of nearly 20,000, Metalsmith is the award-winning
publication of the Society of North American Goldsmiths,
http://www.snagmetalsmith.org. Metalsmith is the only critical
journal in America devoted to the metal arts.

SNAG Executive Director Dana Singer states, “Our mission is to
examine and document the range of significant and interesting
jewelry and metal work being created, taking a broad view of the
field. Our editorial content emphasizes contemporary ideas,
critical issues, and relevant historical work.”

Featured in each issue of Metalsmith Magazine aRe:

Studio Visits: These intimate visits with established or
groundbreaking metalsmiths offer a behind-the-scenes look at their
working environments and methods.

Feature Articles: In-depth profiles that explore contemporary
artists and influential figures, together with historical essays
examining artists, periods and styles.

Commissions: This department spotlights a wide range of commissioned
metals, both public and private, and probes the story behind the
commissioning process.

Opinion: Metalsmith includes thought-provoking columns contributed
by leading observers in the field on subjects such as fashion,
education, and the status of craft.

Exhibition Reviews: Six to eight reviews in each issue of a range of
recent exhibitions.

Dr. E. Aspler (Hanuman) states, “We are thrilled to add well written
and beautifully photographed critical articles from Metalsmith
Magazine to the content of Ganoksin’s website. The content from
Metalsmith will attract a diverse audience to the already vast
collection of Ganoksin’s libraries.”

For More Information contact:
Dr. E. Aspler (Hanuman)