Upcoming Opportunities in Jewelry & Metal Arts

Call for Artists

Image: Crystal Gauntlet (2016) bracelet by Ryan Hsiang

Calling all jewelry and metal artists! These deadlines are quickly approaching, so don't miss the following opportunities to submit your best work:


Fine Art Faculty/Alumni Auction 2017

Deadline: August 12, 2017

Hosted by the Academy of Art University's Fine Art (FA) Department, the annual auction is open to all AAU faculty and alumni. Learn more about last year's auction here.

If you are interested in submitting, please email Dana Sornstein at


Robby Poblete Foundation: Art of Peace

Deadline: August 15, 2017

The Robby Poblete Foundation calls for art proposals from the Bay Area community. The theme of the show is “Art of Peace: Transformation.” Using disabled gun components, artists will create works across a variety of media culminating in a traveling exhibit to raise awareness of gun violence. Applications are requested from the fields of 3-dimensional sculpture, 2-dimensional mixed media/wall art, and small works.

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Silver City Jewelers: Hidden Gems Scholarship

Deadline: August 18, 2017

Silver City Jewelers' Hidden Gems Scholarship is a $500 cash award for students in college, technical school, or professional certification programs that are interested in pursuing a career in jewelry-related marketing, retail, design, or appraisal.

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SNAG: Jewelry & Metals Survey

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) invites artists, craftspeople, designers, public artists, and architects worldwide to submit images of new works focusing on metal and/or jewelry. Everyone from any sector of the field at any level of experience is encouraged to apply. The goal is to showcase 200-juried objects made in the last year highlighting the wide range of work being made currently in the field of jewelry and metals.

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