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Call for Entries – Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition 2014

The annual Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition enters its third year with a new jury member and an art book on the way. Entry deadline June 16, 2014.

FLORIDA, N.Y. - April 15, 2014 - PRLog -- The Center for Metal Arts is now taking entries for the 2014 Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition. This year, Alan Revere, Founder and Director of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, will join Hazel Wheaton, Editor of Art Jewelry magazine, and Charles Lewton-Brain, pioneer of foldforming, to round out the 2014 jury panel. Their job begins after midnight on June 16, 2014, this year's submission deadline.

Results of the competition are widely publicized. The Center for Metal Arts hosts the international Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition each year, and has partnered with Charles Lewton-Brain to release an art book this summer to celebrate the event’s inaugural two years. Art Jewelry magazine will present winning entries in a print issue and special online gallery again this year. Top entries are also shared in video format. See the 2013 gallery at http://tinyurl.com/lpvepf9, and video at http://youtu.be/GInkdqJpcX8.

Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and Honorable Mention will include gift certificates from Rio Grande and hand-selected items from Charles Lewton-Brain. Additional entries are recognized in a Jurors’ Choice round. Winners will be announced on Aug 1, 2014, during the annual four-day workshop intensive with Charles Lewton-Brain at the Center for Metal Arts, at the yearly Friday night dinner preview of entries. For details visit http://www.centerformetalarts.com.

The Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition is a survey of the evolution of foldforming as it is applied in the world today in large and small scale; in jewelry, sculpture, architecture, functional objects, and unexpected applications. Recognition goes to excellence in craftsmanship, original or innovative design, and overall visual impact.

Master goldsmith Charles Lewton-Brain is Head of the Jewellery/Metals Program at the Alberta College of Art and Design. He is a world renowned author, educator, artist, and has pioneered the innovative suite of metal techniques known as foldforming. He is the author of Foldforming, the definitive book on the topic.

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