On June 26-30, 2017 – Boris will teach Jewelry/Metals for Teen Week at Touchstone Center for Crafts. This session is designed towards those in grades 9-12. Here is a link to the Teen Outreach Program: http://www.touchstonecrafts.org/Teen-Outreach-Program.
The Haystack School of Crafts’ Paul Sacaridiz has invited Boris to be a presenter at the 2017 Haystack Art School Collaborative conference in Maine – September 21-24, 2017
The final hard-bound exhibition book ($60) is available to the public by ordering online here: http://imaginepeacenow.org/supportus They are also available at the Society of Arts + Crafts, Boston, the Society of Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh and at the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton. Proceeds benefit the I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now project.
Dauvit Alexander, one of the artists in I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now has kindly invited me to present a talk about the exhibition for the annual conference of the Association for Contemporary Jewelry (UK), held at the Sheffield Hallam University (Chris Knight & Marian Hansen) dates are July 7-9, 2017.
METALSMITH’s new issue included a feature in their redesigned magazine in the new section, ‘FINDINGS’ by Kate Fogarty (page 14). It is a feature on I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now and shows Les Lepere’s Champleve pin made from Erin McManus’ logo design and also Stacey Lee Weber’s piece for the exhibition. To get a copy of the … Continued
The “I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now” show was featured on Jared Bowen’s Open Studio Friday, you can catch the feature on February 10th at 8:30 PM on TV/WGBH – 2. You can click on the following link to watch it: http://www.wgbh.org/programs/open-studio-with-jared-bowen-2162.
East Carolina University will be hosting I.M.A.G.I.N.E. PEACE NOW opening reception at there School of Art and Design in the Gray Gallery. There will also be ECU Metals Symposium: “Collective Voices” at the Burroughs Welcome Gallery at ECU. https://ecusymposium.wordpress.com/2016/07/13/2017-presenters/ Keynote Speaker: Tim McCreight Capstone Speaker: Robert Ebendorf Lectures by: Leslie Noell Gabriel Craig of Smith … Continued
January 15 – April 30, 2017 The Metal Museum 374 Metal Museum Drive, Memphis Tennessee, 38106 This group exhibition features artists using guns and gun references in their artwork to address issues impacting our lives. The works in Guns, Violence, and Justice explore concepts of militia consciousness, individual and national accumulations of weapons, protection and … Continued
December 2-4 Come visit us at the CraftBoston Holiday Show in Booth #319. Craft Boston Holiday Show is comprised of 175 exhibitors, Craft Boston Holiday is highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the … Continued
The “IMAGINE Peace Now” exhibition opens November 2016 with 100+ works of compelling, peace-themed artworks made from decommissioned firearms. This Kickstarter campaign offers contributors the opportunity to pre-order advance copies of our stunning, comprehensive catalog, featuring world-class metal artists from 6 different countries, and bound in a high-quality, coffee table format. We have the tools … Continued