Live. Work. Design: Interior Design Student Work from the Puget Sound Area
February 7, 2014 - March 30, 2014
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional networking and educational association with over 13,000 members, 33 chapters, and 10 specialty practice forums. Since 1994, IIDA has worked to convene communities of Interior Designers across regions and specialties representing the interests for the entire community. The Northern Pacific Chapter of IIDA consists of over 400 members from Alaska, Idaho, Washington, Alberta, and British Columbia. Their mission is to forge a link between students and professionals with the objective to provide diverse educational and networking opportunities to strengthen the design community while cultivating member volunteers into leaders, thus, furthering the profession of Interior Design. IIDA is proud to support two Campus Centers, one of which is the IIDA Puget Sound Campus Center, comprised of colleges and universities in the Seattle metro area. The Student Council of the Puget Sound Campus Center is responsible for furthering the connection between students and professionals and connecting to community organizations.
IIDA Puget Sound Campus Center and Bellevue Arts Museum are proud to present this juried exhibition of over 30 student design concepts from around the Puget Sound region. Campuses represented include the Art Institute of Seattle, Bellevue College, Clover Park Technical College, Cornish College of the Arts, Highline Community College, IADT - Seattle, and Seattle Pacific University.
Special thanks to Taylor Thurlow, President of IIDA Puget Sound Campus Center.
Passing the Torch
April 4, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Passing the Torch is Seattle Metals Guild's annual statewide jewelry and metal arts competition and exhibition for Washington State high school students. This program gives students the experience of exhibiting their metal work and encourages them to consider a life in metal arts. Each year's display features three categories: jewelry, holloware, and a rotating third category. The third category for this 2014 display is Jewelry for the Senses. The first exhibition was held at the Tacoma Art Museum in the spring of 2003. The program has grown over the years and now includes over 40 schools throughout the State. Bellevue Arts Museum is proud to be the venue for this year's display and offer a wonderful opportunity for students to show their work in a professional setting!
Beyond the annual exhibition, Passing the Torch also maintains a network of high schools and teachers teaching metals in Washington State, and provides professional development opportunities for these teachers. Most recently, Passing the Torch has hosted an Educator's Summit during the Seattle Metals Guild Symposium offering clock hours for high school teachers.
The Seattle Metals Guild is dedicated to promoting educational and networking opportunities for metals artists at all career levels and skill sets through lectures, workshops, social gatherings, and other enrichment opportunities, in order to strengthen our creative community. SMG is about learning, sharing information, building skills, and advancing the field of metalsmithing while broadening the horizons of its members. Founded in 1989, SMG is non-profit community of jewelers, metalsmiths, artists, makers —practitioners and metals fans of all tempers, gauges and alloys— who are excited about the traditions and contemporary possibilities of this wonderful art form. Along with providing affordable educational opportunities to our members and to the general public, SMG activities include exhibitions, an annual symposium, newsletters, and a series of workshops and lectures on a wide variety of subjects. The SMG relies on the skills, enthusiasm and energy of its members to power the organization and we welcome any and all to come join!
Learn more about Seattle Metals Guild and Passing the Torch at www.seattlemetalsguild.org.
Through BAM's Community Education exhibitions, we celebrate and nurture the community by featuring student work and exhibits that promote educational enrichment and cultural awareness. The Community Education Gallery is open during regular Museum hours and is free to the public.
The Eternal Heart, 2012-2013
Riverside High School, Auburn, WA
Copper, Nickel Silver, Silver Plated Brass Chain, Tubing, Wire, & Oak Wood
Featured in the 2013 Passing the Torch exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum
Community Education Gallery