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2016 Lewton Brain Foldform Competition Video

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Published on Oct 6, 2016

www.foldforming.org: 2016 Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition winners announced on August 28, 2016 by The Foldforming Hub at www.foldforming.org. Story also appears in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine's Nov 2016 issue. This is the annual results video sharing winners and Jurors' Choice selections. JURORS: Charles Lewton-Brain, Hanuman Aspler, and Merle White. SPONSORS: Rio Grande, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine, The Ganoksin Project, Craftsy, and Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts. Director: Sue Lacy / www.foldforming.org and www.suelacy.com.
2016 WINNERS
FIRST PLACE: Rauni Higson, www.raunihigson.co.uk, Caernarfon, Wales, U.K. “Brushstroke Dish” (30 x 22 cm) (11.8 x 8.7 in) Britannia silver; photo by Sylvain Deleu. “Meander Dishes” (13.5 x 12.5 cm, 12 x 11 cm, 10.5 cm) (5.3 x 4.9 in, 4.7 x 4.3, 4.1 in), Britannia silver
SECOND PLACE: Emma-Jane Rule, www.emma-janerulesilversmith.co.uk, Leicester, England, U.K.
“Prickles Platter” (8 x 30 x 20 cm) (3.1 x 11.8 x 7.9 in) Britannia silver; photo by Dave Usher
THIRD PLACE: Denys Knight, www.accidentalhammer.com, Bonners Ferry, ID, U.S. “Morning Surf” (15 x 20 cm) (5.9 x 7.9 in) Copper; photo by Stan Knight.
HONORABLE MENTION: Rauni Higson, www.raunihigson.co.uk, Caernarfon, Wales, U.K., “Loving Cup” (36 x 22 cm) (14.1 x 8.7 in) Sterling silver; photo by Sylvain Deleu
2016 Jurors' Choice Selections
Sharon Stafford, www.sharonstaffordmetals.com, Arlington, MA, U.S., “Coiled Cup” (9.5 x 6 cm) (3.8 x 2.4 in) Copper, copper wire, hook-up cable
Ira Sherman, www.irasherman.com, Denver, CO, U.S., “Chastity Skirt” (45.7 x 30.4 x 30.4 cm) (18 x 12 x 12 in) Mild steel and brass, semi precious gemstones
Kest Schwartzman, www.vagabondmetalworks.com, Frederick, MD, U.S., “Golden Garden” (50.8 x 15.2 x 25.4 cm) (20 x 6 x 10 in) Brass
Emma-Jane Rule, www.emma-janerulesilversmith.co.uk, Leicester, England, U.K., “Prickles Pods” (15 x 12 x 12 cm, 12 x 16 x 16 cm) Britannia silver; photo by Dave Usher
Richard Rozinski, www.neongod.com, Mesa, AZ, U.S., “Lifeforce V” wall sconce (70 x 33 x 11.4 cm) (27.5 x 13 x 4.5 in) Steel, neon light, 23K gold leaf, powdered graphite; photo by Michael Thompson
Ken Roussin, www.myobjetsdart.com, Winnetka, CA, U.S., "Inseparable #3” (15.2 x 9.5 x 12.7 cm) (6 x 3.75 x 5 in) Copper, aluminum, vitreous enamel
Stella Rose Powell, www.silverfallsjewelry.com, Bend,OR, U.S.
From series “Beyond the Garden Gate“ (45.7 cm) (18 in) Sterling silver, pearls
Yuka Okane Inoue, Lake Forest, IL, U.S., “I See the Wind” (18 x 18 x 2.5 cm) (7 x 7 x 1 in) Japanese alloys, silver, rubber, diamond; photo by Guy Nicol
Aisling Mcgloughlin, www.aislingmcgloughlin.com, Dublin, Ireland
“Cavern Vessel” (20 x 20 x 20 cm) (7.9 x 7.9 x 7.9 in) Copper, lacquer, tin flux; photo by Johnny McMillan
Chien Ching Liao, Taoyuan, Taiwan, “Duplication of Nest II” (27 x 18 x 18 cm) (10.6 x 7 x 7 in) Copper, patina
Rhonda Kap, www.rhondakap.com, Cornell, CA, U.S., “Sea Life Lamps” (76.2 x 45.7 cm) (30 x 18 in) Copper, bronze
Yoon-Gyo Jeong, www.redbaci.com, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, “Sunflower 1, Sunflower 2” (42 x 18.5 x 55 cm, 25 x12 x 30 cm) (16.5 x 7.3 x 21.7 in) Copper, iron; photo by Munch
Wei-chun Huang, Tainan City, Taiwan, “Facing the Sun” (21 x 21 x 10 cm) (8.3 x 8.3 x 3.9 in) Copper
Marco Fleseri, www.fleseri.com, Chicago, IL, U.S., “Keratathirio No. 1” (7.6 x 5 x 6 cm) (3 x 2 x 2.4 in) Sterling silver
Chelsea Dyck, www.mycreativework.ca, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
“Impregnable” (22.8 x 35.6 cm) (9 x 14 in) Niobium, sterling silver
Pat Downing, www.patdowning.com, San Diego, CA, U.S.
“Copper Beggar's Bag” (11.4 x 8.9 cm) (4.5 x 3.5 in) Copper foil, copper braided wire
Christina Brandewie, www.cabbjewelry.com, Cincinnati, OH, U.S.
“Honeycomb Exposed” (7.6 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm) (3 x 3 x 1 in)
18KY GP, roll printed sterling, 5.5 mm cultured pearls w/natural pink color, YGF pinstems
Ron Biel, Lacombe, Alberta, Canada, “Mystical Journeys” (62.2 x 58.4 x 26.6 cm) (24.5 H x 23 W x 10.5 in) Copper
Nick Grant Barnes, www.nickgrantbarnes.com, Silver Spring, MD, U.S., “Vessel” (28 x 25.4 cm) (11 x 10 in) Copper & 18k gold; photo by Greg Staley
Alison Antelman, www.antelman.com, Berkeley, CA, U.S.
“Glimmering Sunshine Necklace” (15.2 x 7.6 x .64 cm) (6 x 3 x .25 in) 18+ 22k yellow gold, oxidized sterling, stainless neck wire, faceted + cabochon tangerine garnet; photo by Eric Smith
Cristina Alvarez Magliano, www.allmarquetry.com, Richmond, CA, U.S., “Entrance Gate” Each panel (1 x .6 meters) (3.5 x 2 ft) Copper

If you work with metal, see official Facebook foldforming group at www.facebook.com/groups/foldforming for entry guidelines.

www.foldforming.org is home to the Lewton-Brain Foldform Competition which just completed its 5th year. All past years' results, new calls for entry, artist spotlights, and learning resources about foldforming (including tool info, e.g., the illusive paper hammer) can be found there.

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