Lucky 13! The Annual Jewellery Student Competition reaches its 13th year.

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The Annual National Jewellery Student Competition is celebrating it's 13th year. We extend our congratulations to this year's winner Anne-Sophie Vallée. We would also like to send an enormous thank you to our 2016 jurors, Rebekah Frank, Executive Director, Art Jewelry Forum Gloria Hickey, Independent Curator and Writer and Shannon Stratton, Chief Curator, Museum of Arts and Design NYC.

Our thanks to the over 50 incredible jurors from previous years who come from international organizations such as ART JEWELRY FORUM​, Klimt02​, as well as the national: Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des Arts du Canada​, Craft Ontario​, the Carleton University Art Gallery​, the National Gallery of Canada​, the The Ottawa Art Gallery | La Galerie d'art d'Ottawa​ to name a few.

The Annual National Jewellery Student Competition has also been the grateful recipient of support from Society of North American Goldsmiths​, the Crafts Council UK​ and the Metal Arts Guild of Canada​.

We are so proud and thankful to be part of this richly diverse community and want to thank all our jurors for their participation and support:

Rebekah Frank, Executive Director, Art Jewelry Forum
Gloria Hickey, Independent Curator and Writer
Shannon Stratton, Chief Curator, Museum of Arts and Design NYC.

Leo Caballero, Klimt02 Founder and Manager
Susan Cummins, Art Jewelry Forum Board Chair
Mary K. McIntyre, metalsmith

Heather Anderson, curator, Carleton University Art Gallery
Jenn Campbell, editor, Ottawa Citizen Style Magazine
Brian Foss, director, School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University
Charlie Hill, curator of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada
Deborah Margo, artist and professor, University of Ottawa

Emma Quinn, executive director, Ontario Crafts Council
Lynda Greenberg, former director, Gallery Lynda Greenberg
Melanie Egan, head of craft, Harbourfront Centre
Nancy Singer, Executive Director, Kehilla Residential Programme
Vivienne Jones, RCA, jeweller and artist.

Jonathan Browns, Cultural Planner, Fine Art Collection, City of Ottawa
John Cook, principal, Griffiths, Rankin, Cook
Alan C. Elder, curator, Canadian Crafts and Design, Canadian Museum of Civilization
Peter Simpson, arts editor at large, Ottawa Citizen
Rene Villeneuve, Associate Curator of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada

Alexandra Badzak, director of the Ottawa Art Gallery
Anne Carlyle, Director of Carlyle Design Associates
Sandra Dyck, Curator of the Carleton University Art Gallery
Lois Frankel, Associate Professor of Industrial Design, Carleton University Pierre-Luc St. Laurent, Director of Galerie St. Laurent + Hill.

Kevin Cremin, jeweller
G. Daze, collector
Mary Dila, The Gordon Group
Julie Dupont, cultural planner for the City of Ottawa
C. Graham, collector
Victoria Henry, director, Canada Council Art Bank
Sonia Lismer, Heritage Canada
Tony Martins, founder, Guerilla Magazine
Melanie Scott, journalist and editor
Daniel Sharp, artist and program officer, Department of Foreign Affairs
Dorothy Speak, author
Cindy Stelmakowich, artist and professor, Art History, Carleton University
Ken Tucker, collector
Thea Yeatman, founder, Woven Streams Couture

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