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was alone in the world or so I thought for many years working with
wire... I started with wire in the 60s when there wasn't much published
about wire working."
"I have been working with wire since.....1972... I guess..4th grade...
I thought I was the only wire person around... "
"I have been longing for this kind of guild for a long time..."
"I did not realize the size of the community of wire
|In 2004 Elizabeth Berrien founded
Sculpture International, the worldwide guild of wire sculptors. This
guild is still in the formative stages - we're still accepting
submissions to our first Wire Sculpture Directory. During 2005 we hope
to launch our web site, and eventually attain our non-profit status.
Mission of Wire Sculpture International
and maintain a web Directory of international wire sculptors
and maintain a web site to fulfill as many aspects of our mission as
wire sculptors to find, identify and communicate with each other
greater visibility, credibility, prestige and respect for wire
sculpture as a medium
and/or increase standards of quality and workmanship within the medium
(design, durability, etc) (define student, amateur &
professional status, etc)
the furtherance of the medium
specific promotion to museums, fine art galleries, etc to improve their
view of wire sculpture as a medium (traveling exhibits, juried shows,
and document the history of the medium while 20th century pioneers and
innovators are still living
a wire sculpture reference library
wire sculpture techniques
applications of creative wire sculpture technique to industrial
the diversity and evolution of emerging techniques within the medium
publications about wire sculpture, including textbooks on "how to"
wire sculpture workshops for educators to encourage "open-ended" wire
scholarships and other awards for promising wire sculptors and students
the personal and professional well-being of wire sculptors including
group/volume opportunities/discounts in insurance, merchant services,
advertising, promotion (web design, etc) workshops on marketing and
other business skills, bulk/group buying, conventions, exhibits, etc
and enable students as well as experienced wire sculptors to explore
and invent new wire sculpture techniques.
an artist to Wire Sculpture International, email to wireladye
Class Wire Sculpture · Elizabeth Berrien (707) 445-4931
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