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LIFE   Island Treasures: Cantwell, Baran-Mickle are latest inductees to storied artistic pantheon By Luciano Marano • January 13, 2020 8:15 am Two new Bainbridge art world icons, Bill Baran-Mickle and Dominique Cantwell, are now counted among the illustrious ranks of Island Treasure Award recipients. Award officials confirmed the duo’s nomination earlier this month, capping a secretive …

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Paths to Greatness | State University of New York at Geneseo, New York. The Milne Library

1998Smithed brass, copper, nickel silver with patinas, cast concrete.7.5 ft x 7 ft diameterOriginally in front of the Milne Library, State University of New York at Geneseo.Now relocated inside the library’s main lobby. [Architectural consultant: McLear Associates Architects, Rochester, NY; Base cast by: W. N. Russell and Company, New Jersey; Landscape Design: SUNY’s University Landscape …

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Along the Way | The ChemMed Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Along the Way” ©1995Wall Relief76 x 72 x 6 inchesSmithed brass, copper, nickel silver, found objects patina and paint. Mounted on plywood. A complex iconography depicting everyday life, work life, vacation and retirement, as well as personal sanctuary (center) and afterlife (clouds expanding).CemMed Center Building, Cincinnati, OHAmerican Craft Council and Hines Limited Partners (National Competition …

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1991 National Metal Competition (the Brass, Copper and Bronze Competition) Metalsmith Spring 1992

1991 National Metal Competition (the Brass, Copper and Bronze Competition) Metalsmith Spring 1992 By Robert L. Cardinale Excerpt of Article-Review:My purpose in this article is to describe what the exhibition did show, especially in some of the pieces selected for awards, compare the three exhibitions in general, and make some analytic observations about the field …

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Historical Sources: New Visions in Contemporary Metalsmithing

Excerpt of Review: “Historical Sources: New Visions in Contemporary Metalsmithing” by Ron Netsky in Metalsmith 11(4) 1991 “Johan Rhodes Update to 1989,” by William Baran-Mickle from Rochester, goes beyond influence or historic precedent to the territory of satirical comment. The piece looked as if it began its esthetic life as a virtual copy of Johan …

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