Alison B. Antelman exhibits and sells her work from her studio, galleries and at craft shows nationally. She was recently awarded First Place in the Charles Lewton Brain Fold-Forming Competition. She has also received awards at craft shows; 2013 Best in Show at the Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival in Ketchum, Idaho and the Scottsdale Arts Festival in Scottsdale, AZ; 2012 Merit Award at Main Street Arts Festival in Fort Worth, Texas; 2010 & 2009 Best of Jewelry and 2008 People’s Choice at Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival in Ketchum, Idaho; 2009 Best of Show-Jewelry at Park City Kimball Arts Festival in Park City, Utah.
She has participated in many exhibitions including at Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA; Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek, WI; Facere’ Gallery in Seattle, WA, along with many galleries in California and throughout the country.
Her work is published in Lark Books Showcase 500 Art Necklaces-2013, Art Jewelry Today 3-2011 by Schiffer Publishing, San Francisco Chronicle article Five Jewelry Artists To Seek Out by Sylvia Rubin 2011, Lark Books 500 Gemstone Jewels-2010, Lapidary Journal’s Jewelry Artist magazine featuring fold-forming in May 2012, mechanisms and hinges December 2011 and Pendants in 2010.
Alison teaches classes and workshops at art centers including; Revere Academy, Mendocino Art Center and Richmond Art Center in California; Craft Guild of Dallas in Dallas, TX; Sun Valley Center for Arts in Sun Valley, Idaho; at artists studios and schools, through Guilds across the country, as well as out of her own studio in the historic Sawtooth Building.
As former President (2007-2011) of the San Francisco Metal Arts Guild (founded in 1951) she continues to enjoy proselytizing the word of metal arts. She is often found creating one-of-a-kind jewelry in her well-lit studio, The Sawtooth building in Berkeley, California.