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Open Studio Event at Redux Contemporary Art Center – September 2016

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Join Kaminer Haislip and the other artists of Redux Contemporary Art Center, located at 136 St. Philip Street in downtown Charleston, SC, Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 5pm-8pm for an insight and exploration of the talented artists occupying the private studios! Refreshments will be served and artwork will be for sale. Kaminer will have a selection of her handcrafted silver jewelry and objects on display for sale in her studio!

 

Lily Magazine – Spring 2016

 

 A modern heirloom created by local designer and silversmith Kaminer Haislip is an elegant addition to your treasure trove. Her creations are award-winning functional objects, jewelry, and custom commission pieces in silver and gold. Her aesthetic is chic and sleek, almost fluid in design. Exhibited internationally and featured in a plethora of publications, her gorgeous goodies are handcrafted at one of our fav places – Redux Contemporary Art Studio, downtown Charleston. Check her out at kaminerhaislip.com and be dazzled by her art and achievements. Aren’t we lucky to have her?

http://www.lily-magazine.com/#!art—soul/rzn9a

Redux Reorientation Exhibition – April 2016

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Redux Contemporary Art Center, located in downtown Charleston, SC, will be exhibiting new artworks by five of its artists in the Reorientation show April 29 – May 12, 2016.  Kaminer Haislip, Todd Anderson, Kate Waddell, Teil Duncan, and Raven Roxanne will have their original art on display. It is great way to see the vast quality of the artwork being created within the walls of Redux!

Kaminer Haislip will be exhibiting five new silver jewelry pieces from her recent Reef Jewelry Series.

The opening reception will be held Friday, April 29 from 6pm-8pm.  Attend for a chance to meet the artists and see their studios at Redux!

http://reduxstudios.org

Exhibition at Redux Contemporary Art Center – August 2015

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Kaminer Haislip will be exhibiting her new Fog and Ripple Series at Redux Contemporary Art Center in the Connolly Gallery August 28-October 17, 2015.  The opening reception is Friday, August 28 from 6:30-8:30pm.  Kaminer hopes to see you there!

Redux Contemporary Art Center and Kaminer’s studio is located in downtown Charleston, SC at 136 Saint Philip Street.  For directions and more information visit http://reduxstudios.org.

Artist Statement:

While earning my MFA, I designed and created steel and wood panels utilizing a similar technique employed with these two new series. I recently revisited the process and the Fog and Ripple Series developed. Nickel and copper sheet have been adhered to wood panels that were then filed and finished to create a seamless appearance. Layers of spray paint were applied to the surface, which were then intuitively sanded with fine steel wool to create the hazy appearance. The sides of the 1.5″ deep panels are painted a neutral grey.

The Fog Series was inspired by light breaking through fog and clouds. Through the process of subtraction with the steel wool, I revealed hints of the nickel underneath the paint. I am intrigued by the idea that things are not always as they appear and sought to convey that concept with this series.

The Ripple Series was based on light as well, but reflecting off of a water surface as opposed to passing through something. As light bounces off of water, it changes the appearance and is temporarily a new image. Inspired by the ephemeral nature of this concept, I created my own interpretation of it with this series.

*Please note* these pieces will not be for sale on Kaminer’s website!  They are only available for purchase through Kaminer directly.  If you are interested in purchasing one, then please send an email inquiry to info@kaminerhaislip.com.  A response will be sent to you that includes pricing, dimensions, and images of works available.  You are welcome to view the pieces at Redux during the duration of the exhibition and set up an appointment to meet with Kaminer.

Jewelry Workshop at Redux Contemporary Art Center – February 2015

Kaminer Haislip will be teaching a silver jewelry workshop for beginners at Redux Contemporary Art Center in downtown Charleston, SC in February.  See below for details and contact Redux to sign up!

www.reduxstudios.org

Beginning Jewelry

When: Tuesdays, February 10 / 6 – 8 pm; February 17 & 24 / 6 – 9 pm

Cost: Member $165 / Non-member $200

Students have the choice to make a silver ring, pendant, or brooch with cabochon stone and will learn beginner’s jewelry techniques. Techniques include piercing, sawing, soldering, hammering, bezel setting and finishing. No experience necessary! Please bring something to drink, pen/pencil, and sketchbook.

Ring Workshop at Redux Contemporary Art Center – January 2015

Kaminer Haislip will be teaching a silver ring workshop for beginners at Redux Contemporary Art Center in downtown Charleston, SC this winter.  See below for details and contact Redux to sign up!

www.reduxstudios.org

Silver Ring Workshop

When: Saturday, January 24 / 12 – 6 pm
Cost: Member $80 / Non-member $100

Kaminer Haislip’s popular one-day ring workshop is back! Students will make a silver ring and will learn beginner’s jewelry techniques. Techniques include piercing, sawing, soldering, hammering, bezel setting and finishing. All materials included and no experience necessary! Please bring a drink, pen/pencil, sketchbook.

Redux Contemporary Art Center Annual Art Auction – November 2014

Redux Contemporary Art Center’s Annual Art Auction will be held Saturday, November 22 from 6-10pm at Harborside East in Mt. Pleasant, SC.  It is Redux’s biggest fundraiser of the year and an opportunity for you to purchase artworks by some of Charleston’s most talented artists!

Kaminer Haislip donated a handcrafted silver perfume bottle from her recent Learning to Fly Series.  Attend for a chance to bid on it!

For additional details on the auction visit http://reduxstudios.org/events/the-redux-annual-art-auction/

Charleston City Paper – July 2014

Charleston City Paper 
Second Nature
By Allston McCrady 

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It’s been 12 years since an unassuming cinder block building tucked off a sleepy section of St. Philip Street was brightly painted with the giant letters REDUX and transformed into an artistic hotbed. At its inception, Redux Contemporary Art Center was an ambitiously cool concept — a collection of artist studios with a central exhibition space and workshops open to the public. But was it ahead of its time? Too avant-garde for a city whose art galleries sell marshscapes by the dozens? Would it survive?

The answer for the latter is yes. Redux is relevant. Radically relevant. Its panel of advisors sifts through scads of proposals from talented artists across the country to select thoughtful, edgy, often provocative work, pushing Charleston’s artistic boundaries a little further. The application process is rigorous. It is a serious honor to land a show on these walls.

Every other year, Redux takes a break from the national talent pool to cull from within, celebrating the work of its own studio artists. In years past, this took the form of a group show, an often discombobulated hodgepodge of media with no central theme. This year, Redux takes a new approach.

For its upcoming show Reorientation, executive director Stacy Huggins invited proposals from local Redux artists and reviewed them herself, looking for threads and visions that might complement one another. She whittled her choice down to four artists, all women, all working with different materials, whose images struck her as organic or inspired by the natural world.

“These artists really stepped up,” says Huggins. “Their bodies of work are impressive. They’re all super talented, very committed to their art forms. None of them collaborated when submitting their proposals, yet their work meshes well.”

Kaminer Haislip: Silversmithing

Stop by Redux almost any day of the week, and you’ll hear strange sounds coming from a corner studio — whizzing, pounding, cutting, grinding, the steady roar of a blowtorch. Peek your head through the curtains and you’ll see a sylph-like young woman with pale skin wearing green tennis shoes she calls her “grubbies,” hunched over her jeweler’s bench, hard at work.

A silversmith, her name is Kaminer Haislip, and since joining Redux in 2005 she has made a name for herself with her sleek, contemporary vessels. For Reorientation, Haislip submits five works from her “Learning to Fly” series.

Inspired by some photos she took on a flight up the coast, Haislip etches the clouds into metal, paints them with a tar-like substance called black resist, then submerges the silver in nitric acid, which eats away at the recessed silver to give the pattern depth. The result is powerful: a stark contrast between the crisp geometry of the polished silver vessel and the ethereal, transient, organic feel of the clouds.

To read the full article visit http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/four-female-artists-draw-inspiration-from-the-natural-world-for-redux-exhibit/Content?oid=4948286

 

Summer Jewelry Workshops at Redux Contemporary Art Center

Kaminer Haislip will be teaching two silver jewelry workshops for beginners at Redux Contemporary Art Center in downtown Charleston, SC this summer.  See below for details and contact Redux to sign up!

www.reduxstudios.org

Silver Ring Workshop

When: Saturday, July 12 / 12 – 6 pm
Cost: Member $90 / Non-member $110

Kaminer Haislip’s popular one-day ring workshop is back! Students will make a silver ring and will learn beginner’s jewelry techniques. Techniques include piercing, sawing, soldering, hammering, bezel setting and finishing. All materials included and no experience necessary! Please bring a drink, pen/pencil, sketchbook.

Silver Jewelry Etching

When: Tuesdays, August 5 / 6 – 8 pm; August 12, 19 / 6 – 9 pm
Cost: Member $165 / Non-Member $200

In this introductory course to silver jewelry etching, students will etch a design onto silver and create a cuff bracelet. Jewelry techniques include piercing, filing, annealing, hammering, forming, and finishing. No experience necessary! All materials are provided. Bring a drink and come dressed to get messy!

Redux Reorientation Exhibition – July 2014

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Redux Contemporary Art Center, located in downtown Charleston, SC, will be exhibiting new artworks by four of its artists in the Reorientation show July 7 – August 2, 2014.  Chloe Gilstrap, Kaminer Haislip, Kate MacNeil, and Jane Ann Sweeny were selected for the exhibition. These four women represent three vastly different media, but are united in skill, quality, commitment to craftsmanship, art, and life long learning.

Kaminer Haislip will be exhibiting five new silver hollowware pieces from her recent Learning to Fly Series.

The opening reception will be held Friday, July 11, 2014 from 6pm-9pm.  Attend for a chance to meet the artists and see their studios at Redux!

Redux Contemporary Art Center – 136 Saint Philip Street – Charleston, SC 29403

http://reduxstudios.org/exhibits/redux-reorientation/