The Metal Arts Guild (MAG) is an independent, non-profit, educational organization
of people who are skilled, interested, or share in the production and exhibition of metals.

Our Community

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Everyone is welcome to join: from the beginner to the master craftsperson, teachers and students, metal arts collectors and more. Each member is a vital part of making the Guild work for our community.

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We support the work of outstanding metal artists by organizing exhibitions, lectures, and workshops, awarding an annual MAG Community Project Grant, various student scholarships, and offering resources and opportunities for our members.

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MAG is a 501(c 3) non-profit, all-volunteer-led arts organization, and we rely on your generosity to help us provide metal related events, lectures, workshops, exhibitions and networking mixers to the membership and community.

Featured Member

Each month a new Featured Member is chosen from the completed member profiles on our website. Their interview and work is highlighted on our blog and social media. Visit our archive of past Featured Members.

May 2020

 

  • Kent Raible
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  • Kent Raible
  • Kent Raible
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Kent Raible

Our educational site: kentraible.com

The jewelry: goldenspherestudios.com

Our YouTube channel: KentRaible 

Instagram: kentraible

Tell us a little about yourself.

I grew up in Marin county in a family of artist/bohemians. My parents met at CCAC in the 50’s, and were always supportive of any creative endeavors their children fancied. I picked up the guitar at age 11 (still love to play!), and got into jewelry not long after that. Dad got me into hiking the hills of Marin, and I always had a deep appreciation and love of the natural world, which I still nurture to this day. My wife Lynn and I now live on a fairly remote 20 acre property in SW Washington State. I guess you could say I’m just an old, back to the land hippie who happens to make really incredible jewelry.

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