David LaPlantz

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David LaPlantz: Round Brooch, Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Round Brooch
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Item is available Available ($119.00)
David LaPlantz: Round Brooch, Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Round Brooch
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Item is available Available ($119.00)
David LaPlantz: Red, White and Black Round Brooch, Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Red, White and Black Round Brooch
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
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David LaPlantz: Red, White and Black Round Brooch, Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Red, White and Black Round Brooch
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
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David LaPlantz: Red, White and Black Round Brooch, Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Red, White and Black Round Brooch
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Item is available Available ($129.00)
David LaPlantz: Red and White Round Brooch, Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Red and White Round Brooch
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Item is available Available ($108.00)
David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Item is available Available ($108.00)
David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($108.00)
David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Item is available Available ($129.00)
David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Please inquire about availability Please inquire
David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($108.00)
David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($86.00)
David LaPlantz: Roundoes Choker, Necklace with five brooches in industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with cable cord and magnetic clasp. Approx 18" long.
Roundoes Choker
Necklace with five brooches in industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with cable cord and magnetic clasp. Approx 18" long.
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David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
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David LaPlantz: EVoL/Reflects/LoVE, "Action that Reflects - Love is a Call to Action" brooch in industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected. 2 1/8" diameter.
EVoL/Reflects/LoVE
"Action that Reflects - Love is a Call to Action" brooch in industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected. 2 1/8" diameter.
Exhibit: Louder than Words
Item is available Available ($140.00)
David LaPlantz: , Brooch in industrially painted aluminum and sterling silver rivets with stainless steel pin stem. 2" in diameter.
Brooch in industrially painted aluminum and sterling silver rivets with stainless steel pin stem. 2" in diameter.
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David LaPlantz: The Count2, Brooch in industrially painted aluminum with stainless steel pin stem. 2" in diameter.
The Count2
Brooch in industrially painted aluminum with stainless steel pin stem. 2" in diameter.
Exhibit: Featured Artist: David LaPlantz
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Biographical Information for David LaPlantz:


Residence: New Mexico

Exhibitions:

Solo -
1986: Appalachian Center for the Crafts, Smithville, TN
1979: Pima Community College, Art Gallery, Tucson, AZ
1973: Ferndale Silver Shop, Ferndale, CA
1970: Stetson University, Deland, FL
1969: Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI

Group - Selected -
Eat Drink Art Design, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, 2011 and 2010
Pins For Men, Facere Jewelry Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2007
The Ring Show: Then and Now Exhibition, National Ornamental Metals Museum, Memphis TN, 2007
Parameters of Preciousness, invitational exhibition, Gahlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL, 2006
Greater Midwest International XX, juried exhibition, Art Center Gallery, Central Missouri State University, Warrensberg, MO, 2005
200 Rings, invitational traveling exhibition, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ, 2005
Refined IV: Innovation, juried exhibition, SFA Gallery,
Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, 2005
100 Brooches, invitational traveling exhibition, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA, 2005
California Art Metal Now: An Exhibition of Contemporary California Jewelry and
Metal Art, juried exhibition, Blue Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2005
Rings, curated by Robert Ebendorf, Gallery of Art and Design, North Carolina
State University, Raleigh, NC, 2004
Educators/Educated: Jewelry and Metals in Ohio, curated by Gail M. Brown, Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH, 2004
California Art Metal Now: An Exhibition of Contemporary California Jewelry and
Metal Art, juried exhibition, Blue Room Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2005
Craft U.S.A.,'05, National Craft Triennial, juried exhibition, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, 2005
Alchemy: From Common Materials to Extraordinary Objects,invitational exhibition, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, 2002
Sheen of Silver, Weight of Air : Contemporary Aluminum- Invitational Exhibition, Schnieder Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR, 2000 Exemplary Contemporary 1999/All California, Functional and/or Wearable Metal Arts Exhibition, competitive juried exhibition, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 1999
EyeCon, National Eyewear Invitational Exhibition, John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN, 1998
Formulations: A Metals Invitational, Carroll Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 1997
North American Metal Arts Invitational Exhibition: Heritage and Diversity, Montgomery College Art Gallery, in association with 1996 SNAG Conference, Rockville, MD, 1996
Art By Design, Jewelry Competition, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, 1995
Contemporary Metalsmithing: Beyond & Behind the Bench, invitational exhibition of 25 American Jewelers and Metalsmiths, The Gallery at Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO,1994
Gems and Jewels, New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection to the Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA, 1994
The Art of the Book '93, juried exhibition of members of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artist Guild, Ontario Crafts Council's Craft Gallery, Ontario, Canada and two year traveling exhibition including the National Library, Ottawa, Canada, 1993-1994
Silver Jubilee, national invitational exhibition, Artspace, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, 1992
Table Trappings, national competitive exhibition, Galleria Mesa, Mesa Arts Center,
Mesa, AZ, 1992
What's Shakin? Invitational Salt and Pepper Shaker Exhibition,Twist Gallery, Portland, OR, 1991
California Metal Forms '90, competitive exhibition, California Crafts Museum,
San Francisco, CA, 1990
American Contemporary Art Jewelry -- A National Invitational Exhibition, curated by Earl Pardon, Connell Gallery, Great American Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1990
The Northern California Craft Movement, 1907 to the Present, Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1990
Jewelry Today, international competition, The Joan Michlin Gallery, New York, NY, 1989
Avant Garde — Jewelry USA, competitive exhibition, Joan Michlin Gallery, New York, NY, 1988
Kinetic Jewelry — International Competitive Exhibition, Hanau, GERMANY, 1987-1988
Metalsmithing/Western USA Invitational, Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT, 1987
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1987
Contemporary Metals II, national competitive exhibition, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA, 1986
Merritt '85/Annual Contemporary Jewelry and Wearable Metal Art, national competitive exhibition, Merritt Gallery, Rochester, NY, 1985
Celebration '84, A Sense of Occasion, International invitational exhibition, sponsor: Ontario Crafts Council and the American Crafts Council, traveled throughout Canada, 1984-1985
Contemporary Jewelry: The Americas, Australia, Europe and Japan, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and Toyko, JAPAN, 1984
Jewelry USA, national competitive competition sponsors: SNAG & ACC, American Craft Museum, New York, NY, 1984
Good As Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry, traveling exhibition,
sponsor: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1982-1984
California Crafts XIII, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 1983
Contemporary Metals: Focus on Ideas, traveling exhibition through WAAM, sponsor: Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA, 1981-1983
New Wave Jewelry, Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA, 1982
For The Tabletop, traveling exhibition, sponsor: ACC, American Craft Museum, New York, NY, 1980-1982
National Invitational Metalsmiths Exhibition, sponsor: SNAG and University of Kansas, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1981
Copper 2, national competitive competition, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1980
California Jewelers and Metalsmiths, invitational exhibition, Concepts Gallery,
Carmel, CA, 1980
Marietta College Crafts National '79, Marietta College, Marietta, OH, 1979
California Metals Invitational, Long Beach Gallery, Long Beach, CA, 1978
North American Goldsmith Biennial Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, 1977
California Crafts X, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 1977
Six American Metalsmiths, traveling exhibition, sponsor: US State Department, The Cultural Center, Bucharest, ROMANIA, continued traveling through Eastern Europe, 1976-1977
The Blacksmith as Artist and Craftsman, 1976-1977, traveling exhibition, sponsor: ACC, sites: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL., Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NY., and the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington,DC, 1976-1977
California Design '76, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1976
Forms in Metal, traveling exhibition, sponsor: ACC, sites: Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NY and Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1975
Contemporary Crafts of the Americas, traveling exhibition—international competition, sites: Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. and Pan American Building, Washington, DC, 1975
Eight American Metalsmiths and Jewelers, traveling exhibition, sites: Sheffield
Polytechnic School of Art and Design, Sheffield, ENGLAND and Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND, 1974
World Silver Fair, Mexico City, MEXICO, 1974
The Goldsmith, traveling exhibition, sites: Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC and Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN, 1974
Invitational Exhibition, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC, 1973
Profiles in Jewelry 1973, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 1973
Invitational — Southwest Region Craftsmen, American Craftsmen's Council Gallery, New York, NY, 1972
Invitational Exhibition, Fair Tree Gallery, New York, NY, 1972
Second Biennial Lake Superior National Craft Exhibition, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN, 1972
Special Traveling Exhibition, sponsor: Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN, 1971-1972
California Design XI, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA, 1971
Metal Experience, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA, 1971
For Men Only, Lee Nordness Gallery, New York, NY, 1971
Goldsmith '70, traveling exhibition, sites: St. Paul Art Center, St. Paul, MN, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY. and elsewhere in the US, 1970-1971
Young Americans 1969, USA traveling exhibition, sponsor: American Craft Council, 1969-1971
National Sterling Silver Design Competition, USA traveling exhibition, starting at Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY, 1969-1970
21st Exhibition for Michigan Artists-Craftsmen, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, 1969
Invitational National Craft Exhibition, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1968
Michigan Craftsmen Show, Bloomfield Hills Art Association, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1967

Permanent Collections:

Public -
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA
Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI
Genoa Area Public Library, Genoa, OH
Hoffman Gallery, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR
IAIA Museum, Santa Fe, NM
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, JAPAN
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
Redding Art Museum, Redding, CA
Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, OR
Saint Paul Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, GERMANY

Schools -
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Corporate — Selected -
Ornament Magazine Collection, San Diego, CA
Open Hands, Santa Fe, NM

Private — Selected -
Ralph Turner Collection, London, ENGLAND


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