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..........................Welcome, Gail Hodder!

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What is your membership level?
Do you have a website?
In what province are you?
Do you consider yourself a professional, student or emerging artist. Are you a gallery, school, organization or guild?
Professional, Admirer
In what area of the metal arts do you work?
silversmith, goldsmith, metalsmith, sculptor
Tell us about your education.
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Alumni 1996
Share some of your career highlights or goals.
Just won the Premiere's Award in Prince Edward Island for Best in Show at the Eptek Cultural Centre. I taught a Jewellery and Metalwork Program in Canada's North for 3 years. I once hosted a visit with Canadian Metalsmith, Lois Betteridge. I made her sushi and she gave me some of her chasing tools. An amazing woman!
While a student, I met Tim McCreight at a Jewellery Symposium in Maine. He's super nice!
If you have an online store include the link here

I am gearing up and preparing for the trade show season. I'm honestly looking forward to designing my booth, more then making jewellery. Shhhh, don't tell anyone :)

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At 3:30pm on May 2, 2010, nicholas fitzgerald said…
hi gail
yes i know him i actually learned from him for a little while he is a grate blacksmith
i went to haliburtion school of the arts in Ontario i have not gotten to do any metal work i have no gear i got an itch i can not scratch lol
At 10:34am on April 2, 2010, nicholas fitzgerald said…
your work seems very skilled i would love to have you as a friend on here :)
i see on your profile you deal with NS where abouts in NS are you??
At 12:37pm on November 15, 2009, Boris Kolodny said…
I looked at the images of your jewelry.
I really like the variety.
You obviously like to experiment with different things. And that is a good thing.
If you need anything at all please let me know. I do custom cutting to fit your design as well as standard gem cuts.


At 12:17am on November 5, 2009, Susan Kingsley said…
Hi Cail, Yes, that is me too!
At 8:42pm on October 21, 2009, Natasha MacFadyen said…
Hi Gail. I am so glad I found this place, it is just what I need and how wonderful you found me.
Jewelery goes very slowly but surely. It's hard to believe but I finally got a torch. I am so excited about the abyss of creative possibility... I'm rather aw struck at the moment. Congratulations on your award what a great achievement!
At 3:23am on September 29, 2009, Haley MacIntyre said…
hey, I appreciate the comment on the earrings! thank you very much. it must be just wonderful having your studio on the coast!!
At 6:02am on August 26, 2009, David Keeling said…
Thanks for letting me know about the broken link.
Yes, those are my fingers, Feb. /07
At 11:30am on June 19, 2009, Boris Kolodny said…

Thank you so much for your comment.
I have corrected the mistake
At 9:14pm on May 20, 2009, Melissa Caron Jewellers said…
Hi Gail, thanks for the compliments! I have fun with my creativity, and I try not to hold myself back. This is something I work with!
Your work is very inspiring as well, all the best to you,
At 7:50pm on May 20, 2009, Jane Milton said…
will call when we get there. I'd love to see your studio and new pieces.
Looking forward to the festival in July, too. Thanks for all your work on that. I'm excited.

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