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Now in its 5th year:

The SNAG/crafthaus Conference scholarship is awarded every January to a crafthaus member and is intended to enable his/her attendance at the annual SNAG conference!

Application deadline: January 10, 2015

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Jim Arendt - Labor and Work

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 19, 2014 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Ellie, denim, 2012, 67 x 60 inches, denim applique, Photo: James Arendt.

My artwork grows out of the need for me to understand our shifting relationship with labor and work. I grew up on a farm outside of Flint, Michigan, birthplace of General Motors…

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Midori Takaki - Where the Wind Blows

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 18, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

"Where the Wind Blows"

"When I was a child in Japan I thought I would become a writer. My head was a full of imagination, memories, feelings, thoughts and stories. Once in a while, they overtook my daily life. It wasn't always easy…

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Call for Artists: ‘Mimesis’ Amberif Design Award 2015 – Poland

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 18, 2014 at 7:42am 0 Comments

We have the honour and a pleasure to announce the 19th edition of the Amberif Design Award, which accompanies the 22. International Fair of Amber, Jewellery and Gemstones AMBERIF 2015 in Gdansk, Poland.

 

The competition's aim is to promote creative thinking and new ideas in the design of…

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Lynn Skordal - Paperwork

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 17, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

"After retiring from the practice of law several years ago, I returned to an early love--art. Usually I make small works on paper, and the humble art of collage is a favorite medium. I live and work on an island in the middle of a lake, surrounded by a…

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Deadline Extended: EMERGENCE: New Questions in Craft and Object Making

Posted by Anne M. Fiala on December 16, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

The Winthrop University Guild of Emerging Metalsmiths is excited to announce the call for entry for Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making. Curated by Arthur Hash, Emergence is looking for three-dimensional works created by students that are exploring new frontiers in craft through…

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Kevin Best - wood tuner, carpenter, set painter, jeweller, photographer

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 16, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

For an artist reinterpreting the still life paintings of the Dutch Golden Age, in a new medium, Kevin Best could not have been born in a more appropriately named country. New Zealand was named in 1645 after the Dutch province of Zeeland.…

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Eugenia Ingegno - Triggering Memories

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 15, 2014 at 11:15am 0 Comments

Necklace: Monsieur Gaston, 2010

Textile, resin, plastic pearls, gold

30 x 8 x 5 cm, lenght 45 cm

Photo: Federico Cavicchioli

I seek objects, I accumulate and break them up to extract what is essential for me: a…

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2015 Internships and Apprenticeships at SCC‏

Posted by Brigitte Martin on December 13, 2014 at 8:41am 0 Comments

It's that time of year again! The Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA is looking for the best and brightest emerging artists and arts leaders to join our team. We are committed to…
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Jennifer Merchant, Minneapolis, MN

"Beveled Cuff"

Acrylic, paper.

"Studio Jeweler specializing in alternative materials. In addition to my layered acrylic jewelry collection (which layers acrylic sheet with pages from magazines) I also have a series of pieces hand sculpted from corian."

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