Studio 20/17 have put up a post on their blog that has a bunch of great pictures documenting the recent One Design workshop that took place in their gallery.…
PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.
Professor Jivan Astfalck, PhD:
Jivan Astfalck is a visual artist, jeweller and academic. Born in Berlin, where she was trained as a goldsmith, she has been living in London for more than 20 years. She obtained her MA in the History and Theory of Modern Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design and her PhD in Fine Art at the University of the Arts London. Dr Astfalck is Professor at the Faculty of the Arts, Design & Media (ADM), Birmingham City University (BCU) and combines her studio practice, which she exhibits internationally, with teaching as the MA Course Director for Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Product. In 2013 she became Director of the new Research Centre for Creative Making: S.T.U.F.F. (Sensuous Technologies Underpinning Fabulous Futures).
Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!
Since my last post, I've been on the south coast of England, variously in London, Folkestone and Brighton. What should have been a very relaxing weekend proved to be anything but, albeit in a good way. Very…
American Craft Magazine's bonus digital edition is out! This issue focuses on artists working with wild, unusual materials – everything from Legos and cardboard to juniper topiary, vintage typewriter parts, bottle caps, and…Continue
Teaching Assistantships available.
Deadline for the Spring, 2015: November 3, 2014.
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I am the curator of a wonderful exhibition on "hidden" or Invisible Disabilities, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia in April 2015, at Mason Murer Gallery. It is sponsored by VSA, the arts for disabilities in Atlanta. Artists so far are from Canada, the U.S. and South Africa. This is going to be an amazing opportunity for artists to showcase work about physical and mental challenges they face, and that most people do not think about!
1) The art work MUST in some way…Continue
Lately, everywhere I look artists seem to have taken on taxidermy. This being artists we are talking about, you can be sure that their pieces are not your grandfather's stuffed beasts anymore, but work that…Continue
I feel really deflated after all the stress leading up to the referendum and although my sleeping patterns are back to normal - for the four or five days prior to the event, I was getting about 2 hours a night! - I'm still…
The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft…Continue