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Posted by Jessica Todd
What is your best piece of financial advice for potential and/or current MFA students?
I don’t recommend getting a job while you are in grad school – there just isn’t time. I took out a loan but that isn’t always the way to go. Work hard to make and save money before you start school. Once grad school started, I began making work to sell over the summer, Christmas break, spring break, etc. An Etsy shop is great way to earn money. Use your studio access to your advantage to create work to sell, but concentrate on your grad work first.
Another busy week, starting early on with the first stirrings of the performance-making-piece "JUNK: Rubbish To Gold" by Jivan Astfalck in which 650kg of junk jewellery will be reconfigured and auctioned off for charity. Jivan, Laura Bradshaw-Heap and Rachel Darbourne had a photoshoot this week and we got to see some of the junk materials:…Continue
Nicholas Bell, the Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Renwick Gallery, speaks about the legacy and reopening of the Renwick, as well as the opening exhibition "WONDER."
I will be attending the opening reception, if any crafthauser is attending as well, pls email or message me…Continue
New in 2015: SNAG has identified the need to support emerging curators in the field of jewelry and metalwork. The Emerging Curators program offers grants up to $2,500 to assist an emerging curator or curators in executing an exhibition focused on jewelry and/or…Continue
***Teaching Assistantships available.
Deadline for Spring: November, 20 2015
Deadline for fall: January, 20 2015
New Mexico State University is…Continue
AND back at the bench! Hooray!
I've begun to catch up with commissions and making stock work. Immediately, I'm working on a piece incorporating a small 9ct Edwardian brooch and some of the metal found on Dungeness…