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Craft In Sight

In-depth interviews with craft artists !

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CRAFT IN SIGHT

Craft in Sight is a collaboration between Brian Ferrell and Brigitte Martin (crafthaus).

 

Our goal is the creation and distribution of videos about crafthaus artists, showcasing a range of craft media, creative processes and the environment in which craft work is made today. Enjoy!

 


Episode 1: Sharon Massey, Metalsmith, Pittsburgh, PA

Episode 2: Sue Amendolara, Metalsmith, Edinboro, PA

Episode 3: Glen Guarino, Furniture Marker, Cedar Grove, NJ

 

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Craft in Sight Episode 2: Sue Amendolara

Started by Brian Ferrell Apr 9, 2011. 0 Replies

 Jeweler, metalsmith, and…Continue

Tags: Ferrell, metalsmith, Edinboro, University, Brian

Craft In Sight Episode 1: Sharon Massey

Started by Brigitte Martin Dec 6, 2010. 0 Replies

Craft in Sight is a new collaborative venture between Brian Ferrell Designs and crafthaus. The goal of this…Continue

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Leo Sewell: Junk Sculptor

Started by Brigitte Martin Jun 25, 2010. 0 Replies

Recently, I had the great pleasure to speak with Leo Sewell, a self- described “junk sculptor”, living in the Philadelphia area. He was gracious enough to actually grant me the interview twice ! The…Continue

Tags: sculpture, metal, brass, sculptor, junk

 

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

OFF TO THE RACES:

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

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.

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!

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