Humor in Craft (Book Project)

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Humor in Craft (Book Project)

"Humor in Craft"
Author: Brigitte Martin

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Humor in Craft

Schiffer Publishing officially released the cover and other information regarding the Humor in Craft book:

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (Release date: April 28, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076434059X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764340598


Foreword by Andrew Wagner.

Essays:
Gail M. Brown: "You must be kidding...",
Garth Johnson: "Funk's Not Dead",
Kathryn A. Lichti-Harriman: "Taking the Piss: Mistakes and Irony in Scottish Craft Groups",
Marjorie Simon: "Wandering Thoughts: What's so funny?"


Additional information about the book:  www.humorincraft.com !

 

 

Please note:

The deadline for submissions to the first edition of this book has passed. However, if you are interested to submit images, videos, short blurbs, and essays for considerationfor the next book in this series, please email the following to humorincraft [ at] yahoo.com anytime:

 

Artists:

- High Resolution Image(s) of your work in tiff format (preferred) or jpg.

 The absolut minimum size of a digital photograph should be 1400 x 2100 pixels. Larger images require more pixels. (8 1/2"  x 11"  =  2975 x 3850 pixels)

- Media descriptions and measurements (in inches preferably).

- Photographer's name (I will email you a release form).

- A short text from you (500 words max., written in "plain English") about the role that humor plays in your work, or how you view the topic of Humor in Craft in general. Can be anything from a one sentence statement to a multi-paragraph essay but should be written in first person singular. Please send in as word files and keep in mind that they may be edited for clarity and space.


- Audio/Video artists:

Please email an excerpt of your piece or direct me to a website where your work can be heard/seen.

 

Essayists:

Please send in your text (about 1000 words).

 

 


Discussion Forum

So when will the book be out?

Started by Brigitte Martin Aug 29, 2011. 0 Replies

"So when will the book be out?"  I get that question every day now, people are quite excited to get their hands on this book. Trust me, I can barely wait myself. Well, to answer the question: On this…Continue

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Comment by Brigitte Martin on January 4, 2012 at 4:29pm
Thanks everyone :-))
Comment by 2Roses on January 4, 2012 at 4:21pm

Congratulations! You have given birth to a 8.5lb baby classic.

Comment by jenny Fillius on January 4, 2012 at 4:12pm

So Brigitte you must be so elated, I know I am. Thank you for putting in so much time and effort to make this book a reality. I am tickled pink to have my work be shown in your book, it is a first for me. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I hope they sell a million copies or more.

Comment by L. Sue Szabo on January 4, 2012 at 3:20pm

big congrats brigette!  i just ordered my advanced copy :)

sue

Comment by Montserrat Lacomba on January 4, 2012 at 3:18pm

Congratulations Brigitte! ;-)

Comment by Tom McDowell on January 4, 2012 at 2:48pm

Fantastic news!

Comment by doreen kassel on January 4, 2012 at 2:42pm

wonderful!! congratulations to you!

Comment by Heidemarie Herb on January 4, 2012 at 2:01pm

super :))))) !!!

Comment by Tara J. Brannigan on January 4, 2012 at 1:59pm

Congrats Brigitte!  That looks fantastic, can't wait to see it in stores!

Comment by Colleen Baran on January 4, 2012 at 1:55pm

It looks wonderful!  Congratulations!

 

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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.

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