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Call for Artists: "SHOUT" - crafthaus online exhibition

“Shout” is an online exhibition of crafthaus featuring polymer clay art. Anything made primarily with polymer clay, from jewelry to furniture and everything in between, is appropriate. We shout when we really want someone to hear what we have to say. “Shout” will be a celebration of works of art where the artist’s voice is clear and unique.

This is an open to ALL crafthaus members to submit up to 3 pieces for consideration.
1. Images: You may submit up to 3 pieces for consideration. Each piece may be
represented by a full view image and a detail.
Please include in the file name of each image: your name and title of the piece. Example:
Image size: medium format works best on crafthaus, 300 x 400 .jpg format.
2. On a Word document: Contact information for me to reach you.
For the exhibit: List of materials, dimensions in height x width x depth, and
one or two sentences about your piece.
Please submit images/descriptions/commentary to Ronna at ronnaround(at)comcast(dot)net.

The exhibition will run on crafthaus for a month. Deadline for entries: May 22, 2010.

About the Curator: Ronna Sarvas Weltman is the author of Ancient Modern: Polymer Clay and Wire Jewelry. Her art jewelry has been featured in books, magazines and on TV, and she is a featured artist in the upcoming Masters: Polymer Clay, to be published by Lark Books in late 2010. She is also a contributing editor to Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazine. Ronna writes about art and creativity in magazines and other print and social media, and teaches classes in jewelry craft and technique that focus on helping students find their own “voice” in art jewelry. Some of her classes are week-long workshops in exotic locales, because it’s always a good idea to visit paradise every so often.

Brooch by Ronna Sarvas Weltman Polymer clay, shoe polish. Photo by Doug Yaple

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Comment by Claire Maunsell on May 22, 2010 at 10:02pm
I sent my pics and info v. late on Saturday - just now in fact. Hope you get them, Ronna! Always down to the wire...
Comment by Marlene Brady on March 7, 2010 at 11:02pm
I am new to Crafthaus and am enjoying it immensely. I too intend to submit work for this exhibition! I may as well jump in with both feet.
Comment by Seth Savarick on January 30, 2010 at 12:18am
Hey Ronna, I will be submitting work for this exhibition. Very exciting! Lets talk at Synergy2 about it. and perhapes talk up Crafthaus and this forum too.
Comment by Grace Stokes on January 9, 2010 at 8:59am
Just want to say Hello to all the Polymer Clay enthusiasts on the forum and looking forward to participating in the discussions.
Curious about the resin clay- does it contain pigment or how do you pigment it?
Comment by Lauren Abrams on November 17, 2009 at 2:07pm
Hi Kerin,
What exactly IS resin clay, anyway?
Comment by Pam Sanders on November 17, 2009 at 1:36pm
Great idea about a PC exhibit here. BTW I found a roomie for Baltimore....can't wait to get there.
Comment by Pam Sanders on October 2, 2009 at 11:19am
Hi, I know quite a few of us are going to Baltimore in Feb. I would like to share a hotel room with someone.

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