Leisa Rich's Groups (19)

  • Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

    17 members Latest Activity: on Saturday

    Every Fall, crafthaus awards a micro project grant to a crafthaus member regardless of location, professional…

  • Treasures from Taiwan

    41 members Latest Activity: Feb 18

    Treasures from Taiwan shows contemporary metal art and jewelry from 11 Taiwanese contemporary emerging artists. Treasures…

  • Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately

    63 members Latest Activity: Jul 17

    For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting  in art shows as emerging artists and established…

  • First Hand

    75 members Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2013

    “First Hand,” will function as an ongoing collection of tips, musings, and information gained primarily from ‘first hand’ experience.  It will…

  • Inspiration!

    64 members Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2013

    Posts about the things that inspire us to make our work and to get out of a creative rut.

  • Velvet da Vinci

    172 members Latest Activity: Sep 21 Since 1991, Velvet da Vinci has been a leader in showcasing new developments in contemporary art jewelry and craft-based sculpture and regularly…

  • Piece Progressions

    56 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2012 "Piece Progressions" is an online exhibition featuring a variety of art and craft media. The exhibition illustrates the large variety of materials…

  • Studio Sanctuaries - Part 2

    154 members Latest Activity: Dec 25, 2012 Few things are more important to an artist than their workspaces. Part sanctuary, part workshop, part hang-out: This exhibit honors our studio spaces…

  • Earthly Pleasures:It's Easy To Be Green

    14 members Latest Activity: Apr 22, 2012 The talented artists in "Earthly Pleasures" are from Bali, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Portugal, and the United States. We want to thank the…

  • Handthought

    26 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2013 Opining Craft has mutable and personal meaning, Handthought explores craft…

  • Plastic + Metal

    158 members Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2013

    Plastic + Metal will be highlighted on Crafthaus from March 13 - April 13. This online exhibition shows different perspectives on how Crafthaus…

  • crafthaus online Exhibitions

    307 members Latest Activity: Oct 11

    Online Exhibition project on crafthaus. Exhibitions are member-curated and change monthly.


    Calls for…

  • Non/Functional

    23 members Latest Activity: Aug 11, 2011 "Non/Functional” is an online exhibition that features Crafthaus members from a variety of media. This exhibition questions the role of functional…

  • Proudly Canadian

    60 members Latest Activity: Jan 24, 2013 Welcome to our Crafthaus blog on Canadian Craft and all it's glory.

Tales From the Tool Box - A Crafthaus Online Exhibition

Diana Greenwood
‘There is always one moment in childhood…’

Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

Mantel Box in Cherry wood with a hinged glass door, containing a silver vessel marked ‘drink me’, marbles, sweets and found objects

A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

www.diana-greenwood.com

View the new CRAFTHAUS online exhibition (October 24-November 24, 2014)

Tales from the Tool Box - Chapter 1

Curated by Mark Fenn - Studiofenn, UK

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Entfaltung collapsible fashion by Jule Waibel

See more architecture and design movies at http://www.dezeen.com/movies Royal College of Art graduate Jule Waibel has designed a series of folded paper clothes and accessories including a dress that adjusts and expands as you move and a…
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"The Goldsmiths' Centre in Clerkenwell is the leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths. We run a dynamic programme of courses, workshops and events for those working or aspiring to work in the industry. SETTING OUT 2015Are you…"
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Harriete Estel Berman commented on Mark Fenn - Studiofenn's group Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One
"I just love the way Dauvit Alexander uses his materials. While the selection of a "corroded iron cap from an oil-tank" and a "polycarbonate reflector material from a crashed car" are unorthodox choice of materials, they are…"
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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!

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