Brigitte Martin's Groups (143)

  • Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

    2 members Latest Activity: on Monday

    Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibition

    This exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that…

  • Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

    16 members Latest Activity: yesterday

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

  • A New Path: Enameling in the Round

    29 members Latest Activity: Aug 29

    New experiences in enameling, while taking "Enameling in the Round," with Harlan Butt at Peters Valley.

  • A Midsummer Day's Dream

    13 members Latest Activity: Aug 29

    We are delighted to present "A Midsummer Day’s Dream"an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus.  All artwork is designed and made by the…

  • Images of Creative Communion

    36 members Latest Activity: Jul 17

    My journey from Vancouver, BC. Canada, to the “Imagery in Jewelry” workshop at Touchstone Center for Craft in Farmington,…

  • Play That Funky Music !

    25 members Latest Activity: Aug 8

    Exhibition Date May 1 - June 1, 2014

    You hear a…

  • Kathy Maves, NCECA

    18 members Latest Activity: Jul 17

    Kathy Maves discusses the 2014 NCECA conference, Material World, March 19th-22nd, and all thing clay throughout 2014. Look for updates…

  • Artisans Center of Virginia

    21 members Latest Activity: Sep 10

    The Artisans Center of Virginia (ACV) develops and implements systems and strategies to improve economic outcomes for Virginia artisans and their…

  • Crescent Moon Armoury

    22 members Latest Activity: Jul 13

    Begun in 2005 by metalsmith, Parker Brown, Crescent Moon Armoury is a small business dedicated to the continuing craft of historical armour…

  • A Look Behind the Scenes of the SNAG Conference

    27 members Latest Activity: May 28

    Join me as I share my experiences working as a volunteer to help plan the 2014 SNAG conference “From Grains to Gold.” 

  • 2013 Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennale

    45 members Latest Activity: Jun 10

    A look back at the exhibition in Beijing and 2013 Beijing Design Week.

    Group Host: Ezra Satok-Wolman

  • HUNGER

    38 members Latest Activity: May 28

    Hunger, in all its metaphorical forms, is part of our personal and public conversation. Many of us struggle with HUNGERS, and yearn for the…

  • Behind the Brooch part 2

    76 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first…

  • Buckle Up: Belt Buckles Beyond Function

    32 members Latest Activity: Oct 11

    The belt buckle has long been a functional object.  It has only been since the early 20th century that it has truly become a fashion statement. …

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:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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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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