Alison Bailey Smith
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  • Merseyside
  • United Kingdom
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Apr 22, 2013
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Apr 22, 2013
Tara J. Brannigan and Alison Bailey Smith are now friends
Jan 29, 2013
Alison Bailey Smith replied to Glen S. Gardner's discussion What's the opposite of Scrounge? PURGE! in the group Scrounge
"I have been collecting stuff and find owners as soon as possible - just passed on pitch pine flooring I reclaimed from a skip to a talented carpenter. I try not to let the newly acquired stuff touch the sides, otherwise I get more inclined to keep…"
Mar 31, 2012
Alison Bailey Smith posted a blog post

Update

UpdateI have had a busy schedule this year, in spite of pulling out of almost all my galleries and shops in January. I have been heavily involved in organising events in conjunction with Wirral Council and running my networking group "With These Hands" for visual artists in Wirral -becoming more of a promoter of events and organiser than an actual maker. I was able to return to the…See More
Sep 16, 2011
Alison Bailey Smith is now friends with Ana Albuquerque and Genevieve E. Flynn
Dec 28, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith commented on Heather Thompson's photo
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Weighted down

"beautiful!"
Oct 30, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith joined rachel timmins's group
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Oddly Wearable

Oddly Wearable will be highlighted online from Sept 7 - Oct 7.This online exhibition is a celebration ofoddity, inquiry and dysfunction.Curated By: Rachel TimminsSee More
Sep 7, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith and Colleen Baran are now friends
Jul 3, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Leo Sewell: "Junk Sculptor"
"I will have to make time to read this throughly, good job!"
Jun 29, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith commented on Julie M.'s blog post Has any of your works ever been stolen ?
"Yes, I have had around 10 hats stolen over the years. One when a gallery closed down and went into receivership and I think a member of staff stole it to cover wages not paid, then I had four stolen from a gallery directors car after a major hat…"
May 23, 2010
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Mar 28, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith left a comment for COLIN DUNCAN
"Hello Colin, just checked your CV and almost some crossover in our studies. I was at Edinburgh from 85-89 for my degree and then 89-90 for Post Grad"
Feb 20, 2010
Alison Bailey Smith and COLIN DUNCAN are now friends
Feb 20, 2010

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Liverpool
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
abscraft, 2Bio Ltd
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
http://incubatingart.blogspot.com/

Not much listed here yet but this is my etsy site
Etsy
Buy Handmade
abscraft
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://abscraft.blogspot.com/


Alison Bailey Smith

Blog for work with 2Bio Ltd
http://incubatingart.blogspot.com/

Blog for my own work
http://abscraft.blogspot.com/

My web site
http://www.abscraft.com/

Blog for the Oxton Artists
http://oxtonartfair.blogspot.com/


My own selling sites (with not much listed currently)
http://www.etsy.com/shop/abscraft
http://www.folksy.com/shops/abscraft

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Update

Posted on September 16, 2011 at 8:11am 0 Comments

Update

I have had a busy schedule this year, in spite of pulling out of almost all my galleries and shops in January. I have been heavily involved in organising…
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Happy easter

Posted on March 28, 2010 at 11:20am 0 Comments

Electra, my wire sculpture (finished)

Posted on November 16, 2009 at 5:00am 1 Comment

Vote for Electra http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/environment/2009/11/06/liverpool-chamber-of-commerce-green-art-competion-100252-25108868/

It did not win but Ilsa Parry won with her light shade Swarth made from swarth from turning metal on a lathe

Cetra Gallery

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 6:11pm 0 Comments

I am doing a display for Cetra for Thursday 5.30 to 8.30pm in Heswall, Wirral

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At 9:10am on November 21, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through December 15, 2013.

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At 8:22pm on July 10, 2011, Katie Schutte said…
Thanks for adding me as a friend!  Love your garments!
At 6:17pm on February 12, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…
That's ok. Thanks for being here continually :-))
At 5:14pm on January 24, 2010, Janis Kerman said…
Of course I remember you...
Hope all is well and that you are being creative.
Glad to reconnect and thanks for your reaching out! Any plans to come to North America???
Janis
At 12:19pm on November 23, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
I voted for you :-)
At 8:10am on June 25, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
Alison:

I saw in one of your comments that you curated an exhibit called FIRE a while ago. Could you send me some info about that show, I'd like to read up on this. Sounds fascinating. Thank you , Brigitte
At 1:44am on June 16, 2009, Montserrat Lacomba said…
Thank you for adding me as a friend!
Best wishes,
Montserrat
At 12:14pm on May 8, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
Dear Alison:

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Iowa Blue: The Urbane Chicken

5’2” x 3’ x 6’4”

Cast Aluminum

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Back in the Workshop

After the travels and entertaining of the summer, I am back to a very autumnal Glasgow and my new students. As the dust settles on the new term, it has been good to be able to grab some time in the workshop to actually make something. This time, inspired by one of my contacts on Flickr, "…See More
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