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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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 exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont

Arrowmont: after 25 years, I am returning to the place where it all started for me as a fiber artist.  That embarrassing picture is me, Amber O’Harrow (then Amber Wood), with my first weaving, turned into a bag.  Let’s see where my journey has led me since then, as I follow my guide, Pat Hickman on an exploration of fiber sculpture at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. See More
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A New Path: Enameling in the Round

New experiences in enameling, while taking "Enameling in the Round," with Harlan Butt at Peters Valley.See More
Jul 31
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Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont

Arrowmont: after 25 years, I am returning to the place where it all started for me as a fiber artist.  That embarrassing picture is me, Amber O’Harrow (then Amber Wood), with my first weaving, turned into a bag.  Let’s see where my journey has led me since then, as I follow my guide, Pat Hickman on an exploration of fiber sculpture at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. See More
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Brigitte Martin replied to Amber O'Harrow's discussion Last day at Arrowmont in the group Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont
"Thank you for sharing your journey with us, Amber. "
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Amber O'Harrow added a discussion to the group Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont
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Day 4 at Arrowmont

Day 4 was an exciting day of gut experimentation.  We started by looking at and handling some of Pat Hickman’s work:Then the class got started on all sorts of gut-related projects.  Here are just a few:…See More
Jul 23
Amber O'Harrow added a discussion to the group Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont
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Day 3 at Arrowmont

Day 3 was a busy and productive day.  We started with a slide show, which included my, now, favorite work by Pat Hickman.  I can’t remember what it is called, but they are little lizards, that she FOUND dead and encased in gut…superb!Our assignment for today was to think about time:…See More
Jul 22
Amber O'Harrow added 2 discussions to the group Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont
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Brigitte Martin liked Amber O'Harrow's discussion Sunday, June 20th - Day 1
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Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont

Arrowmont: after 25 years, I am returning to the place where it all started for me as a fiber artist.  That embarrassing picture is me, Amber O’Harrow (then Amber Wood), with my first weaving, turned into a bag.  Let’s see where my journey has led me since then, as I follow my guide, Pat Hickman on an exploration of fiber sculpture at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. See More
Jul 20
Kimberly Nogueira liked Amber O'Harrow's discussion A little information to start with:
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Wellman, Iowa
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Studio: Daisy Spider Art and Design
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Self-employed artist, working in many mediums, including metal, fiber, ceramic, printmaking, acrylic painting and mixed media.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.daisyspider.net, https://www.facebook.com/amber.oharrow...
What media do you work with?
Metal,fiber, ceramic, printmaking, acrylic painting and mixed media.

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At 9:21am on May 6, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through May 15, 2016.

Enjoy crafthaus!

At 7:12pm on April 21, 2014, Glen Guarino said…

Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream.

http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream

At 12:04pm on August 15, 2012, Glen Guarino said…

We jury online exhibitions at Crafthaus.  Please take a look at our call for your lamps.

Enlighten Me

http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-call-enlighten-me

All shows are highlighted for one month & then remain online permanently. Please let us know if you have any questions.

 
At 11:21pm on April 24, 2010, Alison Greer Pack said…
Hi Amber,
Yes- Carrie Called me. I am so excited! She needs to get on crafthaus too!
hugs- Alison
At 11:42am on March 21, 2010, Jessica Beels said…
Very cool stuff. Love the simple forms you make with the pipe cleaners, as well as the intricate knit wire lamps. Since you reuse materials in such an interesting way, may I add a link to your site on my blog - http://beyondgarbage.wordpress.com ?? Welcome to Crafthaus! Jessica
At 9:22am on March 18, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
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At 9:56am on March 17, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
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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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

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

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Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

Every Fall, crafthaus awards a micro project grant to a crafthaus member regardless of location, professional background, or craft field. The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for a personal or group project.All projects will be published anonymously, without revealing any personal information about the submitting party.The crafthaus membership and the general public review all proposed projects and vote for the one they wish to see supported. One vote per person.Voting…See More
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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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