Anthony Scheffler
  • Barney, GA
  • United States
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I enjoy exploring simple geometric forms defined by the intersection of straight lines. My challenge has been to capture these forms in fine craft and contemporary art pieces in a way that is generally appealing and yet evokes a personal response. Over time my original emphasis on function has gradually been replaced by an expression of form.

Although I work mostly with wood because of its universal appeal and endless variations, I will often incorporate weathered metal, anodized aluminum and found objects into my pieces as a way of complementing and drawing attention to the basic shapes.

My work to date includes open and closed vessels, conceptual pieces, and wall art.
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http://www.anthonyscheffler.com

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Anthony Scheffler joined Glen Guarino's group
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Enlighten Me

Join us to celebrate the opening of Enlighten Me, an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus. Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino.The lead image is a detail of "Skull Lamp" by Joelle Shafter.See More
Feb 9, 2013
alice simpson left a comment for Anthony Scheffler
"Hi Anthony, Stunning teapot. Alice, who hates tea!"
Feb 9, 2013
alice simpson left a comment for Anthony Scheffler
"Amazing to see the way artists see and interpret teapots, Yours are imaginative, whimsical and beautifully crafted. Alice, who hates tea"
Feb 9, 2013
Glen Guarino liked Anthony Scheffler's photo
Dec 14, 2012
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Dec 14, 2012
Carol Warner and Anthony Scheffler are now friends
Sep 19, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined ATTA Gallery's group
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A Glimpse of Thai Craft-Based Contemporary Art

Even though Thailand is well-known for its craft and mass-produced decorative products, its craft-based contemporary art is relatively unknown to both local and international markets. Therefore it was my great pleasure to be able to let the world see the kind of craft-based contemporary art created by Thai artists within the past few years.  In this exhibition three fields of craft-based contemporary art are presented:  ceramics (4), jewelry (3) and wood (1).  I hope you enjoy and appreciate…See More
Jul 29, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Katie Poterala's group
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First Hand

“First Hand,” will function as an ongoing collection of tips, musings, and information gained primarily from ‘first hand’ experience.  It will cover topics like: How I built a website from scratch, pricing and packaging, why Lady Gaga would wear your work, and a plethora of other exciting stuff  in between.   In addition to my own contributions, I will solicit the knowledge of others in the field in an effort to shed light on topics I have identified as vague but valuable in my own experience…See More
Jul 21, 2012
Anthony Scheffler posted a status
"New online art magazine, Creating Linus, www.creatinglinus.com , launched today. A privilege to be included with other Crafthaus Artists."
Jul 1, 2012
Anthony Scheffler commented on Glen Guarino's group Small Treasures 2
"Once again Marie and Glen you have put together a wonderful exhibit.  It is a pleasure to view and privilege to be included."
Jun 28, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Glen Guarino's group
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Small Treasures 2

We are delighted to present "Small Treasures 2" an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus. All artwork is designed and made by the artists. The lead image is a detail of Civilian Casualty by Mary Chuduk.
 Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino   Enjoy the show!See More
Jun 21, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Kala Stein's group
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2012 NCECA/crafthaus Emerging Artist Report

This blog profiles emerging ceramic artists and their approaches to establish themselves as successful artists.  I will explores notions of success, entrepreneurship, and the validity of ceramics in contemporary culture. See More
Jun 21, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Melissa Walter's group
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Artist Interviews-Where are you going? Where have you been? How did you get there?

About this blog--As a recent graduate and currently in a one-year residency the question of what’s next and how to get there is always on my mind. For this blog I will be interviewing artists who have taken varying paths and pursued different careers in or out of the arts to see what they are doing now and the steps they took to get there. Special Note--I want this to be a way to share how we are all trying to figure out the paths to what’s next and where to go, not answers or things to do, but…See More
Jun 21, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Humor in Craft

View an excerpt of the recently published Humor in Craft Book:This online exhibit features 12 +1 images of humorous craft artwork from around the world and the artists' commentary about the role humor plays in their work.Fun for all! …See More
Jun 21, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Cooperative Projects

What is it about cooperative projects that fascinates us so much? Is it the process or is it the outcome? Or is it the knowledge that working cooperatively can be both fun and challenging at the same time? Let's find out about your cooperative projects!See More
Jun 21, 2012
Anthony Scheffler joined Angelina Ciulik's group
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Sporadic Chronicle

The Sporadic Chronicle is the unpredictable work journal of an Aficionado. The Chronicle follows the progress of Angelina Ciulik as she fabricates various projects for the entertainment industry, launches her jewelry line and products for her novelty line as well.See More
Jun 21, 2012

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At 12:56pm on February 8, 2013, alice simpson said…
Amazing to see the way artists see and interpret teapots, Yours are imaginative, whimsical and beautifully crafted.
Alice, who hates tea
At 12:49pm on February 8, 2013, alice simpson said…
Hi Anthony,
Stunning teapot.

Alice, who hates tea!
At 12:08pm on September 24, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through October 15, 2014.

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often !

At 11:36pm on January 11, 2012, Gordon K. Uyehara said…

Thanks, Anthony and mahalo for the add! Aloha!

At 10:49pm on June 3, 2011, Fo Wilson said…
Nice work Anthony!
At 10:34am on December 27, 2010, Sunhwa Kim said…
Thanks for friending me!
At 3:49pm on November 20, 2010, Mo Schreffler said…
Thanks for the add and the complement! There arent too many Schrefflers around where im from, so its always cool to find them from other places.
At 7:05pm on September 20, 2010, Glen Guarino said…
Please look at our current calls for Crafthaus artists:

Earthly Pleasures http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-call-earthly-pleasures

Me, Myself and I will be our 7th show http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-callme-myself-and-i

Sitting Pretty Part 2 is what the exhibition will look like, http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/sittingprettytheartsittingpretty

A show at Crafthaus has more of an audience then a gallery and offers a permanent stage. We do love gallery shows, but at Crafthaus submission is easy, doesn't cost anything for members.

We try to make the submission process as painless as possible!
At 9:23pm on May 5, 2009, Ross Annels said…
Anthony
Thanks for your kind words - love your vessels
regards
Ross
At 6:05pm on May 4, 2009, Glen Guarino said…
Hello Anthony,
Craft haus has a call for an online exhibt "Wood as Art-Featuring Tables." If you would like to submit or have any questions please email us at glenguarino@mac.com Thanks, Glen & Marie Guarino
 
 
 

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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I've just got back from almost a week in the Lone Star State which I was visiting on the invitation of my friends and colleagues, James Thurman and Umut Demirguc Thurman. What a trip! Based in Denton, Dallas, the main reason for my visit was to speak to the students at the University of North Texas and to work with them on a couple of practical workshops. Before…See More
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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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The Justified Sinner commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Marine Life in Glass - Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka
" I saw the flowers and plants in Boston. These are incredible works and really have to be seen to be appreciated. I wish I had been able to see the animals."
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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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Behind the Brooch part 2

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 call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…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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