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 this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
"I am sorry if I stepped on any toes of folks in the exhibit who are from another country. This exhibit consists of entries from all over! sorry guys! I hope a lot of conferees will see this and marvel!!"
after 40 years as a traditional goldsmith, I discovered lampwork beadmaking and metal clay. those are the 2 media I am most involved with. i make jewelry, teach all over the US and the world and I have written a book, "Metal Clay Beads" (Lark) and a number of magazine articles
“While striving to incorporate fashion and function in my body of work, Joe’s was created. Reflecting on the glamor once held by tobacco use, I pulled imagery from vintage cigarette advertisements. Once used to seduce the consumer, I take this now taboo subject matter and place it over the belt as a means of advertising and seduction of both the product and body. This reminds my audience of the cultural change that has evolved into the disapproval of tobacco usage and advertising.”
"Christmas Fair at Farnham Maltings
Friday 13 December, 4pm-10pm
Browse over 150 stalls featuring handmade gifts, crafts, vintage and food & drink and enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie from our café whilst solving all your…"
"Call for Applications: One Year On at New Designers
New Designers One Year On is a high profile focused feature of the show, showcasing young designers with an entrepreneurial flair one year after graduating or one year into their business.
It is a…"
"Exhibition Space available at Farnham Library
Steve Sansom, manager at Farnham Library, would like to invite local artists about the possibility of displaying their works in space vacated by the highly revered Crosby Murals. This is a great…"
"JOB: Visual Art Tutor/Practitioners Wanted- East Surrey, Tandridge Trust
Tandridge Trust Leisure & Culture Ltd are looking for experienced and qualified Visual Art Practitioners to join their team and teach visual art classes as part of an…"
"Victoria, and everyone, I only realized recently (within the past year at most) that if I started a post that I could delete the post, and or a comment so don't feel bad.
Going back to Victoira's comment about shunning: My daughter…"
"To address One of Harriet's comments about deleting the original post to bring a quick end to the tirade, I didn't know one could! If there is an incident, where I started the post, I'll do just that. I was mistakenly under the…"
"The point that I would like to make clear is that we can ALL take responsibility for action.
Even though MU or any other site has administrators, if you started a discussion you can delete the discussion or an individual post. You have the power of…"
"The incident everyone is demurring about happened on the Facebook site Metalsmith's Unite. Not sure why we are so circumspect in just saying this out loud. MU grew in size and notoriety rapidly and was a hot bed of bad online behavior, marked…"
I witnessed a bunch of troublesome ‘discussions’ this past week. Not on crafthaus and not directed at me personally, but troublesome nevertheless. They also weren’t real discussions either, as in: a respectful exchange of opinions where one side hears the other out. It…
REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the Art Metals program in the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) since 1998. The exhibition is held in the 1332…