"I've done a bit of research about intellectual property rights and the laws used to enforce them. Specifically as it relates to artists. This 2 Roses topic of images-not work-applies to the intellectual property (subject matter) of the photo…"
"I tend to agree with Brigitte. The lack of color contrasts between the work and the display have always bothered me. My work is wholly dependent on the display itself, which I regard equally to the work. In my quest to bring the relatively small…"
"I'm just glad I own four original pieces of Geno's amazing work. Luckily, I acquired them early in his career. I am quite sure I can't afford them now at Smithsonian prices.
I'm enjoying your work very much! I like making stands for my work sometimes too - it really creates a special space for the object. Your's is very clean and minimal, but very efficient and beautiful. Love them!
Thanks for the welcome Brandon... and thanks for telling me about this, I'm really happy have this made this connection. I already know lots of people here, great way to be in touch with them and many more artists! Cathy
Welcome to crafthaus, the network for artists, craftsmen/women ! I am very glad you joined us. Your membership is good through 6-15-2011!
Please add your thoughts to the blogs and discussion forums that are already posted. Of course, if there is something else you'd much rather talk about, please add that to the site so that the rest of us can chime in.
I really hope you will enjoy being with this network and find the exchanges interesting and fun. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it, for sure.
Finally, if there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me anytime. I will do my best to be of help.
CALL FOR ENTRIES - DEADLINE 11-12-14 (12:00 pm)Alchemy 3: Vision + Passion + Creation Juried Exhibitions - Exhibitions open during the Enamelist Society Biennial Conference at Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA and will travel to Worcester, MA and Concord, NH.Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA • Summer 2015Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA • Fall 2015League of NH Craftsmen, Concord, NH • Winter 2016McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH • Winter 2016 Prospectus and submission form: …See More
"Are you a proud member of SNAG?
On behalf of the SNAG Social Media Committee we invite you to use the hashtag #SNAGmember on all of your social media platforms. Each member of the committee will be tracking the hashtag so that we can…"
Last Call!Deadline November 1st UNIQUES is an online auction of one-of-a-kind, limited edition, unusual, and handmade contemporary art jewelry and small metal items. SNAG's 3rd UNIQUES sale is December 1-15, 2014. UNIQUES helps SNAG members gain exposure and sell work while helping SNAG raise funds for programming. SNAG will be partnering with The International Society of Glass Beadmakers (ISGB) for this holiday sale. This time around we thought it would be fun to have everyone submit…See More
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!