Charlotte Kruk
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  • San Jose, CA
  • United States
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Baggage: 7 Deadly Sins

Upcycled Samsonite luggage covered in DumDums candy packaging & resin. Luggage tags explore the 7 deadly sins; flavors attempt to associate with each sin through flavor and/or color
Jul 8
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HUNGER

Hunger, in all its metaphorical forms, is part of our personal and public conversation. Many of us struggle with HUNGERS, and yearn for the pleasure of food, love, possessions, control, sex or P O W E R.The works selected for this exhibition offer a wide range of ideas and images which go beyond food.See More
Jan 18
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Tapestry of Talents: Bringing Your Whole Voice to Your Craft

Exploring the possibilities for us to bring all our diverse interests & skills into the art we create.See More
Apr 2, 2013
Christine Dhein and Charlotte Kruk are now friends
Mar 17, 2012
Charlotte Kruk commented on Harriete Estel Berman's blog post Pencils Make a Point - TRUE CONFESSIONS On the Path to Success or the Brink of Failure
"SUPERSTAR!!! I'm so thrilled for you! YOU DID IT! ....but I must say, I never had any doubts that you would. Looking forward to experiencing it in person..... trying to find the pencils I donated... and the line I sat and stacked at the…"
Mar 14, 2012
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Co:Operation Tableware

An exhibition featuring work by pairs of artists who develop, and cooperatively create a set of functional (or nonfunctional) tableware. Exhibited at Fancy Gallery, Seattle during the SNAG conference 2011. Online exhibition in 2 parts.
Aug 2, 2011
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Thinking Out Loud

A group where you can post your bench problems and issues for discussion and comment.It's open and can be used to ask technical questions or post solutions, tips or ideas which you think might be of use to other members.See More
Aug 2, 2011

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At 12:51pm on September 26, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through Oct 15, 2015.

Enjoy crafthaus, participate often!

At 5:53pm on March 12, 2011, Leslie A. Schug said…

Hi Charlotte,

Great candy wrapper outfits! Now I need some chocolate!!

Leslie

At 2:44pm on February 17, 2011, alice simpson said…

Oh! You must have so much fun creating your works of Art!

Absolutely imaginative, skillful and definitely DE-lish-us.

Do you get to eat the candy before or after?

At 4:49pm on October 2, 2010, Glen Guarino said…
We jury online exhibitions for Crafthaus and are inviting you to submit to our calls:

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

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

Sitting Pretty Part 2 is how the show will lookhttp://crafthaus.ning.com/group/sittingprettytheartsittingpretty

A show at Crafthaus has more of an audience then a gallery and offers a permanent stage to the world. We do love gallery shows, but at Crafthaus submission is easy, doesn't cost anything for members. In addition to our calls there are others you may be interested in.

We try to make the submission process as painless as possible!
Glen & Marie Guarino
At 6:03pm on July 12, 2010, Alison Greer Pack said…
Hello Charlotte,
I love your work! so cool!
At 7:04pm on June 18, 2009, Lilyana Bekic said…
Thanks for the friend request. I love your work too! Do you have a background in fashion or costume?
At 11:29am on April 1, 2009, Margaux Lange said…
Thanks so much for your comments Charlotte, I really appreciate it. Your candy wrapper dresses are amazing btw!
At 8:57pm on December 16, 2008, Brigitte Martin said…
Hello Charlotte:

Welcome to crafthaus ! I am very glad you joined us.

Please feel free to add your comments to the blog/discussion topics 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.

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.

Again: Welcome !

Brigitte Martin
Editor www.crafthaus.ning.com
Director, Luke & Eloy Gallery
www.lukeandeloy.ning.com
 
 
 

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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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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