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Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art at the MFA Boston: "Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices" - 10/14/2012

Dear Friends,    I am delighted to invite you to spend an exciting afternoon learning more about contemporary craft. The MFA is proud to host the Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm. The symposium—titled Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices a href="http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/craft-context-contemporary-voices">http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/craft-context-contemporary-voices>—celebrates the MFA’s new Daphne and…See More
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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
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Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art at the MFA Boston: "Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices" - 10/14/2012

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Dear Friends, 

 

I am delighted to invite you to spend an exciting afternoon learning more about contemporary craft. The MFA is proud to host the Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm.

 

The symposium—titled Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices <…

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At 4:34pm on August 12, 2012, alice simpson said…

Hi Emily and welcome,

I agree with James McKenna. Looking forward to your participation.

The crafthaus exhibitions have been quite provocative and exciting, giving opportunity  for many of us to have our work considered and shown. Fees for exhibiting, packing and shipping work are becoming prohibitive and shows like Brigitte Martin's 'Humor in Craft'  have been extraordinarily successful.

At 1:51pm on July 31, 2012, James McKenna said…

Hi, Emily. It's great to see a curator on the site. We share a lot of encouraging comments with each other, but I hope you will a provide a different slant, with outside criticism we can use to improve our work. I hope you find the people and the work you find here interesting and appealing. Welcome!

At 10:12am on July 20, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Hello Emily,

Welcome to crafthaus, the network for craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through August 15, 2013.

Please look around and add your thoughts to the groups, blogs and discussions. Crafthaus is a participatory sport!

Please note that ALL images sent to the website are vetted to assure a measure of overall quality control. Unlike other image sharing websites, crafthaus is not a "free-for-all". Our members present their work in front of an educated and critical audience so the photos have to be GREAT. Our goal is to show our members' work in the best possible light. From the many images received daily, we aim to post as many as possible. Crafthaus heartily encourages comments from the membership, however, with regard to photos posted or not, we have a strict "NO WHINING" policy in effect! If your images don't get posted they do not meet crafthaus quality standards. Please review the photo guidelines under the FAQ tab.

If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me via crafthauseditor at live dot com, I will do my best to be of help.

I hope you will enjoy being with this network, and will find the exchanges interesting and fun.

Again: Welcome !

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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.

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