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For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting  in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist. Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!See More
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The Feltettes

Felt Dresses, assorted flavorssilk & wool
Jul 16, 2012
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Fascinator

"Fantastic, Jenne. "
Jul 12, 2012
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Fascinator

"Philip Treacy is the bee's knees and I hear fascinators are back in vogue in a big way.  Knightbridge, you say?  Here we come :)   I heard once that a "fascinator" was originally called a "whimsy."…"
Jun 6, 2012

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Oakland, CA USA
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
San Francisco Studio
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Feltmaker
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://harlequinfeltworks.com

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At 11:29am on October 23, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through November 15, 2014.
Enjoy crafthaus!

At 8:56pm on March 9, 2012, debrah block krol said…

jenne- your work is stunning--beautiful color and composition. i am in awe!

At 8:31am on September 24, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Jenne,

Just bought your book "Felt Fashions" from Amazon as an e-book the other day. Want to get back to doing a bit of felting myself (in my spare time, ha ha ha) so I thought of your expertise. I now have your book on my ipad. LOVE it.

Happy felting :-) Brigitte


At 3:58pm on August 14, 2011, Leslie Smith said…

Beautiful

At 12:54am on May 14, 2011, Britt Rynearson said…
What type of work are you up to these days? Hope all is well. I may do the craftswomen show this fall in SF.
At 1:04pm on March 15, 2011, Margaux Lange said…
Hello Jenne! Nice to meet you. Enjoyed viewing your slideshow! Lovely work.
At 4:30pm on February 19, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…
Hello Jenne,
It's not just 'like' heaven, it actually IS heaven :-)) glad you like it here.
Enjoy ! Brigitte
At 3:58pm on February 19, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…
Welcome to crafthaus, the network for fine craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through March 15, 2012.

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

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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.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

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