"My mother and I had such a good laugh at your description of walking the ACC fair. Having done it 3 times, and a visitor once, I know how big that show is and how it doesn't always make sense. It was tricky finding my craft friends…"
Brigitte Martin (crafthaus editor) will spend time at the 2016 ACC Show in Baltimore. She will report back from three distinct viewpoints.Sign up for this group to join the trip, ask questions, be a part of it!See More
"I feel SNAG changed so much over the last 2 decades, and seeing less metal and more non-metal materials being used, I felt SNAG didn't honor it's metalsmithing roots as much. I just have never felt that I could be part of SNAG.…"
"Having done one ACC jury for jewelry/metals for the 1999 ACC show season, I can tell you the better the photo, the better chances you have. I once did the Smithsonian Craft Show, and a former college classmate was also selling her jewelry.…"
Black Bear Forge, run by John Switzer, is a one-person blacksmith shop located in Beulah, Colorado. Smith specializes in hardware and unique tools for woodworkers and produces custom forged iron work, standard ironware objects, and accoutrements for…See More
"Everyone enjoyed a very delectable time at our recent 20:20 Visions conference, including this delicious performance by Rachael Colley and Nuala Clooney (aka BY|WITH|BY) as part of the 'Ambiguous Implements' exhibition. "
Ian, the stable's farrier is a shy guy, but I got him to kick on his portable forge for y'all and allow us a quick peek inside his trailer. He said it's a mess inside and he's sorry about that. Lol! Like we don't know what metal working looks…See More