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Dana Cassara and Kim M. Baxter are now friends
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Jan 30, 2013
Kim M. Baxter replied to Michelle Pajak-Reynolds's discussion I won 2nd Place in the COSE Arts Business Challenge Awards! in the group eMERGE: A Business Blog for Creative People (TM)
"Congratulations Michelle, go get 'em tiger!"
Jun 26, 2012
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"I was honored to be a guest on Metalsmith BenchTalk with Jay Whaley June 8, 2012... http://ning.it/MThVVl"
Jun 8, 2012
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Cooperative Projects

What is it about cooperative projects that fascinates us so much? Is it the process or is it the outcome? Or is it the knowledge that working cooperatively can be both fun and challenging at the same time? Let's find out about your cooperative projects!See More
Jun 8, 2012
Kim M. Baxter and Ligia Rocha are now friends
Jun 8, 2012
Kim M. Baxter joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Humor in Craft

View an excerpt of the recently published Humor in Craft Book:This online exhibit features 12 +1 images of humorous craft artwork from around the world and the artists' commentary about the role humor plays in their work.Fun for all! …See More
Apr 26, 2012
Kim M. Baxter commented on Charity Hall's group Scrounge
"I am so glad to see this group started.  We don't have a Construction Junction in the Cleveland area, but there are Habitat for Humanity Re-Stores that have new and used construction materials.  There is also a group called Zero…"
Feb 9, 2012
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The MFA Guidebook for Studio Artists

This blog is intended as a guide for potential and current MFA students, focusing on those in the craft disciplines. It will primarily focus on tips for prospective students, but will also address the needs of those currently working toward their degrees. By sharing my own experience, articles I find and interviews I conduct, I will work to offer guidance to studio artists who may be nervous to start the journey alone so that they can have the same phenomenal opportunity and experience that I’m…See More
Feb 9, 2012
Kim M. Baxter joined Charity Hall's group
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Scrounge

Scrounging for materials and tools is a central part of my studio practice, and there are great bargains to be found!  In the past year, I’ve purchased a nice amount of silver for about $2/ounce, received several pounds of enamels, and refurbished hundreds of rusty chasing tools.  Luck has a lot of influence, and the generosity of donors cannot be understated, but there are also strategies involved to help make oneself luckier as well. This blog will also promote recycling and reusing by…See More
Feb 9, 2012
Kim M. Baxter joined Glen Guarino's group
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At Your Service

We are delighted to present "At Your Service" an online exhibition hosted by Crafthaus. All artwork is designed and made by the artists. The lead image is a detail image of Lorena Angulo's Super Bowl 2010. Enjoy the show!Curated by Glen & Marie Guarino See More
Dec 20, 2011
Kim M. Baxter replied to The Justified Sinner's discussion Investment Removal in the group Thinking Out Loud
"You could try Gypsoff.  I have used it my self and it really works.  Mix up a solution and let your piece soak in it.  Pehaps you could combine it with the use of the ultrasonic.  http://zerodproducts.com/Akrovest_Gypsof.html"
Nov 30, 2011
Kim M. Baxter joined Callie Shevlin's group
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Adventures in Switzerland

Follow me on my journey of moving to, living and working in Switzerland as a metalsmith who is a guillocheur for Breguet.See More
Oct 18, 2011
Kim M. Baxter is now friends with Leisa Rich and Jillian Palone
Sep 13, 2011
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Cleveland, OH area
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Studio Metalsmith & Instructor Jewelry/ Metals at Lakeland Community College
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Inspired by line, texture, shape, and pattern found in my environment, I pull from a wide spectrum if influences. A love for materials like sterling silver, 24K gold, pearls and semiprecious stones combined with fusion, Keum-boo, and traditional metalworking techniques, result in beautiful and unique artisan jewelry designs.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://www.kimbaxterjewelry.com

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At 10:48am on August 16, 2010, Montserrat Lacomba said…
Great! Let me know please!
At 4:15am on August 16, 2010, Montserrat Lacomba said…
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Nice work. Do you have a website?
Montserrat
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2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Recipient

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Leisa Rich's project "Invisible:VisAble" garnered 968 votes of 2,575 total votes cast (37.59%) and is the 2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Winner.

Starting in November, we all look forward to following Leisa's crafthaus blog about her project.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
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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!

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