"Thank you. Yes, this confirms the conclusions that I've come to in the past, but question from time to time when I wish I could afford to have more of my work photographed. You are so right. I should concentrate my efforts on what I'm good…"
You bring up very good questions. Questions that artists asked themselves time and again. My experience is that you can get 'ok' photos from inexpensive equipment with the right lighting and setup but it would not be the high…"
"Thanks for inviting me to connect with you. I'm interested in your work as a photographer. I'd like to be able to photograph my own work, but feel like getting really good results is beyond my ability. Do you think it is necessary to use…"
I took a workshop with you when you visited University of Arizona in the early 80's on mokume-gane. so glad to find you here!
I just came back from visiting my daughter in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island.
Would love to visit for a cup of…"
Thank you. Yes, this confirms the conclusions that I've come to in the past, but question from time to time when I wish I could afford to have more of my work photographed. You are so right. I should concentrate my efforts on what I'm good at and not try to do everything myself.
Thanks for inviting me to connect with you. I'm interested in your work as a photographer. I'd like to be able to photograph my own work, but feel like getting really good results is beyond my ability. Do you think it is necessary to use expensive equipment to get great results? And do you think that learning to take great photos of jewelry is something that is worth an artist's time, in order to save the $1,000 or so I currently spend on photography each year?
NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Linda Swanson makes us think about ceramic materials in a new and dynamic way. Her installation, site specific, fired and unfired work all has an emphasis on time, material and transformation. Linda generously shared her time and thoughts with me about her current studio practice and the path that has led her there. I hope you enjoy this interview with Linda Swanson. You can see more of her work at: …See More
"I have started in on a new idea that I'm pretty excited about. However, I've been preoccupied with job application deadlines and a kids summer camp I'm helping with. I hope to have several new pieces incorporating steel by the end of…"
H U N G E RWith diet as a way of life for many in our culture, we’ve been taught that one should Eat to Live. We've forgotten that from the 18th through the early 20th century, being fat was a sign of health, prosperity, and an attraction at a time when food was scarce and many went hungry. Hunger, in all its…See More
"From Autumn 2013 the Goldsmiths’ Centre’s offer for post graduates is changing. Our exciting, new Setting Out programme isn’t a taught programme. We’re helping you the move from college to career by offering brand new…"
'Dowry Belt' by Jessica ToddBUCKLE UP: BELT BUCKLES BEYOND FUNCTION The belt buckle has long been a functional object. It has only been since the early 20th century that it has truly become a fashion statement. This exhibition will feature a collection of contemporary, hand crafted belt buckles that really examine what this…See More
- by Rebecca Rose. 2013, SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship Recipient
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 and maker.
Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!