Michael Logan Woodle
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2013 Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennale

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Head Cheese Mold

"I always enjoy the stories that accompany your work. Headcheese is another great one. Funny, honest and memorable! Thanks for posting! You made me smile."
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HUNGER

Hunger, in all its metaphorical forms, is part of our personal and public conversation. Many of us struggle with HUNGERS, and yearn for the pleasure of food, love, possessions, control, sex or P O W E R.The works selected for this exhibition offer a wide range of ideas and images which go beyond food.See More
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The British are Coming an on-line exhibition of British base Silversmiths

An online exhibition of Silversmiths who currently reside and practice in the UK. The goal is to show the best current contemporary silversmith work from the UK. This exhibition aims to explore if there is a specific British silversmith style that is different from silversmithing styles in other countries.The works submitted have been made from 2011 onwards.Photo left:David Clarke , "INSALTED"Sterling Silver, table salt.10cm x 10cm x 5cmPhotography: David Clarke…See More
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The Armory Art Center - Visiting Master Artist Workshop! 2013-2014

 Scheduled from January through March, the Armory's Visiting Master Artist Workshop Series brings together participants and contemporary master artists from all over the country for unparalleled educational experiences. Now in its 16th year, the series caters to artists of all skill levels and diverse media. The 2014 Visiting…See More
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Conway, SC USA
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Coastal Carolina University
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I awake hearing the rumblings of a grandfather seven hundred miles away, I see the fingerprints of a woman long dead on my breakfast, and I work to the rhythmic footsteps of a man plowing fields half a century ago. I cannot define myself except in their words. My relationship to this mythology is that of a mule to its yoke. This mythology binds and burdens me, yet it allows me the confidence of definite path. This body of work addresses these blessed burdens; it allows me to understand my own compulsions and to give permanence to all the things I find are too easy to forget and impossible to live without. I have come to see the tobacco farmer as every bit the craftsman I aspire to be and metalsmithing forms my tribute to those who bent their backs to labor we now consider unnecessary. The physicality of process binds me to the South with a shared labor. I fold rows of copper as a harrow rolls hills of dirt, grateful for the ache given by the day’s efforts as it mimics those of the arthritic hands of my grandmother after a day in the fields. Art allows me to catalog this journey, broadcasting the allegories of my childhood in new and verdant minds with the hopes that they may live on when even I have left them behind.

 

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At 7:15pm on January 19, 2014, alice simpson said…

Varied and powerful work. Welcome to crafthaus

At 10:19am on September 11, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through September 15, 2014.
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At 3:41pm on October 23, 2012, Glen Guarino said…

Hi Michael, Not sure if you do any type of lighting. Enlighten Me is our next online show here at Crafthaus  http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/open-call-enlighten-me

At 9:33am on August 6, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

So, what's next? How are your plans going to start a school? :-)

Brigitte

At 11:35pm on April 30, 2011, jenny Fillius said…
Your work is marvelous, my favorite is the cookie press, love it.
At 2:44pm on February 12, 2011, Katie Poterala said…
...oh.  and those were chasing tools  that i was making
At 2:43pm on February 12, 2011, Katie Poterala said…
hey! glad to see you joined the rest of the world here :)  and even more glad you finally posted some new stuff!
At 1:15pm on February 12, 2011, Mo Schreffler said…
congrats on getting featured!
At 11:42am on February 6, 2011, Robert Thomas Mullen said…
give me credit for those photos yo!  glad you finally got one!
At 9:06am on February 6, 2011, Cappy Counard said…

Well done. Nice to see you on Crafthaus.

 

 
 
 

Rule the World!

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RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley

"LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch

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20th Anniversary Craft Forms 2014 at Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

December 5, 2014 at 9am to January 31, 2015 at 5pm
Craft Forms, an international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, is open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and/or mixed media crafts. Collaborative work is accepted. Any works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2012 and must be available for sale during the length of the exhibition. The jurors, Bruce Pepich and David R. McFadden, will judge the work based on its technique, design, concept, originality and craftsmanship. It is important…See More
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The MASSC Jewelry Challenge

The Metal Arts Society of Southern California invited its membership to enter into a jewelry challenge as an avenue to participate and push themselves. Each of the participants received identical kits with materials which in the end would be bent, hammered, stretched, soldered, riveted and morphed into the finished pieces. They were given a timeline of 6 weeks to complete and return the finished piece. Photos were taken of everybody’s pieces and a luncheon was held for the members to vote on…See More
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Day 3 at Arrowmont

Day 3 was a busy and productive day.  We started with a slide show, which included my, now, favorite work by Pat Hickman.  I can’t remember what it is called, but they are little lizards, that she FOUND dead and encased in gut…superb!Our assignment for today was to think about time:…See More
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