"What Makes a Maker?
From potters to politicians, everyone today wants to be called a maker. What can designers really expect from this ideologically hazy movement?
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Illustrations by Serafine Frey
Call it the third law of…"
Job Number: 131
Job Opened: March 02, 2015
Department: SAV - Jewelry and Objects-12600
Job Description: The field of jewelry offers endless opportunities for exploration and creation, where designers use new…"
"Good Afternoon, We are delighted to share an exciting opportunity with you taking place later this year. Elements is a 4 day festival of gold and silver in central Edinburgh, incubated by the Incorporation of Goldsmiths and Lyon & Turnbull…"
"One of the requirements of the Hallmarking Act 1973 is that all dealers supplying precious metal jewellery shall display a notice explaining the approved hallmarks.
This must be the notice produced by the British Hallmarking Council, as shown right…"
"Dear Rebecca, We would like to remind you that there’s only one more week for your students to apply for the 2015 Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprise.By submitting an application, they are in with a chance of…"
" SECOND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT We would be grateful if colleagues can forward through appropriate notice boards, peer networks and associates; with full apologies for the receipt of cross-posts.MAKING FUTURES…"
"The Colour Group (Great Britain) is proud to announce that the Turner Medal 2015 will be awarded to the Kinetic-Optic artist Carlos Cruz-Diez
Since 1941, stemming from the Physical Society, The Colour Group’s mission is to promote the study of…"
The Wellcome Trust has recently announced details of a new research funding scheme. Research Bursaries are available for small and medium-scale research projects based on library or archive collections supported by the Trust.…"
"This year festival of crafts is taking place Sat 17 & Sun 18 October 2015
festival of crafts is now in its nineteenth year and 2015 promises to be the best yet, with a curated marketplace, DIY workshops, and activities across the town.
"We hope you will join us for this exciting Art and Science event!
Tickets are going fast, so register today at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Art and Science of Creativity : An Evening with Dr. Edison T.…"
"Crafts Council Directory - Be a Part at the Start
The Crafts Council Directory is building, with some of the brightest and best names in craft already signed up. To be a part of the first wave, launching live at the end of March, join now and take…"
"MEXICAN WEEKColourful and spicy, this week focuses on inspiration from Mexican culture, both traditional and contemporary, with a mix of tutors who are either native to Mexico or whose working practise is influenced by Mexican aesthetics.
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Shop for unique handmade items from over 100 makers and designers at our second annual Design & Craft Fair, featuring MADE, the team behind MADE London, MADE Brighton and the Brighton Art Fair.
"Adam Thorpe: Flowering
March 25 – April 26, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday, March 27, 6-8pm
Adam Thorpe’s Flowering, a 25ft installation on the gallery’s atrium wall, draws inspiration from the roadside memorial, where flowers are…"
I am seeking some really great, positive artists whose art is informed by an "invisible" challenge. Are you an artist doing work conceptually inspired by epilepsy? Depression? Bipolar? Deafness? or? Do you know an artist who you might recommend?The idea for this exhibition happened when my deafness -- the most challenging of my medical issues and something I pretended didn’t exist for most of my life -- began insinuating itself into my creative fiber art practice. I saw it in art works I kept…See More
Imagine a large table laid with creations by internationally renowned jewelry artists. Imagine you’ve never seen anything like this before, you’ve been asked to choose a piece of jewelry that suits you, and you’ll be professionally photographed afterwards.This scenario occurred repeatedly during the “Who Wears my Art?” photo…See More