"Wanted to pass on a nice shout out from Anika Smulovitz:
Seattle SNAG Conference was fun. Kiff Slemmon's exhibit, and exhibits at BAM, Fancy, and Facere were great, and the ring-a-day... all good!"
A group where you can post your bench problems and issues for discussion and comment.It's open and can be used to ask technical questions or post solutions, tips or ideas which you think might be of use to other members.See More
I'll be using this group to focus on different aspects of craft arts.Artist's. Work. Exhibits. Retail & Wholesale Venues. Photography.Hopefully, some humor as well. (I did say hopefully, I'll hope with you).See More
"Hi Sarah, thankyou for the kind comments, I havn't been on Crafthouse for a litle while, it is very encouraging, and motivating! Your works are very interesting, I love the fluidity. I would love to come to the opening of your show at…"
Hi Sarah, thankyou for the kind comments, I havn't been on Crafthouse for a litle while, it is very encouraging, and motivating! Your works are very interesting, I love the fluidity. I would love to come to the opening of your show at Guyomarc'h- I live about 15 mins walk away! I have a very busy April planned, what are the dates? Kate.
I would love, love, love that. We will have to plan it for September since I'll be gone all summer teaching at an arts camp where my kids go. In the meantime, I'll post some pictures on my blog of the set up I'm using to work in my room, since the evenings are a bit too cool in my indoor/outdoor studio at camp. It's all so compact, it'll be a fun challenge.
"Bishopsland Educational Trust Up Coming Events: Bishopsland at Jacobs Jewellers2nd to 22nd June 2015Jacobs Jewellers, 25 King Street, Reading, RG1 2HE Henley Festival8th to 12th July 2015Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9 1AH Art…"
"Hothouse from the Crafts Councilhttp://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=a47fc1f38d7b79f55813e2e48&id=d1c97c23cd&e=247ffc61e9The Crafts Council runs a national programme of creative business support for craft makers within three years of setting…"
"OPEN CALL DESIGNERS IN RESIDENCE KORTRIJK 2015Deadline Deadline: 02 juni 2015Designregio Kortrijk invites recent design graduates from the various creative disciplines to apply for its Designers in Residence Kortrijk programme 2015. During a working…"
"Hothouse from the Crafts Council The Crafts Council runs a national programme of creative business support for craft makers within three years of setting up their practice.Hothouse has successfully supported 163 makers over the last five years with…"
Image courtesy PlatformaGoing to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following @thejewellist (t) or @thejewellist (i).Don't know/care what I'm talking about with…See More
Schmuck and other European termsschmuck[shmuhk]noun,(English slang) an obnoxious or contemptible person(Yiddish derivative of schmock): penis(German): jewel, adornment“You cannot force linguistic usage: the acceptance of a word depends on many factors.”- Liesbeth den BestenI have always been fascinated with etymology and I thought it is a perfect time to dive into alternate terminology. With Dutch artist, Ruudt Peters delivering the keynote speech on Wednesday at SNAG Boston, I am excited to…See More
The main event this week has been completing my watch and chain for the ACJ exhibition "Sleight of Hand". The last element to be completed was the fitting of a glass to the 1838 silver watch-case which was the catalyst for the whole piece and I found an incredible place in Kent where, for a very modest fee, a traditional thick, bevelled mineral-glass was cut to fit, polished and fitted. (Anyone else requiring this service should contact "Crystalfit":…See More