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Glen Guarino left a comment for Steve Shelby
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. We hope you will consider emailing a submission http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream"
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John Lunn left a comment for Steve Shelby
"Man, you said a mouthful there, Steve. Summed up the bane of my life as a traditional flutemaker. Ends up being an assembly job if you let it. And I think of wind instruments, flutists are the worst sticklers for tradition."
May 28, 2013
Steve Shelby left a comment for John Lunn
"Thanks, John. The thing I found about the woodwind business is that they are so tied to tradition, they won't consider anything at all different or new."
May 28, 2013
John Lunn left a comment for Steve Shelby
"I should add that I like your work. The abstracts aren't so much my taste but the workmanship is superb and the flowers, bird and frog pitcher strike a bell with me."
May 26, 2013
John Lunn left a comment for Steve Shelby
"That is the problem with instrument making - uniformity is the name of the game. That's why I turned my flutes into an art form. You know, screw 'em if they can't take a joke."
May 26, 2013
Steve Shelby left a comment for John Lunn
"Hi John. I love your flute. I worked at a job for 23 years making keys and the metal parts for contrabassoons. Unfortunately, there was no creativity involved. The upside is that I learned a huge amount about working with metal and making tools."
May 24, 2013
Steve Shelby and John Lunn are now friends
May 24, 2013
Steve Shelby commented on Rebecca Rose's group Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately
"Hi Rebecca. I have had probably a 50% success rate entering juried exhibitions, which I think is actually pretty good. I don't do shows where you go and peddle your wares from a booth. The exhibitions I've been in are held in art museums…"
May 24, 2013
Steve Shelby commented on Rebecca Rose's group Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately
"This looks like it could be interesting; one of my favorite topics. Not much happening so far. I have been entering exhibitions for the last 3-4 years with success and failure. It's a difficult thing to figure out."
May 23, 2013
Steve Shelby joined Rebecca Rose's group
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Showing Publicly and Building a Legacy Privately

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. Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!See More
May 23, 2013
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Steve Shelby and Catherine Witherell are now friends
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Kinetic Revelations

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Scyphozoa

"This is really cool! What's it made of?"
Aug 8, 2011

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At 3:59pm on May 21, 2014, Glen Guarino said…

Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. We hope you will consider emailing a submission

http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream

At 9:12am on February 21, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

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At 9:28am on May 28, 2013, John Lunn said…

Man, you said a mouthful there, Steve. Summed up the bane of my life as a traditional flutemaker. Ends up being an assembly job if you let it. And I think of wind instruments, flutists are the worst sticklers for tradition.

At 11:30am on May 26, 2013, John Lunn said…

I should add that I like your work. The abstracts aren't so much my taste but the workmanship is superb and the flowers, bird and frog pitcher strike a bell with me.

At 11:28am on May 26, 2013, John Lunn said…

That is the problem with instrument making - uniformity is the name of the game. That's why I turned my flutes into an art form. You know, screw 'em if they can't take a joke.

At 10:43am on July 8, 2011, Steve Shelby said…

Thank you for making me a featured artist!
Tonight is the opening of a show in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which will have on display, among many other great things, my Tea Wrex teapot. The show runs until Aug 20.

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At 6:16am on July 4, 2011, Michelle Pujol said…
love your work!
At 4:30pm on June 28, 2011, Sabiha Mujtaba said…

Thank you, Steve;envious of your lotus pond!  I'm hoping to take a repousse/chasing class soon. I'd like to add metalwork in my furniture. Your work has inspired me further.

I look forward to seeing more of it, regularly.

At 1:27pm on June 21, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…

Steve,

 

Welcome to crafthaus, the network for fine craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through July 15, 2012.

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

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As usual, I've relocated to the South Coast for the summer and have been doing very little to do with work. Since my last post, I've had my friend and fellow-jeweller, Madelyn Smoak with us here and that has lead to adventures. We started off in London at Tate Britain to see the…See More
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Retracing my steps: Explorations in Fiber Sculpture at Arrowmont

Arrowmont: after 25 years, I am returning to the place where it all started for me as a fiber artist.  That embarrassing picture is me, Amber O’Harrow (then Amber Wood), with my first weaving, turned into a bag.  Let’s see where my journey has led me since then, as I follow my guide, Pat Hickman on an exploration of fiber sculpture at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. See More
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