I didn't know you moved away so far. New York! Awesome. I love this Alfred Hitchcock work. Also awesome! I quit teaching at Pratt last January. I don't go down at all anymore. Making my work and teaching in a program at Edmonds CC a bit. Doing private tutoring and small workshops at my house/studio. I am working tax season with my husband. It leaves me the rest of the year 9.5 months to focus on jewelry (and my other commitments). It's a good chunk for jewelry - but there never seems to be enough time to shake it all out of my head! I miss you too. I was so happy to see you here. I have lots of work piled up inside me, but I got an invitation to a show in San Diego that I had to focus on for next May. The work needs to be done now - or it won't be done in time after tax season. I'm happy for the show - and now that I'm almost done with it I can begin to focus on the work I WAS going to make this fall. Thank God for my journals and sketchbooks! Love you Miss Awesomeness.
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“While striving to incorporate fashion and function in my body of work, Joe’s was created. Reflecting on the glamor once held by tobacco use, I pulled imagery from vintage cigarette advertisements. Once used to seduce the consumer, I take this now taboo subject matter and place it over the belt as a means of advertising and seduction of both the product and body. This reminds my audience of the cultural change that has evolved into the disapproval of tobacco usage and advertising.”
"I'm pretty sure I know the online incident you are referring to Brigitte, it really shocked me too. Like Peggy, I enjoyed the technical discussions and information exchanged, but was always very confused by the odd and rather constant…"
"Everyone listening to this post by Brigitte also has the power to make the change they want to see. If you see a comment that you think might be misunderstood, you could ask for clarification or correction from the writer.
If a post your started has…"
"I did not see the post that Brigitte (and some others) have referred to, but have noticed this phenomena on several discussion forums. It is very unfortunate that this situation seems to repeatedly happen. There are discussion forums that I…"
"Hmmm...pretty sure I know which donnybrook inspired this post. While I lurked there for the valuable information, I often found the commentary divisive, so I never participated. Why is it so difficult for some people to practice common…"
"Really happy to see this post Brigitte. Coming from a 'recent student' perspective, it is incredibly harsh to have 'professionals' in the field (who you generally admire) be unsupportive of the new craftsmen. We have…"
"Victoria, I am very sorry to hear about your experience, unfortunately, as you know, yours is not an isolated case. The response one typically receives when speaking up is to "just grow a thicker skin." Guess what, me growing a thicker…"
I witnessed a bunch of troublesome ‘discussions’ this past week. Not on crafthaus and not directed at me personally, but troublesome nevertheless. They also weren’t real discussions either, as in: a respectful exchange of opinions where one side hears the other out. It…
REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the Art Metals program in the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) since 1998. The exhibition is held in the 1332…