Brigitte Martin (crafthaus editor) will spend time at the 2016 ACC Show in Baltimore. She will report back from three distinct viewpoints.Sign up for this group to join the trip, ask questions, be a part of it!See More
You might be interested in this for Findings: I take pictures of people wearing my rescued fabric bracelets, and several of the shots are of like the one of my friend Joanne's beautifully artistic hands, for example see below--it…"
Art can be a way to heal. Many artists privately face invisible medical and mental illness challenges that others are unaware of because they look, and act, absolutely normal. Some artists creatively tap into these challenges and give voice to them through a variety of mediums and styles. Invisible:VisAble, curated by artist Leisa Rich, is an art exhibition that features several artists whose art works are informed by their challenges. It is to be held in Atlanta October 30-November 27, 2015 at…See More
Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making! Arriving at this message is the goal of this exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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"Yes, Nick Offerman is known to appreciate fine woodwork. But to pour gasoline on the fire, this quote by Amy Poehler I read in the Chicago Tribune this morning made me snort coffee through my nose, and not in a good way:
"NBC calls Poehler…"
"Nick Offerman was featured on a This Old House segment where they toured his large woodworking business. I think he'll do just fine. I'd have to research Amy Poehler's background to add anything about her, though."
"More stupid "reality" television which exploits peoples' desire to be "famous" - whatever that means - at the expense of being made to look ridiculous at the hands of people who have no f****** idea whatsoever about what it…"
"As someone famous said, "in the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes". Craftspeople, enjoy your 15. Not the first reality show to attack this theme. But the show really isn't about craft; it's about entertainment. As…"
"I just finished listening to Nick Offerman's "Paddle Your Own Canoe". He has a deep reverence for well made things and I am very optimistic about this. I may even start watching tv again to see it..."