chesley williams
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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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"(Sung to the tune...you'll know it!) Hey Chesley, (your work's) so fine, (your work's) so fine you blow my mind, hey, Chesley! Hey, Chesley! From your fiber art friend Leisa. Just wanted to tell you today, again, that you do such…"
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Dallas, Texas
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Cantoinette Studios
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I am a Maker based in Dallas, Texas, neighborhood- Oak Cliff. I own and operate a mobile boutique on wheels that features an array of accessories from hand bags, jewelery, to my favorite headwear. I choose from an endless supply of discarded (found) and recycled materials. I combine art and fashion as a final presentation to influence public policy towards wearing sustainable art.
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http://cantoinettestudios.com

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At 2:52pm on November 8, 2013, Leisa Rich said…

(Sung to the tune...you'll know it!) Hey Chesley, (your work's) so fine, (your work's) so fine you blow my mind, hey, Chesley! Hey, Chesley! From your fiber art friend Leisa. Just wanted to tell you today, again, that you do such incredible stuff!!!!!!! Hold that thought, ok, if there is ever any doubt in your mind! I got it right this time!

At 12:45am on March 1, 2012, Angelina Ciulik said…

GREAT MEETING YOU AT YUMA!  Love my pin, and your work of course.

 
 
 

A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. 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 traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

December 5, 2014 at 10am to December 7, 2014 at 5pm
Comprised of 175 exhibitors, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft. Dates & Hours Fri. December…See More
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