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Enamel on Steel – a weekend workshop

Parallel Planes Brooch V, 2012. From the La Geometrie series.

Come along to Pratt Fine Arts Center here in Seattle and learn how to use liquid enamel for steel and copper from one of the best in…

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Louisa Guinness Gallery (UK): THE JEWELLER AS ARTIST 1960-80

After focusing for 12 years on jewels by artists known for their painting or sculpting, Louisa Guinness has decided to expand and extend her business. She is delighted to …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Craft in America: California Handmade - State of the Arts

Nate Cotterman

Some Assmebly Required: Bacchus & Tazza

Blown and flame-worked glass, 2014

Craft in America is pleased to announce…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

2015 National Design Award Winners

Announcing the 2015 National Design Award Winner

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT Michael Graves

DIRECTOR’S AWARD Jack Lenor Larsen

DESIGN MIND Rosanne Haggerty

CORPORATE & INSTITUTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT Heath Ceramics

ARCHITECTURE DESIGN MOS Architects

COMMUNICATION DESIGN Project Projects

FASHION DESIGN threeASFOUR

INTERACTION DESIGN John…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Craft Research Fund – Exhibition, Project, Graduate Research and Travel Grants

Craft Research Fund – Exhibition, Project, Graduate Research and Travel Grants (up to $15,000)

Deadline: 10/09/15



Since 2005, The…

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Demonstrations by Furniture Maker Glen Guarino at Lie-Nielson Tool Event

I am going to demo a process I use to ebonize furniture at the Lie-Nielson Tool Event in Peters Valley Craft Center, 19 Kuhn Rd, Layton, NJ 07851. The event will be…

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Added by Glen Guarino on May 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Linking Our Lineage: eBook and Silent Auction Launch

Linking Our Lineage is a new ebook of jewelry and metalsmithing techniques created and edited by Victoria Lansford with chapters contributed by

  • Nanz Aalund,…
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How to Start a Successful Clothing Brand: Luck or Innovative Product?

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The Observer (UK): Britain’s craft boom produces new model artisan army

Posted Saturday 25 April 2015

Excerpt from the article…

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London Craft Week

Putting craftsmanship centre stage of the world’s creative capital

LONDON CRAFT WEEK is a new annual event which showcases exceptional craftsmanship through a journey-of-discovery program featuring hidden workshops, celebrated…

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Tonight!

“San Título”, courtesy of Cristina Celis and Sin Título
“San Título”, courtesy of Cristina Celis and Sin Título

Two things..

– A quick reminder that I’m giving an artist lecture tonight at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

“Join artist-jeweler Melissa Cameron as she presents her work through images and words in the BIMA Auditorium.…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A Museum of ‘No-Longer-Art’ Opens in Hyde Park (Chicago)

A porcelain and aluminum sculpture by Jeff Koons that shattered in a fall. Courtesy: Salvage Art Institute

The Salvage Art Institute is a refuge for art in limbo.

Once-valuable…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Art and Other Tactics: Contemporary Craft by Artist Veterans

"War Pigs", Giuseppe Pellican

MAY 24 – SEPTEMBER 6, 2015

CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES

A group exhibition of contemporary craft…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 6:25pm — 1 Comment

Fake It to Make It: The Dilemma of Delegating Fabrication

BY Stephen Shaheen, Modern Painters | April 22, 2015

Contemporary art faces a dilemma. At no other time has the celebrity of
 the author been more important in the marketing of the artwork. Yet at no other time have artists been so…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Fragile ? Ceramics at the National Museum Cardiff

Did you ever expect to visit a ceramics exhibition and be asked to bring your vinyl collection along with you? Or to be invited to walk over and destroy one of the exhibits?

Fragile? showcases the beauty and diversity of contemporary…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Insta-nonsense

Did I mention that I’ve joined Instagram?

Studio Door

Square images are my new…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 23, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Call for Entries CHAIRS

Exhibition Prospectus and International Call to Artists

The Center for Art in Wood, in Philadelphia, PA, US, is partnering with The Furniture Society to organize an exhibition that showcases contemporary seating. The jurors…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 23, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Joe Meiser - Everything is in Flux

Trophies for Religious Violence, 2004, 29” x 9” x 9” each, bronze, porcelain, and gold spray paint.

Religious belief can inspire both selfless acts of kindness, and senseless acts of violence. At the heart of most religions are notions of love and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

Call for Entries Fiberart International 2016

Fiberart International is a benchmark exhibition presenting the best in contemporary fiberart.



FI2016, the 22nd edition in an ongoing series of triennial shows, will be juried by Chunghie Lee, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, and Tali…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2015 at 7:34am — No Comments

On Show Now!

Object Evolution exhibition installed at Bini Gallery in Collingwood, Australia.
Object Evolution exhibition installed at Bini Gallery in Collingwood, Australia.

My solo exhibition, Object Evolution, is on at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 21, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

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Enamel on Steel – a weekend workshop

Parallel Planes Brooch V, 2012. From the La Geometrie series.Come along to Pratt Fine Arts Center here in Seattle and learn how to use liquid enamel for steel and copper from one of the best in the north-west… ME!“We’re…See More
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