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2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Sally Hayden Gilmore - sensuous form and color



To say that…
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Added by 2Roses on August 22, 2016 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Holiday Over

Back to work today and straight into preparations for the coming year, both academically - for the new and continuing students - and in terms of my own work.




The holiday was relaxing and fairly uneventful. On the back of my political fury of the last few months, I had been planning to go to Brighton's "Pride" event, something I've shunned since the early 1990s when the event ceased to be political and became no more than a corporate, money-spinning festival of…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on August 22, 2016 at 1:02pm — 2 Comments

Mari Funaki Award 2016

Funaki Award

For those of y'all in Melbourne, the Mari Funaki award opens next Wednesday, and in it you will find my work from the recent Body Politic show Ruchnoy Protivotankovy Granatomyot, or RPG for short.

From the Gallery Funaki website:…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 18, 2016 at 2:09pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Wendy McAllister - the transformative power of adornment



Wendy McAllister’s love of jewelry started with a live bejeweled Makech beetle on a small gold chain and safety pin. It was a gift from her parents during a trip to Mexico. The…

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Added by 2Roses on August 15, 2016 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Umut Demirgüç Thurman and James Thurman featured in Ornament magazine

Congrats to metalsmith couple and crafthaus members Umut Demirgüç Thurman and James Thurman on their 6-page feature…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 9, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm



Cayce Zavaglia - A Return to Paint through Embroidery



Cayce Zavaglia originally trained as a painter. She switched to embroidery in order to establish a non-toxic studio…
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Added by 2Roses on August 8, 2016 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Imagine

The irrepressible Boris Bally has been gathering a sizable cohort together around a shared passion - the erasure of guns in this country (the United States), under the exhibition The Innovative Merger (of) Art (and) Guns (to) Inspire New Expressions (of)…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 8, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments

I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now!

Hello Friends!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2016 at 9:41am — No Comments

THE CRAFT SCHOOL EXPERIENCE: AN EXPERIENCE I WISH FOR EVERYONE

Bill May is the executive director of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.  He established a studio specializing…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2016 at 9:34am — No Comments

Get ready for the ACC Present Tense Conference in October!

Michael Strand received a standing ovation at the SNAG conference in Boston last year. No wonder, he's a great presenter and he will again play a big role at this ACC event in October. Love hearing his 8 reasons to join the ACC conference even though I needed no convincing because I am already…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 6, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Many of you may know that I am fascinated by taxidermy, the extreme kind (see past…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 2, 2016 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Make it Shake, Rattle & Spin - The Halstead Design Challenge

Gabrielle Gould, "Spring Garden View"

Medium/Materials: Copper, brass, sterling, shells, feathers

Dimensions: 4 x 4 x 1 inches

Photographer: Gabrielle Gould

SOLD!



Artist Statement:

My Kinetic design…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 2, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in theArm

2Roses Monday's Child

Hillary Waters Fayle - the concept of art as impermanent

Hillary Fayle uses botanical materials and combines them…

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Added by 2Roses on August 1, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Racine Art Museum's Online Art Auction is now live

"Double Bind", Artist: Patricia Hickman, Medium: Fiber, Dimensions: 10" x 6", Date of Work: 2010

Retail Value: $1,000

RAM's Art from the Heart Art…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2016 at 9:59am — No Comments

Walk Like A Man

Walk Like A Man (Sex Crime) - WIP - 15



On holiday and in Brighton!

Last week was a bit of a rush as I had to complete both a piece for the Craftspace "Made in the Middle" show but also the piece for Boris Bally's "Imagine" show, as previously mentioned,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 31, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Minimalist with a Twist - Jeanne Marell, UK

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 31, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Call: 4th Annual World Championship Belt Buckle Competition

The 4th annual World Championship Belt Buckle Competition is a juried online exhibition inviting all one-of-a-kind, handcrafted, wearable examples in the belt buckle format including western, modern, fashion, narrative, and conceptual.  …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 28, 2016 at 9:31am — No Comments

Call for Artists: CUBE

Added by Brigitte Martin on July 28, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Brooke Marks-Swanson

August 4-31, 2016
Artist’s Reception: Saturday, August 6, 6-8pm
 

Velvet da Vinci is proud to present Baskets: Increase /DecreaseBrooke Marks-Swanson’s…

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Added by Mike Holmes on July 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Introducing...

Anna Davern, The Duke of Devonshire, 2015

As the local representative of the Melbourne Jewellery Massive, I’m making a rare trip out of the studio tomorrow (July 27th) to talk up my buddy Anna Davern‘s work at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on July 26, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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The Justified Sinner commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Holiday Over
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Brigitte Martin commented on The Justified Sinner's blog post Holiday Over
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The Justified Sinner posted a blog post

Holiday Over

Back to work today and straight into preparations for the coming year, both academically - for the new and continuing students - and in terms of my own work. The holiday was relaxing and fairly uneventful. On the back of my political fury of the…See More
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Please share this call for participation. We welcome proposals from graduate students, artists, curators, educators, within and outside the field of art history. Looking for your help sharing the call to get the word out. CALL FOR PARTICIPATION in…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"AJF We received a great response to our call for volunteers to join our board committees in active advisory roles to help direct our activities and bring ideas into action. Thanks to all who answered the appeal. We still are looking for people…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Watchmaker Watchmakers make and repair watches, clocks and other timepieces. People who make watches and clocks are also called horologists. They work on all types and sizes of watch and clock, from tiny wristwatches to large clocks (including…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Handmade at Kew is back!Book your tickets now for the second edition of HANDMADE AT KEW: The International Contemporary Craft Event, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 October 2016!Kew Gardens will again play host to this…"
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"Hothouse 6 – The Future of British Crafts Hothouse is a programme of creative and business development for new makers, run by the Crafts Council. It provides makers at the start of their careers with the tools to grow sustainable and…"
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Harriete Estel Berman

"The Cost of Gun Violence"

Artwork for the exhibition "Imagine Peace Now" organized by Boris Bally
Photo Credit: Philip Cohen


View background info and more images of "Vision of the Artist, Vision of the Photographer" at http://askharriete.typepad.com/ask_harriete/2016/06/vision-of-the-a...

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