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From Melanie To Melania

What a few weeks!

First off was the visit to the RCA Graduate Show to see the work by my friend and colleague, Anthony Wong. I have barely seen him since he started the MA at the RCA two years ago and I was intrigued to see what he would come up with.…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 18, 2018 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Graduate Show, 2018

Time once more for the School of Jewellery Graduate Show, the chance for our students to stop being students and show off what they have done with their shiny new qualifications. It feels like a bumper year, too.



The graduate show ran for a week with two private views, one for "Friends and Family" and one for our industry partners, each having a very different character. The graduates themselves ran the first "Friends and Family" night with a band, a rather excellent bar (with…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 27, 2018 at 7:43am — No Comments

A Whistle-Stop Tour of May

It's been a very busy month as the students finish off their work for the final shows and we start to make all the preparations. There hasn't been so much on - a couple of concerts with the CBSO performing works by the great Russians, Prokofiev (5th Symphony) and Shostakovich (10th Symphony) which, of course, were stellar - as well as some interesting performances.…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 4, 2018 at 4:03am — No Comments

Mother Makers interview with Art Jewelry Fourm

We are delighted to share this interview by Sandra Wilson of Mother Makers for Art Jewelry Forum!

Click HERE to read

Enjoy…

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Added by Mother Makers on June 3, 2018 at 8:10am — No Comments

Welcome @momlists to Mother Makers !

We are pretty excited to have Minna Dubin publish in our peephole section of the blog!

https://mothermakersblog.wordpress.com/2018/05/08/the-relentlessness-of-morning/…

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Added by Mother Makers on May 20, 2018 at 5:39am — No Comments

(B)Easter Holidays

Caged Chick



I've been on holiday. Brighton again and this bizarre easter chick. To be fair, it was in the window of an "adult shop". The weather was absolutely stinking, rain, cold, only one decent day and that felt more like an early autumn day than a late spring…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 29, 2018 at 3:05pm — No Comments

CraftBoston Spring

CraftBoston Spring | April 20 - 22, 2018

Cyclorama @ Boston’s Center for the Arts

539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02216



Preview + Benefit: Makers in the Round

Thursday, April 19, 2017  /  6pm-9pm

Show Hours 

Friday, April 20, 2018  /  11am to 7pm

Saturday, April 21, 2018  /  10am to 6pm

Sunday, April 22, 2018  /  11am to 5pm



CraftBoston…

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Added by Lindsay Mis on April 14, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Craft Forms 2018

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 12, 2018 at 6:25am — No Comments

A Wake

Future Craft - Farnham - 2

This last fortnight saw me off to the University of the Creative Arts (UCA) at Farnham for the conference organised by Rebecca Skeels, "Future Craft:…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 25, 2018 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Musicology

Blue Birmingham



A musical week, mainly, kicking off with the astonishing world-premiere performance of Gerald Barry's Organ Concerto by the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 11, 2018 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Windgate Museum Internship at SAC Boston

Since our founding in 1897, The Society of Arts and Crafts has been committed to supporting American craftspeople and educating the public about the power of craft. We were the first crafts non-profit established in the US, and continue to fulfill this mission today through our programs: exhibitions; public…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 8, 2018 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Awards! Glamour! Events!

Goldsmiths' Craft And Design Awards 2017 - 1



What a week!



Kicking it all off was the annual Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Awards in the gilded splendour of…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 4, 2018 at 11:26am — No Comments

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

Venessa Hogge - efflorescent flowers



Vanessa Hogge is inspired by all things botanical. She creates dahlias, chrysanthemums, dashes, hydrangeas and daphne in pristine white porcelain and black clay. Her compositions are efflorescent in that they…

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Added by 2Roses on February 27, 2018 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Study Foundry and Pottery Crafts

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists to

Study Foundry and Pottery Crafts at a Wisconsin Arts Center

John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC)

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International individual artists working in all disciplines to explore…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 25, 2018 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Off With His Head

Last week kicked off amusingly with a tweet from an ex-student, Christina Leon, who found this in the Tower Of London:

Tower of London Head



Remind you of anyone? Probably there because Queen Theresa has had enough of…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 25, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

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

Yong Joo Kim - the process of reconfiguration



Yong Joo Kim explores the value of the mundane, industrial material, velcro. She hand-cuts, sews and “reconfigures” it into wearable art. The result of her extensive, controlled exploration is quite literally beyond…

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Added by 2Roses on February 19, 2018 at 5:50pm — No Comments

No Spring Blues

Spring Fair is upon us again, so off we trouped to the NEC with the students in tow for the biggest jewellery event in the UK calendar. The main reason for us going is that we take the opportunity to promote the students at the event in conjunction with Weston Beamor, who generously sponsor prizes in a design competition every year.

This year, they had to use their digital skills to design a matching wedding and…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 18, 2018 at 12:12pm — No Comments

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

Attai Chen - Uncommon Materials, Uncommon Applications



Attai Chen utilizes wood, paper, silver, graphite, paint and stainless steel in his jewelry and sculptural reliefs. He describes his work as “a body consisting of independent,…

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Added by 2Roses on February 13, 2018 at 1:42pm — No Comments

A Lot Of Lin

It's been fairly quiet since my last post but I've managed to squeeze in a trip to London with my ex-colleague and still-friend, Rachael Colley, a trip which involved culture and a lot of work by Lin Cheung. We started off with a visit to the V&A to see the final choices for the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 12, 2018 at 8:44am — No Comments

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



Helen Britton - A Singular Voice



Helen Britton’s work is well known in the arena of art jewelry. The variety of materials she incorporates into her pieces is quite…
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Added by 2Roses on February 5, 2018 at 11:20am — No Comments

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