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Altered Wooden Books WORKSHOP with Daniel Essig May 13-15, 2016

The Society for Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh, is happy to welcome visiting artist Daniel Essig, May 13-15, 2016.  
 
Explore the techniques of…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 28, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments

Rent-A-Pro at SNAGneXt 2016

We see it almost every day: questions and comments pop up online about copyright abuses, gallery-artist relationships gone sour, and insurance not doing what they are supposed to do. Not to speak of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 28, 2016 at 9:36am — No Comments

Spoke too soon...

1200 Shot Round (breastplate), 11 RPH Cannon (brooch)
1200 Shot Round (breastplate), 11 RPH Cannon (brooch)

...so last week when I said that Saturday the 23rd of April would be the last day that…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 24, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

A Musical Week

The Devil Inside - 1

This week kicked off with a visit to the Birmingham Rep theatre to hear the Music Theatre Wales production of a new opera by Scottish composer, Stuart MacRae, with a libretto by popular crime-writer, Louise Welsh,…

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"Paperfolding" Doesn't Even Come Close

2016 American Craft Council Rare Craft Fellowship Awards: Fellows Martin and Erik Demaine…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Body Politic - last days

Attempts to Kill... - as worn by the artist
Attempts to Kill... - as worn by the artist

It's too late not to sound like a broken record, so here goes:

It's the last week to see my exhibition at…

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Hot Fun in the Summertime

Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 19, 2016 at 10:10am — 1 Comment

Bish Bosch

No blog post last weekend as I didn't get home from being in the Netherlands until late on Sunday night.





The…

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Thom Browne Selects @ Cooper Hewitt, NYC

Photo: B.Martin for crafthaus…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

2016 ACC Conference at Kaneko - Register Now

Since the first American Craft Council conference nearly six…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 14, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How A Color Designer Creates The Perfect Backdrop For Famous Art

At major museums around the world, the color experts at Farrow & Ball train their discerning eye on the walls behind the artwork.

Source:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 14, 2016 at 10:15am — No Comments

Earrings3

Earrings3

April 15 – May 8, 2016

 

Velvet da Vinci's third group exhibition focusing on the ancient form of ear adornment and its current production in the realm of contemporary art jewelry.



Featured Artists: 

Carolina Andersson, Jill Baker Gower, Lynn…

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Added by Mike Holmes on April 11, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

CraftBoston Spring



CraftBoston Spring is a juried show of contemporary craft, featuring the work…

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Added by The Society of Arts and Crafts on April 6, 2016 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Year of the Harlan!

Hello friends and colleagues,



Some of you might be aware that this Fall marks the 40th year Harlan will have taught at the University of North Texas. In celebration of this, we are working hard to raise enough funds to permanently endow the student scholarship that Harlan started.…

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Added by James Thurman on April 5, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Body Politic in the Canberra Times

Kerry-Anne Cousins has written a piece, published today in The Canberra Times, about my Body Politic exhibition at Bilk Gallery, entitled…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 2, 2016 at 12:17am — 2 Comments

Craftspeople In Their Own Words - BOOK Project

Craftspeople In Their Own Words brings together 75 stories written by 70 craftspeople telling of their lives in the studio, on the road, or at American craft shows from the 1960s to the present. 



Covering a wide range of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 1, 2016 at 8:29am — 3 Comments

MEMBER MAKEOVER OPPORTUNITY AT ACC ST. PAUL SHOW

As part of the American Craft St. Paul Show's new program Style…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 30, 2016 at 11:51am — No Comments

Call: Workshop with Ruudt Peters - Selfie Now

A workshop by RUUDT PETERS assisted by KOEN JACOBS

After the successes over the last 15 years, this year Ruudt Peters begins his summer workshop under the title SELFIE NOW.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 30, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Crafthaus featured in film "JUNK: Rubbish to Gold"

JUNK: rubbish to gold is a playful exploration of community economies (exchange, giving, bartering, gathering, earning, harvesting); putting on display the process of creating the ‘work of art’.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 29, 2016 at 9:09am — No Comments

Body Politic: the interview

Ruchnoy Protivotankovy Granatomyot, from the Escalation series, as worn by the artist.
Ruchnoy Protivotankovy Granatomyot, from the Escalation series.

Many thanks to Vicki Mason for her excellent set of questions about my works in the Body Politic exhibition. The resulting article…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on March 29, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

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