January 2011 Blog Posts (36)

Halstead Scholarships

HALSTEAD SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for JEWELRY ARTISTS

LEARN to SELL YOUR HANDMADE CREATIONS to GALLERIES and STORES



Through a generous gift from Halstead Bead Inc., scholarships are available for jewelry artists who want to receive business training in the Visiting Artist Program of the Buyers Market of American Craft.



The Visiting Artist Program, coming to Philadelphia February 19-20, 2011, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, will… Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 30, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Lobster Quadrille, Concluded

I finally finished The Lobster Quadrille, a piece I started in the spring of last year and which I never got round to setting and finishing. It was the work of a few hours' to complete it. 

 

The Lobster Quadrille 22

 …

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on January 27, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Black And The White

I finished the Cold Genius!

Everything: now to send it off to Goldsmiths' Hall for their craft and design competition.

 

Cold Genius 2

 

The box is made from an old wooden box which held a precision lathe. I rubbed it down, waxed it and lined it.

 …

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on January 26, 2011 at 4:24pm — 5 Comments

BlogTalk Radio with Sarah Abramson

This Thursday night, Sarah Abramson will be the featured guest on Jay Whaley's blog talk radio program, "Metalsmith Bench Talk"



The show will be live at 6 PM, but you can listen any time after that on the website. To stream the program, click here



Jay Whaley is the head jewelery instructor at the University of California, San Diego, Crafts Center and is also owns the Whaley Studios in the Hillcrest District of San… Continue

Added by Patti Bleicher on January 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Pay for SNAG?

As soon as one SNAG ends I start planning for the nest one. Well scheming is really what it should be called. The last few years I haven't been as concerned about the trip because my money situation wasn't as, well...depressing. However, as anyone who has attended SNAG knows, once you go you are hooked! The dealer's room invites you in and entices you to empty your wallet. The presentations and demos can spark a new facet of work that you didn't think you would be interested in exploring.… Continue

Added by Robin Gordon on January 25, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

"Reconnecting the Maker and the Buyer" at WoodExpo 2011

The Seaport World Trade Center, located at 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston MA, 02210 will be the location for "WOOD EXPO" from February 24 through February 27, 2011.  

 

Hours:

Thursday to Friday  12noon - 9pm,

Saturday 10am - 9pm,  Sunday 10am -…

Continue

Added by Glen Guarino on January 24, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Engraving

Work continues on the Cold Genius piece and the main "theatre" is now finished, apart from polishing and patination. All the engraving is now done:

 

Cold Genius (WIP) 69

 

The ice-cave in which he lives, still to be enamelled. The ceramic figure will be visible through the quartz crystal prism.

 …

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on January 23, 2011 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Us, influx: exhibition catalog - Kickstarter project

 

Untitled-2

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

We are: 



Seth Papac and Ruth Koelewyn, artists and curators with a committed and talented group of jewelers backed by The Society of North American Goldsmiths.

 

We will: 

assemble an international exhibition in one of America’s leading installation art…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2011 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Stonesetting and Engraving

My current crazy obsession with the Cold Genius nears an end. Everything is stoneset and I've spent the last 2 hours engraving the inner lid. There is about another 2 hours to go, but I need a break!



Stones:



Cold Genius (WIP) 67

 

Blue topaz, aquamarine, green quartz, clear quartz and enamel chips.

 …

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on January 21, 2011 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Blog Talk Radio interview regarding SNAG Trunk Show and "Cooperation Tableware"

 

For those of you who missed the interview on Jan 20 and have an hour to kill, here it is again. Enjoy!

 …

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 21, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

College Art Association Conference Feb 10-14, 2011 in NYC

COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE


If you are attending the CAA Conference Feb. 10-14th in NEW YORK, here are a few sessions you don’t want to miss:

 

The…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 20, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Opportunity: Windgate Museum Internships for students, Deadline March 15, 2011

The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design (CCCD) has announced the 2011 partner museums who will offer four Windgate Museum Internships for either graduate or undergraduate students who are aspiring curators.  Interns work closely with a curator on a studio craft collection, exhibition, or research project…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 20, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

More coldness...

The Cold Genius piece is starting to take a form now and I can see the end in sight. Which is just as well, really, as he has to be posted off late next week! I set and finished the brooch element today: 

 

Cold Genius (WIP) 62

 …

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on January 19, 2011 at 2:59pm — 2 Comments

Lindsay Pollock to head Art in America

We are thrilled to see contemporary jewelry enthusiast Lindsay Pollock named the Editor-in-Chief of Art in America. Pollock has covered the arts market at Bloomberg News since 2005 and has become one of the most respected art journalists in New York. No doubt she will also bring the insight she has cultivated on her blog ‘Art Market Views’ to this established and respected publication.



We wish her the best on her move. Congratulations… Continue

Added by Patti Bleicher on January 19, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Sarah Abramson public lecture at MSU's Art Forum

Next week, the Montclair State University has invited one of Gallery Loupe’s artists, Sarah Abramson, to lecture as part of its visiting artist’s series. The Art Forum brings in artists, designers, art historians and art critics from around the world to present their work and ideas in an open forum. Sarah Abramson attended the Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina and earned her Masters of Fine Art in Metal at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Abramson was recently awarded a… Continue

Added by Patti Bleicher on January 18, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Radio Interview with crafthaus members. Topics: SNAG Trunk Show & Cooperation Tableware

Two exciting interviews are coming up on the hourlong Jay Whaley's BlogTalkRadio Show:

Date: Thursday, JANUARY 20, 2011, approximately 3-4pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)

 …

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 17, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

crafthaus scholarship recipients 2011: Lauren McAdams and Seana Higgins

 

 

Crafthaus Conference Scholarship

Recipients:

Lauren McAdams (Yuma Conference)

and…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 17, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Timothy McMahon receives first annual SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timothy McMahon receives first…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 17, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Update on Saws

UPDATE: Comments from Lee Marshall, designer of the Knew Concept Saw 

(Same comments as posted on "Thinking out Loud" but also put here for completeness.)



I emailed Lee with some of the comments I've received on here, on Flickr and on my Blogs and he sent me back a very detailed and thoughtful reply which I quote here with permission.

 

Spares are available of course. It simply has not come up as yet, so I haven't crossed that bridge. I will send…

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on January 16, 2011 at 12:58pm — No Comments

red, red, red

This piece, entitled Red Radial Pattern Set (consists of a pin and brooch) is actually the back half of the tin from whence came the works Henri Tin Pin, and Henri Tin Brooch. This one was made as one of the last few works that rounded out my master of fine arts examination exhibition, which was…

Continue

Added by Melissa Cameron on January 15, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Latest Activity

Glen Guarino left a comment for Michael Brown
"Michael, we want to invite you to send images of your outdoor furniture, your Comfy-rondack is perfect for this show. The show will be online here at…"
12 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Geryn Roche
"Please send images of your hanging planters for our call for an online show here at Crafthaus. A Midsummer Day's Ream http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Please share with other artists"
12 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Lauren McAdams Selden
"Lauren, we want to invite you to send in your sculptures for our online Crafthaus show. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Please share with other artists & your students at the university."
12 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Greg Gehner
"Greg, consider sending Eam bench, Connect chair, EAM Bike Rack for our online show here at Crafthaus. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream"
12 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Yael Shomroni
"Yael, please send images of birdhouses for our Crafthaus call, A Midsummer Day's Dream. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream "
13 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for JOE R APODACA
"We want to invite you to send images of your birdbath for our online show here at Crafthaus, "A Midsummer Day's Dream". http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream"
13 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Becky Keck
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. We hope you will consider emailing a submission http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream"
13 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Christopher Poehlmann
"Hi Chris, Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream & share with other artists. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream "
13 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for lauren eve skelly
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream"
13 hours ago
Glen Guarino liked Debra Gavant's photo
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Kathleen Bostick
"We want to invite you to send images of your chair & sculptures for our online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream.  http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Please share with other…"
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino liked Kathleen Bostick's photo
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Lenore Lampi
"Lenore, thank you for your submission to our call"
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino liked Amber O'Harrow's photo
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Sue Clark
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream, consider submitting mobiles...sculptures. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Please share with other…"
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Jennifer Hermann
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream & consider submitting your luminaries http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream"
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Dandee Pattee
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Feel free to share with other artists.  "
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Stacey Lee Webber
"We would like to invite you to be in our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. Several pieces will work for this show, your flag, outdoor…"
15 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for Kelly M Nye
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Feel free to share with other artists"
16 hours ago
Glen Guarino left a comment for James McKenna
"Please look at our call for our next online Crafthaus show, A Midsummer Day's Dream. http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream Feel free to share with other artists"
16 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Brigitte Martin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service