I finally got my show cards today, so I'm sending out a blanket invite to get addresses of those who would like a card mailed/hand delivered to them! Email me your address, and you'll get a card!
Here are the details:
March 23-April 15, 2009
Reception: March 27 6-9pm
New Wagner Gallery
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
As soon as I get the digital card images, I will post them on here!
Added by Annie Pennington on February 26, 2009 at 7:07pm —
I am looking for examples of bad photographic images for a Professional Guidelines document about Professional Quality Photographic Images and Knowing How to Work with Digital Photos.
IF you have some BAD images (or a BAD and IMPROVED comparison) that you are willing to share with a wide audience, it would be most appreciated.
Of course, I can not promise that your image will be in the document, but it would be great to have some real life examples of bad photography,… Continue
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on February 24, 2009 at 4:30pm —
My new book, All Chained Up, was just reviewed by Tammy Powley at about.com
"Victoria Lansford's jewelry is stunning. ...for the designer who is ready to advance his or her jewelry skills, Victoria's text is a wonderful learning tool."
Read the whole review here:
Added by Victoria Lansford on February 24, 2009 at 1:00pm —
MSG Workshop: Fancy Filigree in the 21st Century with Stacey Lee Webber
Dates: March 14-15, 2009
Location: Center for Creative Studies
Cost: $275 for MSG members, $300 for non members, $200 for MSG student members
Materials: A materials list will be sent with acceptance notice.
Fancy Filigree in the 21st Century is a hot, modern take on the historic technique of filigree. Filigree meaning "wire work" is the… Continue
Added by christine bossler on February 24, 2009 at 1:45am —
If mobiles are meant to stimulate baby brain function, this simple, modern design from Julie Frith should make for some inspired little ones. Totless? Try hanging it in the living room, where it will just as easily delight the adults.
Dwell at home in the modern world
product of th day… Continue
Added by Julie Frith on February 23, 2009 at 11:52am —
Congratulations to crafthaus members Dan Bausmann, Charles "Fritz" Pearce and our newest member Eun Yeong Jeong who all won this year's NICHE AWARDS !
Charles "Fritz" Pearce: MEISTERSTUECK (Masterpiece)
David Bausman: MANTIS (Tea Infuser)
All professional entries were judged on the following criteria: technical excellence, both in surface design and form; market… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on February 21, 2009 at 8:30am —
Since this is a site for sharing and this article I worked on mentions several of the great artists that are featured on Crafthaus, I thought I would forward a link. I hope that you like it!
(Art Jewelry Forum is working hard to "nurture the field of contemporary art jewelry" and supports and connects artists, curators and collectors.)
Added by Lena Vigna on February 13, 2009 at 8:55am —
Want to hint to your honey about a piece of jewelry or a book or DVD? Be subtle and forward this message with a wink wink, nudge nudge.
Gift certificates now available from http://www.victorialansford.com/gift.html
Get/give a gift that is as unique as your love!
Gift certificates available from victorialansford.com good on all available artwork, book, and DVDs. Not redeemable for workshops or commission work. Status of available artwork updated periodically but… Continue
Added by Victoria Lansford on February 12, 2009 at 12:25am —
I am featured in a Washington Post blog: http://fashionwashington.com/obd2.html
Check it out!
Added by Emma Villedrouin on February 11, 2009 at 1:50pm —
Andrew Wagner just blogged about crafthaus in the ZOOM section of the American Craft Magazine's website: "Trying to Keep a Low-Profile and Failing Miserably". Here is the link:
Enjoy and comment !!
Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2009 at 5:30pm —
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at selling work at an art fair? For many the answer is "yes, but I don't know where to start, I don't have the equipment, I don't think I can afford the cost involved, ect." If you have ever said "yes, but___" MSG has a great opportunity for you. MSG and the Ann Arbor South University Art Fair are collaborating for our fourth year to provide you with a low cost way to learn and participate in a art fair within a group setting. Accepted artists will work… Continue
Added by christine bossler on February 6, 2009 at 1:26am —
Call for Entry
Jewelry + Objects: MSG 2009 Membership Exhibition
A competitive exhibition promoting excellence in the field of metalsmithing sponsored by the Michigan Silversmiths Guild (MSG) in collaboration with the Ann Arbor Art Center (AAAC).
Our distinguished jurors are Prof.John Wittersheim and Pat Garrett. Mr. Wittersheim is currently professor of Metalsmithing and Sculpture at Siena Heights… Continue
Added by christine bossler on February 6, 2009 at 1:00am —
I am currently the president of the Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen here in Pennsylvania, USA. I wrote this article for our newsletter to get involvement by our membership. I'm posting it here, because this site is about community. Thanks Brigitte for a great site!
“ART plays no clear role in our culture.”
“ARTISTS have little direct contact with their audience”
“ART MAKING is indulged, but rarely rewarded.”
Ted Orland in “The View From The Studio Door”
Added by George Balock on February 3, 2009 at 10:00pm —
The topic that I am going to explore is “Things that money cannot buy”. Since people involve in earning money for their life, most of us devote most of life to pursue it, worry about it, and dealing with it. People would have thought that money would be the most significant thing in the world. Money is important indeed. With it, people could have a proper place to live, food to eat, clothes to wear, even though for entertainment, travel, feeding kids and better life and so on. Money allows us… Continue
Added by Teddy Tseng on February 1, 2009 at 7:30pm —
The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) is an international organization that supports and advances the professional practice of artists, designers, jewelers and metalsmiths. Through education, innovation, and leadership, SNAG provides access to a vibrant and passionate community. The Exhibition Planning Committee (EPC) is responsible for planning and supporting SNAG sponsored exhibitions.
Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) together with the Exhibition Planning… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on February 1, 2009 at 10:16am —