February 2016 Blog Posts (25)

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art settles $25 admissions fee lawsuit

Metropolitan Museum of Art officials said they were refining the Met’s admissions policies to coincide with next month’s opening of a new outpost, the Met Breuer. Photograph: Sylvain Sonnet/Getty Images.

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 29, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Workshop: Moscow Mule Copper Cups at Society for Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh PA

Moscow Mule Copper Cups with Sharon Massey

Make your own Moscow Mule cocktail cup out of copper! Using sheet metal and a variety of hammers and forming tools,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 24, 2016 at 1:41pm — No Comments

REAL TO REEL: The Craft Film Festival (UK-based submissions)

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival, is the first UK festival dedicated to craft and moving image, hosted by the Crafts Council and Crafts magazine. Real to Reel gives a platform to the wealth of films that explore themes of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 23, 2016 at 9:04am — No Comments

3D Knitted Footwear Lets You Customize Color and Size of Each Shoe

If you’re a shoe aficionado who wishes mixing and matching shoes was possible without having to buy excessive pairs, you might want to head over to JS Shoes. According to the Los Angeles-based company, not only are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Ocean Advocacy via Ceramics - Courtney Mattison

Delicate, colorful and exceptionally detailed coral reefs made entirely from ceramics.

There are perhaps no creatures more fascinating than corals. Brightly colored, anatomically clever and altogether otherworldly,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: RADIUS ( at The Society of Arts and Crafts)

The Society of Arts and Crafts, the oldest crafts non-profit in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 17, 2016 at 4:37pm — No Comments

A New JUNK: rubbish to gold Auction has been launched!

Did you miss bidding in the first JUNK: rubbish to gold auction hosted by Crafthaus? Or did you miss out on winning the first time around?

Well now is the chance to win yet again. For the next two weeks (between 18th Feb-3rd March) you can visit our new auction at…

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Added by JUNK: rubbish to gold on February 17, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Islands? Archipelagos?

This week kicked off with a flying visit by two wonderful jewellers from Chile, Nano Pulgar and Claudia Betencourt of WALKA Studios in Santiago.



I was introduced to them by Anastasia Young and as…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 17, 2016 at 2:26am — No Comments

Artist in Residence Position at the Appalachian Center for Craft

Part-Time Artist in Residence-Metals, Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Tech University.

Complete position summary, including qualifications, essential functions, and application procedures available at …

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Added by Daniel Randall on February 16, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Romanian Folklore Minus Dracula - Madalina Andronic

Madalina Andronic is a Romanian illustrator based in Bucharest with an MA in Illustration from…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

London Craft Week: May 3-7, 2016

London Craft Week 2015 from London Craft Week on Vimeo.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2016 at 7:10am — No Comments

Symposium: Beyond Jewellery - Performing the Body

The Beyond Jewellery symposium coincides with flockOmania2, an exhibition and live performance event which crosses boundaries between jewellery and dance. Located within the field of contemporary art jewellery, this symposium…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 15, 2016 at 7:50am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Why Wood (A SOFA Exhibition)

CWA-sponsored Exhibition at SOFA CHICAGO 2016



Collectors of Wood Art is pleased to announce: "WHY WOOD? Contemporary Practice in a Timeless Material", a curated exhibition of contemporary art in wood, to be on display at SOFA Chicago November 3 -…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Techshop just added the A to STEM

We asked for this for years. Looks like it's here now. Will the rest of the STEM programs rally behind this? Let's hope so. - Crafthaus…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

RECONSTRUCTION - Jim Cotter teaches at Arrowmont

In this class students learn about using industrial and household materials for the construction of jewelry and art objects. This includes using various materials including cement to wood flooring. Some jewelry experience is helpful as well as expertise in basic saw, file and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 8, 2016 at 8:21pm — No Comments

CON•STRUCT Erin Turner MFA Exhibition

Opening date Wednesday,…

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Added by Erin Cora Turner on February 8, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

A Quick But Packed Post!

I've genuinely been run off my feet for the last couple of weeks, what with the change in modules for the students, my usual commitments as well as getting the new house ready to move into, so this is just going to be a super-fast resume of what happened this week...



First up was the last of the four "speed projects" for the BA Jewellery and Related Products at work. This week they were looking at 'Speculative Futures' and imagining the type of technology they would like to see in…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 7, 2016 at 3:15pm — No Comments

About the closing of the Portland Craft Museum

Crafthausers:

Below are two viewpoints. Beyond lamenting the loss of the museum, what are your thoughts about fiscal…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 7, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Custom 3D Printer Turns Songs into Ceramics

Detail of a sound altered, 3D printed clay pot. Image via Studio van Broekhoven

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 5, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Dobraş Anamaria - Jewelry x Video Art

Jewelry: DDjewelry by Dobraş Anamaria

Photo / Video : Emil Costrut, Model: Alina Ceusan, Hair: Raul Tisa, Makeup: Loredana Lupea, Assistant: Patricia Luiza.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 5, 2016 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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