February 2017 Blog Posts (17)

2017 CraftBoston Mentor Program



2017 CraftBoston Mentor Program

Emerging Craft Artists The Society of Arts and Crafts' Mentor Program prepares emerging artists for the world of premier craft shows by having participants train with professional artists on marketing, legal and insurance issues, show…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 28, 2017 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Rare Opportunity: Silversmith Apprenticeship at Colonial Williamsburg

The primary function of the Apprentice Silversmith is to rediscover, learn and preserve the varied trade skills of the 18th century silversmith, including  becoming relatively proficient in the related skills of chasing, engraving, foundry work, and the casting and finishing of pewter, and to interpret those skills to the public both orally and written. The apprentice…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 27, 2017 at 3:04pm — No Comments

BRON - Ruudt Peters Retrospective Exhibition

Ruudt Peters is preparing a 44-year retrospective exhibition entitled BRON. Bron means ‘source’, a word Peters finds fascinating as he continues to investigate the inspirations and serendipities through which we can better understand ourselves.



Peters invites you to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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

Marcy Neiditz - One Voice, Nine Plates



Many times, artists struggle with “their voice” and its development. Artists who are successful with this have the determination and focus to pursue a concept through its development. Now Marcy Neiditz does a variety of work, from very organic, abstracted sculptural…

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Added by 2Roses on February 20, 2017 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Tea For Sixty-two and Sixty-Two for Tea

Tea Sets - 1



This lurid display is another of the short projects run by the BA class, this time to introduce them to various technologies, including turning, press-forming, spining, sand-casting, thread-cutting, riveting, laser-cutting, and finishing. Yes,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 19, 2017 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Pass It On - Donate Your Unwanted Whatchamacallit

Pass It On

One can never have too many tools, right? True, but sometimes tools and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

What a Racket - Embroidery by Danielle Clough

Would Steffi Graf and Boris Becker like these too?

As a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Mismatched Perfection - The Jewelry of Grainne Morton

 

The Edinburgh, UK, jeweler takes asymmetrical and mismatched earrings to a whole new level by incorporating a diverse range of found objects that are beautiful in combination. Stunning color…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 14, 2017 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Sticky!

There is a lot of sellotape in this post.



This week saw Birmingham host Spring Fair, the largest jewellery and giftware fair in the UK. Quite aside from being the largest collection of utter tat I have ever witnessed in one place, the jewellery and watch section of the fair is always interesting and over the years, I've made a few visits here. This time around, we decided to take our entire cohort…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 12, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Emotional State - Chang Hyun Bang Ceramics

Chang Hyun Bang: Blurriooo

Artist Statement:

The tiny swine in my work have human emotions. Depression, anxiety, desire, obsessions from my daily life, and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments

Franz of Prague - A Kafkaesque Sculpture

Franz of Prague from MEL Films on Vimeo.

Forty-two independently driven layers of stainless steel.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 8, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

McKinney International Art and Design Residency

Indiana University Bloomington

Deadline: Feb 25, 2017



The School of Art and Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2017 McKinney International Art and Design Residency. The residency will select an established artists whose…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 7, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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

Carol Gouthro - The Ceramic Vessel in All of Its Incarnations



Carol Gouthro is fascinated by the complexity, diversity, beauty, and danger of the natural world. Her work is filled with details, close-ups, the abstract, and the “peering into. We are completely drawn into Gouthro’s sense of color,…

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Added by 2Roses on February 6, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Iron Man

Student Assessment - 3
Hayley Jones

A bumper two-week post…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 5, 2017 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Metalsmith Magazine Gets a Bold New Design!

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 3, 2017 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Call: MJSA Vision Awards

If you’re a designer, you know that feeling.

You’ve spent hours in the studio, pouring your skill and creativity into a new design, struggling to turn your vision into reality. Finally, you hold it in your hand—an innovative, finely crafted piece of jewelry that anyone would be proud to wear.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 3, 2017 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Open call: Submissions for the book "New Brooches"

Nicolas Estrada

Brooch: To Be or Not to Be, 2014

Silver, rose quartz, citrine, steel

5.5 x 5.5 x 1.8 cm

Photo by: Manuel Ocaña

© By the author. Read…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 1, 2017 at 8:31am — 3 Comments

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