February 2018 Blog Posts (8)

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

Venessa Hogge - efflorescent flowers



Vanessa Hogge is inspired by all things botanical. She creates dahlias, chrysanthemums, dashes, hydrangeas and daphne in pristine white porcelain and black clay. Her compositions are efflorescent in that they…

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Added by 2Roses on February 27, 2018 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists to Study Foundry and Pottery Crafts

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International Artists to

Study Foundry and Pottery Crafts at a Wisconsin Arts Center

John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC)

Residencies to USA, Canada, and International individual artists working in all disciplines to explore…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 25, 2018 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Off With His Head

Last week kicked off amusingly with a tweet from an ex-student, Christina Leon, who found this in the Tower Of London:

Tower of London Head



Remind you of anyone? Probably there because Queen Theresa has had enough of…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 25, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

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

Yong Joo Kim - the process of reconfiguration



Yong Joo Kim explores the value of the mundane, industrial material, velcro. She hand-cuts, sews and “reconfigures” it into wearable art. The result of her extensive, controlled exploration is quite literally beyond…

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Added by 2Roses on February 19, 2018 at 5:50pm — No Comments

No Spring Blues

Spring Fair is upon us again, so off we trouped to the NEC with the students in tow for the biggest jewellery event in the UK calendar. The main reason for us going is that we take the opportunity to promote the students at the event in conjunction with Weston Beamor, who generously sponsor prizes in a design competition every year.

This year, they had to use their digital skills to design a matching wedding and…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 18, 2018 at 12:12pm — No Comments

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

Attai Chen - Uncommon Materials, Uncommon Applications



Attai Chen utilizes wood, paper, silver, graphite, paint and stainless steel in his jewelry and sculptural reliefs. He describes his work as “a body consisting of independent,…

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Added by 2Roses on February 13, 2018 at 1:42pm — No Comments

A Lot Of Lin

It's been fairly quiet since my last post but I've managed to squeeze in a trip to London with my ex-colleague and still-friend, Rachael Colley, a trip which involved culture and a lot of work by Lin Cheung. We started off with a visit to the V&A to see the final choices for the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 12, 2018 at 8:44am — No Comments

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



Helen Britton - A Singular Voice



Helen Britton’s work is well known in the arena of art jewelry. The variety of materials she incorporates into her pieces is quite…
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Added by 2Roses on February 5, 2018 at 11:20am — No Comments

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