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Artist Deadline Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Midnight US ET
Results at www.foldforming.org on Monday AUG 28, 2017…
Added by Brigitte Martin on July 3, 2017 at 4:57pm — No Comments
Last week I was in London at 34 degrees, speaking at the Goldsmiths Centre as part of the ACJ's touring "20:20 Visions" exhibition, celebrating 20 famous jewellers who have been members of the ACJ as well as 20 current members who are active…Continue
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20:20 Visions conference promises to be a real spectacle! Rebecca Skeels, jeweller, author and educator will be sharing her practice in a packed programme of talks, workshops, performances, exhibitions and more! Full conference programme available www.acj.org.uk.…Continue
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By Steve Roberts, Jr. June 29, 2017
Colonial Williamsburg announced Thursday it will outsource management of its commercial operations — including its real estate holdings, 19 retail stores…Continue
MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage focuses on materials, art, design, and interdisciplinary…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 29, 2017 at 10:29am — No Comments
I am absolutely tired of the seemingly constant negativity around me. It's mostly bad news everywhere I look these days, but I do think the human race is better…Continue
The LOEWE Craft Prize seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. By identifying work that reinterprets existing knowledge to make it relevant today while…
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 23, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
It's that time of year again when the jewellery graduates gather up their work from the year and present it to the public. I'll start off with the show-stoppers from Horology.
Our BA Horology…
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“Artists were originally drawn to the Fishtown neighborhood because it was cheap to buy and rent houses there. But these days, you just can’t find an affordable place,” says sculptor Drew Leshko, 34.
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 13, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Make no mistake, I am furious with the disgusting power-obsessed homunculus who occupies the tenuous and devalued position of "Prime Minister" in the UK after last Thursday's general election.
Theresa May is a puppet of the heaps of billionaire ordure who control the media in this tinpot island and she is also so spectacularly lacking in empathy and so desperate to stay in power - despite a resounding trouncing in the election - that she is prepared to do deals with a group - the…
The 2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize competition is open to all artists working in found materials. Emerging artists are especially encouraged to apply.
The 2017 application deadline is June 9th, 2017.
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2017 at 9:25am — No Comments
A short hiatus in posts recently which is not that there's been nothing going on, more that it hasn't been anything major and I've actually been too busy to get time together to write. SO a longer post with a lot of…
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2017 at 6:52am — No Comments
What a pleasure to come home after a week-long trip and find my article "Ode to the Corner Store" about Philly-based artist Drew Leshko in the newest issue of American Craft Magazine. Check out pages 30-31 in the June/July 2017 issue.…
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An exhibition at the Kasteel D'Ursel, Belgium, pairs artwork from Antwerp's Royal Museum of Fine Arts Old Master collections with contemporary artists pieces.
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 18, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments
That's the labor most of us do now. The work of doing what we don't necessarily feel like doing, the work of being a professional, the work of engaging with others in a way that leads to the best long-term outcome.…
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 18, 2017 at 8:52am — No Comments
In a daily experience filled with political pretense and lies, the suggestion that a renown museum sells "museum-quality reproductions" "starting at $30" is mind blowing fake. Imagine the museum advertisement testifies that this is "custom Art on Demand reproduction from the exhibition" when in fact it is another piece of trash not even worth what you pay for it.
Anyone ever wonder about this and all the other junk in the Gift…Continue