April 2013 Blog Posts (14)

A Pre-launch Intro to the SNAG/Crafthaus 2013 Season

My name is Rebecca Rose.

I make Sculpturings- a hybrid of sculpture and jewelry: www.sculpturings.com

 

Just a quick hello to the SNAG & Crafthaus communities introducing myself, my work, and the two main themes I intend to cover in the 2013/ 2014 blog.

 

But before I jump right in to the main topics, here’s a backstory to give some…

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Added by Rebecca Rose on April 25, 2013 at 9:21am — No Comments

End Of An Era

Waa!

My wonderful, indispensible, reliable, cheerful, friendly, unflappable workshop technician, Fiona, is leaving on Thursday. She's found a better-paid job with more promotional prospects and she'll be superb. The students will all miss her and they arranged a lunch for her today, which was great fun.…





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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 23, 2013 at 4:11pm — No Comments

a boston retrospect: 2011

thoughts about boston, in retrospect.

this was 2011, posting this today in honor of my last experience there..

boston fashion week…

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Added by Emanuela Aureli on April 23, 2013 at 11:11am — No Comments

Back To Normality

The crazy Easter Holiday is over, back from Istanbul, Brighton and the Bowie exhibition at the V&A - quite wonderful, well worth seeing if you are a Bowie fan, probably best avoided if you are not - and back into the workshop. I've been there for a week now, but it has been so hectic that it feels like I've never been away.



My first morning back, I had agreed to help the Physical Education department to train their new personal trainers, so I was sweating buckets on a…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 22, 2013 at 1:05pm — 4 Comments

Fish Spoon #2 at Artisan Gallery in Paoli, Wisconsin

THIS is Fish Spoon & Holder #2.

I've given it to the Habitat ReStore Salvage Art Show.

It can be seen at the Artisan Gallery, located at 6858 Paoli Road in Paoli, Wisconsin

The Artists' reception…

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Added by Linda Kelen on April 19, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Awaiting for COLLECT 2013

COLLECT is one of the leading art fairs taking place at the Saatchi Gallery. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, COLLECT will bring together the world's finest…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on April 19, 2013 at 5:34am — No Comments

Fish Spoon & Holder #2.

This is Fish Spoon & Holder #2.

I've donated it to the Habitat ReStore Salvage Art Show…

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Added by Linda Kelen on April 12, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Istanbul Friday: Exploring the Hans



Galata Tower



Friday morning, I set off early to cross the Bosphorous and set foot in the Asian continent, the "Asian side" of Istanbul. The weather was clear and warm, by far the nicest of the week, and I boarded the ferry to…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 12, 2013 at 6:17am — 9 Comments

Istanbul: Topkrapi Palace

Thursday and the second day I had to be a tourist in the city, I headed off to Topkapi Palace, a place which has held much fascination for me since Dingo introduced me to the 1960s caper movie, "Topkapi", a favourite fun film for both of us. Naturally, as a jeweller, I wanted to see the famous treasury and, as a metalsmith, the armoury.

I can't say that I was disappointed in the objects on display, but I can say that it was one…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 11, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

Istanbul - Tourist At Last!

Wednesday, I had the chance to relax a bit and be a tourist in the city, heading off first thing to see the amazing Hagia Sophia, the wonderful Orthodox church, turned mosque, turned museum.…





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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 9, 2013 at 12:27pm — 4 Comments

Istanbul Tuesday

Time for my teaching session, held in Hraç Arslanyan's "Mahrec Art House" workshops.



Iron Jewellery Workshop - 7



Hraç Arslanyan is an amazing jeweller, working with…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 8, 2013 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

Merhaba, Istanbul



Sunday Night



Just returned from my five days in Istanbul where my first solo show was held in the Ayse Taki Galerisi as a result of the kindness and generosity of both the gallery owner, Ayse, and my friend and colleague Umut Demirguc Thurman who worked incredibly hard to make the show a phenomenal…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 7, 2013 at 1:06pm — 5 Comments

2013 Student Awards Exhibition - Shine on SDSU Metals Department!





Every Spring semester in SDSU many undergraduates and graduates apply for the annual student awards exhibition. Many great art works were juried to be on this group…

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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on April 4, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

SDSU Student Show Opening @ Francis Parker School



Congratulations to metals undergrads and for those who came to the opening to support. 
Everyone's work looked great, love you guys!…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on April 4, 2013 at 2:13pm — No Comments

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