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APPLICATION DEADLINE for both 2013 shows: September 13th, 2012
Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, Craftboston Spring and Holiday are New England’s premiere juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft. This twice annual, well-established show draws impressive application pools and attendance. SAC invites artists to apply for participation in one or both 2013 shows. Work must fall under one of the following media categories: baskets, ceramics, fiber…Continue
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MoCC is looking for an associate curator to help us create and deliver outstanding exhibitions and programs.
Please send a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org that includes:
1. A cover letter that describes the unique skills you bring to…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 31, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments
Jennifer Trask, Knotted Brooch, 2012
We are proud to announce that artist Jennifer Trask, who recently joined Gallery Loupe, is going to be participating in the James Renwick Alliance’s Distinguished Artist Series this weekend, June 2nd and 3rd at Smithsonian’s American Art Museum Renwick Gallery in Washington,…Continue
Added by Patti Bleicher on May 30, 2012 at 9:12pm — No Comments
Over the last few months, I have been inspired to make specific pieces in response to several "call for entry" postings on Crafthaus. First up, we have Loren Angulo's "Behind the Brooch", an exhibition and book about the way in which makers embellish the back of their brooches and how it relates to the…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on May 30, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments
The Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi (The Guild) is seeking an Executive Director. The Guild is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to showcasing and selling crafts for and by the members of the guild. It is also dedicated to increasing the membership. The Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi has grown from a membership of 30 craftsmen – only two of the original 30 actually earned a living from craft – to more than 400 professional artisans from all across the Southeast. Our craftsmen have a…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2012 at 7:55pm — No Comments
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One of the questions that frequently comes up is: "What makes a good photo?" There are many possibilities of good photos ....too numerous to mention, so I would like to focus on earrings.
Below are the most common mistakes in photographing earrings AND earrings solutions for good photos.
Generally, earrings should NOT be photographed lying down at an…
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 22, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT/ Deb Weld, Jennifer Finley, Julie Van Hoecke, Whitney Wilson, Eric Burris, Danae Natsis
at Genevieve Flynn Studio Kansas City, MO, May, 2012
Working at the Crafts Council: Trustee
The Crafts Council is the national development agency for contemporary craft; an independent charity established by Royal Charter and funded through a combination of earned and raised income and government funding.
We wish to appoint a new Trustee who will share our belief in the value of craft and its contribution to the nation’s cultural, social and economic agendas. This person will help us to achieve our goal of making…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 19, 2012 at 7:31am — No Comments
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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Craft
Crafts Study Centre
University for the Creative Arts
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Trustees of the Crafts Study Centre wish to make available a post doctoral Fellowship in Modern Crafts to be located at the Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey, England.
It is intended that the research will align the interests of the researcher with the collections of the Crafts Study…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 19, 2012 at 6:50am — No Comments
Colorado Metalsmithing Association presents:
::: CoMA Conference ~ Stop. Reflect. Illuminate. :::
When: July 20 - 22, 2012
Where: The Steamplant. Salida, CO
We think you will agree that we have some inspirational and extremely talented presenters lined up for this years conference:
* Bernd Munsteiner
* Boris Bally
* Petra Class
* Cynthia Eid
* George Sawyer
* Bill Dawe, who will be doing blacksmith forging…
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 17, 2012 at 7:38am — No Comments
CustomMade is a marketplace for creating custom items in cooperation with North American-based production shops. Consumers come to CustomMade in search of fine custom jewelry including custom rings, custom bracelets, and many other types of custom creations.
At CustomMade.com, we believe in the production and purchase of locally-made products. An increasing challenge faced by local jewelers is that of overcoming the competitive prices offered…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 16, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments
Here's "Spinning Steel" from R. Weis' CD "Excitable Audible" with an exploration of a sculpture by Atticus Adams. Two artists working with commonplace materials: Weis samples and composes with the sound of steel kitchen bowls and Adams sculpts metal screen.
Added by R. Weis on May 15, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:Diane Shelly, Executive Director
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Presenting a brand new collection
The Miracle Cure for Absolutely Everything!
This unisex collection consists of studs and pin brooches and comes in a variety of finishes including silver, gold plating and powder coating.
So far I have had a…Continue
Added by Grace Page on May 11, 2012 at 5:56am — No Comments
I've been a bit distracted by family matters over the last two weeks and haven't really been doing very much of note, though unfortunately, I have had to cancel the "Scotland the What?" exhibition on Crafthaus, scheduled for the end of this month. Both Jeff Zimmer and myself have independently suffered a personal loss at the same time and have not managed to collate the show at all. The plus side of this, however, is that Brigitte has re-scheduled for October 2013 and this gives us the…Continue
Considering the time of year,
this question from Eva, a student at the Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA, seems very timely. She asks:
"Do you suggest that we find a job after graduation or set up our own studio…
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments