May 2016 Blog Posts (13)

Build-up

Just 'Cos - 3



This week has been taken up with the tough paperwork exercises of re-writing the whole curriculum at the School of Jewellery to make it more dynamic and flexible. We've taken the opportunity to make the whole thing more craft-based, which is…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

The End Matters: Estate Planning for Visual Artists and Collectors

I was approached by several artists recently with questions around their bequest planning and whether SNAG would be able to help and receive some of the artwork and money the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 26, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Halstead Grant Call for Entries

New metal jewelry artists are invited to apply for…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 26, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Stuff it: Millennials nix their parents’ treasures (Washington Post)

Lately, I overhear many conversations about craft not selling as much as it used to and people wondering why that is. Another current discussion fitting in here is the prospect of many collectors nearing retirement…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 25, 2016 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Once You've Begun To Think Like A Gun

Walk Like A Man (Sex Crime) - WIP - 10
Well...
Blood on the windows and…
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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 22, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Tiger Feet

I've not posted for a while, for which I apologise. It isn't that there has been nothing happening or that I've been too busy: more that when I've had a spare moment or two, I've not felt like making a post.

SO this will be a bit of a longer post than usual as I've been in Brighton again, visited Farnham, and loads of other things besides. I also completely forgot that there should have been two other things of note in the last post: I gave my talk on New Technology as part of the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 15, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Call to artists: CCCD seeks proposals for gallery takeovers

In 2015, CCCD launched a new program series titled …
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 9, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

New U.S. Rules Make Foreign Goods Better Deal for Online Shoppers

I have been advocating for many years for makers and the organizations that purport to serve our communities, to organize politically. Our interests are not being represented by our elected officials. It just got much easier and cheaper for US customers to buy products from overseas due to lowered tariffs and import fees. On the other hand, US makers are still severely restricted from selling overseas by high tariffs and import duties.…

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Added by 2Roses on May 5, 2016 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Call for Entry: "Jewelry & Objects 2016" Michigan Silversmith Guild Exhibition

The Michigan Silversmith Guild is pleased to issue this call for entry for our upcoming Jewelry & Objects exhibition, juried by Billie Theide. The exhibition will be held at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Birmingham, MI from Sept 9-Oct 15, 2016. For more information and application (see attachment) or go misilversmith.org or contact janice.degen@gmail.com. Deadline: May 13, 2016

Added by Janice A. Degen on May 3, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Application for Clay National XI

Added by Brigitte Martin on May 3, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments

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