August 2015 Blog Posts (30)

Application opens for ACC's HIP POP on Sep 1

We want YOU! Applications open tomorrow for the 2016 Hip Pop program:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 31, 2015 at 7:23pm — No Comments

Doing it wrong: Cherry and Martin's new ceramics show upends convention

Cherry and Martin's 2732 space in Culver City presents 'Try again. Fail again. Fail better.', a four-person ceramics show that upends typical assumptions about what counts as technical mastery. Photography: Cherry and Martin/Jeff…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 29, 2015 at 9:14am — No Comments

Dallas Museum of Art Acquires Collection Of Modern and Contemporary Jewelry

Dallas Museum of Art Acquires Collection Of Modern and Contemporary Jewelry, Featuring More Than 700 Works by Internationally Acclaimed Artists

The Rose-Asenbaum Collection Elevates the DMA To One of the Foremost Jewelry Collections in the World

Dallas, TX—May…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 29, 2015 at 8:53am — No Comments

Révélations - French Art and Design Show opens Sep 10

Xavier Noël studied for a degree in fine arts then in history of art at the University of Strasbourg, before obtaining a CAP (Professional Aptitude Certificate) as a gilder-ornamentist, then training in gilding at the Atelier Meyer…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 26, 2015 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Mike Rowe: Please Support this Gofundme Campaign

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We are trying to raise money for our Design and Fabrication Class that was started this year to buy equipment and tools.  We are a…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 25, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Seeping Color into Clay - Emma Buckley, UK

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 24, 2015 at 7:32am — No Comments

Don't miss this: The Smith Shop is coming to Pittsburgh Labor Day Weekend

Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks are coming to the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh during the first weekend of September. They'll give an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 21, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

"Of course Oregon hipsters are cultivating a craft cannabis industry" - Washington Post

Dear marketing people – please stop appropriating the word CRAFT for everything. We’ve had crafted cars, coffee and crisps and now crafted cannabis has been coined. This has to stop. "Crafted cannabis - an artisanal weed experience"? Enough already.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 21, 2015 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

A 5-piece Fashion Collection Entirely 3-D Printed Using Home Printers

Danit Peleg embarked on a year-long journey to find a way to print a 5-piece fashion collection as part of her graduate collection at Shenkar. Using soft materials and flexible patterns, she printed this collection at home.

Partners: TechFactoryPlus, XLN, Recreus, BQ.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 20, 2015 at 3:15pm — 1 Comment

Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art @ SCC Pittsburgh

Next month, we at the SCC in Pittsburgh, will launch a major new initiative at SCC linking arts, mental health, and wellness. This project,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 19, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

4th Annual MJSA ConFab @ FIT, NYC

You CAN make a better living doing what you love! Come discover ways at the fourth annual MJSA ConFab, set for Oct. 18 at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City. ConFab features sessions that get to the heart of how to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 19, 2015 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Chasing/repousse takes backseat to woodprints

Offered a showing in the Cedarburg Museum of Art show of relief prints, I set the metal down and picked up the woods. I have learned that readying for a show of this size is a lot harder than the cutting and…

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Added by Linda Kelen on August 19, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Samantha Skelton Wins 10th Annual Halstead Grant

PRESCOTT, AZ (August 18, 2015): Halstead awards top honors to Samantha Skelton, artist and owner of Samantha Skelton Jewelry Designs…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 19, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Co:Operation Garnish to Open at Velvet da Vinci on Aug 21

Title Image: Billie Theide & Brooke Marks-Swanson, Specimen B brooch

Vintage linen postcard, cotton, plywood, pewter,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 18, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

Call for Proposals: Furniture Society Conference 2016

CRAFT / FACTURING: AN EVOLUTION OF MAKERS + ENTREPRENEURSHIP FS 2016

Furniture Society Conference, Philadelphia, PA…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 18, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments

RISD Museum: Artist Fellowships

Through generous funding by the National Endowment for the Arts, the RISD Museum is pleased to offer Artist Fellowships for 2016–2017. Two selected artists receive stipends of $10,000 each, professional development support, and the opportunity to work closely with the Museum’s collections and staff…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 16, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Superstition and Belief

Artists have dealt with myth, religion, belief, fantasy, dreams for centuries. Dragons, saints, druids, churches, tribal ceremonies, all of these can be classified as potential subject matter for this exhibit. Roman and Greek mythology can be the source of an artists inspiration…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 16, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Softseating - Paper Furniture

We've all had this experience with furniture: You either have too much of it as soon as you are moving to a new place, or too little of it when you're having guests over. When you are moving, furniture is a hassle because it is bulky, heavy, and a total pain to schlep up three sets of stairs. On the other hand, furniture is much…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 10, 2015 at 5:01am — No Comments

This Batman Motel Room is the Batmanniest

Just came across this image of a Batman-themed motel room and, as always, when I see things like that two thoughts cross my mind immediately. Firstly, which genius put this room together and made it happen, as in: whose wonderful craftsmanship is at work here?…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The unexpected beauty of manhole covers around the world

Kurashiki City, JapanA colourful fire hydrant cover.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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