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I have no idea where the weeks go. It is now two weeks since I last posted a blog entry and the end of September is upon us; the wind and rains, the chilling air, herald autumn without even the good grace of the last few warm days that September usually brings, Keats' "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness".
Spent last weekend in Brighton, recovering from the 'flu which always accompanies the start of term... all those viri travelling distances with students from far away,…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on September 30, 2012 at 2:17pm — No Comments
"Out of Place" Cabinet 2012 is a post-workshop project collaborative featuring the works of Kiff Slemmons and the 2010 Session 1 Metals group at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Any profits after printing costs will be donated to support the Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists' Emergency Resources (CERF) and will be mailed to them directly from Blurb.
Featured Artists: Carol Cartier, Laura Aberle, Gina Rios, Allison Cannarsa, Rachel Ketzner, Lisa Johnson,Kelli Schollard-Sincock,…Continue
Added by Liana Pattihis on September 23, 2012 at 5:55am — No Comments
The first two semesters of grad school was filled with feeling of displacement that derived from homesickness. It lingered through out the entire year, it's not that I missed Torrance & Long Beach by moving out to San Diego, but it was a mixture of a decade-worth nostalgia of my home town. Thus, I began to trace back to my childhood memories and places that I missed so I began to investigate map of Torrance, CA. I highlighted…Continue
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on September 22, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
This post on Crafthaus is a condensed version of ASK Harriete.
The primary purpose is to examine the craft marketplace using the tenants of economics, the principles of supply and demand.
The interaction of supply and demand is the most fundamental concept of economics and it is the backbone of a market economy. It is described as the…Continue
Added by Harriete E Berman on September 21, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Things have been incredibly busy at work, setting up the new students, returning all the Diamond Jubilee work to the makers, making some new pieces, preparing for the "ENOUGH: Violence" show at SCC next August as well as helping a friend of mine - Wing Mun Devenney - write her new book, a technical manual on soldering.
One of the aspects of my practice which I've not really thought about properly and which I don't document…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on September 19, 2012 at 2:58pm — No Comments
SO busy! All my first, second and third years have started for two weeks now and the degree final year students started today... In between, I've been packing up the Diamond Jubilee exhibition and finishing my "Macbeth Brooch".
The hackle is raven feathers. It is traditional in Scotland (I read, but have never…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on September 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The previous post The White Tent or the White Wall raises an interesting question. Is the value of art or craft defined by the context? Here on Crafthaus, I am providing an abridged version of the posts. Read the full posts on ASK Harriete if you are feeling strong…Continue
I am delighted to invite you to spend an exciting afternoon learning more about contemporary craft. The MFA is proud to host the Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm.
The symposium—titled Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices <…Continue
Added by Emily Zilber on September 10, 2012 at 4:04pm — No Comments
Where does your unique voice come from? How does your artwork connect with your viewers? Could your past hold half-buried clues for a richer creative future?
Join nationally known Atlanta artist Leisa Rich for a transformational workshop -- Artistic Genealogy: Charting Your Creative Journey, co-sponsored…Continue
Added by Leisa Rich on September 9, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments
Drum roll please... because you are about to see brand new work from graduate school. From last month I've been uploading posts of my undergraduate work hoping to catch up I can finally release the recent work.
I came to San Diego State University last year, the first two semesters have been very challenging. The battle of grad school was pretty tough. From…
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on September 8, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments
MAGgrant 2013 will be awarding $1000 toward a Community based project. This required element of Community Involvement, whether it be the MAG community, or the Bay Area community at large, can be the starting point of an…
Added by kelsey Simmen on September 7, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments