September 2015 Blog Posts (26)

ACE Exhibition at Chicago Botanic Garden

First time ACE participant,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 29, 2015 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Call for Artists: With Moves like MacGyver

Entry Deadline: January 1st, 2016



Entry fee: $35, for up to three entries, three wearable or small sculptural objects, and their accompanying tools.





Exhibition description:



…and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 29, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: BAM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis

BAM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis

Submission Deadline (received by): December 15, 2015

Exhibition Dates: September 2, 2016 – late January, 2017

Bellevue Arts…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 29, 2015 at 8:48am — No Comments

Welcomes and Inductions and More

Paper Chain And New Students



The new intake of students were in this week: gemmologists, horologists, jewellers, silversmiths, CAD designers; the new HND, BA, MA starts. It was brilliant to be in the school when it is buzzing and we spent Monday avoiding…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Ringly - Connecting Jewelry to your Phone

Whatever happened to going out with people and chatting uninterrupted? These days, wherever you go, folks sit together but instead of enjoying the moment, someone's on their phone checking what they may have missed while ignoring the person right in front of them. Do others find this super…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 26, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Fangophilia - Custom Molded Japanese Body Jewelry

Founded by Japanese dentist Taro Hanabusa, Fangophilia creates one-of-a-kind teeth, ear and other accessories custom molded to the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 26, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

LOOT 2015 @ MAD/NY

From September 28-October 3, 2015, The Museum of Arts and Design will present LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from more than 50 emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists. Now in its 15th edition,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 22, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: MFA Student Interview Series

 

MFA Student Interview Series | Call for Entry 

Location: online, The MFA Guidebook for Studio Artists (Crafthaus blog)

Deadline:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 21, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

125, Punk and Food

125 Today!



I've started work at the School of Jewellery just as it turned 125 on Friday 18th September, 2015.

From the Birmingham Daily Post of 19th September 1890:…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 19, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Axe throwing, sword forging – but no sacrificing – at Norway's Viking school

Jeppe Nordmann Garlya (bottom, middle), a Viking enthusiast and blacksmith, will teach the 14 students selected for the course. Photograph: Seljord Folkehøgskule

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 19, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Personal Development Grants for art/research projects in Surface Design

Personal Development Grants for art/research projects in Surface Design.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 18, 2015 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 2015 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition



The General Regulation of 2015 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition



2015 Beijing Jewelry Art Exhibition, is set to be held in Beijing from 16th December to 30th December 2015. The exhibition is part of the events planned for 2015 Beijing Design Week.

Themed by “Jewelry ·…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 18, 2015 at 10:27am — No Comments

One-On-One Intensive: 1 hr Portfolio Review and Career Advice for Craft Artists in Chicago

Starting out as a maker and looking for advice? Mid-career and needing a nudge? Get answers from Brigitte Martin, Founder and Editor of Crafthaus, award-winning author and craft community advocate. Discuss your work, your goals and your future path. Focus on what's important to you, bounce off your ideas, set goals and find new directions.…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 18, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Richard McVetis - A Stitch in Time

Richard McVetis studied Textiles at The Royal College of Art (2006 - 08) and Embroidery at the Manchester School of Art (2002 - 05). His work reflects a preoccupation with process and its ritualistic and repetitive nature.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 15, 2015 at 9:35am — 1 Comment

Mad Kid's Bedroom Wall Pot - Grayson Perry

Mad Kid's Bedroom Wall Pot, Grayson Perry, 1996. Image © Nick Moss

Grayson Perry was never motivated by a desire to work in clay as such, but chose pottery because studio ceramics was in ‘thrall to a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 15, 2015 at 9:20am — No Comments

Sleight of Hand

Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat - Professional Photograph



The ACJ annual exhibition for 2015, "Sleight of Hand" opened last Thursday at…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 12, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Freddie Robins - Knitter

Image above: One Letter Apart, 2013, machine and hand knitted wool, hand crocheted wool, expanding foam, ball of sisal, second-hand hand knitted wool glove, antique glass bead necklace, flints, sequins, glitter, mohair yarn, dress pins on oak base,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 11, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

End of First Week

Metaform - Entrance Display



Well, it's Friday and I'm home in Bearwood, Birmingham, my new home. I suppose I should feel a bit unsettled, maybe even a bit down, but I don't. From the moment I turned up at the School of Jewellery on Monday to wishing my new…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 11, 2015 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Australia's RESALE ACT Entitles Artists to Resale Royalties

The Resale Royalty Scheme, established under the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009 (the Act), commenced on 9 June 2010. Under the Scheme, artists receive five per cent of the sale price when eligible…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 11, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Vika Mitrichenko - Porcelain Memories

The Pillow

porcelain, glass bits, 70 x 80 x 40cm, 2007

What we remember from our past is usually as fragmented as it is inaccurate. Carrying around the baggage of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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