November 2015 Blog Posts (26)

MFA Opportunity at Indiana University, Bloomington

Vincent Pontillo - Verrastro - MFA 2015

Side to Side

wood, leather, PLA plastic, fur




Indiana Indiana University…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 30, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Call for Symposium: Beyond Jewellery - Relationships between sculptural objects, the body and performance

We invite speakers to take part in the Beyond Jewellery symposium to coincide with the exhibition flockOmania2, an exhibition and live performance event which crosses boundaries between jewellery and dance (please see further info below).  Located within the field of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 30, 2015 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Call for Entries: 2016 SNAG Juried Exhibition in Print, "Shifting Sites"

"Shifting Sites," SNAG's 2016 Juried Exhibition in Print produced by Metalsmith, will showcase works that explore the changing spaces of jewelry and metal objects as they are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

That Was The Week That Was...

Not even December!



Exhilarating and exhausting.

I'm recovering in Brighton for a long weekend with the howling winds of "Storm Clodagh" driving rain at the windows, a warm sofa and a raft of Hammer Horror films to watch and pizza from our favourite…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Fabien Merelle - Dreamstate

Fabien Merelle, "Pentateuque", Resin with paint, hair and fabric

Image: edouard malingue gallery

Freshly…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Chrysalis

Another packed week, kicking off with the "Chrysalis" show of works-in-progress by the final-year BA students, a fascinating glimpse into what we can expect come summer 2016.

Chrysalis - 6



This was a particularly interesting show as it was…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 22, 2015 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Edinboro University of PA accepting MFA Applicants

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the MFA program.  Admission to the MFA program at Edinboro University guarantees an assistantship including a tuition waiver that will cover 90% of your tuition over a three-year period plus a stipend in exchange for 18 hours work per…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 19, 2015 at 7:52am — No Comments

Camilla Elphik - Pez Classics

(Photo via footwearnews) "LAPIN"

Camilla Elphick is a British shoe designer, whose feminine yet playful designs have garnered critical acclaim in just two seasons.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Sian Greening - Mesh Skyline

Image: Large Black Wallpiece)

My work is inspired by the very materials I work with. My love for textiles led me to create my own ‘masculine fabric’ using fine silk and cotton threads woven into mesh and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 17, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Laura Papp - Porcelain Shoes and Other Designs

PORCELAIN SHOES

PHOTO: ZSUZSA DARAB

MODEL: DORA MEDVECZKY

Coming to the design field after trying her hands at sculpture, graphic design, storefront design, photography, jewelry and fashion design,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2015 at 8:47am — No Comments

Punk, JUNK (and not junk)

JUNK: Rubbish To Gold - 6



This was the week that the School of Jewellery hosted the recycling-performance work, "JUNK: Rubbish To Gold" with teams of the most experimental and interesting jewellers coming in - from as far afield as Ohio and Germany - to…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Call: Costume Society of America Award

Enter by January 31st.

Purpose

The CSA Costume Design Award is given annually to recognize excellence in costume design in a production…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2015 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Urban Wood Encounter 2015: Meet Dwayne Sperber

Tom Loesser, Dig 23, 2015, Maple and shovel handles

Courtesy of the Artist, Photography: Bill Lemke

From the exhibition, Urban Wood Encounter 2015: RAM Explores Contemporary Furniture…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2015 at 10:11am — No Comments

Call for Artists: OBSESSION

ob·ses·sion

/əbˈseSHən/

-an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person's mind.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Entries: Across the Table (NCECA)

Michael Strand and Namita Wiggers are curating an archive of projects at the nexus of Clay, Community, and Food. Anyone producing an event, large or small in the 2015 calendar year, is invited to upload an image and description at: …
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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2015 at 9:51am — No Comments

Denim Demolition at Bellevue Art Museum

Distress, paint, bead, or embroider your denim at our free Denim Demolition stations tomorrow!

Denim Demolition

Saturday, November 14, 12 - 3pm

Presented by Contemporary Quilt Art…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 10, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Project is Alive!

Dear friends and colleagues

We…

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Added by JUNK: rubbish to gold on November 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Art Medals

Two posts in the space of one week - so much going on and I still have the feeling that next week's post might be a busy one too.

Art Medals: History, Philosophy and Practice - Symposium - 2



This week saw the opening of the Symposium that I organised…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 8, 2015 at 3:03pm — 2 Comments

6 Photographers 6 Portraits

A photograph is shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what's in front of it.

I find this video interesting with regard to how we artists chose to photograph our work and present certain facets of it to the public. What do we emphasize, what do we hide? If we shoot on…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 8, 2015 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Success = Passion x Persistence

Motivation Gets You Started. Persistence and External Recognition Are What Keep You Going


Source: Article by …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 8, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

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