November 2016 Blog Posts (30)

After devastating fires destroys 2 dorms Arrowmont campus remains largely intact

Word from Bill May, Executive Director: "Photos from Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. We are OK.. Much destruction and loss in our community, many hurting. Thankful the school survived. Thankful for Arrowmont's friend everywhere.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 29, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Philip Baldwin & Monica Guggisberg - a Collaboration in Glass



Philip Baldwin…
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Added by 2Roses on November 28, 2016 at 3:26pm — No Comments

2 Jobs at American Craft Council

The American Craft Council is currently hiring for 2 positions in their Minneapolis office. Great jobs with a wonderful organization!



IT Operations Manager…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 11:26am — No Comments

Arrowmont Seeking Next Year's Artist Residents

Artists-in-Residence application is now online! Spend a year in the Great Smoky Mountains on Arrowmont's historic campus!

Each year, five artists are selected for the Program, which begins mid-June and continues through…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Collection of Mary Ann Scherr Jewelry at Auction

Garth’s in Ohio is auctioning jewelry designed by Mary Ann Scherr from a private collection. Pieces will be available in their auction this Thursday, Dec. 1.

Mary Ann Scherr's jewelry, and designs in metal, can be found in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

OMBRE Gallery Opens its Doors

Ombré Gallery specializes in contemporary art jewelry by artists and metalsmiths across the United States and around the world. Our mission is to exhibit innovative works using both traditional…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 9:53am — No Comments

Anvil Soap On A Rope

Is there a dirty metalsmith in the house? Help is on the way and just in the right shape: Anvil Soap on a Rope! Your metalsmith will delight in rubbing this anvil all over him/herself and you too will get what you want: A cleaner version of your…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 9:44am — No Comments

Pecha Kucha and Paper

Vittoria Street Gallery - Talking Practice - 13



A fairly quiet week this last week but with some notable events, including the opening of the inaugural exhibition at the Vittoria Street Gallery. This is a new enterprise in the School of Jewellery to bring a…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 28, 2016 at 2:33am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Rogan Brown - Paper as a Physical and Spiritual Discipline

The hand and laser cut paper sculptures of Rogan Brown will spellbind you, hypnotize you, make you gasp and sometimes arouse your baser instincts. On the surface, his works resemble delicate flower-like…

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Added by 2Roses on November 21, 2016 at 9:18am — No Comments

Seismic!

Trajet - 1



Not much to report this week, except that I've been to a couple of excellent concerts. The first up was "Trajet" at St. Phillip's Cathedral in the city centre, a piece for solo 'cello which was written from seismic recordings taken of filled-in…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 20, 2016 at 1:37pm — No Comments

2017 Exhibition in Motion Call for Entries

2017 Exhibition in Motion Call for Entries…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2016 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Interviewing Liz Cowee for American Craft Magazine Dec/Jan 2017 issue

I am happy to announce that my newest article has just been published in …
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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2016 at 2:15pm — 4 Comments

Call: VCU Fellowship

Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2016 at 8:48pm — 5 Comments

Call for Artists: Ceramic Innovations

Ceramic Innovations

April 1, 2017 – April 29, 2017

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2016 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Limited Edition Living

Limited Edition Living



In a week dominated by Trump and other fascist excesses, this terrible marketing puff for - believe it or not - flats in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham struck me as desperately appropriate. On another week, I might have mused on…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 12, 2016 at 3:47pm — No Comments

“Hands to Work, Hearts to God”: A Post-Election Craft Manifesto

By on…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2016 at 9:31am — No Comments

2016 MARZEE GRADUATE PRIZE

Wei Zhou

The Cages, 2016, necklace; silver, wood, parchment, thread

MARZEE GRADUATE PRIZE

The Marzee International Graduate Show…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

H-Pattern Ring Template Download - Courtesy of Arthur Hash

H-Pattern Ring Template Download. Courtesy of metalsmith…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Dress - Experimental Fashion Film

The Dress from St Louis on Vimeo.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 11, 2016 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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Nisa Blackmon

"Symbihome", 2017

Copper, vitreous enamel, luster.

6.5"l x 4.5"w x 1.25"h.

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