December 2015 Blog Posts (13)

2015 - Big Changes: Review of the Year

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I would never have imagined in January of this year that I would end up in such a different situation from the one I was in...



January

A busy month, making up work for…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on December 30, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

'Twas The Night Before...

Almost.



A short post as I'm on holiday now in Brighton.

West Pier Sunset



Last week was fairly quiet, finishing with a student lunch on Friday before we split up for the winter break. I did get a chance to finish the last commission for Christmas,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on December 23, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

SNAG announces 2016 Conference Speaker Line up

Our Keynotes are Don Friedlich, Melissa Joy…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 17, 2015 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Michael Schmidt Studios - LA (VIDEO)

Lady Gaga wearing specialty gloves for the TV drama American Horror Show. The nails flip at will because of a very clever mechanism (I am probably not supposed to reveal how it's done, so I won't. Sorry!)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 15, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Emerging Artist Competition - Furniture Society

In a joint effort to encourage the makers of tomorrow, the Furniture Society and the…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 15, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Technology & Connections

JUNK again!…
JUNK: Rubbish To Gold - Auction Win 1

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

NY Times Book Review: "The White Road" by Edmund de Waal

A detail from an Edmund de Waal installation. Credit Mike Bruce/Gagosian Gallery

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 13, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Lot Fifty-Eight

Lot Fifty-Eight - Selling Show - 1



Another bonanza of a week as I returned to work on Tuesday after a long weekend in Brighton to all my students handing in their first assessment, which I then spent the week marking and writing up. (Photographs in next…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on December 6, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Alex Chinneck on Public Art and Playfulness

“Public art has to be for the public, and you can do that through playfulness and illusion." In the video below Alex Chinneck talks about his work which combines feats of architecture and engineering with the mind of a fine…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 4, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Pantone announces two Colours of the Year for 2016

Pantone has announced its Colour of the Year 2016 and for the first time two colours have been named – Serenity (PANTONE 13-1520) and Rose Quartz (PANTONE 15-3919).…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 4, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Rolling Clay With Keith Brymer Jones

"There's a fire starting in my kiln. Hotter than that pottery scene in that Patrick Swayze film. Since you left it's just been me and my despair. I've tried to fill the hole you left with a lot of earthenware."

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 4, 2015 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Nobel Peace Prize medal to be struck from fair-mined gold

The video shows the journey of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize medal from the mine in Colombia to its award at Oslo City Hall.

The Norwegian Mint and its owner Samlerhuset Group, in co-operation with the organisation Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM), has announced the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize medal will be…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Congressional STEAM Caucus May Turn STEM to STEAM

via HuffPost Education.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 1, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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