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CALL: International Metal Jewelry Artistry Awards

Welcome to the International Metal Jewelry Artistry Awards presented by Bead&Button. This is a new competition for 2018 so please read the following rules carefully. Finalist entries will be displayed at the Bead&Jewelry Expo from Thursday, June 7, through Sunday, June 10, 2018, on the third floor of the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI. Award ribbon…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Ending the Hiatus

I have no excuse, no apology. I've just been too busy with minor things to get round to updating the blog, so it is almost eight weeks since I last posted. Unforgivable.

Let's get back to it with a whistle-stop overview of the weeks and a promise of a return to regular postings...

Music first and on a wet an windy night, I cycled out to "The Hare and Hounds" to hear Mats Gustafsson's blistering jazz trio, "…


Added by The Justified Sinner on January 14, 2018 at 12:07pm — 2 Comments

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

Deb Stoner - flora through her lens

Over the last 3 decades Deb Stoner has been a designer of eyewear, a maker of contemporary jewelry and a photographer. Her current ongoing project involves the growing of plants and painstakingly photographing them - to hold their moment in time. Stoner’s botanical portraits are beyond…


Added by 2Roses on January 8, 2018 at 11:41am — No Comments

Job opp: Senior Director of Artist Programs

JOB BOARD // Joan Mitchell Foundation seeks a dynamic, big thinker for the role of Senior Director of Artist Programs. Oversee all of the Foundation’s artist-centered programs, including grantmaking, educational initiatives, comprehensive career-spanning work with artists, and their residency program in New Orleans, the Joan Mitchell Center! #artistresidency #artjobs

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 6, 2018 at 11:45am — No Comments

Amdur Productions Announces 2018 Juried Art Festivals and National Call for Artists

CHICAGO, IL– Amdur Productions, a nationally acclaimed art festival production company, proudly announces its annual call for artist for its 2018 festival season. Celebrating its 35th year, Amdur Productions has produced many of the Midwest’s most respected and popular juried art festivals including Chicago’s award-winning Gold Coast Art Fair, Highland Park, Illinois’ Port Clinton Art Festival (also an award winner),…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 4, 2018 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Roberto Lugo, NCECA Emerging Artist Presentation

Added by Brigitte Martin on December 18, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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

Hirotoshi Itoh - Stone Sculpture with Humor and Imagination

Hirotoshi Itoh sculpts stone and transforms it into the unexpected. His subject matter captures your immediate attention. Some of it has a great sense of humor. Other pieces plain just defy belief. His is a master’s hand, taking something unyielding…


Added by 2Roses on December 4, 2017 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Fellowship and Assistantship Funding | MFA in Metal at the University of Illinois

Fellowship and Assistantship Funding
Metal Program School of Art + Design
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Added by Billie Jean Theide on December 2, 2017 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Fulbright Specialist

I am exceedingly pleased to announce that my application to be included in the Fulbright Specialist Roster has been approved! I am now now eligible to be matched with projects designed by host institutions in over 150 countries globally. My Roster tenure officially begins on December 1, 2017 and will end on December 1, 2020. Now I need to find (or be found by) a project that requires a candidate with my professional and academic credentials. The program works with the following kinds of host…


Added by Ana M. Lopez on December 1, 2017 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

New Blog post: Interview with Sofia Björkman; Gallerist and Jeweller

The lastest blog post on our Mother Makers website is with Sofia Björkman who runs PLATINA gallery and works as a jewellery artist and curator with all kind of projects that creates scenes in jewellery.…


Added by Mother Makers on November 28, 2017 at 6:55am — No Comments

Newest blog post - Interview with Liesbeth den Besten - Leading Voices

We interviewed the renowned jewellery historian Liesbeth den Besten on her experiences of motherhood and its positions within crafts historically and we are super excited about this one.

Here is a short extract:

' I wonder if our field is more…


Added by Mother Makers on November 20, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Narrative Jewellery

I should have posted this ages ago but somehow, despite the constant reminders, I forgot!

My work has made the cover of a major new book on "Narrative Jewellery":

"Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth…


Added by The Justified Sinner on November 20, 2017 at 5:26am — No Comments

Sculpture to Wear Returns to LA LA Land!!

The epicenter of West Coast Art Jewelry kicks off its return to LA with a special show at the Kopeikin Gallery. Featuring 2Roses, Jillian Moore, Claudia Endler, Lynn K. Altman, Greg Orloff, Gina Pankowski, Kathleen Lamberti, Marc Cohen, Shuilii, & Swinda…


Added by 2Roses on November 16, 2017 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Waste nothing of her career - Laurie Schram

Laurie Schram talks about her project 'Waste nothing of her career', which features in the Mother Maker crowdfunding campaign, and her foray in to the world of kaka pantone colours…


Added by Mother Makers on November 13, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A new section of the Mother Makers blog - Leading Voices

We have just introduced a new section of the Mother Makers blog - this will comprise of a variety of voices from mothers who have been leading the way, be they leading critics, gallerists of other hig profile positions.

We have just published our first by Amy Lowe, a co-founder of the @Works Gallery in London.…


Added by Mother Makers on November 11, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Mother Makers - a new support network for professional makers who are mothers

Hi All, we would like to introduce ourselves.

Mother Makers is a new network set up to offer support, advice and opportunities to women who have become mothers and need additional support to return to, maintain or develop their professional artistic practice.

Mother Makers is a network for exchange and dialogue for mothers…


Added by Mother Makers on November 7, 2017 at 8:58am — 2 Comments

Going to SOFA? Join us for the party!

All are welcome!

Added by Brigitte Martin on November 1, 2017 at 9:15am — No Comments

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