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Naked Craft Symposium

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The Naked Craft Symposium brings together makers, researchers, and the general public to discuss the themes explored throughout the Naked Craft project, and to look forward at the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 17, 2015 at 9:19am — No Comments

Jewellery Technology and the GSA Degree Show 2015

Digital Jewellery Day - Glasgow Kelvin College - June 2015 - 1



Another busy week, this time hosting at Glasgow Kelvin College our first "Jewellery Technology Day" comprising demonstrations and visits from a variety of people connected with digital…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 17, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Crowdfunding on Etsy? Buyer beware.

Crowdfunding is coming to online crafts marketplace Etsy, which says it will now allow some sellers to raise money from shoppers on its e-commerce site.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Support SAC's Relocation - Online Letter Campaign

Support SAC's Relocation

After 40 years at 175 Newbury Street, SAC is asking for your support in relocating to a new home. Our current building has been sold, and we will be on the move by February 28, 2016. This is an exciting and critical time in The Society of Arts and Crafts' 118-year…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Museums Engaging Social Media Influencers

With many thanks to Elena Rosenberg for sending this info to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Liz Crain - Ceramic Canisters

Liz Crain is a California-based ceramic artist, whose work includes vessels that appear, at first glance, to be vintage packaging of various types. Among the types of vintage container that she favors are the rusty cans that once…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

No more boring packaging!

http://www.woolandthegang.com/

Just when you had about enough bland, uninspired packaging in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Rabbits and Wolves and Bears, Oh My!



As the end-of-term approaches and it becomes time to pack up the workshops for the summer break, I've been making up the stock to keep things going over the summer, which this time has involved using up odds and ends from other projects. A while…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2015 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Mark Dion - Artifacts and Display

RAIDING NEPTUNE'S VAULT, 1997-1998

Dredging the bottom of a canal in Venice, Italy

Mark Dion has conducted a number of archaeological projects over the last decade: he dredged a Venetian canal for Raiding Neptune’s…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 10, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Amber Chamber 2015/2016

curator: Heidemarie Herb

design: P.Zimmermann

This exhibition shows a number of different approaches to amber, running the gamut from artists working with amber for the first time, to those who have been working…

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Added by Heidemarie Herb on June 9, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Marlene McKibbin - Acrylic Jewelry

I have been making jewelry for over three decades, using many different materials. My main body of work has been in acrylic, and in the last fifteen years in stainless steel and gold.

Visually and structurally I strive to achieve rhythm by the simplest…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Andrew Simonet: Let's Change It Up!

"I'm Andrew Simonet, a choreographer from Philadelphia. For the past ten years, I've been looking at how artists thrive (and suffer) in America. I started Aritsts U, a grassroots, artist-run, free program for building sustainable artist lives. I wrote Making Your Life as an Artist, which you can download…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Michihiro Matsuoka - Rusty Memories

Born in 1969 in Japan, Matsouka finds inspiration from childhood memories and deteriorated devices. Creating pieces that fuse animals and fish with machinery, Matsouka primarily uses stone clay for his work,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2015 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Talwst - Tiny Landscapes

Execution Of Michael Brown 2014

Canadian-Trinidadian artist Talwst was once given an old ring box by a Parisian street vendor, who told him: “I want to see what you make with this.” Talwst placed…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Carmen Lozar - Glass Stories

"Summer"

A storyteller in intricate glass detail, Carmen Lozar was awarded a residency at the Corning Museum of Glass prior to attending graduate school at Alfred University where she received the MFA in 2003. Lozar has been a demonstrating artist for two…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Surprising Find

In the mid 80s, a close friend gifted me a modernist-style aluminum/rubber bracelet before he left on a year-long backpacking trip to Peru. Unfortunately, during that trip in the Andes, my friend was held up in a robbery and shot dead. To this day, I love the bracelet and wear it…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 2, 2015 at 9:52am — 3 Comments

SNAG Boston: Rapid Jewelry Recap, Photos, & Winners

June 1, 2015 |

Thanks to all who came out to the Rapid Jewelry Fashion Show Exhibition in Motion on Saturday, May…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 1, 2015 at 11:13am — No Comments

Elisabeth Lecourt: Les robes géographiques

“Le Voyage dans les Entrailles”, Voyage of Sir Francis Drake
Atlantic Ocean map, rep. 1585

Signed and sealed E.L. …
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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Scottish Graduation Show Rush

ECA - Graduate Show - 2015 - Opening Night

SO... it is that time of year again and the degree shows are in full-swing. Unfortunately, because of the timings of holidays, the exam board and external examiner for my own graduands, I didn't get to…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 30, 2015 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

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