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Craft Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2014 Craft Awards Program is open for applications and nominations! Deadline June 20, 2014.
The annual selection of Craft Award…
Added by Brigitte Martin on April 4, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments
Looking for a NEW Classroom?
How about one in Tuscany?
East Carolina University Presents: Italy Intensives
Spend this fall taking E…Continue
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I have finally finished my Alexander McQueen tribute piece, "Fashion:Victim" which comprises of the two spherical 'handbags' made from steel spheres which I found in a burnt-out factory in Kent some years ago. The…Continue
We participate in a creative exercise related to EtsyMetal, a group of metalsmiths organized around Etsy. The exercise is called "Blog Carnival". Each month a topic is chosen and a variety of members from this international group each provide their individual perspectives on the subject. We thought (mistakenly) that we had scraped the subject of Art Versus Craft off our shoes for good. Thanks to Blog Carnival we have stepped in it again. It appears that it is the topic that will not…Continue
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"I am drawn to humble, yet evocative materials; in this case, crushed beer cans from the streets of New York - every one of them once raised to someone’s lips. My process of “recycling” them into images of butterflies is a quiet physical meditation, a yoga of tin snips…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2014 at 10:56am — No Comments
“It all comes down to beauty and fun,” says Hagenbring. The multifaceted New York artist with a gale-force-energy level stands in her compact midtown apartment, which is chockablock with books, paintings, antique furniture, spirit dolls, starfish, and other detritus of an artistic…Continue
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There's something about the small scale format that entices people to get creative. Is it the restriction in size, the ability to create…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 25, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments
The Ceramics Center is now accepting submissions for "Playdate", a juried show exploring the role of games, toys, and childhood memories as inspiration in the creative process. Artists working primarily in clay, glass, or a combination of both…Continue
Added by Amythest Warrington on March 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Polymer Clay, "Fish Heads", (with wall mounts)
“The Stone Age didn't end because the world ran out of stones. The Oil Age will end, because we will run out of oil. With polymer clay,…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
From chamber pots to urinals, exquisitely decorated Victorian toilet bowls to microwave toilets (don’t ask), the world’s finest array of waste disposal systems is on display in the International Museum of Toilets in New Delhi.
The museum, whose lofty…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments
If you remember anything about traveling to the Yuma Art Symposium, let it be this. Do not; I repeat DO NOT drink copious amounts of alcoholic beverages in the desert while jumping back and forth between a salt-water pool and a hot tub. You will most certainly wake up the next morning feeling exactly…Continue
Added by Danielle James on March 23, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
My name is Finch – it’s actually my surname… everyone calls me it and I like it.
I’ve called my business Mister Finch so its clear from the start that I’m a man and one that sews.
The facade of this house in the English seaside town of Margate appears to peel away from the rest of the building and slump down into the front yard.
British designer Alex Chinneck created the installation - called From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes - by…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on March 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
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This spring brings new opportunities. In August of 2013 I visited both Estonia and Helsinki seeking out opportunities and meeting many wonderful artists. By invitation, I will be working at Pot Viapori , www.viapori.fi/, in May and June. Soile Passonen has been so gracious to offer up space in her studio for me.
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