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Call: Halstead Grant 2015

It is that time of year again! Halstead is calling for entries to the annual Halstead Grant, which will be awarded this summer. New jewelry artists working primarily in silver are invited to apply. The winner will receive $5,000 in cash for their business start-up, $1,000 in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 17, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Excited about these events

Hello all crafhausers,

The seasons of Spring…

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Added by Linda Kaye-Moses on April 16, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Hannes Grebin - Gemütlichkeit

There are words in every language that defy easy translation and the German word 'Gemütlichkeit' is probably one of the hardest to get across. Deriving from an adjective (gemütlich), the noun refers to not just one but a combination of feelings: cosiness, contentedness, comfort,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Americans for the Arts (AFTA) 2015 Convention June 12-14

The 2015 Annual AFTA Convention will bring together more than 1,000 nonprofit, business and community leaders to Chicago to exchange ideas and engage in the real-world application of the…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 16, 2015 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Content/s heading to Taiwan

My silver kylix, Content/s, is currently on its way to the other side of the world for the Taiwan International Metal Craft Competition at the Gold Museum in New Taipei City. It is heading there for the final screening and awards…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

International Call: Handmade at Kew

Handmade at Kew is an exciting new selling event for Contemporary Crafts at the prestigious UNESCO world heritage site, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The show offers makers an inspiring location to exhibit exquisite work of high quality,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Arts Council England's Designation for Collections of National Significance

The Designation Scheme exists to identify and celebrate collections of outstanding resonance that deepen our understanding of the world and what it means to be human. Collections that currently hold Designated status come from such diverse areas as political and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Design Museum's Ad raises Eyebrows

An ad from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's new campaign, designed with Wieden+Kennedy.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2015 at 7:14am — No Comments

The Alchemist Picnic at Touchstone Center for Craft

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Upcoming lecture: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Hello America! Yes, I’m back in Seattle, and just in time too. I’ve got a little over two weeks to prepare for my…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 14, 2015 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Everyday Earring 2015

Call for Entry. This summer 2015 opens the Everyday Earring curated by Elizabeth Tokoly, owner of NEW Art Jewelry Gallery EatMetal, Inc. located in Hoboken, NJ. Deadline for entry is MAY 23rd, 2015. No applications will be accepted after date of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 13, 2015 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Morgan Spurlock Creating Documentary About Artisanal Craftsmen

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 10, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Texts of a Sexual Nature - Call for support! http://goo.gl/forms/NuWt6tGGWY

Hi everyone!

I'm writing a post today to ask people to get involved with a project I'm currently conducting.

This project will explore technology as an extension of human sexuality and will use text conversations of a sexual nature to inform the imagery, as well as the back drop for this body of blown glass work.

I'm looking for people of all genders, sexualities, ages and predilections to anonymously submit their sextversasions via the link to…

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Added by Jade Usackas on April 9, 2015 at 11:38am — No Comments

Body Embellishment Exhibition At The Mint Museum

Body Embellishment explores the most innovative artistic expression in the 21st-century international arenas of body extension, augmentation, and modification. The areas of focus are jewelry, tattoos, nail arts, and fashion.…

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

Opening Friday in Melbourne



The exhibition is almost ready! We now have turned over the window to Holly Elliot of Azevinha to work her magic.

Come join me…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 8, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Call for Entries: Community of Artists 2015

Deadline May 4, 2015…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 6, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Melissa @ BIMA

One Design - #26, Pendant 07, 2014

One Design – #26, Pendant 07, 2014

Just a quick heads up: in just under month’s time I’m giving an artist lecture at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art on Bainbridge…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 6, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Opening Monday in New York, amongst a slew of events...

Brass Brooch 2014.
Brass Brooch 2014.

The Ethical Metalsmiths, via their website, are right now engaged in raising funds for their…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Call for Entries: So Fresh + So Clean

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 2, 2015 at 9:08am — No Comments

Art and Science Intersect at School of the Art Institute Chicago

Mathematician Eugenia Cheng uses bagels in her presentation to a class on topology at the School of the Art Institute. Cheng is SAIC’s second scientist-in-residence. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 31, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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I am going to demo a process I use to ebonize furniture at the Lie-Nielson Tool Event in Peters Valley Craft Center, 19 Kuhn Rd, Layton, NJ 07851. The event will be Friday May 8, 2015 from 10am-6pm and Saturday May 9 from 10am-5pm. Admission is free and open to the public. Directions to Peters Valley https://www.petersvalley.org/html/directions.cfmI will go through the stages of ebonizing and show samples of the…See More
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