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How to Start a Successful Clothing Brand: Luck or Innovative Product?

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 1, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Observer (UK): Britain’s craft boom produces new model artisan army

Posted Saturday 25 April 2015

Excerpt from the article…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 1, 2015 at 10:45am — No Comments

London Craft Week

Putting craftsmanship centre stage of the world’s creative capital

LONDON CRAFT WEEK is a new annual event which showcases exceptional craftsmanship through a journey-of-discovery program featuring hidden workshops, celebrated…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 1, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Tonight!

“San Título”, courtesy of Cristina Celis and Sin Título
“San Título”, courtesy of Cristina Celis and Sin Título

Two things..

– A quick reminder that I’m giving an artist lecture tonight at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

“Join artist-jeweler Melissa Cameron as she presents her work through images and words in the BIMA Auditorium.…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A Museum of ‘No-Longer-Art’ Opens in Hyde Park (Chicago)

A porcelain and aluminum sculpture by Jeff Koons that shattered in a fall. Courtesy: Salvage Art Institute

The Salvage Art Institute is a refuge for art in limbo.

Once-valuable…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Art and Other Tactics: Contemporary Craft by Artist Veterans

"War Pigs", Giuseppe Pellican

MAY 24 – SEPTEMBER 6, 2015

CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES

A group exhibition of contemporary craft…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 6:25pm — 1 Comment

Fake It to Make It: The Dilemma of Delegating Fabrication

BY Stephen Shaheen, Modern Painters | April 22, 2015

Contemporary art faces a dilemma. At no other time has the celebrity of
 the author been more important in the marketing of the artwork. Yet at no other time have artists been so…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Fragile ? Ceramics at the National Museum Cardiff

Did you ever expect to visit a ceramics exhibition and be asked to bring your vinyl collection along with you? Or to be invited to walk over and destroy one of the exhibits?

Fragile? showcases the beauty and diversity of contemporary…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Insta-nonsense

Did I mention that I’ve joined Instagram?

Studio Door

Square images are my new…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 23, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Call for Entries CHAIRS

Exhibition Prospectus and International Call to Artists

The Center for Art in Wood, in Philadelphia, PA, US, is partnering with The Furniture Society to organize an exhibition that showcases contemporary seating. The jurors…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 23, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Joe Meiser - Everything is in Flux

Trophies for Religious Violence, 2004, 29” x 9” x 9” each, bronze, porcelain, and gold spray paint.

Religious belief can inspire both selfless acts of kindness, and senseless acts of violence. At the heart of most religions are notions of love and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

Call for Entries Fiberart International 2016

Fiberart International is a benchmark exhibition presenting the best in contemporary fiberart.



FI2016, the 22nd edition in an ongoing series of triennial shows, will be juried by Chunghie Lee, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, and Tali…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2015 at 7:34am — No Comments

On Show Now!

Object Evolution exhibition installed at Bini Gallery in Collingwood, Australia.
Object Evolution exhibition installed at Bini Gallery in Collingwood, Australia.

My solo exhibition, Object Evolution, is on at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 21, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Spring Break - A Holiday And A New Suit

I've been on holiday! Last thing on my bench were the silver "rabbit in a hat" charms, one of which I managed to set and polish:

Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat - WIP - 36



This one has 24 x 1.8mm garnets round it and I'm making others with…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 21, 2015 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Heather Woof - Windswept

Heather is a jeweler working with a range of metals, from silver and gold, to titanium and steel. She regards her work as wearable sculpture on a miniature scale creating forms that capture a sense of movement and challenge the perception of static and fluid, hard and soft.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 20, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Mike Rea - Wood, Rope, and Pink Foam

Belloq See Blues

2007 Wood, burlap, rope, pink-foam, smoke machine, light fixtures,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Charlotte Kruk: Consumer Couture – The Politics of Having at Racine Art Museum

August 1, 2014 - July 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk Puts a Twist on the Idea of Eye Candy…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2015 at 9:26am — No Comments

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

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Makers, Metalsmiths, and other Monikers.

What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?

This blog is a research-based discussion of personal inclusions in the Jewelry/Metals field and the titles and boundaries that define us as artists.

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#SnagBoston

Image courtesy PlatformaGoing to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following @thejewellist (t) or @thejewellist (i).Don't know/care what I'm talking about with…See More
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How Do You SAY?

Schmuck and other European termsschmuck[shmuhk]noun,(English slang) an obnoxious or contemptible person(Yiddish derivative of schmock): penis(German): jewel, adornment“You cannot force linguistic usage: the acceptance of a word depends on many factors.”- Liesbeth den BestenI have always been fascinated with etymology and I thought it is a perfect time to dive into alternate terminology. With Dutch artist, Ruudt Peters delivering the keynote speech on Wednesday at SNAG Boston, I am excited to…See More
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Rabbits, Glass Sheep, Ada Lovelace and Virginia Woolf in Hindi

The main event this week has been completing my watch and chain for the ACJ exhibition "Sleight of Hand". The last element to be completed was the fitting of a glass to the 1838 silver watch-case which was the catalyst for the whole piece and I found an incredible place in Kent where, for a very modest fee, a traditional thick, bevelled mineral-glass was cut to fit, polished and fitted. (Anyone else requiring this service should contact "Crystalfit":…See More
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