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Support the Metalsmithing Community by Supporting SNAG. Thank you!

Metalsmiths and friends of metalsmiths:

In the next few years, SNAG will be revitalized through a variety of new initiatives and partnerships. Working with like-minded organizations, we learn more and get to share our passion with a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Cranbrook Academy of Art: Call for Fellowship Applications

Cranbrook Academy of Art, a preeminent graduate school of art, design and architecture seeks applications for two one-semester residential teaching fellowships for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters. The Academy’s Critical Studies Fellowship Program brings scholars from a wide range of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

We Make Things By Hand That Have Heart

What we choose to buy this holidays can make a real difference for our country. Join Americans from across the land in taking the pledge to support an American craftsman!

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Margaret Keelan - The Sweetness of Childhood

For the past few years my sculptures have been glazed, stained, fired, then glazed, stained and fired again to give the surfaces the look of disintegrating paint…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Eternity Stew - Paper Plants and Nubbins

Paper Plants

Excerpts from A Controlled Wild

Mixed media sculptures (painted paper, wire, plaster, flocking),…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for entry: "Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making"

The Winthrop University Guild of Emerging Metal Designers is excited to announce the call for entry for Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making. Curated by Arthur Hash, Emergence is looking for three-dimensional works created by students that are exploring new…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Rosie Godbout - Creating Happiness

For nearly thirty years, I have based my approach on the conviction that clothing is a creation unto itself, one that melds the pictorial and plastic arts with the form and movement of the human body. It is my hope that all of my work…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2014 at 11:34am — 1 Comment

On the Power of Collaboration - an interview with Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin

With the mission to overcome division and misconceptions within the metal and jewellery community Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin initiated the collaboration project Co-operation Garnish.  Artists from different backgrounds are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 12, 2014 at 8:26am — No Comments

Taiwan International Metal Crafts Competition 2015

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Museum, the competition scale has been upgraded to a higher standard providing a wider platform to the art of metal crafts from all around the world and expecting to bring Taiwan’s metal crafts more in line with…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 11, 2014 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Masters of Modern Jewellery

Beetles & Huxley

A busy week! I spent all day in London on Thursday, first of all visiting a private breakfast view of the superb "Masters of Modern Jewellery" exhibition at…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 9, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Jaquet-Droz Automata

The Jaquet-Droz automata, among all the numerous automata built by the Jaquet-Droz watchmaker family, refer to three doll sized automata built between 1768 and 1774 by Pierre Jaquet-Droz, his son Henri-Louis, and Jean-Frédéric Leschot: The Musician, The Draughtsman and The…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

David Samuel Stern - Woven Photography

Kosuke Kawahara, Artist (II)

Archival inkjet prints on vellum, physically woven together

40" x 30"…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 8, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Christel van der Laan - Hol(e)ier Than Thou

Cushion Brooch 2012

Painted silver, ceramic honeycomb block, onyx, micro-geode agate, vintage glass findings

Collecting, arranging and making things have been a part of my life since I…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 7, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Morgan Brig - Complexity of Emotion

Rummaging around just under the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 7, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Lizzie Thomas - Rather than with Words

Lizzie Thomas: ‘They Said a King Once Ruled the Forest.’ Materials: vintage folding rulers

"I am a Children’s Author/Illustrator and Designer/Maker based between Brighton and London, UK. Narrative is central to my…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Noi Volkov - Ceramics & Paintings

Do not make mountains out of molehills

Mix media sculpture made from ceramic and found object…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Knitting in Motion: Sibling, London UK

DESIGNER NAMES: Sid Bryan, Joe Bates and Cozette McCreery



BACKGROUND: The designers come from Yorkshire, Leicester and London respectively. A collaboration between Joe Bates, Sid…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 5, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

International Training Course for Museum Professionals at the V&A, London

Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 4, 2014 at 8:26am — No Comments

Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes

Fanciful leprechaun riding frog motif match safe, c.1900, USA. Enamel on sterling. 2 ½ x 1 3/8 inches.

Vesta cases, vesta boxes, or pocket match safes or matchsafes were small portable…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

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About this blog--As a recent graduate and currently in a one-year residency the question of what’s next and how to get there is always on my mind. For this blog I will be interviewing artists who have taken varying paths and pursued different careers in or out of the arts to see what they are doing now and the steps they took to get there. Special Note--I want this to be a way to share how we are all trying to figure out the paths to what’s next and where to go, not answers or things to do, but…See More
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