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Robert Baines - Humor and Goldsmithing

Robert Baines, Australia. Bracelet. Silver combined with plastic components and powdercoat.



Robert Baines is one of Australia's most prominent and influential jewelers and goldsmiths. His exceptional craft skills…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 30, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Liv Blåvarp - Wooden Touch

For almost 30 years, jewellery artist Liv Blåvarp has been creating organic and voluminous constructions out…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 30, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: CraftBoston Spring and Holiday

  

CraftBoston Spring and Holiday are New England¹s premier juried…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 27, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Apprentice needed for James Craig Silversmith Shop in Colonial Williamsburg

The James Craig Silversmith Shop in Colonial Williamsburg is looking for an apprentice.

The primary function of the apprentice silversmith is to rediscover,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 25, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

Call For Entries: Jewelry & Metal Arts

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR AWARD NOMINEES



For the first time, the GEM Awards Committee is seeking submissions for potential 2015 GEM Award nominees. Companies and individuals can submit themselves or others for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 25, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

Soulcology: Exhibition and Award

Plumb Bob: Shelter and Plumb Bob: Loving and Faithful were both accepted into Soulcology: An Exhibition in Metal at the Guilford Art Center in Guilford, Connecticut. It is a national, juried exhibition and will be on view from June 6 through July 27th, 2014. It was organized by Lanette Barber and adjudicated by Robert Dancik. I am additionally pleased to announce that Shelter received the third place award! Both pieces are part of a seried of plumb bobs that either…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 23, 2014 at 4:13pm — 1 Comment

Two Presentations in Three Days!

Handmade By Machines - 2014 - 22



What a week! Not only have we been finishing off with the students for the year - and sometimes for ever, really - but I've been doing my best to help Karen Dicken to get the "Handmade By Machines" exhibition and…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)



DSC03068 On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Maker Faire at the White House

President Barack Obama meets Lindsay Lawlor of San Diego, Calif., and his creation, a 17-foot-tall, 2,200-lb robotic giraffe that "walks" on wheels and is powered by a 12-horsepower hybrid fuel-engine motor, during his tour on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 18,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2014 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Forlane 6 Studio - Underwater Sculpture

Branche

Water is the tool that allows us to transform ordinary objects inside a transitory and suspended space. When immersed in this element, materials can be displaced using their buoyancy, currents or air pressure. The movements of the sculptures participate to its metamorphose and recalls natural qualities.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2014 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Do Good Social Practice Residency

Chotsani Elaine Dean, 2014 DO GOOD Resident

Community Clay Quilt Workshop…

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Added by Andrea L. Moon on June 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) in Boston

Located in the basement of a theater, the Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) is a unique institution dedicated to the celebration of artistic effort, however misguided. The Museum of Bad Art: Masterworks presents a pulsating collection of more than seventy never-before-published pieces of artwork…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

The Earring Show 2

May 21 – June 29, 2014



The Earring Show 2 celebrates the publication of New Earrings by Nicolas Estrada. The exhibition features the work of 35 international artists and presents a snapshot of the current state of the art of the earring. Organized by Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Montreal, and Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco.

Participating Artists: …

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Added by Mike Holmes on June 17, 2014 at 8:23pm — No Comments

FACE NOW - A workshop with Ruudt Peters

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 17, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Mexico City – The forum

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City.

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City, at the National Museum of Popular Culture.

In the evening of my second full day in Mexico City, I was invited to be one of a panel of speakers presenting different thoughts on the…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 17, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments

GSA Jewellery Degree Show, 2014

Glasgow School of Art - Degree Show 2014 - 51



I think the whole arts world knew about the fire in the Glasgow School of Art, the functional art-school building by Charles Rennie Mackintosh which was SO fit for purpose in the early 1900s that it is…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 15, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

A Second Addendum

Glasgow Kelvin College - Inaugural Degree Fashion Show - 16

Having written over the weekend that I would post pictures of work by Lynn Cochrane, fashion graduate from Glasgow Kelvin College at her degree show last week, I completely forgot and so am…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Medalta International Spoon Show - Open to all media - Deadline June 30th

Last year was Medalta’s international cup show and we exhibited 150 interpretations of the cup from artists around the world.



This year we thought we’d switch things up... we were noticing spoons making a…

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Added by Carole Epp on June 11, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

Glasgow Kelvin College Degree Show and Interim Degree Show - Addendum

Further to my last post, I now present some work by Stephanie Mearns, visible on the left of this shot of Andrew and Anita Neilson:

Glasgow Kelvin College - Interim Jewellery Degree Show (Year 3) - 11



Her work uses biological…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 10, 2014 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Michelle Taylor - Broken Memory

Michelle Taylor – Chintz.

The starting point for my art practice is influenced by a personal childhood narrative of maternal loss. The need to repair and restore the damaged and the broken in order to preserve memories and existence of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 7, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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