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Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Yong Joo Kim - the process of reconfiguration



Yong Joo Kim explores the value of the mundane, industrial material, velcro. She hand-cuts, sews and “reconfigures” it into wearable art. The result of her extensive, controlled exploration is quite literally beyond…

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Added by 2Roses on February 19, 2018 at 5:50pm — No Comments

No Spring Blues

Spring Fair is upon us again, so off we trouped to the NEC with the students in tow for the biggest jewellery event in the UK calendar. The main reason for us going is that we take the opportunity to promote the students at the event in conjunction with Weston Beamor, who generously sponsor prizes in a design competition every year.

This year, they had to use their digital skills to design a matching wedding and…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 18, 2018 at 12:12pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Attai Chen - Uncommon Materials, Uncommon Applications



Attai Chen utilizes wood, paper, silver, graphite, paint and stainless steel in his jewelry and sculptural reliefs. He describes his work as “a body consisting of independent,…

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Added by 2Roses on February 13, 2018 at 1:42pm — No Comments

A Lot Of Lin

It's been fairly quiet since my last post but I've managed to squeeze in a trip to London with my ex-colleague and still-friend, Rachael Colley, a trip which involved culture and a lot of work by Lin Cheung. We started off with a visit to the V&A to see the final choices for the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 12, 2018 at 8:44am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm



Helen Britton - A Singular Voice



Helen Britton’s work is well known in the arena of art jewelry. The variety of materials she incorporates into her pieces is quite…
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Added by 2Roses on February 5, 2018 at 11:20am — No Comments

Epigramatic

Toni Mayner - Lightwoods House - 1

Kicked off the week of 16th January with an exhibition of work by one of my colleagues, Toni Mayner, who brings her…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on January 28, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments

Call for artists: Act 2: Art as a Career Sequel

Artists find their calling at all different stages of life, some early on and others further down the road. “Act 2: Art as a Career Sequel” celebrates the determination and passion of those who have pursued an artistic…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2018 at 5:37am — No Comments

Ruudt Peters Workshop: SPACE NOW

workshop RUUDT PETERS assistant KOEN JACOBS

After the success of the last 17 years, this year Ruudt Peters begins his summer workshop under the title SPACE NOW. Peters has been a professor at three of the most prestigious universities in Europe, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 22, 2018 at 5:23am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Gerda and Nikolai Monies - the natural and the extraordinary



Gerda and Nikolai Monies, known by their Danish artistic entity 'Monies', create fashion forward statement pieces that consistently turn heads. The collaborative couple is incredibly…

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Added by 2Roses on January 15, 2018 at 11:12pm — No Comments

CALL: International Metal Jewelry Artistry Awards

Welcome to the International Metal Jewelry Artistry Awards presented by Bead&Button. This is a new competition for 2018 so please read the following rules carefully. Finalist entries will be displayed at the Bead&Jewelry Expo from Thursday, June 7, through Sunday, June 10, 2018,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Ending the Hiatus

I have no excuse, no apology. I've just been too busy with minor things to get round to updating the blog, so it is almost eight weeks since I last posted. Unforgivable.

Let's get back to it with a whistle-stop overview of the weeks and a promise of a return to regular postings...




Music first and on a wet an windy night, I cycled out to "The Hare and Hounds" to hear Mats Gustafsson's blistering jazz trio, "…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on January 14, 2018 at 12:07pm — 2 Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Deb Stoner - flora through her lens

Over the last 3 decades Deb Stoner has been a designer of eyewear, a maker of contemporary jewelry and a photographer. Her current ongoing project involves the growing of plants and painstakingly photographing…

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Added by 2Roses on January 8, 2018 at 11:41am — No Comments

Job opp: Senior Director of Artist Programs

JOB BOARD // Joan Mitchell Foundation seeks a dynamic, big thinker for the role of Senior Director of Artist Programs. Oversee all of the Foundation’s artist-centered programs, including grantmaking, educational initiatives, comprehensive career-spanning work with artists, and their residency program in New Orleans, the Joan Mitchell Center! #artistresidency #artjobs http://artistcommunities.org/jobs

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 6, 2018 at 11:45am — No Comments

Amdur Productions Announces 2018 Juried Art Festivals and National Call for Artists

CHICAGO, IL– Amdur Productions, a nationally acclaimed art festival production company, proudly announces its annual call for artist for its 2018 festival season. Celebrating its 35th year, Amdur Productions has produced many of the Midwest’s most respected and popular juried art festivals including Chicago’s award-winning Gold Coast Art Fair, Highland Park, Illinois’ Port Clinton Art Festival (also an award winner),…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 4, 2018 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Roberto Lugo, NCECA Emerging Artist Presentation

Added by Brigitte Martin on December 18, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Hirotoshi Itoh - Stone Sculpture with Humor and Imagination



Hirotoshi Itoh sculpts stone and transforms it into the unexpected. His subject matter captures your immediate attention. Some of it has a great sense of humor.…

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Added by 2Roses on December 4, 2017 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Fellowship and Assistantship Funding | MFA in Metal at the University of Illinois

Fellowship and Assistantship Funding
Metal Program School of Art + Design
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
 
The…
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Added by Billie Jean Theide on December 2, 2017 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Fulbright Specialist

I am exceedingly pleased to announce that my application to be included in the Fulbright Specialist Roster has been approved! I am now now eligible to be matched with projects designed by host institutions in over 150 countries globally. My Roster tenure officially begins on December 1, 2017 and will end on December 1, 2020. Now I need to find (or be found by) a project that requires a candidate with my professional and academic credentials. The program works with the following kinds of host…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on December 1, 2017 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

New Blog post: Interview with Sofia Björkman; Gallerist and Jeweller

The lastest blog post on our Mother Makers website is with Sofia Björkman who runs PLATINA gallery and works as a jewellery artist and curator with all kind of projects that creates scenes in jewellery.…

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Added by Mother Makers on November 28, 2017 at 6:55am — No Comments

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