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Reflecting on Scottish Gallery Show

A year has passed since I was invited to show at The Scottish Gallery, a lovely space in New Town, Edinburgh - it was my first exhibition out of the country.  There were many things for me to learn about shipping and pricing for another currency, just…

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Added by Deborrah Daher on June 6, 2016 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

FREE online class : Demystifying Beauty: Inspiration for Design - with Ellen Lupton, Cooper Hewitt

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What do we mean by "beauty"? How can you bring beauty into your own work? Join museum curators Ellen Lupton and Andrea Lipps for a half-hour class exploring beauty!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2016 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Throwing Away Trash, How Hard Can It Be?

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2016 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Heat Exchange II in Germany - II

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Who's who of European jewellery...
Who's who of European jewellery...…
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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 5, 2016 at 5:43pm — 1 Comment

Rhubarb Filling

Not much to report this week, so I'll digress on the new garden in Birmingham, for where I have been struggling to find that most proasic of vegetables (fruits, I suppose): rhubarb. I have always thought I hated rhubarb but one day a few months back, my colleague, Claire Price, brought in a jar of jam for us to eat at one of our regular staff breakfasts. I tucked in without giving it much thought and marvelled at the balance of sour and sweet, at the hint of orange, at the amazing scent. It…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 5, 2016 at 12:40pm — 2 Comments

Versailles Gate Ring

All the luxury and impracticality of the Ancien Regime, at your fingertips!

4.75 x 5 x 1.5"

Sterling silver with 22K gold overlay

Thanks to apprentices Kirsten Kulland, Anna Aparicio and Tammy Nguyen who all helped make it…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 3, 2016 at 4:19pm — 1 Comment

Unisex (sometimes metallic) Wingtips - Luke Grant-Muller, UK

Luke Grant-Muller is an English-born Egyptian, Scot and Ukrainian artist currently living between London and Tokyo. Grant-Muller describes his design signature as “slightly dark, slightly surreal, ambiguous, androgynous, sometimes grimy and sometimes…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Jaime Hayon

Named by Time as one of the 100 most relevant creators of these times, Spanish artist-designer …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Build-up

Just 'Cos - 3



This week has been taken up with the tough paperwork exercises of re-writing the whole curriculum at the School of Jewellery to make it more dynamic and flexible. We've taken the opportunity to make the whole thing more craft-based, which is…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

The End Matters: Estate Planning for Visual Artists and Collectors

I was approached by several artists recently with questions around their bequest planning and whether SNAG would be able to help and receive some of the artwork and money the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 26, 2016 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Halstead Grant Call for Entries

New metal jewelry artists are invited to apply for…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 26, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Stuff it: Millennials nix their parents’ treasures (Washington Post)

Lately, I overhear many conversations about craft not selling as much as it used to and people wondering why that is. Another current discussion fitting in here is the prospect of many collectors nearing retirement…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 25, 2016 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Congratulations Brigitte!

A quick heads up for those of you not already in the know, I just wanted to say a huge Congratulations!! to our fearless leader on here and now over at…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 24, 2016 at 8:09pm — 1 Comment

Once You've Begun To Think Like A Gun

Walk Like A Man (Sex Crime) - WIP - 10
Well...
Blood on the windows and…
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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 22, 2016 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Tiger Feet

I've not posted for a while, for which I apologise. It isn't that there has been nothing happening or that I've been too busy: more that when I've had a spare moment or two, I've not felt like making a post.

SO this will be a bit of a longer post than usual as I've been in Brighton again, visited Farnham, and loads of other things besides. I also completely forgot that there should have been two other things of note in the last post: I gave my talk on New Technology as part of the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 15, 2016 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Call to artists: CCCD seeks proposals for gallery takeovers

In 2015, CCCD launched a new program series titled …
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 9, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

Get in quick!

Shared Concerns exhibition 2016 Shared Concerns exhibition 2016
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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 5, 2016 at 7:32pm — No Comments

New U.S. Rules Make Foreign Goods Better Deal for Online Shoppers

I have been advocating for many years for makers and the organizations that purport to serve our communities, to organize politically. Our interests are not being represented by our elected officials. It just got much easier and cheaper for US customers to buy products from overseas due to lowered tariffs and import fees. On the other hand, US makers are still severely restricted from selling overseas by high tariffs and import duties.…

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Added by 2Roses on May 5, 2016 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Nikki Couppee: Hologems

May 11 – June 19, 2016

Artist’s Reception: Friday, May 13, 2016,…

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Added by Mike Holmes on May 5, 2016 at 2:05pm — No Comments

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