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

Marcy Neiditz - One Voice, Nine Plates



Many times, artists struggle with “their voice” and its development. Artists who are successful with this have the determination and focus to pursue a concept through its development. Now…

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Added by 2Roses on February 20, 2017 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Tea For Sixty-two and Sixty-Two for Tea

Tea Sets - 1



This lurid display is another of the short projects run by the BA class, this time to introduce them to various technologies, including turning, press-forming, spining, sand-casting, thread-cutting, riveting, laser-cutting, and finishing. Yes,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 19, 2017 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Pass It On - Donate Your Unwanted Whatchamacallit

Pass It On…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

What a Racket - Embroidery by Danielle Clough

Would Steffi Graf and Boris Becker like these too?…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Mismatched Perfection - The Jewelry of Grainne Morton

 
The Edinburgh, UK, jeweler takes asymmetrical and mismatched earrings to a whole new level by incorporating a diverse range of found objects that are beautiful in…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 14, 2017 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Sticky!

There is a lot of sellotape in this post.



This week saw Birmingham host Spring Fair, the largest jewellery and giftware fair in the UK. Quite aside from being the largest collection of utter tat I have ever witnessed in one place, the jewellery and watch section of the fair is always interesting and over the years, I've made a few visits here. This time around, we decided to take our entire cohort…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 12, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Emotional State - Chang Hyun Bang Ceramics

Chang Hyun Bang: Blurriooo

Artist Statement:

The tiny swine in my work have human…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments

Franz of Prague - A Kafkaesque Sculpture

Franz of Prague from MEL Films on Vimeo.

Forty-two independently driven layers of stainless steel.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 8, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

McKinney International Art and Design Residency

Indiana University Bloomington

Deadline: Feb 25, 2017



The School of Art and Design at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a 4-6 week Fall 2017 McKinney International Art and Design Residency.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 7, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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

Carol Gouthro - The Ceramic Vessel in All of Its Incarnations



Carol Gouthro is fascinated by the complexity, diversity, beauty, and danger of the natural world. Her work is filled with details, close-ups, the…

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Added by 2Roses on February 6, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Iron Man

Student Assessment - 3
Hayley Jones

A bumper two-week post…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 5, 2017 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Metalsmith Magazine Gets a Bold New Design!

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 3, 2017 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Call: MJSA Vision Awards

If you’re a designer, you know that feeling.

You’ve spent hours in the studio, pouring your skill and creativity into a new design, struggling to turn your vision into reality. Finally, you hold it in your hand—an innovative, finely crafted piece of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 3, 2017 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Open call: Submissions for the book "New Brooches"

Nicolas Estrada

Brooch: To Be or Not to Be, 2014

Silver, rose quartz, citrine, steel

5.5 x 5.5 x 1.8 cm

Photo by: Manuel Ocaña

© By the author. Read…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 1, 2017 at 8:31am — 3 Comments

Interviewed Gustav Reyes for American Craft Magazine Feb/Mar 2017

I am happy to report that my newest article has just appeared in American Craft Magazine! Look for pages 28-31 in the Feb/March 2017 issue.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 31, 2017 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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

Mariana Acoasta, an educator inspiring a choir of new voices



Now a professor at Universidad Gestalt de Diseño in Xalapa, Mexican artist Mariana Acosta teaches classes that challenge our perception of…

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Added by 2Roses on January 30, 2017 at 5:40pm — No Comments

IMAGINE Peace Now: Boston Update

The opening reception for I.M.A.G.I.N.E. Peace Now will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 30, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Making a Neckpiece

Process for Making a New Neckpiece…

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Added by Linda Kaye-Moses on January 29, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: 2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder's Prize

2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize competition

Open to all artists working in found materials…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 27, 2017 at 9:48am — No Comments

Reworking and Revisiting: When is a piece truly finished?

The piece "Rectified" was originally completed in 2015, and at the time, it represented the resolution of a number of visual, conceptual, and technical considerations that had surrounded my work and specifically my small cast-bronze sculptural units since graduate school. While the solution of the rock form and wooden base as the appropriate way to display the tension and sense of abstracted industrial decay of the bronze unit was a significant step in the right direction at the time, I…

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Added by Jason Stein on January 24, 2017 at 7:17am — No Comments

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