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My Newest Article In Print with American Craft Magazine



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The newest issue of @craftcouncil magazine just arrived with my latest article on work by Yufei Song! Yufei makes jewelry and small objects from staples and wood chips and the results are simply beautiful.

I had the great…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 23, 2017 at 8:03am — No Comments

Thomas Anton Geurts, NL - Wood Turner

Web shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TAGwoodworking?ref=hdr_shop_menu

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 23, 2017 at 7:44am — No Comments

Black Bear Forge: Hardware for Woodworkers

Black Bear Forge, run by John Switzer, is a one-person blacksmith shop located in Beulah, Colorado. Smith specializes in hardware and unique tools for woodworkers and produces custom forged iron work, standard ironware objects, and accoutrements for period reenactment, hardware…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 22, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

When The Farrier Comes To Town

 

Ian, the stable's farrier is a shy guy, but I got him to kick on his portable forge for y'all and allow us a quick peek inside his trailer.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Jewellery International

A bit of ruff: image by Boris…
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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 19, 2017 at 3:55am — 2 Comments

Mia Hall Named Penland's Next Executive Director

Penland School of Crafts is pleased to announce that artist, educator, and administrator Maria “Mia” Hall will be its next director, succeeding Jean McLaughlin, who has led the school since 1998. Mia is currently interim chair of the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 18, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Call for Entry: On The Rocks

CALL FOR ENTRY:



The Lillstreet Gallery is seeking entries for On the Rocks -- a juried show to run September 29 – November 12, 2017. This exhibition will be juried by the fabulous…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

2017 Saul Bell Design Award Winners

First Place - 2017 EMERGING JEWELRY ARTIST

22 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER…


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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 11, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Metalsmith Magazine features Goldsmith Tom Herman

There's a pretty significant article by Andrea diNoto on master goldsmith Tom Herman in the newest issue of Metalsmith. The article mentions that Herman lost all but the thumb and index fingers of his right hand in a childhood farming accident. Hence…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 10, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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

Amber Cowan - Thoughtful Upcycling, one color at a time



Glass artist Amber Cowan uses vintage…
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Added by 2Roses on July 10, 2017 at 11:44am — No Comments

Artists-in-Residence Show at Lillstreet Chicago (Summer 2017)

Attended last night's opening reception for the artists-in-residence at Lillstreet Art Center. As always, this was a well-attended event with interesting and innovative work on display.…

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

Artists-in-Residence Show at Lillstreet Chicago

I look forward attending this event tonight. Will post images!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 2018 Lydon Emerging Artist Program

Call for artists begins July 1, 2017.

The 2018 deadline is September 30, 2017. 

Review and download the application guideline …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 5, 2017 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Craft Boston 2018

Presented by the nonprofit Society of Arts and Crafts, CraftBoston is among the premier juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft in the U.S. The twice-annual show features the most outstanding artists of our time, showcasing one-of-a-kind and limited edition baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber wearables,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 5, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments

2017 Lewton-Brain Foldforming Competition

Artist Deadline  Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Midnight US ET

Results at www.foldforming.org on Monday AUG 28, 2017…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 3, 2017 at 4:57pm — No Comments

The Heat Is On

Last week I was in London at 34 degrees, speaking at the Goldsmiths Centre as part of the ACJ's touring "20:20 Visions" exhibition, celebrating 20 famous jewellers who have been members of the ACJ as well as 20 current members who are active…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 2, 2017 at 2:42pm — No Comments

ACJ Conference

20:20 Visions conference promises to be a real spectacle! Rebecca Skeels, jeweller, author and educator will be sharing her practice in a packed programme of talks, workshops, performances, exhibitions and more! Full conference programme available www.acj.org.uk.…

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Added by Rebecca Skeels on July 2, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments

Colonial Williamsburg to outsource operations, announces layoffs

By Steve Roberts, Jr.

Colonial Williamsburg announced Thursday it will outsource management of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 29, 2017 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Call for Conference Presentation Proposals SNAG 2018

The SNAG Conference Program Committee is seeking proposals for speaker presentations at the 2018 Portland, Oregon Conference, MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage.

MADE: Makers…

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

Good Deed Story Project

To reference and paraphrase Ghandi, "CREATE the change you want to see in the world."

I am absolutely tired of the seemingly constant negativity…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 27, 2017 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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