January 7, 2013
Dear Members and Supporters,
We write to you today to let you know that the Craft Organization Development Association (CODA) board met recently and, after much discussion and consideration over the past few years, made the very difficult decision to suspend day-to-day operations of CODA as of December 31, 2012.
At its inception CODA was a much-needed, ground-breaking organization that brought together persons from the field of craft and gave… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2013 at 5:47pm —
Windgate Museum Internship Host Institution Application Launch
The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design administers the Windgate Museum Internship Continue
program which provides $5,000 stipends for four undergraduate or graduate students
to work under the direction of curators or directors in decorative arts or contemporary
crafts collections, exhibitions and programs in museums or organizations nationally.
The goal of the program is to expand the…
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2013 at 12:31pm —
I've been spending a lot of time in the studio lately, it's cold and snowy so the warmth of the enameling kiln is very cozy. On my walk to the studio I pass some visually interesting metal grates and sewer covers, not to mention all the bridges!
These things are evidence of urban… Continue
Added by Sarah Loch-Test on January 7, 2013 at 12:30pm —
We have been spoilt lately in London by outstanding exhibitions focusing on contemporary jewellery. The two major exhibitions currently are "Unexpected Pleasures" @ the Design Museum and "Beautiful Objects" @ The Aram Gallery. I particularly like the latter as we've been offered as visitors an insight of the methodology and approach to design… Continue
Added by Vicky Saragouda on January 6, 2013 at 5:02pm —
On our last update I have test-cut the joinery on CNC machine to ensure the fitting of the table legs with its base. Since then I have made a minor adjustments on the design of the joinery design for a invisible fit. After checking my file and have set the tool paths, it's time…
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on January 5, 2013 at 9:31pm —
JMGA Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS
The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter Inc.), is inviting proposals from emerging artists and practitioners, postgraduate students, educators, writers and curators for contributions to the JMGA’s 15th conference, to be staged… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 5, 2013 at 7:38am —
The Research Grant is awarded by the DHS annually to encourage debate and research activity in design history. The Grant is open to all professional scholars in the field of design history. Student submissions are not eligible; instead, students are encouraged to apply for the… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 4, 2013 at 7:36am —
54 Main Street
Cummington, MA 01026
Contact: Leslie Ferrin
PROJECT ARTIST RESIDENCIES AND STUDIO RENTALS are available in a restored 19th century former mill building located in the small town of Cummington, Massachusetts. The funded residencies are intended to provide a place and support for emerging and professional contemporary artists, writers, curators or critics to complete a specific… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 3, 2013 at 5:53pm —
Good Enough to Eat: the Fusion of Food and Craft
The Craft in America Study Center serves up the second course of its three-part exhibition
FOOD AS SUBJECT FOR CRAFT
February 2, 2013 through April 6, 2013…
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 3, 2013 at 8:52am —
Metalsmith Exhibition in Print 2013 – Call for Related… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 3, 2013 at 8:32am —
Artists from Bristol, the UK and around the world will be designing Gromit sculptures for the trail this summer.
If you are interested in submitting a sculpture design for consideration, please…
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 3, 2013 at 8:22am —
Duprat's aquatic caddis fly larvae, with cases incorporating gold, opal, and turquoise, among other materials. Photos Jean-Luc Fournier. Courtesy Art:concept, Paris, and Zero Gallery, Milan.…
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 2, 2013 at 7:57am —
1. We have a number of CREAM phd studentships on offer in the following areas: experimental media, photography, film, digital media, ceramics. Deadline 15th Feb 2013…
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 2, 2013 at 7:40am —
EtsyMetal team is running two new challenges in 2013 starting tomorrow.
The challenges are open to everyone !
One challenge is BAW - Brooch A Week http://www.flickr.com/groups/2101552@N25/
The other challenge is BAD - Brooch A Day http://www.flickr.com/groups/brooch-a-day2013/
Come and join us - It's a lot of fun !
Added by Inbar Bareket on December 31, 2012 at 4:19pm —
Call for Papers
On behalf of the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter Inc.), we invite proposals from emerging artists and practitioners, postgraduate students, educators,… Continue
Added by elizabeth shaw on December 21, 2012 at 11:30pm —
The final project for Digifab-ulous was to create a car hood ornament. I am dedicating this ornament for my brother Tom, who's very talented in music/signing/recording. As you wish I hope you will reach 10,000 subscribers on YouTube; I know you're close!… Continue
Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on December 20, 2012 at 4:30pm —
Success at a craft show starts before you even apply. Yes, this is truer than you could possibly expect. Continue
It doesn't matter whether your work is fabulous, well designed or priced right, if it doesn't fit the show you will be disappointed. Participation in a show that does not fit your work is a waste of time and money.
Guest Author Alison Antelman is an…
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 20, 2012 at 1:00pm —
Thanks to the current holiday season I’ve been jewellery socializing (as the Americans spell it). On Saturday night the weekend before last the Seattle Metals Guild (SMG) annual Christmas Potluck Party with Ornament Swap was held at local artists' Cynthia Toops and Dan Adams's home.
I had not been to an ornament swap before, in fact, I had not even made a…
Added by Melissa Cameron on December 19, 2012 at 12:35pm —
December 11, 2012
Press Release: Contact:
Alan Revere or Glenda Ruth
alan AT revereacademy. com
glenda AT revereacademy. com
Lyra Maceda of Line Edit Design
Phelan Building tenant
shinnovative AT aol. com
San Francisco to lose its status as Northern California's jewelry
center: Jewelers cleared out of Phelan Building after 100 years
Built in 1908… Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on December 19, 2012 at 8:19am —
Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos!
In its first big policy shift since Facebook bought the photo-sharing site, Instagram claims the right to sell users' photos without payment or notification. Oh, and there's no way to opt out.
December 17, 2012 9:54 PM PST
Added by Brigitte Martin on December 18, 2012 at 10:52am —