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Jewelry Design Contest: Trompe l’oeil, or nothing is what it seems

Trompe l’oeil, or nothing is what it seems

We take the things we see for granted. But are they? Sometimes reality and fiction blend into each other. We are guided by our perception and draw our conclusions based upon our senses. But…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 16, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Job Opp: Senior Costume Jewelry Designer

Senior Costume Jewelry Designer

Hiring Company Industry: Apparel & Footwear
Number of Employees: 1 - 100 Employees
Total…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 16, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

Job Opp at Saks: Associate Buyer - Fashion Jewelry

Associate Buyer - Fashion Jewelry

Job ID: 15584
Job Description: The Associate Buyer is responsible for achieving sales and…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 16, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

Job Opp at Saks: Brand Manager - Product Development - Jewelry

Brand Manager - Product Development - Jewelry

Job ID: 14427
Job Description:…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 16, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Director (Professor) School of Art & Design, SIU Carbondale



Director (Professor)

School of Art & Design

 

Position: Director and Professor, School of Art & Design, SIU Carbondale



Rank: Professor (with tenure)



Appointment Date: August 1, 2013



Qualifications: MFA, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree/professional equivalency in Art, Design, Art History, or Art Education required. Applicants must have academic…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 16, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments

Coming up from the south - award winners!

In news from Australia, two of our exhibitors in the Coming up from the south exhibition, currently featured here on Crafthaus, have come away with prizes in the National Contemporary Jewellery Awards. Hearty congratulations go to Amy Zubick and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on September 12, 2012 at 11:18pm — No Comments

Blood Will Have Blood

SO busy! All my first, second and third years have started for two weeks now and the degree final year students started today... In between, I've been packing up the Diamond Jubilee exhibition and finishing my "Macbeth Brooch".

 

Macbeth Brooch - 27

 

The hackle is raven feathers. It is traditional in Scotland (I read, but have never…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The White Tent or The White Wall - Context Matters, Diminishing Value

The previous post The White Tent or the White Wall raises an interesting question. Is the value of art or craft defined by the context? Here on Crafthaus, I am providing an abridged version of the posts. Read the full posts on ASK Harriete if you are feeling strong…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on September 11, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

SMAG Symposium ’12: Keepin’ it Local, October 20, 2012

SMG Symposium

Symposium ’12: Keepin’ it Local

Date: October 20, 2012

Location:

Broadway Performance Hall

1625 Broadway

Seattle, WA

98122

Map: http://goo.gl/maps/1yOyH 

Registration: …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 11, 2012 at 7:25am — No Comments

Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art at the MFA Boston: "Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices" - 10/14/2012

Dear Friends, 

 

I am delighted to invite you to spend an exciting afternoon learning more about contemporary craft. The MFA is proud to host the Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm.

 

The symposium—titled Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices <…

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Added by Emily Zilber on September 10, 2012 at 4:04pm — No Comments

CAA Presents a Professional-Development Workshop for
 Artists at Oregon College of Art and Craft on October 6

CAA Presents a Professional-Development Workshop for
 Artists at Oregon College of Art and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 10, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Artistic Genealogy: Charting Your Creative Journey

http://www.pittsburghsocietyofartists.org/psa-artisticgenealogy.html

Where does your unique voice come from? How does your artwork connect with your viewers? Could your past hold half-buried clues for a richer creative future?

Join nationally known Atlanta artist Leisa Rich for a transformational workshop -- Artistic Genealogy: Charting Your Creative Journey, co-sponsored…

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Added by Leisa Rich on September 9, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

Mise en scene: Christian Tagliavini's art photography

1503, Lucrezia

 

Christian Tagliavini loves designing stories with open endings (requiring the observer’s complicity) on unexplored themes or unusual concepts. He features uncommon people with their…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 9, 2012 at 7:20am — 1 Comment

Georgian Eye Jewellery, c.1790-1820

Georgian Eye Jewellery, c.1790-1820





“Eye miniatures came into fashion at the end of the 18th century. In France, where eye miniature seems to have originated, the eye as symbol of watchfulness was adopted by the state police for buckles and belts. In Britain it had a role as a love token, with some eye miniatures…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 9, 2012 at 7:08am — 3 Comments

Call Parade, an ongoing public art project in São Paulo

Call Parade is an ongoing public art project in São Paulo sponsored by Brazilian telecommunications firm Vivo, that paired 100 artists with 100 street-side phone booths giving them free reign to transform the peculiar hooded fixtures into anything imaginable. The exhibition has proven to be extremely popular and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 8, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hierarchy

Drum roll please... because you are about to see brand new work from graduate school. From last month I've been uploading posts of my undergraduate work hoping to catch up I can finally release the recent work. 



I came to San Diego State University last year, the first two semesters have been very challenging. The battle of grad school was pretty tough. From…

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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on September 8, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Metal Arts Guild San Francisco- MAGgrat Call for entries

 

DESCRIPTION:



Think outwardly! 

MAGgrant 2013 will be awarding $1000 toward a Community based project. This required element of Community Involvement, whether it be the MAG community, or the Bay Area community at large, can be the starting point of an…
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Added by kelsey Simmen on September 7, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Call for Entries: LA FRONTERA (Museo Franz Meyer and Velvet da Vinci)

CALL FOR ENTRIES  …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 5, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Pratt Institute Symposium: ENVIROmetal: Jewelers Mining for Solutions

Pratt Institute is hosting an all day symposium addressing the most current and vital ethical, sustainable and environmental issues facing the jewelry field today.

The event is open to industry and studio professionals, and students.

ENVIROmetal: Jewelers Mining for Solutions

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6 9:30am-4pm

reception 4-5pm

Pratt Institute Higgins Hall Auditorium, Brooklyn NY

SPEAKERS

Christina Miller, Ethical Metalsmiths - metal…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 5, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

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