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News from CODA: We are suspending our day-to-day operations.

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 — No Comments

Windgate Museum Internship Host Institution Application Launch

Windgate Museum Internship Host Institution Application Launch

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design administers the Windgate Museum Internship

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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Recent Work- All Steel City Inspired

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…

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Added by Sarah Loch-Test on January 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

"Beautiful Objects" @ The Aram Gallery

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…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on January 6, 2013 at 5:02pm — 1 Comment

Gem Table Update



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…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on January 5, 2013 at 9:31pm — No Comments

JMGA Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 5, 2013 at 7:38am — No Comments

Research Grant - Design History, Deadline January 15, 2014

Research Grant

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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 4, 2013 at 7:36am — No Comments

Ceramic residency opportunity at Project Art

PROJECT ART

54 Main Street

Cummington, MA 01026



Contact:  Leslie Ferrin

Cell 413.446.0614

projectart01026@gmail.com



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 — No Comments

Good Enough to Eat: the Fusion of Food and Craft @ The Craft in America Study Center

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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 3, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments

Design a GROMIT sculpture

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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 3, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

Art project: Duprat's aquatic caddis fly larvae work with gold, opal, and turquoise.

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.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 2, 2013 at 7:57am — No Comments

CERAMICS: PhD studentship opportunities at CREAM





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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 2, 2013 at 7:40am — No Comments

New Brooch challenges

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/

So....

Come and join us   - It's a lot of fun !

Added by Inbar Bareket on December 31, 2012 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Call For Papers

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,…

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Added by elizabeth shaw on December 21, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Digifab-ulous Project 3: Car Ornament



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!…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on December 20, 2012 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Take Responsibility for Craft Show Success

Success at a craft show starts before you even apply. Yes, this is truer than you could possibly expect.



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…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

A weekend spent jewelerizing

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…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 19, 2012 at 12:35pm — No Comments

San Francisco to lose its status as Northern California's jewelry center: Jewelers cleared out of Phelan Building after 100 years

December 11, 2012

Press Release: Contact:

Alan Revere or Glenda Ruth

415-391-4179

alan AT revereacademy. com

glenda AT revereacademy. com

or

Lyra Maceda of Line Edit Design

Phelan Building tenant

shinnovative AT aol. com

650-342-7109

San Francisco to lose its status as Northern California's jewelry

center: Jewelers cleared out of Phelan Building after 100 years

Built in 1908…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 19, 2012 at 8:19am — No Comments

Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos!

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

Instagram…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 18, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments

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