PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
My colleague is off on paternity leave just now, leaving me holding the fort with part-time and temporary staff and my excellent technician, Fiona. A fault in the fire-alarm system in the building means that I can't cast anything, and I've not had time to work at the bench. Additionally, I just spent two weeks on holiday, so haven't much to report other than that I sent all my work off to the gallery at Cwmbran in Wales today,…Continue
Added by The Justified Sinner on April 17, 2012 at 3:47pm — No Comments
Late last year I introduced to you a silver plate, in my post Currently on the bench.
The plate was about to meet the saw, for a piece that was being made for exhibition as part of Transformation 8: Contemporary works in small metals, an exhibition that displays the finalists of the 2011 …Continue
It is probably an open secret that I am a huge fan of Lawrence Northey's metal figures. I just can't get enough of the humorous characters he creates. When I found out that…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on April 16, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
We are very proud to announce that Gallery Loupe will be taking part in SOFA (SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL ART) FAIR for the first time this year.
We will be showcasing the German artist Georg Dobler, an internationally acclaimed contemporary art jeweler, presenting his geometric and Constructivist forms of steel and black chrome that focus on line and volume.
Also featured in the…Continue
Added by Patti Bleicher on April 16, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
looking for work that has grapes, acorn, olives, plants, flowers. I am putting a gift shop together for UCDavis in Ca. It is the largest agriculture school in the country and the Arboretum is word famous. If you have nature inspired work and would be willing to consign to begin, please send some images, thanks, Nancy Shapiro/Metalsmith
I have been a long subscriber to The Crafts Report Magazine. When I first started out as an "Art Fair" artist it was a great place to find good shows and learn…Continue
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MJSA would like to interview any artists who have used used self-produced books via websites such as Snapfish or Blurb to promote their work to galleries or curators or as show catalogs. Article deadline is looming. Please email Sharon Elaine Thompson ASAP firstname.lastname@example.org
In struggling through my taxes (along with everyone else this time of year), the number crunching reminded me of the 1099 "red flag" that probably triggered my tax audit in 2010. Don't let this happen to you!…
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on April 4, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Our Blog Carnival* topic this month is “nobody’s perfect”. We are frequently told this applies to us. Someone once said “art is making the difficult look easy. Maybe, but not the way we usually do it.... read more at 2Roses' blog: Jewelry…Continue
Added by 2Roses on April 4, 2012 at 12:45am — No Comments
Okay, okay, so I didn't catch up in time. That means the next two weeks I'll be posting two processes in an attempt to make up for last month. My recent blog and 4PAM slacking isn't apathy related, I've just been juggling lots of…
Added by Wanaree Tanner on April 3, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments
Check out my blog update includes a crafthaus thank you...
Over the last few weeks, I've been helping Wing Mun Devenney, writer, industry analyst and practicing jeweller - as well as someone I am proud to count as a friend - with her work for a new book by Quarto Publishing on "Soldering For Jewellers". It has been an interesting process to watch as I hadn't realised quitewhat publishers make writers go through, what with short…Continue
check it out...thanks Theresa and Art Jewelry Magazine
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Check out my blog for updated details...thanks so much...
Added by Casey Sheppard on March 26, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments
I've been working intently on a couple of projects for the last few days. As I sit at my bench, late on a Sunday evening,my perspective changes from the very focused 3 x 3 inch window of my optivisors to the full scope of my bench. CARAMBA! What happened!?…Continue
Added by 2Roses on March 25, 2012 at 11:20pm — No Comments
I'm running behind... again.... I'm starting to think that this state of perpetually playing catch up is my normal schedule, which means I'm not behind but rather right on time, ha!…
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