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Call: The Ceramics Annual of America

The Ceramics Annual of America is now taking artist entries for October 18-20! www.ceramicsannual.org…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 17, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

ACC: The Ultimate Craft Showdown

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and craft enthusiasts of all ages: Get ready for the craft-based, rooftop-located, curator-led match of the millennium. Six art professionals enter, and barring any disasters, six art professionals will leave - albeit each of them will have…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 17, 2013 at 4:38am — No Comments

Modding

Nope, not the subculture that rose to prominence in London in the swinging 60′s, I’m afraid. Not quite (but at least a little closer to) case modding practiced by our brethren, the computer geeks. What I’m talking about is modding tools.

You know, how you adapt certain tools make your progress quicker, or perhaps alter their use somewhat to suit your…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on June 16, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

North Glasgow College Jewellery Degree Show 2013

Last but not least - of course, these are my students - in the round of Scottish degree shows is the turn of North Glasgow College. We've only been offering degrees in Jewellery Design and Technology for three years, validated through Leeds University - the last time for Leeds, we have an exciting partnership with Dundee's own Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art starting next academic year - but this is the first year that I've personally felt part of the degree-show circuit, felt as if we…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 15, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

How do we kindle interest in those unaware in what we do?

"How do we kindle interest in those unaware in what we do? I would say that we need to create a narrative about our work that fits in the lives of others."

Read this wonderful blog post by Brian R. Jones: …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 15, 2013 at 11:48am — 1 Comment

Benchmark - An Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery Design

To celebrate Jewellery Week 2013 and the London Festival of Architecture and to showcase incredible work made by UK designers today, Craft Central presents Benchmark - a selling exhibition of contemporary jewellery design.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on June 14, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …

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Added by Lorena Angulo on June 13, 2013 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

Colorado Metalsmithing Association's Annual Conference

The Colorado Metalsmithing Association's Annual Conference is a little over a month away!

Featured Speakers are:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 12, 2013 at 8:32am — No Comments

Pairing craft with other types of the handmade!

Great idea: Pairing craft with other types of the handmade. How about hosting an event where guests pick a ceramic or glass plate to go with their favorite craft cheese tasted right at the event, glassware to go with with craft beer (or coffee/tea), jewelry to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 12, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

Call: Materials Hard and Soft

 

 

Materials: Hard & Soft

February 7- April 4, 2014

 

This annual competition and exhibition of contemporary crafts was started in 1987 and is now in it's 27th year. Recognized nationally, Materials: Hard &…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 11, 2013 at 11:47am — No Comments

Alchemy 2: The Enamelist Society 2013 Conference

The Enamelist Society 2013 conference will be held in the Newport, Kentucky / Cincinnati, Ohio area.

The dates:

  • Pre-conference workshops: July 31-August 2
  • Conference: August 3-4
  • Post-conference workshops: August…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 11, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

Craftex 2013

So, after all the blogging of the degree shows and other peoples' students' work, it is now the time of my own non-degree students to shine. Every year, the august body, The Trades Hall of Glasgow, a marvellous philanthropic association of people who strive to preserve the craft skills in society, organise a competition between the colleges of Further Education in which the students compete to win substantial cash prizes,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 9, 2013 at 8:03am — No Comments

Glasgow School of Art Degree Show 2013

The circuit of degree shows rolls on and last night was the turn of the graduates at the Glasgow School of Art  to show their stuff and unlike last year, which - though good - felt a little "flat", this was a show buzzing with ideas and energy, every bit as good as the Dundee and Edinburgh shows over the last few weeks.…



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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 7, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments

Arts Business Institute featured profile!

still fresh off the virtual press...!

Arts Business…

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Added by Emanuela Aureli on June 7, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ear Splitting F1 Sketching Session Sparks a New Collection

It was during a visit to the Formula 1 paddock with a sketchbook and some ear defenders at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed that I found the inspiration for my new Racing Wings jewellery collection.  This new collection will be on show and available to buy during London Jewellery Week at Treasure, Somerset House 13-16th June.

I am a big F1 fan and love to draw my inspiration from the…

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Added by Poppy Porter on June 7, 2013 at 5:44am — No Comments

Ray at Night + Jewelry Sale @ Art Produce, San Diego, CA



Come out to …
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on June 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

RM 469 Art Building South Exibition

Opening Reception: June 1, this upcoming Saturday @ 6pm …
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on June 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

SNAG's Confluence Exhibition Catalog



Restrain was chosen as the catalog cover for SNAG's Confluence exhibition.…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on June 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

UncommonGoods Hosts their Third Annual Jewelry Design Challenge

UncommonGoods, an online retailer that specializes in handmade, eco- friendly and uniquely designed gifts and accessories, has just launched their Jewelry Design Challenge, a call for unique, handmade jewelry including necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings. The winner will receive $500 and an UncommonGoods vendor contract.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2013 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Stamping Ground

About 6 weeks ago, I ordered some stamps with my signature on them from Microstamps in the US. They arrived today and I have to say that I am delighted with them. I've had a hallmark for years and years but since I started working in iron and reclaimed materials, I've barely used it as mediaeval legislation in the UK means that it is not possible to sell anything "contaminated"…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 5, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments

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