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SNAG's Confluence Exhibition Catalog



Restrain was chosen as the catalog cover for SNAG's Confluence exhibition.…
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MSG: Bronze Forging Demo and Lecture by David Clemens at the SmithShop In Detroit, MI

Lecture/Demonstration – Saturday, June 22nd

Smith Shop Detroit

From 12:30 to 3:30



In conjunction with the Jewelry &Object 2013 closing reception, there will be a lecture and bronze forging demonstration presented by the juror, David Clemons from the University of Arkansas.



Fees for this lecture/demonstration will…

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MSG Jewelry + Objects 2013 Exhibiton

The Michigan Silversmiths Guild (MSG) is pleased to present Jewelry + Objects 2013, a national jured exhibition featuring 62 pieces by 26 artists. Jured by David Clemens Artist in Residence in Metalsmithing and Jewelry, Department Head at University of Arkansas at…

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Added by christine bossler on June 6, 2013 at 10:21pm — 1 Comment

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 — 1 Comment

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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NYC Museum of Art and Design Collection Database

Luis Acosta, Six layers of paper, stitched, 14 1/2 x 12 x 2 3/4 in. (36.8 x 30.5 x 7 cm), Gift of Marcia and Alan Docter, 2010

location   On View, 2nd Floor Gallery

Over the past five years, MAD has…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2013 at 7:14am — No Comments

The Tool at Hand - Exhibition

In 2011 Chipstone Foundation invited fifteen artists from the US and the UK to break from their usual practice and make a work of art with one tool only. The exhibition presents these works together with short videos produced by each artist.

The Tool at Hand is a touring exhibition coming up at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland. Artists include David Clarke, Helen Carnac, Michael…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on June 4, 2013 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Edinburgh College Of Art Degree Show

What a great weekend! Lovely weather, so I got out on my bike a lot and re-visited a site I had found some time ago, the wonderfully unhinged paintings on a house in Tollcross, Glasgow. In September 2012, it looked like this:…



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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 4, 2013 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 1, 2013 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

CAA Call: VISIONS 2013:"Making the Ordinary Extraordinary"

VISIONS 2013:"Making the Ordinary Extraordinary"



Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]

Posted by: High Point University

Deadline: 07/08/13



VISIONS 2013:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 31, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments

Why Aren’t More Organizations Bringing Artists into the Office?

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundations places 14 playwrights around the country in salaries positions. Image: Howlround.com

Many artists have administrative skills in addition to creative power. Why aren’t more arts organizations tapping those…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 31, 2013 at 9:13am — No Comments

Announcing Season 5 of the Peabody Award-winning series CRAFT IN AMERICA

Craft in America is proud to announce Season 5, premiering on PBS starting this fall, with three inspiring episodes featuring artists who transform humble materials into works of function and enduring…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Feature: Gabriel Cruz Design

My work is rooted in the values and realities of my native culture. Craftsmen who worked with hand-made tools in outdoor studios created the rustic furniture I grew up with. I am inspired by the one-of-a-kind markings that are the consequence of this kind of making, showing the honesty of the work made by a human. This physical interaction is one of the most important elements in my process since the response…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2013 at 9:50am — No Comments

International Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition “Summer Session” @ Putti

Summer Session

In accordance to the school summer holidays, from May 27, 2013 until August 31, 2013 an international contemporary jewellery exhibition “Summer Session” will put on display at the gallery; it will allow the viewers to imagine the show of Arts Academy final session. But only in this…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2013 at 6:57am — No Comments

Call: American Craft Week - become a participant

What is American Craft Week?

It's an opportunity to celebrate the wonders of American craft. Every day thousands of American artists share their vision and talent by producing amazing hand-made decorative and functional objects. And every day thousands…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2013 at 6:42am — No Comments

Call: John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship

John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship



Application Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2013


Click here for guidelines and application.
John D. Mineck was a past…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Call for entries: LEAP AWARD

Lydon Emerging Artist Program (LEAP)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2013 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Glass Artist: Jessica Smith

Jessica is based in County Durham, UK. She works in cast & kiln-formed glass, having completed a B.A. in Glass & Ceramics (2006) and M.A. in Glass (2009) at the University of Sunderland. Her work has been shortlisted for a number of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2013 at 8:25am — No Comments

Virtual Clay a new, real-time, online lecture series begins June 3rd

Virtual Clay a new, real-time, online lecture series begins June 3rd.



For only 25$ a lecture you can be a part of conversations with some of the most important figures in contemporary ceramics.…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2013 at 7:29am — No Comments

Call for papers & proposals: ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 5: Shaping Craft + Design

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 5: Shaping Craft + Design

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The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center announces ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 5: Shaping Craft + Design to be held October 11-13, 2013 at the Reuter Center on the UNC Asheville campus.

The 5th annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference will encourage new ways of thinking about the role and impact of Black Mountain…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments

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Mixed media sculpture based on my son Ky's childhood.
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