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The Furniture Society Educational Grants Program promotes excellence in the furniture field through financial assistance for professional development or special projects of an educational nature. The program is open to all current members of the Furniture Society.
Professional development grants…Continue
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The starting point for my art practice is influenced by a personal childhood narrative of maternal loss. The need to repair and restore the damaged and the broken in order to preserve memories and existence of…Continue
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Experimenting with new media, especially decorative media not normally associated with fine art, is part of my search as a sculptor to keep my hands interested and to deliver my message with a clear impact.…Continue
This is a tale of heartland manufacturing craftsmanship in America coming back to life. And you can be part of this success!
The storied Ohio Knitting Mills of Cleveland made knitwear for the American middle class for almost seven decades. Their iconic and colorful sweaters were sold from Saks to Sears, bringing modern fashion to the masses.
Though the factory closed it's…Continue
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Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media. In response, Chinese authorities have shut down his blog, beat him up,…Continue
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Deadline: May 31, 2012
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals, one of the nation’s most prominent and popular juried shows of fine art and crafts, is now accepting applications from artists and craftspeople in all media for its Fall 2012 shows.
Exhibition space is available at every show in all categories, including fiber and fashion, photography, fine art, furniture, ceramics and pottery, blown and leaded glass, jewelry, metal,…
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Making it Relevant - a professional practice symposium open to all aspiring and existing makers and exploring the influence of career paths and cultural heritage on contemporary craft practice.
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