Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'America' (11)

Craft in America Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy

Craft in America Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy Sneak Preview

Venue: Fine Arts Theatre, 36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 28, 2014 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Craft in America HOLIDAY Episode

Craft in America: Holiday embraces familiar and new winter celebrations as part of our American experience with the handmade

Los Angeles, CA – CRAFT IN AMERICA, the Peabody Award-winning and the Emmy-nominated series dedicated to exploring…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 13, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

Saying 'Thank You'

I just spent a week in Texas (more about that in a future blog post) and while there, I bought my first pair of boots. …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 16, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Fourth Annual Ceramics Annual of America

Free to the public. Civic Center, SF October 19-20 2013

The Fourth Annual Ceramics Annual of America (CAA) is an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 19, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments

Craft in America - FORGE 2.5min preview PBS video

Craft in America's New Episode Premieres on PBS, Friday, October 25, 2013 at 10pm (*check local listings)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 25, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Gemological Institute of America 2014 Scholarships

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will begin accepting scholarship applications online from 15th  June for its 2014 Gemology and Jewelry Manufacturing Arts programs, courses, and lab classes. Application forms will be available through to 31 October on the Institute’s…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 27, 2013 at 9:41am — No Comments

New episode of Craft in America: CROSSROADS airs Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 7pm*

New episode of Craft in America:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 14, 2013 at 3:25pm — 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 9:52am — No Comments

Craft in America Study Center: Looming Election: Woven Works

Works by Tanya Aguiñiga, Connie Lippert, Michael F. Rohde, Cameron Taylor-Brown, and Consuelo Jimenez Underwood

On view at the Craft in America Study Center from June 16 - September 1, 2012

Opening reception and artist talk on Saturday June 16, 2012 at 5-7 PM, talk at 6PM

 

(Los Angeles, CA)  In light of the imminent 2012 election, Craft in America proudly gathers together politically charged work by five contemporary textile innovators.  This is a vast and varied group of… Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on March 14, 2012 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Australian Furniture Maker Ross Annels receives 2012 Crafthaus Scholarship

Crafthaus is happy to announce that Australian furniture maker Ross Annels is the 2012 Crafthaus Scholarship recipient! Congratulations.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 17, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Textile Society of America Call: The Annual R. L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award

Given annually to a publication judged to be the best book in the field of ethnic textile studies, the award consists of a cash prize funded by an endowment established by R.L. Shep in 2000. The purpose of this award is to encourage the study and understanding of textile traditions by recognizing and rewarding exceptional scholarship.



The endowment is administered by the Textile Society of America through the R. L. Shep Award Committee composed this year of Lee Talbot, Claire…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 29, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Recipient

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Leisa Rich's project "Invisible:VisAble" garnered 968 votes of 2,575 total votes cast (37.59%) and is the 2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Winner.

Starting in November, we all look forward to following Leisa's crafthaus blog about her project.

Thank you to everyone who voted. Much success for all projects!

View all voting results.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014

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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

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