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

Rule the World!

Crafthaus Online Exhibition

RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley

"LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch

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20th Anniversary Craft Forms 2014 at Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

December 5, 2014 at 9am to January 31, 2015 at 5pm
Craft Forms, an international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, is open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and/or mixed media crafts. Collaborative work is accepted. Any works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2012 and must be available for sale during the length of the exhibition. The jurors, Bruce Pepich and David R. McFadden, will judge the work based on its technique, design, concept, originality and craftsmanship. It is important…See More
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The MASSC Jewelry Challenge

The Metal Arts Society of Southern California invited its membership to enter into a jewelry challenge as an avenue to participate and push themselves. Each of the participants received identical kits with materials which in the end would be bent, hammered, stretched, soldered, riveted and morphed into the finished pieces. They were given a timeline of 6 weeks to complete and return the finished piece. Photos were taken of everybody’s pieces and a luncheon was held for the members to vote on…See More
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Day 3 at Arrowmont

Day 3 was a busy and productive day.  We started with a slide show, which included my, now, favorite work by Pat Hickman.  I can’t remember what it is called, but they are little lizards, that she FOUND dead and encased in gut…superb!Our assignment for today was to think about time:…See More
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