Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'American' (19)

American Craft Magazine - Free Digital Edition

American Craft Magazine's bonus digital edition is out! This issue focuses on artists working with wild, unusual materials – everything from Legos and cardboard to juniper topiary, vintage typewriter parts, bottle caps, and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 27, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments

Help Rebuild our American Knitwear Industry with Ohio Knitting Mills - indiegogo campaign

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…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 26, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Job: AMERICAN MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION

The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) in Pomona, California, seeks an Executive Director to provide dynamic leadership and to build upon the successes of the Museum’s first decade.

The director will oversee the fulfillment of the Museum’s core mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and educate through works of ceramic art, and will enhance AMOCA’s profile locally, nationally, and internationally by…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

CERF+: What 3,500 American Craft Artists Are Telling Us

November 7, 2013

CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists’ Emergency Resources) is pleased to announce that the results of our national research study are now available. The 54-page study, Sustaining Careers: A Study of the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — 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 7:42am — No Comments

Call for Publication "A History and Survey of American Metalwork 1940 to the Present"

Metalsmiths, listen up:

Call from Andrea Kennington and Alison Greer pack:

We invite you to submit materials for possible inclusion in the upcoming publication A History and Survey of American Metalwork 1940 to the Present. Selection decisions will be made based on the positive and lasting impact that individuals have…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 25, 2013 at 8:54am — 1 Comment

CraftForward Symposium 2013: Conversations on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Craft Forward-ing is a satellite program of the Craft Forward Symposium of 2011 and part of the American Craft Council’s Making Meaning in the Marketplace symposia.…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 23, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

American Craft Magazine reviews "Humor in Craft". Yay!

American Craft Magazine just published a neat review of the Humor in Craft book and mentioned the exhibition at the Society for Contemporary Craft and CRAFTHAUS as well.

Pg. 22 of the October/November 2012 issue, ZOOM segment:

The Short List: "Sure to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 18, 2012 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

The Perfect Craft Education ? Glenn Adamson writes for American Craft Magazine

Q: Let's say you could design an education for a promising 15-year-old craft artist, with cost as no issue. What sort of experiences, training, and learning would you want for that…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 13, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2012

Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2012

c/o James Viste

C.C.S.

201 East Kirby

Detroit, MI 48202-4034





APPLY TO THIS CALL



REQUIREMENTS:



Images: 5 - 8



SECTION ONE: GUIDELINES

• Deadline…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 20, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

Why I Make: An Unconscious Reflex (American Craft Magazine Guest Post)

Composite image of (top to bottom): Contaminated Water 1 (2010); Contaminated Water 2: Pond Scum (2010); Contaminated Water 3: Pond Scum (2010). Photos courtesy of the artist.

I have not thought about this before... why do I make? It seems to be the very essence of my being. I don't think that I even consciously think about it; it just happens.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 17, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Harriete Estel Berman featured in American Craft Magazine: "Pencils Make a Point"

Harriete Estel Berman and her work are featured with a double page spread in the current American Craft…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 17, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

American Glass Guild Conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA

American Glass Guild Conference

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 20 -22 July 2012



Pittsburgh is recognized the world over as being the steel-making capital of the 20th century. But long before…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 28, 2011 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Wanaree Tanner wins First Prize in Art Clay World's North American Design Competition

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              

 

CONTACT: Wanaree Tanner 217.221.9827







TANNER WINS FIRST IN ART CLAY WORLD’S NORTH AMERICAN DESIGN COMPETITION







Wanaree Tanner, a relative newcomer to the world of metal clay, was award by unanimous…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 2, 2011 at 7:53am — 4 Comments

Congrats! Jan Huling on the cover of American Craft Magazine !

Please take a moment to congratulate fellow crafthauser Jan Huling on making the cover of the newest American Craft Magazine.  Inside this issue is a nice 2-page spread about her work !

Awesome !…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 19, 2011 at 4:41pm — No Comments

"Creeping Beauty" BY BETH CHACEY DEBOOM

[1/9] 
Slimazia, 2010;
copper, polymer clay, epoxy resin, paint, ink;
8 x 6 x 3.25 in.…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 22, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Halstead Scholarships

HALSTEAD SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE for JEWELRY ARTISTS

LEARN to SELL YOUR HANDMADE CREATIONS to GALLERIES and STORES



Through a generous gift from Halstead Bead Inc., scholarships are available for jewelry artists who want to receive business training in the Visiting Artist Program of the Buyers Market of American Craft.



The Visiting Artist Program, coming to Philadelphia February 19-20, 2011, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, will… Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 30, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

MAD: Think Again: New Latin American Jewelry



Miguel…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 7, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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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!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

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Brigitte Martin commented on Jivan Astfalck's group Instill - Material Matters 2014
"Thank you, Ann. I cannot take credit for this show though. Professor Astfalck and her students put this up, not me. I'm sure they're happy to hear you find the work interesting! Thanks."
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Ann Davis commented on Jivan Astfalck's group Instill - Material Matters 2014
"Wow, that was a fun show, so diverse!  I'm going to have to come back when I have more time and read all the words, the ones I did read were so thoughtful! Thanks for putting this up and making us aware of it Brigitte!!"
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London and the South/Dundee and the North

Since my last post, I've been on the south coast of England, variously in London, Folkestone and Brighton. What should have been a very relaxing weekend proved to be anything but, albeit in a good way. Very good, in fact, as it kicked off with seeing Kate Bush perform her "Before The Dawn" concert at the Hammersmith Apollo.…See More
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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
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Brigitte Martin commented on Jivan Astfalck's group Instill - Material Matters 2014
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Lieta Marziali commented on Jivan Astfalck's group Instill - Material Matters 2014
"Thanks for the invitation Brigitte! A very interesting show. My gut reaction was to first respond to the work of Tsai Chia-Ju (Sora). I started learning English from the age of 4 while growing up in Italy, and I was fully bilingual by the time…"
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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! Arriving at this message is the goal of this exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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Meredith Woolnough - Embroidery

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we’ve never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature’s most graceful forms, gains a…See More
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