Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'American' (28)

American Craft Council: Hip Pop Helps Emerging Designers Enter High-end Craft Show Market

Application process opens: September 1, 2015.

Are you ready to take the next step with your career? Join a supportive community of fellow emerging artists in our Hip Pop…

Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2015 at 7:04am — No Comments

Crafthaus featured in American Craft Magazine - Aug/Sep 2015 Community Issue

Congrats to Crafthaus :) 2 page spread. Page 20/21!

Hope all you members are happy!…


Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — 9 Comments

Eight Lessons from the 2015 SNAG Conference - American Craft Council

Monica Moses shares eight takeaways from the Society of North American Goldsmiths' annual conference that took place in Boston May 20-23:



Added by Brigitte Martin on May 28, 2015 at 1:38pm — 1 Comment

American Craft Magazine - Into The Woods

by Deborah Bishop|November 17, 2014


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2015 at 9:32am — No Comments

We Make Things By Hand That Have Heart

What we choose to buy this holidays can make a real difference for our country. Join Americans from across the land in taking the pledge to support an American craftsman!

See more at…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Finnair - Marimekko Cooperation

Finnair and the Finnish design house Marimekko have teamed up with a fascinating design partnership. Since Spring 2013, all Finnair aircraft have been carrying the Marimekko for Finnair collection of textiles and tablewares, featuring Marimekko’s classic…


Added by Brigitte Martin on October 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Call: 2015-2016 James Renwick Fellowship in American Craft

2013 Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellows

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery invite applications for the 2015-2016 James Renwick…


Added by Brigitte Martin on October 7, 2014 at 9:37am — No Comments

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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on September 27, 2014 at 10:23am — 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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 26, 2014 at 9:00am — 3 Comments


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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2014 at 10:32am — 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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 2:00pm — 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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2013 at 6:42am — 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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on April 25, 2013 at 7:54am — 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.…

Added by Brigitte Martin on February 23, 2013 at 9:30am — 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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on September 18, 2012 at 8:30am — 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…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2012

Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2012

c/o James Viste


201 East Kirby

Detroit, MI 48202-4034



Images: 5 - 8


• Deadline…


Added by Brigitte Martin on December 20, 2011 at 10:03am — 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.…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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