Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'Art' (60)

New Mexico State University’s MFA in Studio Art accepting applications

New Mexico State University’s MFA in Studio Art is now accepting applications for its Spring, 2015.

Teaching Assistantships available.

Deadline for the Spring, 2015:  November 3, 2014.

Online application can be found at: …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 27, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments

Call: The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The 2015 Show application process will open on December 4, 2014.  Deadline to apply to the 2015 Show is April 1, 2015 (late deadline: April 13, 2015, $25 late fee).

Application Instructions

The Show

The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Is Jewelry an Art Form?

Blog by Miranda Tay on Arts HUB

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 22, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Call for Entries: Mindful: Exploring Mental Health through Art

Call for Entries: Mindful: Exploring Mental Health through Art,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 20, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Call for Entries: Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award

Mill Valley, CA, September 1, 2014--In addition to the cash award of $7500 for the winner of the Art Jewelry Forum Artist Award (AJF AA), we have just arranged for the five finalists (including the winner) to show at the fabulous annual Schmuck event in Munich, Germany. Work will be displayed at either Galerie Marzee, Galerie Ra, or Platina gallery in the Frame part of the exhibition hall. This event will expose the work to a vast audience of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 3, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators

A rich feast of color radiating from a large, handwoven tapestry of alpaca wool; an elegant choker necklace delicately twined and forged with 18K and 22K gold; a cosmic quilt, woven from mylar and holographic film; a Whisker Organ made of real cat whiskers, which play lovely organ music…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 14, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) in Boston

Located in the basement of a theater, the Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) is a unique institution dedicated to the celebration of artistic effort, however misguided. The Museum of Bad Art: Masterworks presents a pulsating collection of more than seventy never-before-published pieces of artwork…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Red Bull Art of Can Contest

The Red Bull Art of Can is a nationwide hunt for creativity and is open to everyone, from full-time artists to anyone with a creative flair. Build, sculpt, weld, glue, hammer, bend, fold, print, tape and paint, whatever you like!



Artists, college students, grandparents and all those in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2014 at 3:31pm — No Comments

The Paradox of Art as Work - NY Times

(Thank you Thomas Skaggs for sending this to the crafthaus editor!)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 14, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Perspectives in Gold at Hunterian Art Gallery

Perspectives in Gold

4 April – 4 May 2014‌‌

Hunterian Art Gallery

Admission free

‌This special display features new work using gold by students from Scottish colleges, sponsored by The Scottish Goldsmiths’ Trust Precious Metal Bursary 2014.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Starr Hagenbring - One of a Kind Wearable Fiber Art

“It all comes down to beauty and fun,” says Hagenbring. The multifaceted New York artist with a gale-force-energy level stands in her compact midtown apartment, which is chockablock with books, paintings, antique furniture, spirit dolls, starfish, and other detritus of an artistic…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2014 at 9:47am — No Comments

Mr. Finch - Textile Art

My name is Finch – it’s actually my surname… everyone calls me it and I like it.

I’ve called my business Mister Finch so its clear from the start that I’m a man and one that sews.

We…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 23, 2014 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

Painting in Yarn, Crochet as Art - Arrowmont

Jo Hamilton • Painting in Yarn; Crochet as Art • June 15 — 21 

Crocheters with an interest or background in art, or who simply want to explore an unusual and contemporary approach to this…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 12, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments

Call for Entry: F1 - Art Jewelry Exhibition

 Open Call for Alumni Work:

 “F-1” An Art Jewelry Exhibition To be Held at Brooklyn Metal Works and Curated by Platforma

You are invited to apply for the exhibition “F-1”, curated by Platforma, a newly established initiative by Bella Neyman and Ruta Reifen.

“F-1” will open on May 3rd, 2014 at Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, New York and will be on view through June 2014. The exhibition is timed to take place during…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 24, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments

Chicago Glass Collective Workshop with Carol Milne

Chicago Glass Collective is excited to host these two workshops as part of the 2014 Glass Art Society Conference.

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Beyond Boundries: Wood Art for the 21st Century

The Collectors of Wood Art (CWA) announces Beyond Boundries: Wood Art for the 21st Century, a curated exhibition of contemporary art in wood, to be on display at SOFA Chicago October 30 - November 2, 2014.



The exhibit will be curated by Emily Zilber, the Ronald…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Ceci n'est pas une bombe - Michael C. Goodward

Ceci n'est pas une bombe

mixed media object

65 x 45 cm

suitcase and typography

Saatchi Online Magazine Critic's Choice

-by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Michael Goodward's sleek and sexy…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 9, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Tanya Lyons - Glass Dresses

“Masquerade”

blown glass, stainless steel, capsules & gauze bandage

131 h x 66 w 51 d cm

Tanya Lyons was born during a snowstorm with an unexpected twin sister also appearing. She grew up on a secluded farm in Ontario…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 9, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments

On a Rope - Eleanor Bolton

Eleanor Bolton is a British jewellery and accessories designer based in London UK. During her MA at the Royal College of Art Eleanor developed a unique craft technique, coiling and hand stitching cotton rope to create lightweight tactile jewelry. This technique now forms the basis for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 4, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

We are the Tiger Dragon People - Pop-Up Book Art by Colette Fu

Dai Food, from We are Tiger Dragon People 我們是虎龍人

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 23, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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

OFF TO THE RACES:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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Texas!

I've just got back from almost a week in the Lone Star State which I was visiting on the invitation of my friends and colleagues, James Thurman and Umut Demirguc Thurman. What a trip! Based in Denton, Dallas, the main reason for my visit was to speak to the students at the University of North Texas and to work with them on a couple of practical workshops. Before…See More
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Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

Every Fall, crafthaus awards a micro project grant to a crafthaus member regardless of location, professional background, or craft field. The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for a personal or group project.All projects will be published anonymously, without revealing any personal information about the submitting party.The crafthaus membership and the general public review all proposed projects and vote for the one they wish to see supported. One vote per person.Voting…See More
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The Justified Sinner commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post Marine Life in Glass - Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka
" I saw the flowers and plants in Boston. These are incredible works and really have to be seen to be appreciated. I wish I had been able to see the animals."
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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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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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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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