All Blog Posts Tagged 'Council' (16)

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty at the V&A and Collect 2015 at the Saatchi Gallery

I expected to love my visit to these two exhibitions, to see gorgeous things and return inspired. Instead I have been left with a sense of ambivalence and uncertainty. The …

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Added by Poppy Porter on May 11, 2015 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Arts Council England's Designation for Collections of National Significance

The Designation Scheme exists to identify and celebrate collections of outstanding resonance that deepen our understanding of the world and what it means to be human. Collections that currently hold Designated status come from such diverse areas as political and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

A Show of Fact and Fiction - UK Crafts Council

The Welsh Space Campaign, Hefin Jones, 2013. PHOTO: DAN BURN-FORTI

Teleri Lloyd-Jones previews…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Discover Craft

Heal's Modern Craft Market is an in-store exhibition that highlights the hand-crafted qualities and carefully applied processes that go into the work of the UK's best contemporary craft makers.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on February 9, 2014 at 5:29am — No Comments

Block Party: Contemporary Craft inspired by the art of the tailor

Looking beyond the garment, Block Party showcases work by international and UK artists and makers who have embraced the interdisciplinary nature of this skill, applying the aesthetics and techniques of pattern cutting to their practice in innovative and unexpected ways.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on August 19, 2013 at 3:35am — No Comments

Contemporary Jewellery @ COLLECT 2013

This is the main reason of my visit at this year's Collect. Contemporary Jewellery and Silversmithing at its best. Here are a few photos. 

Mi-Ah Rodiger statement headpiece at Galerie Rob Koudijs

Koi bracelets…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on May 15, 2013 at 4:54pm — 2 Comments

COLLECT 2013

Organised by the Crafts Council, Collect: The International Art Fair of Contemporary Objects celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. International galleries and eleven Project Space artists have exhibited under one roof, at The Saatchi Gallery in London.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on May 14, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Awaiting for COLLECT 2013

COLLECT is one of the leading art fairs taking place at the Saatchi Gallery. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, COLLECT will bring together the world's finest…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on April 19, 2013 at 5:34am — No Comments

Ontario Craft Council Call: 2013 Craft Awards

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2013, 6:00 pm EDT





The OCC is pleased to announce that the 2013 Craft Awards Program is offering twenty Awards and Scholarships by application, ranging in value from $500 to $7,500.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 10, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments

Call for Exhibitions: Ontario Crafts Council

The OCC Gallery welcomes exhibition proposals on an ongoing basis from curators, craft professionals and collectives. Our exhibition programming recognizes that craft plays a crucial role in our daily lives and in contemporary society. As a key voice, we aim to incite dialogue locally, which contributes to a global critical discourse.

We present both group and solo exhibitions that…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 28, 2013 at 10:23am — No Comments

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 9:30am — No Comments

Assemble 2012: the Crafts Council Conference (UK)

Assemble 2012: the Crafts Council Conference

From: 20/09/2012 To: 20/09/2012 09:00 - 18:00

Location: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD

Phone: +44 (0)20 7806 2500

Website: http://www.assemble.org.uk/

This year, the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 25, 2012 at 7:58am — No Comments

Arts Council England and the BBC launch The Space - a multi-platform content channel for the art

Date: 14 November 2011

 

Arts Council England and the BBC will work in partnership to create The Space - an experimental digital arts media service and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 16, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

ACC Conference - Why the ACC is more famous for football than craft?

A rude awakening.

When I told a distant relative that I was blogging for the ACC Conference she was blown-away impressed, shocked, surprised!!!!!.....until she found out it was not THE ACC, the Atlantic Coast Conference (college football), it was just the American Craft Council Conference. (Although a D.I.Y. jewelry maker, she had never heard of them.)



A second blast to my ego arrived upon finding out that the blogger who writes "Monday Morning Quarterback" gets 1… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on November 3, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

American Craft Council Conference updates from Harriete Estel Berman and Emiko Oye from our blogs.

If you are unable to attend the American Craft Council (ACC) conference, "Creating a New Craft Culture," October 15-19, two SNAG /Crafthaus members will be blogging from the conference.



Harriete Estel Berman and Emiko Oye, will post their thoughts and observations as the conference investigates "the inherent tensions between craft as lifestyle and craft as livelihood."



For more information about the American Craft Council conference… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on October 10, 2009 at 6:54pm — No Comments

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What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?

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#SnagBoston

Image courtesy PlatformaGoing to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following @thejewellist (t) or @thejewellist (i).Don't know/care what I'm talking about with…See More
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How Do You SAY?

Schmuck and other European termsschmuck[shmuhk]noun,(English slang) an obnoxious or contemptible person(Yiddish derivative of schmock): penis(German): jewel, adornment“You cannot force linguistic usage: the acceptance of a word depends on many factors.”- Liesbeth den BestenI have always been fascinated with etymology and I thought it is a perfect time to dive into alternate terminology. With Dutch artist, Ruudt Peters delivering the keynote speech on Wednesday at SNAG Boston, I am excited to…See More
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Rabbits, Glass Sheep, Ada Lovelace and Virginia Woolf in Hindi

The main event this week has been completing my watch and chain for the ACJ exhibition "Sleight of Hand". The last element to be completed was the fitting of a glass to the 1838 silver watch-case which was the catalyst for the whole piece and I found an incredible place in Kent where, for a very modest fee, a traditional thick, bevelled mineral-glass was cut to fit, polished and fitted. (Anyone else requiring this service should contact "Crystalfit":…See More
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