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WANTED Better Displays - Display Offender #1 Black Drape Booths

New Blog Post series by Harriete Estel Berman!

Retailing is a highly competitive market -- especially at a craft show. Not only are you competing with every other seller at…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 6, 2015 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Did you ever wonder what the 404 error page looks like on your website?

Oh Vey! 404 Error page from The Jewish Museum  

Test your website!…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on September 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Avoid the Red Flag of IRS Form 1099

Redflag In struggling through my taxes (along with everyone else this time of year), the number crunching reminded me of the 1099 "red flag" that probably triggered my tax audit in 2010.  Don't let this happen to you!…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on April 4, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Finding The Orange Lifeboat - Will Your Images Be Lost at Sea?

Imagine you are a military helicopter pilot charged with a rescue mission in the choppy seas off of Wales. (Prince William of England generously offered to be our model/guinea pig for this edifying story. Thanks,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 22, 2011 at 10:30am — 11 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 10:46am — No Comments

The Billboard Art Project Breaks ART BOUNDARIES in Duluth, MN

The Billboard Art Project Breaks ART BOUNDARIES in Duluth, MN

Originally posted by Harriete Estel Berman. Reposted with permission.

 

Normally we see art and craft in galleries, museums, stores, or online -- seldom does a venue actually reach out to the general public.  Well, that's about to change!  The Billboard Art Project breaks through all the ivory tower gates and grabs the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 19, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments

CRITIQUE GROUP GUIDELINES for Artists and Makers

 

CRITIQUE GROUP GUIDELINES

 

A Critique Group can offer friendly feedback and helpful perspective to artists and makers on a regular basis. Scheduled meetings also help you stay motivated with external deadlines (for each Critique Group meeting) and a break from the isolation of the studio.



The…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on February 21, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Sharing Quality Images for Critical Writing and Discussion

Sharing Quality Images for Critical Writing and Discussion was the post on ASK Harriete Tuesday, November 30. This is a really important issue. Artists and Makers are the foundation of the arts and crafts community. Whether for personal benefit or for community support, the images of your work provide a crucial mode of…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on November 30, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

My morning coffee with the I.R.S. MAN - Tips to prevent or smooth your audit with the I.R.S.

Coming up is my "anniversary" of my I.R.S. audit. Three summers ago, I was "invited" for a morning visit with the I.R.S. What a petrifying experience! Coffee was politely offered but my adrenaline was pumping already. Everything turned out fine...but perhaps you may gain some insight from how I survived economically unscathed and on

excellent terms with the I.R.S.…



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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on July 6, 2010 at 11:39pm — 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

Listen to an interview with me and BlogTalk personality Jay Whaley

Listen to an interview with me and BlogTalk personality Jay Whaley http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios/2009/08/06/Metalsmith-Bench-Talk-With-Jay-Whaley


The hour long interview can be downloaded or simply listen on line as streaming audio.

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on August 11, 2009 at 1:08am — No Comments

TODAY 8/6/09!!! Harriete Estel Berman, Found Art, Judaica, Enamelist - talks to Whaley Studios on BlogTalkRadio!

On the program today, I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Harriete Estel Berman, MFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and BFA, Syracuse University. Berman has worked with recycled tin cans since 1988 creating jewelry to large sculptures. Since 2001 she has been working on Professional Guidelines offering advice and professional standards to the arts community.

The Professional Guidelines can be found on the SNAG web site… Continue

Added by Robyn Hawk on August 6, 2009 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Are you wondering how to find a gallery, submit your work and establish a strong working relationship?

Are you wondering how to find a gallery, submit your work and establish a strong working relationship?

Find your answers at:

http://www.harriete-estel-berman.info/profguidelines/GallerySeries%20.html



This is a four part series originally published on Etsy to promote the SNAG Professional Development Seminar 2009.



This information from the… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on July 8, 2009 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Are your images good enough?

The Professional Guidelines has two new documents about photographic images.



GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL QUALITY IMAGES



And



WORKING WITH DIGITAL IMAGES EFFECTIVELY



Obtaining fantastic,… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on June 4, 2009 at 11:45am — No Comments

Harriete Estel Berman Studio Tour

I'm writing a series of article for Etsy "open studio tour" and few days ago I had the great pleasure to virtually visit the studio of crafthaus' member Harriete Estel Berman





You can read the full article… Continue

Added by Francesca Vitali on March 12, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New Book titled, Manufractured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects

The new book titled Manufractured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects is designed to function as a book and catalog for an exhibition of the same name. There is a WHOLE CHAPTER ABOUT MY WORK.

The primary focus of the exhibition and book is the influence of manufactured items transformed into sculpture and objects. The crafting of the work is a topic that runs throughout the book written by Mara Holt Skov and Steven Skov…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 24, 2008 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

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