Harriete Estel Berman's Blog Posts Tagged 'Harriete Estel Berman' (13)

Save Money, Avoid Frustration - The Impact of Effective Shipping

Shipping connects our studios to the world.

From jewelry to sculpture, shipping companies to shipping agents, bus, train, truck, and plane, we covered all the  options that you may or may not have considered for the "Ins and Outs of…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on June 21, 2012 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Crafting a Niche Market with Unique Cowboy Boots

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"You're Running Wild" by Lisa Sorrell

Last year's SNAG Professional Development…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 31, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Reevaluating Life - Get $h!+ Done

Pencil Master My current project with KICKstarter is a real awakening.It's a roller coaster of a ride on the learning curves of two new worlds -- entering an unfamiliar social networking…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on March 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Pencils Make a Point - TRUE CONFESSIONS On the Path to Success or the Brink of Failure

This week I am teetering on a thin line between a new path of success or the brink of failure. EVERY DAY I vacillate between terrified panic and the steely focus of intense preparation. Let me explain . . . and perhaps you may gain some insights for your own path.…



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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on March 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — 8 Comments

Preservation, Conservation - Design for Repair & Essential Documentation

In this ongoing series about Preservation, Conservation, Experimentation, I'd like to make a recommendation for all artists and makers  -  design for repair.

Windows of Memory by Harriete Estel Berman I am sure everyone would like to…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on January 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

D.I.Y. IMPROVEMENTS FOR WEB SITE SEO (Search Engine Optimization) on ASK Harriete

Recommended Resources for SEO and Website Information

To keep current, I follow several newsletters and blogs to learn more about SEO and Internet issues.…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 20, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How Did the Article in American Craft Come to Be?

When I see something amazing happen for a fellow artist or maker, I wonder how it happened or what they did to make that happen.  Do you wonder the same thing?

Recently, my work was featured in American Craft Magazine -- two pages in the Craft in Action…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 6, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Invest Two Days In Your Business and Marketing to PREPARE for SUCCESS with Harriete Estel Berman

[Shameless self promotion -- take a workshop with Harriete on business development and ASK Harriete your questions in person.

We all want to improve our tools for success.  In a two day workshop, gain a wealth of information on ways to accelerate your…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 1, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

"The essence of success" by Sienna Patti.

Sienna Patti of Sienna Gallery offered her "essence of success" during the Forging Communities Symposium. She challenged everyone in…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on November 29, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

The difference between a goal and a wish? from Brigitte Martin's lecture during the "Success Panel" at Forging Communities

"I just want to clearly state what a goal for success actually is, because I think there’s a big problem people have with understanding: I think there’s a difference between a goal and a wish."*

Powerful words from Brigitte Martin, a speaker with the "success panel" during…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on November 22, 2011 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Is it ethical for a gallery to put consignment items in storage?

A reader of ASK Harriete asks:

Is it ethical for a gallery to put consignment items in storage? And if yes, is it ethical to do so without notifying the artist?…



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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on September 13, 2011 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

My Grass/gras' installation won first prize!

My Grass/gras' installation won first prize! This sculpture, a 9' x 9' lawn of grass made from recycled tin cans won First Prize!!!!!!!!!! in the SMART Art – Trash into Treasure’ exhibition! This is sponsored by Lincart Gallery - in collaboration with David de Rothschild's Adventure Ecology & Sculpt the Future Foundation



The exhibition will be up for the month of June.

If you live in the San… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 29, 2009 at 2:29am — 7 Comments

Watch me on TV as SPARK visits my studio!

Exciting news! My seder plate was purchased by the Minneapolis Institute of Art for their permanent collection!



You can watch the television footage in the studio showing multiple steps in the construction of my seder plate by going online. CLICK HERE.

If you don't have Real Time Media Player on your computer, you will have to download it. This will take a few extra minutes but it is worth the trouble.… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on April 9, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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.....

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

December 5, 2014 at 10am to December 7, 2014 at 5pm
Comprised of 175 exhibitors, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft. Dates & Hours Fri. December…See More
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Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

BY ALLISON ARIEFF on medium core, Sep 15Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had…See More
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