Well, my final day in Pittsburgh last month was the day of the Out of Hand show at SCC. I got to have some rest time in the morning after the previous day’s efforts. Friday had been my final day of teaching the high school seniors, and had also included making a presentation to more Uni students, this time to…
Added by Melissa Cameron on April 30, 2013 at 3:00pm —
So while I was in Pittsburgh I spent part of Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday teaching a group of seniors at a local high-school the basics of working with recycled materials, so that each could make a small wearable pendant. I don’t have images of those guys, but I hope to have images of their works to share with you at some stage.
What I do have however is an image of what I made on Wednesday before class, after an overnight dumping of 5 inches of snow. It’s…
Added by Melissa Cameron on April 29, 2013 at 6:28pm —
Following up from my last post that sizzled my then-upcoming trip to Pittsburgh, I'm back with a 'what went down' blog. During my travels I overheard a local mention that Pittsburgh was on its way to becoming 'the new Portland', which proved to be a far-too-tempting title for me to resist.
OK, titles aside, here's what happened:
I started March by flying to Pittsburgh. I was in town to teach my first ever workshop at the Society for Contemporary Craft, as well as lecture, teach… Continue
Added by Melissa Cameron on April 11, 2013 at 6:58pm —
This blog documents the exhibition opening of Forged in Metal: Deshi/Shisyou- Mentee/Mentor and the related workshops and lectures that were held at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. The exhibition and related workshops and lectures were organized by Renee Zettle-Sterling and Jim Bové. The exhibition will remain on view to the public until November 2nd, 2012 before returning to Japan. An exhibition catalog will be released shortly.…
Added by Jim Bove on October 14, 2012 at 10:00am —
MAGgrant 2013 will be awarding $1000 toward a Community based project. This required element of Community Involvement, whether it be the MAG community, or the Bay Area community at large, can be the starting point of an…
Added by kelsey Simmen on September 7, 2012 at 1:52pm —
We have something for everyone! Brooklyn Metal Works is a fully equipped metalsmithing studio run by professional metalsmiths and jewelers. We provide all the tools and equipment you need so that you can invest your energy into making work.
Our semi-private studios allow for 24 hour keyed access to the entire studio. You can also solder at your bench if you choose, and we will provide the ventilation. These spaces are along a windowed wall for plenty of natural light.
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 18, 2012 at 7:39am —
Exhibition dates: October 2012
Opening reception: Saturday evening October 6th
Hosted by Brooklyn Metal Works
Re-fresh is a juried exhibition exploring the relationship between traditional objects and contemporary interpretations of their function in today’s world. How is historic metalwork refigured and by what means is this determined? This…
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2012 at 10:45am —
Our Blog Carnival* topic this month is “nobody’s perfect”. We are frequently told this applies to us. Someone once said “art is making the difficult look easy. Maybe, but not the way we usually do it.... read more at 2Roses' blog: Jewelry… Continue
Added by 2Roses on April 4, 2012 at 12:45am —
"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… Continue
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on November 22, 2011 at 11:30am —
I have been working on some silver and copper metal clay pieces for a new workshop which launches at the beginning of December.… Continue
Added by Tracey Spurgin on October 13, 2011 at 5:28pm —
This month’s EtsyMetal Blog Carnival** question reminds us of the old joke about the dog chasing after a car.
2Roses and 6 other artists get in touch with your inner tool junkie at http://www.jewelrytutorial.blogspot.com
Added by 2Roses on April 5, 2011 at 10:30am —
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. Continue
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on February 21, 2011 at 11:00pm —
Added by Brigitte Martin on November 19, 2010 at 10:14am —
Workshop and presentation notes up on the JSN file sharing site, go to
their site and click on the Drop link. Tons of free information from the
symposium that my Critique Collective participated in last week in
Farnham England. My favorite- Making a flocking machine!!! Watch for
fuzzy items coming soon.http://jsnfarnham.com/
And for more information… Continue
Added by Shana Astrachan on September 22, 2010 at 11:00am —
This month I curated a recycled jewelry show showcasing the members of the Metal Arts Critique Collective
, of which I'm a member. "From Geekery to Regality: Beauty in Reuse"
is the title and it is showing through the month of Sept, Downtown SF at Green Zebra Environmental Action Center in… Continue
Added by emiko oye on September 15, 2010 at 4:22am —
The latest from the folks at Etsy Metal - A challenge that paired two artists who made portraits of each other - in jewelry.… Continue
Added by 2Roses on July 5, 2010 at 2:16am —
Love him or hate him, John Rose will be inflicting his offbeat arts perspective on the public at large tomorrow on the Jay Whaley show at. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios
Listen in - get an earful.
Added by 2Roses on November 11, 2009 at 9:44am —