All Blog Posts Tagged 'Pittsburgh' (19)

Call: LEAP Award 2017

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 4, 2016 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Job Opportunity: Emerging Black Arts Leader's Apprenticeship



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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 22, 2016 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Workshop: Moscow Mule Copper Cups at Society for Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh PA

Moscow Mule Copper Cups with Sharon Massey

Make your own Moscow Mule cocktail cup out of copper! Using sheet metal and a variety of hammers and forming tools,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 24, 2016 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Techshop just added the A to STEM

We asked for this for years. Looks like it's here now. Will the rest of the STEM programs rally behind this? Let's hope so. - Crafthaus…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Crafthaus Member Laura Jaklitsch receives SCC's 2016 LEAP Award

Congratulations to jewelry artist Laura Jaklitsch of Somerville, MA for being selected as…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 8, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Planning ahead: April 2016 Hammerworkshop with Glen Gardner in Pittsburgh

Archaeological evidence reveals that hammer like tools have been in use for well over 2 million years! With a reverence for the past and eyes towards the future, come and experience what it really means to be a metalsmith as we explore the techniques of forging, forming and…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: LEAP Award 2016

Amanda Packer. Recollect (collection of pendants). Copper, silver, enamel, paint, thread. $200 each. 2" x 5" x 1.5" average. LEAP Winner 2014.

The LEAP Award was established in 2007 in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 8, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Don't miss this: The Smith Shop is coming to Pittsburgh Labor Day Weekend

Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks are coming to the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh during the first weekend of September. They'll give an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 21, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art @ SCC Pittsburgh

Next month, we at the SCC in Pittsburgh, will launch a major new initiative at SCC linking arts, mental health, and wellness. This project,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 19, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Exciting New Workshops at SCC in Pittsburgh

Lynn Batchelder: Steel Jewelry Fabrication
This course will cover the basics of working and soldering with mild steel wire and sheet metal on a jewelry scale. We…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

My last day in Pittsburgh

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…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 30, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Time for a new subject... Oh wait, no, more Pittsburgh!

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…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 29, 2013 at 5:28pm — 1 Comment

Pittsburgh… Interrupted

Now, before I interrupted myself with the last post, I was reminiscing about my trip to Pittsburgh last month. Where was I?

Ahh, yes. Now as I recall… I never actually put up images of the *actual exhibition*. I know, installation shots of jewellery are always a little anaemic looking, but humour me here, ok? These are images of The Bridge 12 exhibition at …

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 16, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Still talkin Pittsburgh

As promised yesterday, here's my second installment about my recent trip to Pittsburgh.

I spent my third day with ceramicist Yoko Sekino Bové, and we were joined for the second half of it by her partner Jim Bové, lecturer in jewelry/metals at California University of…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 12, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Pittsburghia

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…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 11, 2013 at 5:58pm — 11 Comments

Pittsburgh, Look Out!

I'm coming!!!

That’s right, I’m leaving Seattle tomorrow for Pittsburgh where I’m spending over a week getting amongst it. What is it? Well, check out my itinerary:

  • I’ll be teaching a workshop this Saturday and Sunday at Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC) in partnership with Construction Junction and Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, where I’ll guide students in the adaptive reuse of re-purposed objects for the…
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Added by Melissa Cameron on February 28, 2013 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

You're invited!

To my first solo exhibition in the United States!

The Bridge 12 exhibition opens this week at the Society for Contemporary Craft (SCC)…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 6, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Autumn Again

I have no idea where the weeks go. It is now two weeks since I last posted a blog entry and the end of September is upon us; the wind and rains, the chilling air, herald autumn without even the good grace of the last few warm days that September usually brings, Keats' "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness".

 

Spent last weekend in Brighton, recovering from the 'flu which always accompanies the start of term... all those viri travelling distances with students from far away,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 30, 2012 at 2:17pm — No Comments

SNAG Forging Entrepreneurs

Last weekend I went to Pittsburgh and got to attend SNAG's Forging Entrepreneurs Symposium.  I met some awesome metalsmiths and got a lot of good information.  For my summary, check out my personal blog. Here's a preview:

This past weekend was the first SNAG Forging Entrepreneurs Symposium…

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Added by Sarah Loch-Test on August 31, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

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