Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'The' (25)

The Frog Museum

In my current, highly irregularly occurring, explorations on taxidermy in contemporary craft and art, I stumbled upon this little gem: The Frog Museum in Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland, a collection of 150-year-old satirical…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Craft Scotland Conference 2014

The Craft Scotland Conference 2014

The Craft Scotland Conference 2014

From: 26/09/2014 To: 27/09/2014  09:00 - 17:00
Location: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 22, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

The Next Black - A film about the Future of Clothing

With the objective of anticipating future washing needs and contributing to making the clothing industry more sustainable, ‘The Next Black’ is a 45-minute documentary that explores the future of clothing, produced by home appliance manufacturer AEG together with the award-winning production company House of Radon. Some of the most innovative companies express their opinions on clothing and its future while answering questions such as: Will…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments

The Lullaby Factory

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From the architect. The Lullaby Factory is an intervention by Studio Weave which makes the best of a bad situation: a recently…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Participants: The 18th annual Chicago Artists Month (CAM)

Call for Participants

The 18th annual Chicago Artists Month (CAM) will take place in October 2014. Artists, arts organizations and community organizations in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Paradox of Art as Work - NY Times

(Thank you Thomas Skaggs for sending this to the crafthaus editor!)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 14, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Figurative Association: The Human Form Symposium • Sept. 10 - 13, 2014 - Arrowmont

Figurative Association: The Human Form Symposium • Sept. 10 - 13, 2014

Figurative Association: The Human Form Symposium is a recurring event that takes place at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, in Gatlinburg,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 12, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Call: Object Lab @ The Chipstone Foundation Milwaukee

Object Lab 6.0 - Call for Participants

Dates: June 1-4, 2014

Location: The Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin…



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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Andes House - Carving Dishes From one Block of Wood

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Hailing from Santiago de Chile, The Andes House is a Chilean design studio that works with Chilean artisans to create contemporary collections like this line of sculpted vessels that are carved from single pieces of locally sourced wood.

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Called Las Doce, the collection includes dishes, plates, and mugs…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 3, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Job: AMERICAN MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION

The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) in Pomona, California, seeks an Executive Director to provide dynamic leadership and to build upon the successes of the Museum’s first decade.

The director will oversee the fulfillment of the Museum’s core mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and educate through works of ceramic art, and will enhance AMOCA’s profile locally, nationally, and internationally by…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments

Fruits of the Loom - The New York Times

Circular knitting machines, Fall River Knitting Mills, Fall River, Mass. Photograph by Christopher Payne/Bonni Benrubi Gallery

For a time it must have seemed that every waterfall…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Alchemist Picnic @ Touchstone

The Alchemist Picnic is a gathering of metalsmiths and jewelers from the mid-Atlantic region and beyond. This weekend event is hosted by Wayne Werner, renowned for his metalsmithing expertise, jewelry design,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 9, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Call: The Society for Midwest Metalsmiths - Scholarships

The Society for Midwest Metalsmiths will award three $1,500 scholarships to currently enrolled university level students in the midwest. The deadline for application is February 1,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 9, 2014 at 9:28am — No Comments

Value Added: The Alternative Limb Project

Viktoria Modesta wearing the stereo leg, fitted by ProActive prosthetics.

The Alternative Limb Project offers a personal bespoke service which provides unique…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Call for Entries: 18th annual Art In The Pearl® Fine Arts & Crafts Festival 2014.

CALL FOR ENTRIES  - Applications available
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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 8, 2013 at 9:19am — No Comments

ACC: The Ultimate Craft Showdown

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and craft enthusiasts of all ages: Get ready for the craft-based, rooftop-located, curator-led match of the millennium. Six art professionals enter, and barring any disasters, six art professionals will leave - albeit each of them will have…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 17, 2013 at 4:38am — No Comments

MAD exhibition in NYC: The Art of Scent 1889 - 2012

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

Call: Drink This! The Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show

Drink This! The Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show

Drink This! will showcase ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary artists around the globe. The focus of the exhibit is on the variety of ways artists explore the cup, in functional, sculptural, traditional and non-traditional forms.

Juror - Linda Arbuckle

Linda Arbuckle is a professor of Ceramics at the University of Florida, Gainesville.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 24, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Job: The Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi seeks an Executive Director

The Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi (The Guild)  is seeking an Executive Director.  The Guild is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to showcasing and selling crafts for and by the members of the guild. It is also dedicated to increasing the membership. The Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi has grown from a membership of 30 craftsmen – only two of the original 30 actually earned a  living from craft – to more than 400 professional artisans from all across the Southeast. Our craftsmen have a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 29, 2012 at 7:55pm — No Comments

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