Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (68)

Ode to the Corner Store - Drew Leshko in American Craft Magazine

What a pleasure to come home after a week-long trip and find my article "Ode to the Corner Store" about Philly-based artist Drew Leshko in the newest issue of American Craft Magazine. Check out pages 30-31 in the June/July…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

ACC blog: Velvet da Vinci Goes Digital

San Francisco’s Velvet da Vinci will close July 1, owner Mike Holmes has announced, saying he plans to continue and expand the online presence of the gallery in lieu of its brick-and-mortar…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 11, 2017 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Sara Rahbar - Belonging

ARTIST STATEMENT (from artist's website)

I work in mixed media, and i work with various types of textiles, wood, bronze and collected objects. The first textile that I…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 15, 2017 at 4:13pm — No Comments

BRON - Ruudt Peters Retrospective Exhibition

Ruudt Peters is preparing a 44-year retrospective exhibition entitled BRON. Bron means ‘source’, a word Peters finds fascinating as he continues to investigate the inspirations and serendipities through which we can better understand ourselves.



Peters invites you to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What a Racket - Embroidery by Danielle Clough

Would Steffi Graf and Boris Becker like these too?…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Judith and Gerson Leiber: 70 Years of Marriage, Fashion and Art (NY Times Jan 6, 2017)

Judith and Gerson Leiber in Mr. Leiber’s studio in East Hampton, N.Y. The couple — she’s a handbag designer, he’s an artist — are the subject of several exhibitions. Photo credit: Lindsay Morris for The New York Times…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 9, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Want to Donate Your Collection to a Museum? Read This First

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 1, 2017 at 9:34am — No Comments

Arrowmont Seeking Next Year's Artist Residents

Artists-in-Residence application is now online! Spend a year in the Great Smoky Mountains on Arrowmont's historic campus!

Each year, five artists are selected for the Program, which begins mid-June and continues through…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

OMBRE Gallery Opens its Doors

Ombré Gallery specializes in contemporary art jewelry by artists and metalsmiths across the United States and around the world. Our mission is to exhibit innovative works using both traditional…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 28, 2016 at 9:53am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Ceramic Innovations

Ceramic Innovations

April 1, 2017 – April 29, 2017

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2016 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Master of the One-Liner: Unhappy Hipsters

Textbook Freudian craft-slip: the Oedipal macrame.

(Photo: Floto + Warner; Dwell) #unhappyhipsters

- My new daily obsession:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 9, 2016 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Arrowmont’s Utilitarian Clay VII Symposium hosts four pottery exhibitions

Primal Pottery Project: Head (Ears)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 26, 2016 at 8:29am — No Comments

The London Design Festival - September 17-25, 2016

The London Design Festival is an annual event, held to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world and as the gateway to the international creative community. The next Festival will be held 17-25 September…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 26, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

THE CRAFT SCHOOL EXPERIENCE: AN EXPERIENCE I WISH FOR EVERYONE

Bill May is the executive director of Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.  He established a studio specializing…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2016 at 9:34am — No Comments

What's Up With Taxidermy Lately?

Lucy Jenkins "Road Kill Jewelry"

REPOSTED from crafthaus blog, September 26, 2014

Lately, everywhere I look artists seem to have taken on taxidermy. This being artists we are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 26, 2016 at 7:36am — 3 Comments

Main St. and University Ave. - Charity White (Ceramics)

Main St. and University Ave. (Series: Prescriptive Space) from Charity White on Vimeo.

(In video: Ceramic Installation, 19”x63”x17”, 2015)…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 29, 2016 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Faig Ahmed - Azerbaijan Carpet Traditions Reimagined

Faig Ahmed is an artist from Baku, Azerbaijan who represented Azerbaijan at the Venice Biennale in 2007. He is known for his conceptual work that utilizes traditional decorative craft and the visual language of carpets. 

Ahmed's…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 22, 2016 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Lynda Barry at NASA: Drawing to Infinity and Beyond

Image credit: NASA/Goddard/Rebecca Roth

In April, cartoonist and assistant professor of interdisciplinary research at Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Lynda Barry brought a heavy dose of creativity - and her…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 20, 2016 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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