Brigitte Martin's Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (87)

Jenny Ayrton (UK) - Molten Wonderlands

Jenny Ayrton captures miniature wonderlands in molten glass. Based on often overlooked everyday scenes she creates stage-sets upon which viewers may project their own story. A full-time mum six-days of the week she takes inspiration from the domestic world, often finding that the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Liv Blåvarp - Wooden Touch

For almost 30 years, jewellery artist Liv Blåvarp has been creating organic and voluminous constructions out…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 30, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Magdalena Bors - Remnants & Photography

Jungle, 2010, Pigment Print, 165x110cm

My practice to date has predominantly explored the idea of the sublime in the everyday. I have done this by constructing, then photographing fantastical landscapes in domestic spaces. Our connection with the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Jaime Hayon - the conservation of craft skills

Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. Times magazine included Hayon as one of the 100 most relevant creators of our times and Wallpaper magazine has listed him as one of the most influential creators of the last decade.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 28, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Niche Awards - Call for entries

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 17, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments

Guda Koster - Living Sculpture

Title: Happy Birthday, Year: 2013, Technique: photoprint, Size: variable



I make installations, sculptures and photographs in which clothing plays an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Zoe Arnold - The Poetic and the Macabre

don quixote necklace 2

A necklace for the Dulcinea of Toboso. Don Quixote necklace in an automaton frame.

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 10, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Jess Riva Cooper - The Story of the Golem

In my art practice, I integrate color, drawing and clay to create installation-based artwork. I study…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

2014 Workshop Scholarship Recipients

Nicolette Absil:

"I am a maker who focuses on production enamel work, primarily hand drawn graphite images on vitreous enamel. I…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 9:43am — No Comments

Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

Posted by: International Sculpture Center

Deadline: 04/11/14



The International Sculpture Center is now inviting entries for a Call for Panels for the 24th…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Polymer Clay - Jon Stuart

Polymer Clay, "Fish Heads", (with wall mounts)

“The Stone Age didn't end because the world ran out of stones. The Oil Age will end, because we will run out of oil. With polymer clay,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Skin - Beadwork by Sarah Maloney

Skin ('03 -'12)

Skin, a piece I have been working on, on and off, for nine years. It is a life size woman’s skin made from approximately 400,000 tiny glass beads and nylon thread; it hangs from the ceiling like a garment on molded…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 7, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Artists: Play That Funky Music !

Call for Artists - A crafthaus Online Exhibition



You hear a piece of music and it sends you back in time. Suddenly, you remember situations, sights and certain people as if it happened yesterday.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 27, 2014 at 10:40am — 2 Comments

Marc Sparfel - Wood Sculpture

Marc Sparfel, born 1972 in Brittany, France spent his childhood in the countryside, surrounded by nature and animals. He was particularly fascinated by horses and cows. After graduating from high school, Marc…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 22, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Touchstone / Crafthaus Workshop Scholarship

Touchstone Center for Crafts and crafthaus are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Touchstone/crafthaus Workshop Scholarship. The Touchstone/crafthaus Workshop Scholarship will be awarded to a crafthaus member to enable him/her to attend a weekend or extended weekend workshop of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 12, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Ceci n'est pas une bombe - Michael C. Goodward

Ceci n'est pas une bombe

mixed media object

65 x 45 cm

suitcase and typography

Saatchi Online Magazine Critic's Choice

-by Charlotte Bonham-Carter

Michael Goodward's sleek and sexy…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 9, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Read then Wrap: Wrap Magazine

Do you like wrapping paper? Do you wish you had more exciting wrapping paper? Wrapping paper with a story behind it? Look no further, you can be helped!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 4, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

Image taken from page 450 of 'British Mineralogy: or coloured figures intended to elucidate the mineralogy of Great Britain. By J. Sowerby (with assistance). F.P'…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 20, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Gwen van den Eijnde - costume

At no time in history were costumes of greater importance than in the courtly world of the Baroque. They were meant to give the natural human figure imposing dimensions by turning them into walking sculptures using hooped skirts, padded bustles, and brocade clothes. Such…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 16, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Rule the World!

Crafthaus Online Exhibition

RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley, "LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin. Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch.

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Valerie Hegarty, Niagara Falls, 2007, Foam core, paper, paint, gel medium, glue, 150 x 300 x 65 cmFor Valerie Hegarty, the joy of her work lies in its destruction rather than its making. Centring her practice on the politics of the American myth, Hegarty’s canvases and sculptures replicate emblems of frontier…See More
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Philippa Beveridge - The Human Presence in the Absence of a Figure

Philippa Beveridge is a London- and Barcelona-based British artist who currently works from her own studio on architectural commissions, installations and sculpture in glass. She graduated in landscape architecture from the University of Greenwich, London, in 1984 and completed an MFA in Art in Architecture from the…See More
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Ours Forever

steel, cotton, embroidery floss, threadnecklace inspired by the Botanical Gardens in Buffalo, NY -where I got married.
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Painting the Texture of Tea with Jennie Traill Schaeffer ~ August 15-19

In honor of Tea Week at Peters Valley School of Craft we will use this storied drink as the subject of our paintings. The trappings of tea make excellent surfaces to explore texture, reflection, color, tone and composition through paint. For more info on Jennie…See More
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