All Blog Posts Tagged 'artist' (65)

Call for Artists: INFLUENCE (of teachers and mentors)



A call for entry as part of the 2015 ECU Symposium about the influence of teachers and mentors on our work.



Deadline Nov. 24, 2014…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on October 13, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Call: The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show

The 2015 Show application process will open on December 4, 2014.  Deadline to apply to the 2015 Show is April 1, 2015 (late deadline: April 13, 2015, $25 late fee).

Application Instructions

The Show

The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on September 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Clark Sisters and More

The Clark Sisters - 1

Today I headed off to Edinburgh with one aim: to see the show of work by the wonderful Judy Clark and her twin sister, Christine. I've written of Judy before - commissioning a…

Continue

Added by The Justified Sinner on September 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Something for the Table, 2013. Myra Mimlitsch-Gray Hand wrought silver. 2.5x12x8" Reproduced with permission.

Announcing the 19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Saturday, October 18th

Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA…

Continue

Added by Melissa Cameron on August 19, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Niche Awards - Call for entries

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on April 17, 2014 at 9:25am — 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…

Continue

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…

Continue

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

Short Term Residency Deadline: May 1, 2014

Red Lodge Clay Center

The Short-Term Residency (any time between September 1 - May 31) is ideal for the ceramic artist who is working to complete a special project or studio focus from 2 to 8 weeks' time. Accepted short-term residents are provided with studio space and 24 hour…

Continue

Added by Andrea L. Moon on April 5, 2014 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Grants for Visual Artists

Grants for Visual Artists

The Harpo Foundation is accepting proposals for its Grants for Visual Artists program, which provides direct support to under-recognized artists of any age. The deadline for eligible artists to apply is May 6, 2014.

Proposals are evaluated on the basis of the quality of the…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on March 20, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

HUNGER

“Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.” ~ Bertolt Brecht

 …

Continue

Added by alice simpson on February 11, 2014 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Call: Artists-in-Residence at Harborfront, Toronto

We are now accepting applications for the Artist-in-Residence programme. The deadline is Friday, March 14, 2014 @ 5pm Toronto local time.

Please direct any questions about the Artists-in-Residence programme to…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 9, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments

Call: Haystack Summer Residency

Open Studio Residency

May 25-June 6

Haystack's Open Studio Residency is a new program that provides two weeks of studio time and an opportunity to work in a supportive community of makers. The program accommodates approximately fifty participants—from…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 2, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Call for Entry: RESOLUTELY AMBIGUOUS



Entry Due:  March 1, 2014

Entry Fee: $25

Exhibition Dates:  April 21 – May 5, 2014

Contemporary metalsmiths and jewelers radically expanded the use of materials and techniques while at the same time honoring the…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on December 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Feeling superior does not help with anything.

I witnessed a bunch of troublesome ‘discussions’ this past week. Not on crafthaus and not directed at me personally, but troublesome nevertheless. They also weren’t real discussions either, as in: a respectful exchange of opinions where one side hears the other out. It…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on December 5, 2013 at 5:00pm — 15 Comments

Call: Craft Alliance Artist-in-Residence Program 2014-2015 (Deadline: January 17, 2014)

9-9-08 metals1
  • Location: St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Deadline: January 17, 2014
  • Duration: 3, 6, 9, or 12 months
  • Eligibility: letter of intent; artist statement; current resume; 3 letters of recommendation; images of 10 recent works; completed application
  • Costs & Support: $30…
Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on December 3, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Call: Material Matters ECU Symposium

Material Matters: Making Connections is an exhibition highlighting the connections we create as makers between each other and within our work.

This juried exhibition is to be held in conjunction with the Material Topics: Image & Meaning Symposium of…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on November 20, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

CERF+: What 3,500 American Craft Artists Are Telling Us

November 7, 2013

CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists’ Emergency Resources) is pleased to announce that the results of our national research study are now available. The 54-page study, Sustaining Careers: A Study of the…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — 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…

Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

OFF TO THE RACES:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

Latest Activity

Wendy McAllister liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Marine Life in Glass - Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka
1 hour ago
Wendy McAllister liked Brigitte Martin's blog post The Wondrous World of Nelly Saunier: Gaultier’s Plumassière Extraordinaire
1 hour ago
Jennifer Merchant and Colleen Baran are now friends
2 hours ago
Brigitte Martin liked Andrea Ring's photo
4 hours ago
Joshua Solomon is now a member of crafthaus
7 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"http://www.ucreative.ac.uk/opendays Open days well underway... UCA Farnham Wednesday 29 October 2014 Saturday 15 November 2014 Wednesday 3 December 2014 Please note: the course talk for BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors,…"
10 hours ago
Brigitte Martin commented on Brigitte Martin's group SNAG
""Forging Entrepreneurs" Presenter Spotlight Chris HentzThe Possibilities of Digital Fabrication in a Small Metals Studio: Flat Pattern Development vs. 3D PrintingHentz presents a variety of ways to use the Rhino CAD program as illustrated…"
10 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"GETTING STARTEDYou’ve got what it takes to succeed, now learn the skills to start in business Have you graduated in the last five years from a certified UK Precious Metal course? Do you need support in developing your business skills?…"
11 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"SETTING OUTAre you looking to set up a creative, design led business? Do you need support and space to plan your next career move? SETTING OUT is the opportunity to achieve your goals.Setting Out is aimed at graduates and working goldsmiths as well…"
11 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"ENTER THE PRECIOUS METAL BURSARY COMPETITIONBe recognised as a star of the futureApplications are now open for the prestigious Precious Metal Bursary Award. This award supports selected, final-year undergraduate students to complete their end of…"
11 hours ago
Brigitte Martin posted a blog post

The Wondrous World of Nelly Saunier: Gaultier’s Plumassière Extraordinaire

Poésie Du nord au sud2011 In January 1997 Jean Paul Gaultier made his somewhat unconventional entry into the world of Haute Couture. Amongst his most memorable offerings for Spring ’97, was a striking parakeet bolero of multi-hued plumage. The aforementioned creation was the handiwork of master plumassière Nelly Saunier,…See More
13 hours ago
Mark Fenn - Studiofenn and Lieta Marziali are now friends
17 hours ago

Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2014   Created by Brigitte Martin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service