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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…

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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…

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

Niche Awards - Call for entries

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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…

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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

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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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)

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  • 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…
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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…

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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…

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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…

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

NCECA 2014 Emerging Artist Open Call

Greetings NCECA fans and especially to those of you who are interested in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 12, 2013 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Mina Kang - Contemporary Asian Fiber Jewelry

Mina Kang (Korea)

Brooch "Mixture 6"

Ramie fabric, thread, stainless steel…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 19, 2013 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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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.

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

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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Ife Head and Collar

I've been in the workshop a lot over the last week - not all of which has been to bury my head in the sand away from the increasingly nasty pro- and anti-independence campaigns in Scotland (which is also why I've not been so active on social media recently). Mostly, I've been working on commissions - a set of buttons, a couple of rings - and the collar…See More
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Rainbow Bird Necklace

Oxidized Sterling Silver, Vintage Cookie Tin, Japanese Tin Bird, Sleeping Beauty TurquoiseLength is adjustable up to 21" long. Pendant measures 3"x3".
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