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Art and Science Intersect at School of the Art Institute Chicago

Mathematician Eugenia Cheng uses bagels in her presentation to a class on topology at the School of the Art Institute. Cheng is SAIC’s second scientist-in-residence. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 31, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

BJ Sears - The Electrophonic Anachroscope

Electrophonic Anachroscope, USA, 2006…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 30, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

ART AUREA - Who Wears My Art?

Imagine a large table laid with creations by internationally renowned…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 30, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Perils of "Secret" Projects!

Caledonian Sleeper Cufflinks Macquette - 1

This last couple of months has been absolutely unbearable for someone who enjoys sharing the progress of works online. First came the Caledonian Sleeper cufflink commission, then came my work with "The…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Ryan Burke - Photographer, Make Up, & Visual Artist

New York-based photographer Ryan Burke is a master of self-transformation. He spends anywhere from three to eight hours skillfully using makeup, clothing, and creative props to achieve each new appearance.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

William Llewellyn Griffiths - The Allure of Danger and Romance

Australian master jeweler William Llewellyn Griffiths has over 30 years experience crafting intricate pieces that have an allure of danger, romance and unholy reverence. A potent cocktail of hand-worked stones, metals and gems, William has crafted distinct…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 3:55pm — No Comments

The Reinvention of Normal

"Go straight off the wall" said his dad - and Dominic does just that.

The film follows Dominic Wilcox, an artist / inventor / designer on his quest for new ideas. Transforming the mundane and ordinary into something surprising, wondrous and strangely thought provoking.



Directed…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Morana Kranjec - Folded and Cut



The level of complexity found in Morana Kranjec’s folded fashions appears to defy logic. The seams where paper slides into paper are hidden, giving no clue to their construction. In organized chaos the sheets stack upon each other, slashed and delicately twisted to expose the gaps and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Alex Ramsay - Contemporary Silversmithing

Alex Ramsay, "Leaf Canopy", 20 cm.

Alex Ramsay designs and creates an award-winning range of limited edition and bespoke contemporary silver tableware - specializing in combining silver with…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2015 at 9:02am — No Comments

Call: Renegade Craft Fair - Chicago

Chicago’s Renegade Craft Fair will be hosting a Pop-Up at a favorite local watering hole, The Hideout on June 27 + 28 2015. As always, we will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of today’s finest independent…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 25, 2015 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Bike + Dog + Jewelry = 1 Year On The Road

Casey Sheppard will soon be embarking on her year-long "Case of the Nomads"…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

One-On-One Intensive: Portfolio Review and Career Advice

Starting out as a maker and looking for honest advice or mid-career and feeling stalled? Meet with craft business pro Brigitte Martin, Founder and Editor of Crafthaus, for an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 23, 2015 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Eastern State Penitentiary's accepting art proposals for 2016

Eastern State Penitentiary's now accepting art proposals for the 2016 season.

Art Orientations

We strongly recommend that artists begin the proposal process by attending an artist orientation. These informal tours/conversations give the artists…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 13, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

Call: The Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery

Hand & Lock, the 247 year old embroidery atelier to European fashion houses, the British Military and The Royal Family has been running the prestigious embroidery prize since 2000 and now offers a prize fund in excess of $26,000.

The prize is an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 5, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

NY Times - When Profits Can Become Sawdust

The Furniture Maker Scott McGlasson

The New York Times

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 5, 2015 at 9:18am — No Comments

Bea Szenfeld - Paper Art on the Runway

Bea Szenfeld, born 1972 in Poland and raised in Sweden, studied at Stockholm's Beckmans College of Design from which she graduated in 2002.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 4, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Making a Scene - MAD, NY

Join MAD for the upcoming series Making a Scene: Objects for Performance. Exploring the role of objects in performance today, Making a Scene will reveal the often undocumented…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 4, 2015 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Kurt Perschke - The Redball Project



Public art is sometimes nondescript and more apt to delight the discerning few than the masses. Notable exceptions can be found every so often, and when they occur they cause quite a splash when the work resonates positively with the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 3, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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ART AUREA - Who Wears My Art?

Imagine a large table laid with creations by internationally renowned jewelry artists. Imagine you’ve never seen anything like this before, you’ve been asked to choose a piece of jewelry that suits you, and you’ll be professionally photographed afterwards.This scenario occurred repeatedly during the “Who Wears my Art?” photo…See More
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