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Art and Other Tactics: Contemporary Craft by Artist Veterans

"War Pigs", Giuseppe Pellican

MAY 24 – SEPTEMBER 6, 2015

CRAFT AND FOLK ART MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES

A group exhibition of contemporary craft…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 6:25pm — No Comments

A Museum of ‘No-Longer-Art’ Opens in Hyde Park (Chicago)

A porcelain and aluminum sculpture by Jeff Koons that shattered in a fall. Courtesy: Salvage Art Institute

The Salvage Art Institute is a refuge for art in limbo.

Once-valuable…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Fake It to Make It: The Dilemma of Delegating Fabrication

BY Stephen Shaheen, Modern Painters | April 22, 2015

Contemporary art faces a dilemma. At no other time has the celebrity of
 the author been more important in the marketing of the artwork. Yet at no other time have artists been so…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Fragile ? Ceramics at the National Museum Cardiff

Did you ever expect to visit a ceramics exhibition and be asked to bring your vinyl collection along with you? Or to be invited to walk over and destroy one of the exhibits?

Fragile? showcases the beauty and diversity of contemporary…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 24, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Joe Meiser - Everything is in Flux

Trophies for Religious Violence, 2004, 29” x 9” x 9” each, bronze, porcelain, and gold spray paint.

Religious belief can inspire both selfless acts of kindness, and senseless acts of violence. At the heart of most religions are notions of love and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

Call for Entries Fiberart International 2016

Fiberart International is a benchmark exhibition presenting the best in contemporary fiberart.



FI2016, the 22nd edition in an ongoing series of triennial shows, will be juried by Chunghie Lee, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, and Tali…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 22, 2015 at 7:34am — No Comments

Spring Break - A Holiday And A New Suit

I've been on holiday! Last thing on my bench were the silver "rabbit in a hat" charms, one of which I managed to set and polish:

Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat - WIP - 36



This one has 24 x 1.8mm garnets round it and I'm making others with…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 21, 2015 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Heather Woof - Windswept

Heather is a jeweler working with a range of metals, from silver and gold, to titanium and steel. She regards her work as wearable sculpture on a miniature scale creating forms that capture a sense of movement and challenge the perception of static and fluid, hard and soft.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 20, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Mike Rea - Wood, Rope, and Pink Foam

Belloq See Blues

2007 Wood, burlap, rope, pink-foam, smoke machine, light fixtures,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Charlotte Kruk: Consumer Couture – The Politics of Having at Racine Art Museum

August 1, 2014 - July 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk Puts a Twist on the Idea of Eye Candy…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2015 at 9:26am — No Comments

Call: Halstead Grant 2015

It is that time of year again! Halstead is calling for entries to the annual Halstead Grant, which will be awarded this summer. New jewelry artists working primarily in silver are invited to apply. The winner will receive $5,000 in cash for their business start-up, $1,000 in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 17, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Excited about these events

Hello all crafhausers,

The seasons of Spring…

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Added by Linda Kaye-Moses on April 16, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Hannes Grebin - Gemütlichkeit

There are words in every language that defy easy translation and the German word 'Gemütlichkeit' is probably one of the hardest to get across. Deriving from an adjective (gemütlich), the noun refers to not just one but a combination of feelings: cosiness, contentedness, comfort,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Americans for the Arts (AFTA) 2015 Convention June 12-14

The 2015 Annual AFTA Convention will bring together more than 1,000 nonprofit, business and community leaders to Chicago to exchange ideas and engage in the real-world application of the…
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International Call: Handmade at Kew

Handmade at Kew is an exciting new selling event for Contemporary Crafts at the prestigious UNESCO world heritage site, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The show offers makers an inspiring location to exhibit exquisite work of high quality,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 15, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Arts Council England's Designation for Collections of National Significance

The Designation Scheme exists to identify and celebrate collections of outstanding resonance that deepen our understanding of the world and what it means to be human. Collections that currently hold Designated status come from such diverse areas as political and…

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Design Museum's Ad raises Eyebrows

An ad from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's new campaign, designed with Wieden+Kennedy.…

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The Alchemist Picnic at Touchstone Center for Craft

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Call for Artists: Everyday Earring 2015

Call for Entry. This summer 2015 opens the Everyday Earring curated by Elizabeth Tokoly, owner of NEW Art Jewelry Gallery EatMetal, Inc. located in Hoboken, NJ. Deadline for entry is MAY 23rd, 2015. No applications will be accepted after date of…

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Makers, Metalsmiths, and other Monikers.

What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?

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Makers, Metalsmiths, and other Monikers.What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?This blog is a research-based discussion of personal inclusions in the Jewelry/Metals field and the titles and boundaries that define us as artists.See More
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Teresa Faris and Neta Ron

This is a nice example of a teacher-student relationship: Teresa Faris made the earrings, her student, Neta Ron, created the ring. 2015Sterling, CitrinePhoto: Brigitte Martin
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Scrounge

Scrounging for materials and tools is a central part of my studio practice, and there are great bargains to be found!  In the past year, I’ve purchased a nice amount of silver for about $2/ounce, received several pounds of enamels, and refurbished hundreds of rusty chasing tools.  Luck has a lot of influence, and the generosity of donors cannot be understated, but there are also strategies involved to help make oneself luckier as well. This blog will also promote recycling and reusing by…See More
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Crafthaus regularly features creative photography to inspire craft artists to take their own photography to the next level.Feel free to upload and share creative images of your own work in this group and BE SURE to give proper photo credit!See More
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