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This week kicked off with a visit to the Birmingham Rep theatre to hear the Music Theatre Wales production of a new opera by Scottish composer, Stuart MacRae, with a libretto by popular crime-writer, Louise Welsh,…Continue
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No blog post last weekend as I didn't get home from being in the Netherlands until late on Sunday night.
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Some of you might be aware that this Fall marks the 40th year Harlan will have taught at the University of North Texas. In celebration of this, we are working hard to raise enough funds to permanently endow the student scholarship that Harlan started.…
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After the successes over the last 15 years, this year Ruudt Peters begins his summer workshop under the title SELFIE NOW.…Continue
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The "Maker Moxie" exhibition at the Peters Valley School of Craft opened last night, so wish I could have been there. None the less, I am honored to be exhibiting with 54 other amazing makers who have been impacted by their Craft School Experience. This…Continue
Shake to activate: KXX Sound Rings by Michiel Cornelissen are 3D printed with beads inside their hollow forms that rattle. Inspired by the traditional…Continue
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"Undercurrents of Intimacy" - Joshua Kosker
American Craft Magazine, Feb/March 2016…Continue
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So Fresh + So Clean
3rd Annual Ethical Metalsmiths International Student Exhibition
and Emerging Artist Award
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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 16, 2016 at 1:22pm — No Comments
It doesn't feel like three weeks since I last posted and fortunately there has been something of a lull in activities as I move house from the temporary rental into my new permanent location.
As I said a few posts back, the Earl of Bedlam is making me a new suit and the theme this time is "Mr Fox". I get real pleasure out of seeing the urban foxes which have appeared everywhere in the UK over the last 15 years or so (along with urban badgers and even deer) and I commissioned…
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This week kicked off with a flying visit by two wonderful jewellers from Chile, Nano Pulgar and Claudia Betencourt of WALKA Studios in Santiago.
I was introduced to them by Anastasia Young and as…
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The Beyond Jewellery symposium coincides with flockOmania2, an exhibition and live performance event which crosses boundaries between jewellery and dance. Located within the field of contemporary art jewellery, this symposium…Continue
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In this class students learn about using industrial and household materials for the construction of jewelry and art objects. This includes using various materials including cement to wood flooring. Some jewelry experience is helpful as well as expertise in basic saw, file and…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on February 8, 2016 at 8:21pm — No Comments
I've genuinely been run off my feet for the last couple of weeks, what with the change in modules for the students, my usual commitments as well as getting the new house ready to move into, so this is just going to be a super-fast resume of what happened this week...
First up was the last of the four "speed projects" for the BA Jewellery and Related Products at work. This week they were looking at 'Speculative Futures' and imagining the type of technology they would like to see in…
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Damsel Moonstone Vase
Silver, silver gilt and enamel with 22 carat…