I am pleased to announce that my piece, Attic Turbine Vent (shoulder brooch) was selected as one of ten pieces in this year's exhibition for a Juror's Award. Materials Hard & Soft is a competitive, national exhibition now in its twenty-sixth year. This year's juror was Jean W. McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Penland School of Craft. 568 pieces were submitted and 71 chosen for inclusion with 10 juror's awards given. I am also pleased to say that a number… Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on February 10, 2013 at 10:14pm —
Call for materials - ongoing. No deadline. Continue
Artists: Metalsmith/enamelist Anne Havel & birch basket/strum box maker Mark Catman
Project: helping people build and/or have access to instruments we call strum boxes--built from wood cigar boxes, and all used and scavenged parts--which are sort of banjo like, but yet, not. We use any interesting metal objects and mother…
Added by Brigitte Martin on February 6, 2013 at 3:00pm —
Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands. Located in the south, it is the original home to the dutch electronics giant Phillips which opened its manufacturing in Eindhoven in 1891 causing an industrial boom. More recently it has become the capital of Dutchie (industrial) design. This has mostly to do with the success of the Design Academy which has attracted professionals from the field including… Continue
Added by kerianne quick on October 31, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Here it is, the cover of my upcoming book, "Jewelry From Found Objects" being published by Stackpole Books. It is due to hit bookstores and Amazon this spring. Continue
For those of you who are hearing about this for the 1st time the book
focuses on the use of found objects, recycled and reclaimed materials
in jewelry. The…
Added by Heather Skowood on October 21, 2010 at 8:02pm —
Flower Brooches are a greating better all the time. More dramatic, more iconic use of materials. View the collection on Crafthaus photos, or view the entire collection on Facebook
. No time like the present! Be my friend.
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on August 15, 2010 at 11:30am —
Added by Brigitte Martin on June 30, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Madame Deux Chats applying make-up on Misty
Well the trip to Madchester was fantastic, as always. It was lovely to be able to go back for a month long visit to see friends + family and catch up properly. We spent a lot of time popping into cafes for tea + Curiosity Cola (I'm so addicted to that stuff, it beats Coke by miles!), cupcakes in Chorlton, checking out the latest work by designer/makers at the Manchester Craft &… Continue
Added by Heather Skowood on October 30, 2009 at 10:00am —
In addition to including photographs of the jewelry being worn on a model for my book, I have created digi-sketches of all the materials used to make the jewelry. The materials have been photographed out + about where they were 'found'. I thought taking them outside would make it a bit more interesting than studio shots. Give a shout, much…
Added by Heather Skowood on September 12, 2009 at 9:52am —
installation won first prize! This sculpture, a 9' x 9' lawn of grass
made from recycled tin cans won First Prize!!!!!!!!!! in the SMART Art – Trash into Treasure’ exhibition! This is sponsored by Lincart Gallery - in collaboration with David de Rothschild's Adventure Ecology & Sculpt the Future Foundation
The exhibition will be up for the month of June.
If you live in the San… Continue
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 29, 2009 at 2:29am —
Two articles were recently published about "VISITING MY STUDIO" and now they are both on line.
The "Visit the Studio"
article written by Jennifer Cross Gans was first published in Metalsmith Magazine
You can read this on line by going to the top of the page for UPCOMING EVENTS
on my web site or… Continue
Added by Harriete Estel Berman on March 12, 2009 at 6:00pm —