All Blog Posts Tagged 'materials' (14)

Call for Artists: LEAP Award 2016

Amanda Packer. Recollect (collection of pendants). Copper, silver, enamel, paint, thread. $200 each. 2" x 5" x 1.5" average. LEAP Winner 2014.

The LEAP Award was established in 2007 in…


Added by Brigitte Martin on September 8, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

No more boring packaging!

Just when you had about enough bland, uninspired packaging in…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Materials Hard & Soft Last Call to Enter

Last chance to enter Materials Hard and Soft. The deadline is September 5th. Please apply! I am the juror this year and am looking forward to seeing a great…


Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 28, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Materials Hard and Soft 2015

February 6 - April 2, 2015

This annual competition and exhibition of contemporary crafts was started in 1987 and is now in it's 28th year.…


Added by Brigitte Martin on August 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Just opened!!

One Design - #25 Titanium Pendant 05

One Design Exhibition:

So I made a rad video, but I can't seem to embed it here, so if you don't mind clicking this link:

Check this out!!

you can see what I'm talking about. And not to be all…


Added by Melissa Cameron on August 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

David Lachapelle - Unnatural Consequences

land scape green fields, 2013

chromogenic print; 72 x 74 5/8 inches 182.9 x 189.5 cm; edition of 3

image courtesy of the artist and paul kasmin gallery, © 2013 david lachapelle studio…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Call: Craft Texas 2014

Deadline to Apply: March 15, 2014

In the fall of 2014, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) will host CraftTexas 2014, the eighth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. The exhibition will feature artists from all over the…


Added by Brigitte Martin on December 11, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments

Materials Hard & Soft - Juror's Award

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…


Added by Ana M. Lopez on February 10, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Call for materials

Call for materials - ongoing. No deadline.

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 2:00pm — No Comments


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…


Added by kerianne quick on October 31, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Flower Brooches are a great way to update your wardrobe. These flowers will never wilt.

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 or Flickr. No time like the present! Be my friend.

Everyone… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on August 15, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Past Crafthaus Exhibitions




Added by Brigitte Martin on June 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

My Grass/gras' installation won first prize!

My Grass/gras' 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 1:29am — 4 Comments

Would you like to VISIT MY STUDIO?

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 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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10" X 12" X 4.5"

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