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Liz Crain - Ceramic Canisters

Liz Crain is a California-based ceramic artist, whose work includes vessels that appear, at first glance, to be vintage packaging of various types. Among the types of vintage container that she favors are the rusty cans that once…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 16, 2015 at 9:30am — 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

Opening Monday in New York, amongst a slew of events...

Brass Brooch 2014.
Brass Brooch 2014.

The Ethical Metalsmiths, via their website, are right now engaged in raising funds for their…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on April 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Arts with Invisible Disabilities- Challenge Informs Creativity in Invisible:VisAble Exhibition

I am seeking some really great, positive artists whose art is informed by an "invisible" challenge. Are you an artist doing work conceptually inspired by epilepsy? Depression? Bipolar? Deafness? or? Do you know an artist who you might recommend?

The idea for this exhibition happened when my deafness -- the most challenging of my medical issues and something I pretended didn’t exist for most of my life -- began insinuating itself into my creative fiber art practice. I…

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Added by Leisa Rich on March 31, 2015 at 6:37am — No Comments

MASSC Jewelry Challenge

The 2015 MASSC Jewelry Challenge registration is open and closes Feb 20th. It's a contest that we did last year and the outcome was terrific. We're doing it again this year and it's open to anybody all over the…

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Added by Angelina Ciulik on February 3, 2015 at 11:56pm — No Comments

2015 SNAG/ crafthaus Conference Scholarship Recipient - Kelly Nye

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Kelly M. Nye has been chosen as the 2015 recipient of the SNAG/crafthaus Conference Scholarship Award. Congratulations!

Kelly Nye is an adjunct professor of metal & jewelry,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 26, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Metal-Phors

I was awarded a solo exhibition at the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State, Altoona. The exhibition is free and open to the public and will run January 15 - March 15. A reception will be held 3-5 p.m. January 15 in the Titelman Study of the Center. The…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on January 13, 2015 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

The One Design Workshop in Perth gets Baubled!

Back at the start of last month, on the 9th of November to be exact, I facilitated a workshop at Contemporary Metal in Perth. The One Design exhibition,…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Call for entry: "Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making"

The Winthrop University Guild of Emerging Metal Designers is excited to announce the call for entry for Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making. Curated by Arthur Hash, Emergence is looking for three-dimensional works created by students that are exploring new…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

One Design in Perth!

Hey Perth! I’m bringing the circus – my One Design exhibition – to meet the family in my birthplace. It’s gonna be huge! (Actually, it’s going to be as big as it was in Sydney and Melbourne, but believe me, that’s quite big enough ;) )

We’re having…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on October 31, 2014 at 3:13am — No Comments

One Design Workshop – Perth Edition!

Image of the main workshop material, a laser cut pattern in 1.5mm thick timber

Here's another way to celebrate the launch of my One Design collection at Contemporary Metal in Perth. Come along and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on October 31, 2014 at 2:54am — 3 Comments

Bario-Neal - Fairmined and Ethically Sourced Jewelry

Bario-Neal Jewelry is handcrafted in Philadelphia with reclaimed precious metals, fairmined gold,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Hu Shaoming - On the Inside

Hu Shaoming’s Mechanical Sculptures of Time and Civilization telephones sea China cameras

Hu Shaoming is a Chinese sculptor and graduate of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. With a deft mastery of metal he creates intricate sculptures that are surreal and dreamlike, but also somewhat cautionary.

In a series on time, Shaoming appropriates artifacts of industrial civilization like old cameras and telephones. Effectively destroying the mechanism,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Edouard Martinet - Insectophile

When Edouard Martinet was 10, one of his teachers introduced his pupils to insects, but in a rather obsessive way. Subliminally, the fascination sunk in to the young French boy. Fast-forward 40 years, and Martinet has become the art world's virtuoso insectophile, transforming bits and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 8, 2014 at 11:04am — 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…

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

I've been busy posting classes & am really thrilled @ the instructors we have coming in 2014!!

The Ranch. Center for Arts & Craft

2014 Schedule (to date)

 

January:…

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Added by Randi Harper on November 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

CERF+: What 3,500 American Craft Artists Are Telling Us

November 7, 2013

CERF+ (Craft Emergency Relief Fund + Artists’ Emergency Resources) is pleased to announce that the results of our national research study are now available. The 54-page study, Sustaining Careers: A Study of the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

CRAFT IN AMERICA Episode X: Forge

FORGE profiles exceptional artists forging metal magically transformed by fire. Follow Chloe Darke as she begins her career as a silversmith at Old Newbury Crafters;…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 18, 2013 at 9:20am — No Comments

Scottish Energy

I don't know what has happened over the last few months but there seems to be an unstoppable maelstrom of creative energy centred over Scotland. Perhaps it is the fact that I've become more active in the creative culture around me but I feel that there is something amazing brewing here and I am not exactly sure what it is. Everywhere I go, I'm surrounded by people who are not only sparking with ideas but who spark ideas in me. There is a creative synergy which is driving everyone to new…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 5, 2013 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Forgotten Tools: Inkwells

In the age of computers and the convenient ballpoint pen nobody seems to remember these anymore: inkwells and inkstands.

Back in the day when there was no such thing as the edit function for word documents, people had to actually stop, plan and think…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 5, 2013 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

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Alison Bailey, "Soothing Cactus"

Materials: hand dyed and commercial fabric, brass, and embroidery thread
Dimensions: 11” x 11” x 3”

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