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Is Jewelry an Art Form?

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 22, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

2013 Niche Award Recipients announced

Forty studio artists and 18 college students from the U.S. and Canada are winners this year of the prestigious 2013 NICHE Awards for excellence in fine craft design. The annual contest is sponsored by NICHE Magazine, a trade publication for retailers of artist-made and American-made products.

Congratulations to our fellow crafthaus…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 19, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

NICHE Winner 2011 and submission for 2013!



Back in 2011, I was very thankful that I was chosen as the winner of Niche Awards in sculptural wear category. I really want to give special thanks to all my metal buddies and faculties at CSULB, without their support I wouldn't stand where I am today. Thank you guys! So for this upcoming year of 2013 I was encouraged…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on August 25, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Crafting a Niche Market with Unique Cowboy Boots

Lisa Sorrell

"You're Running Wild" by Lisa Sorrell

Last year's SNAG Professional Development…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 31, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Call for Entry: NICHE AWARDS 2012

2012 NICHE AWARDS.

 

Deadline September 30,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 25, 2011 at 12:13pm — No Comments

What's in a Name? Is Your Artist Identity LOST or FOUND in a sea of names?

Harriete,

Should I have a business name?  I’m stumbling and struggling on how to come up with a name.

Signed,

A reader in search for a name!

While this question is a condensed version of questions from readers, it represents a fairly frequent issue. It also highlights concerns that are relevant to the…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on March 10, 2011 at 11:30am — 32 Comments

Discovering Your Niche Markets for Increasing Web Site Visibility

The Professional Development Seminar is sponsoring an hour of discussion about Niche Marketing.

 

Questions for our speakers include the following:

  • How to discover a Niche Market?
  • Should you use your…
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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on March 8, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

NICHE AWARDS 2010 Finalists and Winners: crafthaus members !

I finally got around to listing these:
A number of crafthaus artists had been named 2010 NICHE AWARDS Finalists. Congratulations to all of them ! The listing below is in no particular order :-)


Winners of the 2010 Niche Award are marked with an *asterix


Amber Aguirre…



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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 2, 2010 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

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Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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