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Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

Call for Panels for the 24th International Sculpture Conference

Posted by: International Sculpture Center

Deadline: 04/11/14



The International Sculpture Center is now inviting entries for a Call for Panels for the 24th…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 7, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts 2014 Summer Sessions

2014 Summer Sessions

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR A 2014 SUMMER RESIDENCY!

There is room for any artist to join any session!  The following…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 3, 2014 at 10:17am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Beyond Boundries: Wood Art for the 21st Century

The Collectors of Wood Art (CWA) announces Beyond Boundries: Wood Art for the 21st Century, a curated exhibition of contemporary art in wood, to be on display at SOFA Chicago October 30 - November 2, 2014.



The exhibit will be curated by Emily Zilber, the Ronald…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 18, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Alibaba and The Forty Thieves - Are You One?

The copycat problem has become a chronic issue in the crafts community.

The thieves are every where, yet we whisper about the problems embarrassed  or afraid of the negative publicity.



It is time WE RAISED OUR VOICES IN A CHORUS of awareness about the copycat thieves.



To this end I wrote a post on the American Craft Council blog titled:…



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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on February 1, 2014 at 2:00pm — 7 Comments

We are the Tiger Dragon People - Pop-Up Book Art by Colette Fu

Dai Food, from We are Tiger Dragon People 我們是虎龍人

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 23, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Fruits of the Loom - The New York Times

Circular knitting machines, Fall River Knitting Mills, Fall River, Mass. Photograph by Christopher Payne/Bonni Benrubi Gallery

For a time it must have seemed that every waterfall…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Job Posting: Tenure-track position in Jewelry/Metals at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

Tenure-track position in Jewelry/Metals at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.



Assistant Professor Metalwork and Jewelry, EEO#AR6-12 Department of Visual Arts, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Tenure track Assistant Professor, full-time, 9-month, beginning August of 2014. Salary is commensurate with…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 15, 2013 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Call: Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge

Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge…



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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 20, 2013 at 12:39pm — No Comments

String Theory

01 String

A week or so ago I had 10 different types of string lined up for a piece I’m working on. It doesn’t need 10 types of string, but I didn’t feel that the finished work I was trying create resonated with any one of them. I had already discounted some satiny cord, the usual pearl-silk that you can get at most jewellery suppliers as well as the nylon…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 15, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

CALL FOR PAPERS Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945

CALL FOR PAPERS

Crossing the Space Between, 1914-1945

The 16th annual conference of the multidisciplinary society,

The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

July 17-19, 2014, Institute of English Studies, London



The 16th annual conference of the Space Between society will explore the notion of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 25, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Yee Soo-Kyung: Picking Up the Pieces

- By Lauren Hostetter on December 13, 2012

As we’re in the 21st century, we can hardly afford to be perfectionists. Our plates are piled far too high with deadlines, and as a result, quantity often trumps quality as…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 6, 2013 at 8:50am — No Comments

A Discussion about "The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet with Jay Whaley on Blog Talk Radioith J

The lecture "The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet" continues to create dialog and discussion on the Internet. Recently Jay Whaley, and I discussed the issues and four recommendations in a lively conversation on …

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on September 11, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …

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Added by Lorena Angulo on June 13, 2013 at 9:56pm — 1 Comment

The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet.

"The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet"

is a Keynote Address I originally gave for the International Polymer Clay Association annual conference.…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 6, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Do You Understand the Impact of Discounts?

Today's post on ASK Harriete is titled My Seasonal Stress Disorder: DISCOUNTS. It offers a short description of the issues and a link to another article about discounts by Jason Horejs.…

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

Museum of Contemporary Craft: Design with the Other 90%: CITIES

August 17, 2012 – January 05, 2013

Curated by: Cynthia E. Smith, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

For the first time in history, the majority of the earth’s approximately seven billion…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Technology is the way forward for arts orgs in the Millennial age

Technology is the way forward for arts orgs in the Millennial age

playwright Gwydion Suilebhan on his blog, 10/1/12



We are living in a time of immense and painful transformation in the arts. All across the country, many of our biggest arts institutions are facing extinction. Meanwhile, artists have been totally marginalized. And at the same time, audiences are diminishing. Only the digital art forms are doing somewhat well...because almost all of our leisure time in America is… Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on October 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Arts center to add VIP area, like sports luxury boxes, to lure 'drag along' patrons.

At concert halls and theaters across the country, the best and most expensive seats in the house typically are located in the balcony, orchestra section or near front and center.



The Broward Center for the Performing Arts wants to add a new section to that exclusive list: Club Level, a VIP area with wider…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 5, 2012 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

Coming up from the south - award winners!

In news from Australia, two of our exhibitors in the Coming up from the south exhibition, currently featured here on Crafthaus, have come away with prizes in the National Contemporary Jewellery Awards. Hearty congratulations go to Amy Zubick and…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on September 13, 2012 at 12:18am — No Comments

Community-Supported Art: New Orleans Arts Org Brings a Locavore Model to Collecting

Miss Pussycat, another artist participating in The Drop's first round.
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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 30, 2012 at 9:32am — No 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.

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

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

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BY ALLISON ARIEFF on medium core, Sep 15Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had…See More
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