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Liv Blåvarp - Wooden Touch

For almost 30 years, jewellery artist Liv Blåvarp has been creating organic and voluminous constructions out…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 30, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Carréducker, UK - Bespoke Shoes

G&H Half-Cut Boot

Electric blue suede chelsea boot designed and made as a collaboration with Gieves and Hawkes

Upper Blue suede

Lining Black glace kid

Making Standard heel height; pitched heel; square waist; 3/16 sole; black finish throughout…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2014 at 11:33am — No Comments

Valerie Hegarty - Artful Destruction

Valerie Hegarty, Niagara Falls, 2007, Foam core, paper, paint, gel medium, glue, 150 x 300 x 65 cm

For Valerie Hegarty, the joy of her work lies in its destruction rather than its making. Centring her practice on the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 2, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Porcupine Cabinet - Sebastian Erazzuriz

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Brian Newell, Woodworker

I began wood carving in my parents’ Michigan basement at age eight. Performing the task with X-acto knives and great enthusiasm, I still bear the scars of my first encounter with a chunk of balsa wood. Since that time, my arsenal of tools has expanded along with my range…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 20, 2014 at 11:24am — 1 Comment

Tedd Lott - Woodworks

Sculptural practices are at once defined and restrained by their connections to tradition. When viewing woodworking in the context of objects made with wood; housing, particularly stick frame construction, emerges as possibly the most widespread use of the material…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2014 at 9:13am — 1 Comment

Peters Valley / Crafthaus Workshop Scholarship

Peters Valley and crafthaus are pleased to announce the creation of a new 2014 scholarship opportunity which will be awarded to a crafthaus member to enable…

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

Asha Robertson - Mixed Media Sculpture

Asha Robertson's practice explores both the two and three-dimensional. Her paintings are landscape derived exploring texture and medium referring back to her sculptural…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 9, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments

POPROXX FALL PHOTOSHOOT

I am very excited to get back the photos from my close friend and photographer, Becky Parker.  She always captures and visually expresses exactly what the jewelry is saying.   With…

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Added by Tara Locklear on December 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — 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 12:28pm — No Comments

Call: Craft Alliance Artist-in-Residence Program 2014-2015 (Deadline: January 17, 2014)

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  • Location: St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Deadline: January 17, 2014
  • Duration: 3, 6, 9, or 12 months
  • Eligibility: letter of intent; artist statement; current resume; 3 letters of recommendation; images of 10 recent works; completed application
  • Costs & Support: $30…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 3, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

Non-Traditional Materials Gallery | Art Jewelry Magazine 2013

It has been so busy in the studio lately that I totally forgot to share the good news! I was extremely happy to find out one on my earring designs had been selected to be featured... to read more go here:…

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Added by Tara Locklear on November 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Michael C.McMillen - Illusion of Permanence

Michael McMillen is a visual artist in the very broadest sense, careful to avoid narrowly defining just what it is he does. "The medium has to be in service of the idea," he told an audience of students at Art…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 26, 2013 at 10:54am — No Comments

First Ever American Monday at SIERAAD

Okay Crafthausers, I could really use your help.  Thanks to a lot of extra help from Astrid Berens, organizer of the SIERAAD international jewelry fair, we will be having a special day of lectures featuring 10 American jewelry…

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Added by Jillian Moore on October 23, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

New Work at Lorien Powers in Downtown Tahoe

I am very excited to have work included in Lorien Powers studio gallery in downtown Tahoe!  If you are in the area, stop by and check it out.  She makes some really great work and features other wonderful artists. You can check her out here.  Here are a few of the pieces you will find:

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You can read more about it here:…

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Added by Tara Locklear on October 1, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Back to the UK

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Home again after not only a calm and uneventful flight but also an easy and uninterrupted drive around the normally appalling M25! Unfortunately, we arrived back in time for the annual…
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Added by The Justified Sinner on August 15, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Hang It - Wooden Shoes by Tal Weinreb

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hang it wooden shoes by tal weinreb

all images courtesy of tal weinreb

 

 

dissembled into segments and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 15, 2013 at 9:47am — No Comments

The Cocoon

Students from London's Architectural Association have suspended a giant wooden cocoon between the trees of Hooke Park in Dorset, England. The wooden structure, designed and built by four students on the AA Design & Make…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 25, 2013 at 5:47pm — No Comments

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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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 exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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