All Blog Posts Tagged 'wood' (44)

Altered Wooden Books WORKSHOP with Daniel Essig May 13-15, 2016

The Society for Contemporary Craft Pittsburgh, is happy to welcome visiting artist Daniel Essig, May 13-15, 2016.  
Explore the techniques of…

Added by Brigitte Martin on April 28, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments

Craft Residencies Available

Tennessee Tech: 4 craft residencies available: wood, fibers, glass and metals.

Great opportunity for recent grads!

More information: …


Added by Kimberly Winkle on March 16, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Furniture Makers and Lighting Designers

The Furniture Society will partner with…

Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Metropolitan Museum of Art Online Collection: Crib of the Infant Jesus

I came across this image from the Met this morning and was intrigued by the craft skills that had to be employed here. I suspect that this is the work of at least two or three people (wood, metal and fiber artists) but of course, I could be wrong. I don't know much about devotional…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 14, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Crafthaus Member Laura Jaklitsch receives SCC's 2016 LEAP Award

Congratulations to jewelry artist Laura Jaklitsch of Somerville, MA for being selected as…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 8, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Stepping Away From The Workdesk - Roderick Vos Design, The Netherlands


According to Plato every soul desires the good, the true and the beautiful especially artists and artisans! These are absolute and eternal qualities that arise from a single source. So anything…


Added by Brigitte Martin on January 5, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

East Meets West - West Meets Further West

East Meets West Exhibition - 2

First of all, I have to make it clear that the Justified Sinner is still alive and kicking. My website has gone offline whilst I change hosting companies due to a ludicrous hike in pricing at Small Business Host who previously…


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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

Karyl Sisson - Sewing Notions

Purseverance (#8), 2001, Deconstructed vintage handbag and wire, 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 3 3/4"

Photo - Susan Einstein

Artist Statement:…


Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Willy Verginer - Human Nature

Willy Verginer, Adesso è più normale, adesso è meglio, adesso è giusto, 2013, different materials, 180 x 153 cm…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 22, 2015 at 8:18am — No Comments

Marlene McKibbin - Acrylic Jewelry

I have been making jewelry for over three decades, using many different materials. My main body of work has been in acrylic, and in the last fifteen years in stainless steel and gold.

Visually and structurally I strive to achieve rhythm by the simplest…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 5, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Craft in America: California Handmade - State of the Arts

Nate Cotterman

Some Assmebly Required: Bacchus & Tazza

Blown and flame-worked glass, 2014

Craft in America is pleased to announce…


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments


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Studio Door

Square images are my new…


Added by Melissa Cameron on April 23, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Mike Rea - Wood, Rope, and Pink Foam

Belloq See Blues

2007 Wood, burlap, rope, pink-foam, smoke machine, light fixtures,…


Added by Brigitte Martin on April 19, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Kevin Best - wood tuner, carpenter, set painter, jeweller, photographer

For an artist reinterpreting the still life paintings of the Dutch Golden Age, in a new medium, Kevin Best could not have been born in a more appropriately named country. New Zealand was named in 1645 after the Dutch province of Zeeland.…


Added by Brigitte Martin on December 16, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Margaret Keelan - The Sweetness of Childhood

For the past few years my sculptures have been glazed, stained, fired, then glazed, stained and fired again to give the surfaces the look of disintegrating paint…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2014 at 8:30am — 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…


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

Lizzie Thomas - Rather than with Words

Lizzie Thomas: ‘They Said a King Once Ruled the Forest.’ Materials: vintage folding rulers

"I am a Children’s Author/Illustrator and Designer/Maker based between Brighton and London, UK. Narrative is central to my…


Added by Brigitte Martin on November 6, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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