All Blog Posts Tagged 'wood' (41)

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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

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 10:00am — 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 10:33am — 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 12:30pm — No Comments

Porcupine Cabinet - Sebastian Erazzuriz

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 24, 2014 at 10:00am — 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 10:24am — 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 8:13am — 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 9:30am — 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 10:08am — 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 11:00am — 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

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 8:32am — 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 9:00am — 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 9:54am — 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 10:00am — No Comments

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