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Call for Artists: LOEWE Craft Prize

About the Craft Prize

The LOEWE Craft Prize seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. By identifying work that…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 23, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Craft Boston 2018

Presented by the nonprofit Society of Arts and Crafts, CraftBoston is among the premier juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft in the U.S. The twice-annual show features the most outstanding artists of our time, showcasing one-of-a-kind and limited edition baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber wearables,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 21, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

American Craft Magazine - Ode to the Corner Store: Drew Leshko

By Brigitte Martin, crafthaus Founder & Editor

“Artists were originally drawn to the Fishtown neighborhood because it was cheap to buy and rent houses there. But these days, you just can’t find an affordable place,” says sculptor…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 13, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Parallels: Modern Design Mimics Historic Architecture

The above image is taken from a …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 7, 2017 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: 2018 Lydon Emerging Artist Program

Call for artists begins July 1, 2017.

The 2018 deadline is September 30, 2017. 

Review and download the application guideline …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize Exhibition

The 2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize competition is open to all artists working in found materials. Emerging artists are especially encouraged to apply.

The 2017 application deadline is June 9th,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2017 at 9:25am — No Comments

6 Designers Explain Why Craft Still Matters In A Digital World

SOURCE: Co.Design…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2017 at 6:52am — No Comments

Ode to the Corner Store - Drew Leshko in American Craft Magazine

What a pleasure to come home after a week-long trip and find my article "Ode to the Corner Store" about Philly-based artist Drew Leshko in the newest issue of American Craft Magazine. Check out pages 30-31 in the June/July…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 30, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

L.A. Arts Retreats - Summer 2017

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 20, 2017 at 2:37pm — No Comments

The Beauty of the Beast - An Exhibition at Kasteel D'Ursel, Belgium

 

An exhibition at the Kasteel D'Ursel, Belgium, pairs artwork from Antwerp's Royal Museum of Fine Arts Old Master collections with contemporary artists pieces.

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 18, 2017 at 10:44am — No Comments

Emotional labor - by Seth Godin

Emotional labor



That's the labor most of us do now. The work of doing what we don't necessarily feel like doing, the work of being a professional, the work of engaging with others in a way that leads to the best…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 18, 2017 at 8:52am — No Comments

American Craft Council Executive Director Resigns

The American Craft Council announced in a press release that executive director Chris Amundsen has tendered his resignation. Amundsen’s last day will be August 4,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 17, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Hats That Crowned Broadway (NYT May 14, 2017)

By ERIK PIEPENBURG, NYTIMES

Photographs by TONY CENICOLA

MAY 5, 2017

Does anyone still wear a hat? For designers on Broadway this season,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 16, 2017 at 8:15am — No Comments

ACC blog: Velvet da Vinci Goes Digital

San Francisco’s Velvet da Vinci will close July 1, owner Mike Holmes has announced, saying he plans to continue and expand the online presence of the gallery in lieu of its brick-and-mortar…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 11, 2017 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Art Quilt Elements 2018 Call for Entries

Art Quilt Elements 2018 Call for Entries

 

Dates:

Entry Deadline: October 6, 2017 ($45 entry fee)

Extended Deadline: October 10,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 10, 2017 at 1:46pm — No Comments

9 questions: METALSMITH Magazine Survey

Metalsmith is an editorially independent publication from the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG), the organization. SNAG checks in regularly with the larger metals and craft community (members and non-members alike) and asks for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Maryam Ashkanian - Pillows Portraits

"I am really interested in sleeping people and I want to explore what they see in their dreams. I also believe they are in a different land or a different life. For me, when I start to sleep I really find myself in the middle of nowhere; in my utopia. I…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 2, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Cabinet maker's toolbox by Henry O. Studley

Henry O. Studley (1838-1925) was an organ and piano maker, carpenter, and Mason who worked for the Smith Organ Co., and later for the Poole Piano Company of Quincy, Massachusetts. Born in 1838 in Lowell,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 28, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

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"We're really excited about Dauvit Alexander (aka The Justified Sinner) fabulous Found Objects talk TOMORROW, Wednesday 21st June, from 6-8pm at the Goldsmiths' Centre, London. Join us for some narrative jewellery inspiration, as well…"
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Chanda Zea

Object Series 1, 2, 3

Porcelain, slipcast and altered with terra sigillata, rubber.
8” x 8” x 8”, 12” x 8” x 8”, 8” x 8” x 10
2013

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