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My Luci Jockel article just got published in American Craft Magazine April/May 2017

Some of you, dear readers, know that I like certain aspects of taxidermy. Not the traditional deer-on-the-wall-kind, but the slightly off-kilter, contemporary art variety. (OK, the extremely off-kilter,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 15, 2017 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Sara Rahbar - Belonging

ARTIST STATEMENT (from artist's website)

I work in mixed media, and i work with various types of textiles, wood, bronze and collected objects. The first textile that I…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 15, 2017 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Two Great Silent Auctions at the SNAG conference - Interested in Donating?

Here's a link, if you can let us know what you'll be bringing and the approximate value of it we can get you paperwork for your taxes. Thanks!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 15, 2017 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Call for Entries - 2017 Society of Arts and Crafts Artist Awards

Ends on March 31, 2017

The Society of Arts and Crafts welcomes applications for the 2017 Artist Awards.



Every other year, the Society awards $3,000 each to three craft artists living in New…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 14, 2017 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Register for the SNAG conference

Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” New Orleans is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene, and exceptional cuisine. A melting pot of French, African, and American cultures, it is one of the country’s most culturally and historically-rich cities. Its beauty, mystery and continuous…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 14, 2017 at 11:18am — No Comments

Open Jobs at Textile Museum of Canada

Lyn Carter, Drawing #11 (Bunker) (2015) Watercolour on paper

Textile Museum of Canada is seeking

Curatorial Assistant

Summer 2017


General Description

The Textile…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 14, 2017 at 10:52am — No Comments

Nechamkin chasing hammer up for grabs at SNAG's New Orleans conference

Be still my beating heart - do some tools send your heart racing? Have you ever met a hammer you didn’t like? This year at the SNAG Conference in New Orleans one of the featured tools up for grabs at the TITH fundraiser is a NECHAMKIN chasing hammer. (Oh, yes!) This is…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 13, 2017 at 11:21am — No Comments

20/20 Creative Collaborations Multiplied

What do you do when a friend approaches you with one of her bucket list items? You say YES! It's what I did and for the past year, my friend, metalsmith professor …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 9, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Call for Entries - There is No "Away"

The inaugural exhibit There is No "Away" will be held during Earth Day TX 2017 at Dallas Fair Park April 21, 22, and 23. 

Entry to the exhibit is free and open to the public during the weekend's event. We will post our position within the park once it is determined by the event…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 7, 2017 at 11:11am — 9 Comments

One Dress - Two Photos

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

New Works By CHRIS SHEA on exhibit in “INTERIORS”

The Strathmore Arts Center has opened the craft + design-focused exhibition “Interiors” on March 2. In addition to five recent furniture pieces by metalsmith Chris Shea, the show also includes work by prominent craft artists Michael Janis, Elizabeth Brim, Kenny Pieper, and Peter Handler.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 3, 2017 at 12:35pm — No Comments

2017 CraftBoston Mentor Program

2017 CraftBoston Mentor Program
Emerging Craft Artists The Society of Arts and Crafts' Mentor Program prepares emerging artists for the world of premier craft shows by having participants train with professional artists on marketing,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 28, 2017 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Rare Opportunity: Silversmith Apprenticeship at Colonial Williamsburg

The primary function of the Apprentice Silversmith is to rediscover, learn and preserve the varied trade skills of the 18th century silversmith, including  becoming relatively proficient in the related skills of chasing, engraving, foundry work, and the casting and finishing of pewter,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 27, 2017 at 3:04pm — No Comments

BRON - Ruudt Peters Retrospective Exhibition

Ruudt Peters is preparing a 44-year retrospective exhibition entitled BRON. Bron means ‘source’, a word Peters finds fascinating as he continues to investigate the inspirations and serendipities through which we can better understand ourselves.



Peters invites you to…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Pass It On - Donate Your Unwanted Whatchamacallit

Pass It On…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

What a Racket - Embroidery by Danielle Clough

Would Steffi Graf and Boris Becker like these too?…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 16, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Mismatched Perfection - The Jewelry of Grainne Morton

 
The Edinburgh, UK, jeweler takes asymmetrical and mismatched earrings to a whole new level by incorporating a diverse range of found objects that are beautiful in…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 14, 2017 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Emotional State - Chang Hyun Bang Ceramics

Chang Hyun Bang: Blurriooo

Artist Statement:

The tiny swine in my work have human…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 10, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments

Franz of Prague - A Kafkaesque Sculpture

Franz of Prague from MEL Films on Vimeo.

Forty-two independently driven layers of stainless steel.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 8, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

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