Brigitte Martin's Blog – December 2011 Archive (15)

Finding The Orange Lifeboat - Will Your Images Be Lost at Sea?

Imagine you are a military helicopter pilot charged with a rescue mission in the choppy seas off of Wales. Prince William of England generously offered to be our model for this edifying story. (Thanks, Will.)

 

Someone fell off a fishing boat and is now missing at sea. Will must…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 22, 2011 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Looking for textile/ fiber based art that addresses motherhood

Message from Kate Kretz
Artist/Curators.... looking for examples of textile/ fiber based art that addresses motherhood for a lecture I am giving at the Textile Society of America's Symposium next year.…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 22, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Ceramics residency open at Red Lodge Clay Center

In order to suit the needs of a variety of artists and maintain an atmosphere of momentum and diversity, the Red Lodge Clay Center offers two residency options. Year-long residencies run from September 1st through August 15th. Short-term, proposal based residencies ranging from one to eight weeks, are considered from October 1st through July 31st. Please submit separate applications if applying for both residency options.



The year-long residency is ideal for committed individuals in… Continue

Added by Brigitte Martin on December 20, 2011 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2012

Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2012

c/o James Viste

C.C.S.

201 East Kirby

Detroit, MI 48202-4034





APPLY TO THIS CALL



REQUIREMENTS:



Images: 5 - 8



SECTION ONE: GUIDELINES

• Deadline…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 20, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

Ana Hagopian, Barcelona - Precious Paper



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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 20, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Art and Social Practice Conference in Portland OR: Open Engagement May 2012

Open Engagement 2012

Open Engagement is an international conference that sets out to explore various perspectives on art and social practice and expand the dialogue around socially engaged art making. The Open…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 17, 2011 at 7:50am — No Comments

New: NCECA/crafthaus Conference Scholarship 2012



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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 16, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Book as Sculpture: Alexander Korzer-Robinson





Through my work in the tradition of collage, I am pursuing the very personal…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 8, 2011 at 1:17pm — 2 Comments

Call For Exhibition Proposals @ SCA Contemporary Art Albuquerque, NM

SCA Contemporary Art

Deadline: February 29, 2012 (RECEIVE)



Call for Exhibition Proposals

SCA Contemporary Art

Albuquerque, NM

2013 Seasons





SCA Contemporary Art is dedicated to facilitating a space for experimental, innovative and contemporary art.



The alternative space is a renovated warehouse with 17ft. ceilings and a 1500 sq. ft. exhibition area. We support exhibitions by emerging and established, local, national and international artists…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 7, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Cover Thy Head

Cover Thy Head

Deadline: March 1, 2012 (EMAIL)





Cover Thy Head

A juried exhibition

Morris and Sally Justein Heritage Museum

Toronto, Canada

October 2012…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 7, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists CRAFT TEXAS 2012

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 6, 2011 at 10:29am — No Comments

Furniture Society Conference 2012

FS2012

The deeply held values that account for the life and work choices of the Shakers, the boat builders and all those who coax wood is predicated on the strength of community and tradition. The Furniture Society's 2012 conference - Design, Community & the Sublime - will celebrate these traditions and the intersections of craft, community and design, teasing out the ethic that results from their combination.

For more information on the Furniture Society and the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 6, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Artist Residency Program

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft



Artist Residency Program



Applications must arrive by March 15, 2012.



Media Accepted: Wood, Glass, Metal, Fiber, Clay, Mixed Media



• Access to wide variety of professional opportunities and resources

• 3, 6, 9 or 12-month residencies

• Monthly stipend

• Quarterly living/materials allowance

• Free studio space



Interested artists should…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 6, 2011 at 10:18am — No Comments

Call: Collaborative Works: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? ALL MEDIA !

Call For Entries -- 2012 Conference Exhibition

The Furniture Society and Maine College of Art present an exhibition of collaborative works: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? is an exploration of work in all mediums by…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 6, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments

‘NEW NOMADS’ New Traditional Jewellery 2012 International design contest and exhibition



New Traditional Jewellery 2012: international design contest and exhibition. For the 2012 design contest and exhibition the professional jury of New Traditional Jewellery (NTJ) has chosen the theme ‘NEW NOMADS’, because both literally and figuratively this theme offers many possibilities for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 4, 2011 at 8:48am — No Comments

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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, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

OFF TO THE RACES:

Rachel and Brigitte got started on their own cooperation. Follow along and comment.

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Crafthaus Project Grant 2014

Every Fall, crafthaus awards a micro project grant to a crafthaus member regardless of location, professional background, or craft field. The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for a personal or group project.All projects will be published anonymously, without revealing any personal information about the submitting party.The crafthaus membership and the general public review all proposed projects and vote for the one they wish to see supported. One vote per person.Voting…See More
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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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