Call for Artists: CraftBoston Spring and Holiday

CraftBoston Spring and Holiday are New England¹s premier juried contemporary

craft shows. Both shows unite talented makers with enthusiastic and

knowledgeable shoppers throughout these weekend-long events situated in the

heart of the city.

CraftBoston welcomes applications from both established and emerging artists

making original work that shows exemplary execution of design, quality

craftsmanship, creative use of materials, and superb aesthetic qualities.

Accepted media categories include: baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber,

wearable fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media,

paper, and wood.

Applications are due by September 12, 2014. There is a only one application

and $40 fee to apply for both shows. The link for the prospectus is

http://www.societyofcrafts.org/pdf/springpdf/CraftBoston_Prospectus...

CraftBoston is presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, the first

non-profit craft organization established in the USA. SAC is committed to

providing opportunities for artists to sustain their creative livelihood as well as educating and advancing public appreciation of contemporary craft.



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Tales From the Tool Box - A Crafthaus Online Exhibition

Diana Greenwood
‘There is always one moment in childhood…’

Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

Mantel Box in Cherry wood with a hinged glass door, containing a silver vessel marked ‘drink me’, marbles, sweets and found objects

A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

www.diana-greenwood.com

View the new CRAFTHAUS online exhibition (October 24-November 24, 2014)

Tales from the Tool Box - Chapter 1

Curated by Mark Fenn - Studiofenn, UK

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