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At 8:17am on October 28, 2010, Cappy Counard said…
Hi Brigitte. It is really great to be featured on crafthaus. Several colleagues and friends have gotten in touch with me this week because of it. Thank you. I hope all is well in Pittsburgh.
At 1:25pm on October 20, 2010, Dawn Blair said…
You are the best, Brigitte! You are totally right. I do have an academic art background, just not in jewelry. Art History and Ceramics. I did this while also going to music school (UMKC Conservatory). I will give all of this thought, and make extra efforts to find my missing flip cam....heehee...
Thanks for listening!

Dawn
At 12:37pm on October 20, 2010, Dawn Blair said…
Heehee... I am brand new to facebook... I was a hold out. One thing I know already... Facebook is way faster and more complicated than I am used to. I am still learning ;-)

The reason I posed the question I did, is that I wondered if I have a voice here... if people are interested at all. There are several reasons I wonder this is that. I am one of not very many people doing more or less "traditional" jewelry pieces. Also, I find that artists who fabricate and cast, and do all of those other metal techniques feel strongly that work being done in wire, unless it is highly conceptual work, is not valid, or at best, inferior. I am finding, in a traditional art school atmosphere, that my voice really isn't heard. I comment on people's work and ask questions, and most of the time it seems not to be appreciated. I love the work I do, and I know a lot about fabrication, casting etc. I just don't have the resources to set up that kind of studio. Nor, do I have the resources to set up a ceramics studio (something I am very skilled at).

So, that said... I just wanted to find out if people are even giving me a second glance. I don't need the validation. But, I am wanting to be involved with this community. I think it is really neat and I feel at home in an art community. I am inspired and always want to grow.
At 10:57am on October 7, 2010, Mirla Fernandes said…
Hi Brigitte, thank you. Are you planning to attend the opening? I will be there. I am planning to write about it later in the Inside Brazil blog.

At 10:04am on October 5, 2010, Miriam Rowe said…
I just met a girl whose work would go well, I think- I'm sending her the submission info so hopefully you'll be getting one more soon too :)
At 9:59am on October 5, 2010, Marlene True said…
Hi Brigitte,
Thanks for posting about the SNAG online auction. We are working hard to make it a success!
At 7:46am on October 5, 2010, Miriam Rowe said…
Just saw your "Humor In Craft" notice on Designer Maker West Midlands- yay! Hope you've had some good UK responses :)
At 12:23pm on October 2, 2010, Reinette Greyling said…
Thank you, and thanks for the advice on the photo's
At 6:00am on October 2, 2010, Sonya Scott said…
Absolutely! My photos are on their way...I'm opening an exhibition in 5 days so it wont be long after that!
At 5:53am on October 2, 2010, Sonya Scott said…
Thank you ever so much Bridgette!
Best, Sonya
At 2:45pm on October 1, 2010, Shana Astrachan said…
So great and insightful talking wit you the other day! Thanks you!
At 12:09pm on September 26, 2010, Alexis Archibald said…
What a nice surprise to be featured!!! Thanks!!! Have a great rest of the weekend! -Lex (Alexis Archibald)
At 11:43am on September 21, 2010, Mary Tucker said…
THis is TERRIFIC!! Thank you so much!
At 12:49pm on September 19, 2010, Two Claws Jewelry said…
Thanks for the "welcome aboard", Ms. Martin! It all sounds good!
At 2:57pm on September 16, 2010, The Justified Sinner said…
If we come up with any sort of collaboration, I will make sure it is documented for Crafthaus.
At 4:11pm on September 15, 2010, The Justified Sinner said…
Thanks for that, Brigitte. It won't surprise you to know that we've already chatted and I have invited him to visit Glasgow! How well you know your artists!
At 2:58pm on September 13, 2010, Duncan Gowdy said…
Thanks Brigitte! I'm glad to be a part of crafthaus.
At 10:57am on September 11, 2010, Mary Jarvis said…
Thanks Brigette!
At 6:04pm on September 8, 2010, Nanz Aalund said…
Brigitte, I am glad too! I will be at the Members Services Table as I am in charge of that. So, you will be able to find me there, for sure! Seattle is my home town and I would love to take you some of my favorite places for dinner. Let's get Andy to pay for it, wink, wink ;~D
At 1:59am on September 3, 2010, Catherine Grisez said…
Thanks Brigitte. I look forward to meeting you too... (and seeing your show!)

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