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A portmanteau word meaning "activism through craft". I don't think it has made the dictionary yet - though it has made…
SNAG is launching an exciting new publication, the Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS). This publication will be a broad, annual survey of jewelry and metals, highlighting the best work currently made in the field.
SNAG invites artists, craftspeople, designers, public artists, and…
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Another busy week with no chance to wind down from the post-conference activities. Not so much to report - finishing off a lot of work before the holidays:
The newest issue of @craftcouncil magazine just arrived with my latest article on work by Yufei Song! Yufei makes jewelry and small objects from staples and wood chips and the results are simply beautiful.
I had the great…
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Black Bear Forge, run by John Switzer, is a one-person blacksmith shop located in Beulah, Colorado. Smith specializes in hardware and unique tools for woodworkers and produces custom forged iron work, standard ironware objects, and accoutrements for period reenactment, hardware…Continue
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Ian, the stable's farrier is a shy guy, but I got him to kick on his portable forge for y'all and allow us a quick peek inside his trailer.…Continue
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|A bit of ruff: image by Boris…|
Penland School of Crafts is pleased to announce that artist, educator, and administrator Maria “Mia” Hall will be its next director, succeeding Jean McLaughlin, who has led the school since 1998. Mia is currently interim chair of the Department of Art and Design at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock…Continue
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CALL FOR ENTRY:
The Lillstreet Gallery is seeking entries for On the Rocks -- a juried show to run September 29 – November 12, 2017. This exhibition will be juried by the fabulous Christy Klug and is scheduled in conjunction with SOFA Chicago. Entries must include creative use of stones and…
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There's a pretty significant article by Andrea diNoto on master goldsmith Tom Herman in the newest issue of Metalsmith. The article mentions that Herman lost all but the thumb and index fingers of his right hand in a childhood farming accident. Hence the name of his business, Seven Fingers Jewelers. Well, it didn't keep Herman back one…Continue
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Opening Reception: Friday July 7th, 6-9…
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Call for artists begins July 1, 2017.
The 2018 deadline is September 30, 2017.
Review and download the application guideline …Continue
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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, furniture, glass jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper…Continue
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Artist Deadline Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Midnight US ET
Results at www.foldforming.org on Monday AUG 28, 2017…
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