Interdisciplinary. Community. Advocacy. Humor.
Entry Deadline: January 1st, 2016
Entry fee: $35, for up to three entries, three wearable or small sculptural objects, and their accompanying tools.
…and with moves like MacGyver is a juried show that will examine the creative process…
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Bellevue Arts Museum is seeking artists, craftsmen, designers, and makers of all kinds…Continue
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The new intake of students were in this week: gemmologists, horologists, jewellers, silversmiths, CAD designers; the new HND, BA, MA starts. It was brilliant to be in the school when it is buzzing and we spent Monday avoiding…
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Whatever happened to going out with people and chatting uninterrupted? These days, wherever you go, folks sit together but instead of enjoying the moment, someone's on their phone checking what they may have missed while ignoring the person right in front of them. Do others find this super annoying too, or am I just showing my age here? (Yeah, and…Continue
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Founded by Japanese dentist Taro Hanabusa, Fangophilia creates one-of-a-kind teeth, ear and other accessories custom molded to the wearer’s body.
Taro developed his business…Continue
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From September 28-October 3, 2015, The Museum of Arts and Design will present LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from more than 50 emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists. Now in its 15th edition, LOOT has become known as the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary…Continue
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I've started work at the School of Jewellery just as it turned 125 on Friday 18th September, 2015.
From the Birmingham Daily Post of 19th September 1890:…
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Jeppe Nordmann Garlya (bottom, middle), a Viking enthusiast and blacksmith, will teach the 14 students selected for the course. Photograph: Seljord Folkehøgskule
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2015 Beijing Jewelry Art Exhibition, is set to be held in Beijing from 16th December to 30th December 2015. The exhibition is part of the events planned for 2015 Beijing Design Week.
Themed by “Jewelry · Boundless”, this event is designed to showcase how different…
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Richard McVetis studied Textiles at The Royal College of Art (2006 - 08) and Embroidery at the Manchester School of Art (2002 - 05). His work reflects a preoccupation with process and its ritualistic and repetitive nature.
Using a limited vocabulary of mark making, he explores…Continue
Mad Kid's Bedroom Wall Pot, Grayson Perry, 1996. Image © Nick Moss
Grayson Perry was never motivated by a desire to work in clay as such, but chose pottery because studio ceramics was in ‘thrall to a formal idea’. Having gained pottery skills at evening classes,…Continue
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Image above: One Letter Apart, 2013, machine and hand knitted wool, hand crocheted wool, expanding foam, ball of sisal, second-hand hand knitted wool glove, antique glass bead necklace, flints, sequins, glitter, mohair yarn, dress pins on oak base, approx 1700 × 550 × 430 mm) Installation photography: Ben…Continue
Well, it's Friday and I'm home in Bearwood, Birmingham, my new home. I suppose I should feel a bit unsettled, maybe even a bit down, but I don't. From the moment I turned up at the School of Jewellery on Monday to wishing my new…
The Resale Royalty Scheme, established under the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009 (the Act), commenced on 9 June 2010. Under the Scheme, artists receive five per cent of the sale price when eligible artworks are resold commercially for $1000 or more. Between 10 June 2010 and 15 May…Continue
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What we remember from our past is usually as fragmented as it is inaccurate. Carrying around the baggage of our stories, adding facts to them in our minds, we fictionalize the…Continue
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