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Nov 17, 2012 6:00PM to Jun 22, 2013 7:00PM
The Craft in America Study Center in Los Angeles is featuring a three-part series of exhibitions focusing on the intersection of contemporary craft and food, “Good Enough to Eat: the Fusion of Food and Craft.” These shows explore work by innovators who are redefining craft and the new role that it serves in our increasingly food-centric culture.
Jan 19, 2013 7:15PM to Oct 19, 2013 1:15AM
"Northwest Artists Collect" offers a glimpse into the world of seven Pacific Northwest glass artists through their personal collections and the role that collecting plays in inspiring and influencing artists. Items for the exhibitionss, were chosen out of the artists’ personal collections to be displayed alongside an original work.
Jan 21, 2013 4:45PM to Jun 14, 2013 10:45PM
Raphael Prize/Ceramics; $5,000 prize, catalogue, show, video; jurors: Joshua Green, Jae Won Lee; deadline 6/14/13. Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. Entry form: www.contemporarycraft.org, or email email@example.com.
Jan 21, 2013 4:45PM to Jun 14, 2013 10:45PM
Call for Entries: $5,000 Raphael Prize for Excellence in Contemporary Craft; catalogue, video; 2013 show features works in ceramics; jurors: Joshua Green and Jae Won Lee; 25 finalists will be invited to create a piece based on the theme of “Transformation” for an exhibition on view 4/11/14 – 8/23/14.
Jan 26, 2013 10:00AM to Jan 26, 2014 7:00PM
Selections from the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
Feb 1, 2013 1:00PM to Jun 15, 2013 7:00PM
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery is pleased to announce the 17th Annual "No Dead Artists National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art." The exhibition will take place September 3–28, 2013 with an open call for artists’ submissions through June 15.
Mar 1, 2013 8:30PM to May 25, 2013 1:30AM
Philadelphia's internationally renowned The Center for Art in Wood has two concurrent exhibitions: "Mark Gardner: Call-And-Response" and "Hans and Jakob Weissflog: Bordering on the Impossible."
Mar 2, 2013 to Aug 11, 2013
An Errant Line represents a mutual engagement with cloth that artists Ann Hamilton and Cynthia Schira have had over several decades. As the artists delved into the Spencer Museum's extensive collections, they considered how unique access to these pieces might become material for their own work.
Mar 19, 2013 10:30AM to Jul 7, 2013 4:30PM
This exhibition explores some of the most cutting-edge conceptual and technical trends in woodworking today.
Mar 21, 2013 to Jul 1, 2013
The Fort Collins Lincoln Center in Colorado is seeking entries of unique wearable art garments and accessories for the 16th ArtWear Fashion Week and Sales Gallery. At least one piece from each accepted artist will be worn during the live Fashion Show and all garments and accessories will be for sale in the Sales Gallery.
Apr 2, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 12, 2013 5:15PM
The 19th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft is dedicated to enhancing the public’s awareness of contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share their functional and sculptural creative endeavors.
Apr 6, 2013 to May 31, 2013
CURRENTS: "A ‘Womanhouse’ or a Roaming House? 'A Room of One’s Own' Today" is a juried exhibition open to all women artists. It is curated by Mira Schor, artist and writer.
Entry deadline: Extended to May 31
Submission fee: $40 for three images or a video submission; additional images are $5 each
Apr 7, 2013 to May 9, 2014
Entry deadline Nov. 18, 2013. Complex Weavers announces its biennial international juried exhibition featuring works employing complex weave structures interlacing threads and fibers in ways beyond plain weave. Complex weaving is defined by the cloth produced and the mind it took to create it, not by the equipment used.
Apr 17, 2013 9:00AM to Jun 12, 2013 6:00PM
The Jewelry Technician Intensive program combines the 11 JT Classes into one full-time 8-week course. The two-month Jewelry Technician Intensive (JTI) Program, led by Alan Revere, is an effective way to build the skills and confidence to succeed as a bench jeweler.
Apr 20, 2013 to May 25, 2013
Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass has assembled a fabulous collection from some of their favorite artists for their “Jewelry Trunk Show.” Artists have been asked to create one-of-a-kind and limited-edition pieces for this event. This stunning collection of jewelry will be available through May 25.
Apr 20, 2013 4:30PM to May 25, 2013 10:30PM
Two artists reflect on nature.
Apr 20, 2013 7:45PM to Jan 5, 2014 1:45AM
Maps were once far more than merely ways to find a route.
May 5, 2013 6:00PM to May 26, 2013 6:00PM
"Water Garden" is a collection of new works featuring depictions of southern birds, flowers, plants, and other creatures found in and around the water’s edge. Emily Wilson is nationally known for her colorful wall sculptures of wooden birds, flora, and aquatic creatures supported on graceful welded rod armatures.
May 8, 2013 to Jun 7, 2013
Artists & Friends of A.I.R. Gallery:
We invite you to participate in our yearly benefit postcard show:
Wish You Were Here 12: June 27 - July 21, 2013
Reception: Thursday, June 27th, 6 - 8:30 pm
DUMBO 1st Thursday: July 11th, 6 - 9 pm
May 11, 2013 12:00PM to Sep 1, 2013 5:00PM
Jewish ceremonial spice boxes and other items, historic and modern.
May 12, 2013 4:45PM to Oct 27, 2013 10:45PM
California artist Velda Newman uses vivid colors and close detail to give the shells, flowers, fruit and other subject matter in her quilts a three-dimensional quality. One of Newman’s works, Hydrangea, was recognized as one of the top 100 quilts of the 20th century. Many of the works in this exhibition are on loan from the artist’s private collection.
May 15, 2013 10:30PM to Jun 15, 2013 3:30AM
Dave and Roberta Williamson (b. 1949) are jewelers who live in Berea, Ohio. The Williamsons create jewelry that combines ephemera and found objects, some of which has been passed down in their families, and others found at the many flea markets and antique shows they frequent.
May 17, 2013 3:30PM to Jan 31, 2014 8:30PM
Museum of Glass presents "Links: Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest," a new exhibition featuring the work of 21 Australian and five American contemporary glass artists, in the Museum’s North and Viola A. Chihuly Galleries and on view until January 2014.
May 17, 2013 8:15PM to Aug 18, 2013 1:15AM
The Yale University Art Gallery presents works from one of the nation’s finest collections of wood art in the exhibition "Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection." The exhibition features more than 70 objects from the 500 works in the collection of Minneapolis collectors Ruth and David Waterbury.
May 26, 2013 10:00AM to Aug 11, 2013 5:00PM
Works by 50 artists reflect the growth of fiber as an art medium.
May 26, 2013 10:45PM to Sep 28, 2013 3:45AM
Four Alaska Native artists draw on craft traditions in their explorations of identity, heritage, and perceptions.
May 30, 2013 to Jul 23, 2013
Wood-fired ceramics by one of North Carolina's most renowned and influential studio potters. Hewitt honors tradition using local materials, and achieves masterful surface effects with the introduction of salt and glass.
Book signing of Hewitt's book "The Potter's Eye: Art and Tradition in North Carolina Pottery," Thursday, May 30, 2013, 4-5 p.m.