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Amanda Degener, 5 Elements

Mar 11, 2015 7:00PM

Join papermaker Amanda Degener for a look into contemporary bookmaking in China...

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Mar 13, 2015 10:00AM to Mar 15, 2015 5:00PM

Join us to shop more than 230 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists.

Pouch, probably Iroquois, 1850. Skin, cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, twine. Gift of Mr. Albert V. Sander. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 20.X.4

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 26, 2015

“Floral Journey” Explores the dynamic history native North American beadwork.

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This residency is ideal for the ceramic artist working on a short-term project.

Angie Reano Owen, Cuff. Turquoise inlaid on shell, 3.5” by 2.5.” Photo by Kitty Leaken, image courtesy MIAC.

Apr 13, 2014 to Mar 2, 2016

“Turquoise, Water, Sky” is a reimagining of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry.

Jun 20, 2014 to Sep 2, 2015

a residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially conscious spirit.

Charlotte Kruk, Racine Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk explores alternative understandings of the term “eye candy.”

Sep 1, 2014 to Mar 21, 2015

An exhibit including more than 80 American-made containers...

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

For a ceramic artist with a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time.

Sep 9, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Some of the most startling designer gowns and jewelry from the 1930s and 40s.

Sep 13, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Exploring the way that folk woodworking influences broader understandings of Russian identity.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 20, 2015

Addressesing the role that trees play as inspiration and medium in contemporary art.

Sep 30, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

Highlighting Scott’s range in both form and content.

Amy Reichert, Seder Plate I. Image courtesy of The Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

Oct 5, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Amy Reichert has been creating Jewish ritual objects since 1995.

Chieko Katsumata, "Akoda Pumpkin," 2013. Sanded glazed stoneware, 15-3/4 x 17-1/3 x 15-1/3 in. Image courtesy of Randy Batista.

Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016

Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.

Oct 11, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

Exploring the “Made in the U.S.A.” fashion revival.

Oct 13, 2014 to Mar 28, 2015

An exhibition of new additions to the McKissick's unparalleled collection of early southern stoneware.

Oct 24, 2014 to Mar 29, 2015

An exhibition of intricately wrapped sculptures.

Leo Capote, "Tulip Bolts Chair," 2013. Brazil. Carbon steel bolts, electrostatic painting. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Marcelo Stefanovicz.

Nov 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 6, 2015 12:15AM

An exhibition that explores the effects of globalization on art, design, and craft.

Brooch, circa 1925. Gold, Diamond, Gem Stone. Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Shelburne Museum.

Nov 15, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Featuring pieces from the Art Nouveau movement through the present.

Necklace worn by Countess of Granard. Cartier London, special order, 1932. Platinum, diamonds, emerald. Height at center 8.80 cm. Sold to Lady Granard. Cartier Collection. Photo: Nick Welsh, Cartier Collection © Cartier.

Nov 16, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

A comprehensive survey of Cartier’s ascendance in the international jewelry and design world.

Dec 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 1, 2015 5:00PM

Artists working in any discipline may apply.

Kacey Cowdery, "Charmaine and Me."

Dec 5, 2014 to Apr 4, 2015

Missouri fiber artists reinterpret traditional themes .

Michelle Holzapfel, "Lockheart Vase," 2002. Red maple burl, Yale lock,13 x 13 x 7 in. Photo by Alex Hochstrasser.

Dec 7, 2014 to Jul 12, 2015

Highlighting some of the superb objects acquired between 2012 and the present.

Jan 1, 2015 to Apr 1, 2015

The Morristown CraftMarket seeks artists for this year’s show.

Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015

Over 20 master polymer clay and mixed media artists will teach an all inclusive, year long, virtual retreat.

Jan 11, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Highlighting the work of three generations of artists from nine countries.

Jan 13, 2015 to Mar 5, 2015

Amanda McCavour draws with thread.

Jan 13, 2015 to Mar 21, 2015

Celebrating the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance’s (SEFAA) 5th anniversary.

Jan 14, 2015 to Mar 6, 2015

Featuring two bodies of work by the juror of the main exhibition, "Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art."

Jan 15, 2015 12:00PM to Mar 14, 2015 12:00PM

An exhibition of work by artist Esther Nisenthal Krinitz.

Jan 17, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Surveying the last 100 years of American ceramics.

Chris Eckert & John Green, "Auto Auction," 2014. Polychromed metal, microelectronics. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

Featuring beautifully engineered, kinetic sculptures.

David Celento, "Digital Islam," 2009. Slip-cast ceramic modules. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

The first exhibition to explore the use of clay in conjunction with digital technologies.

Jan 17, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Ashwini Bhat.

Jan 17, 2015 to Mar 8, 2015

Post’s collection of dresses and accessories is exquisite.

Ebony G. Patterson, "Swag Swag Swag Krew" (from the Out and Bad Series), 2011-14. Cotton, velvet, lace, plastic, and mixed media. Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, IL.

Jan 18, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015

Ebony G. Patterson exhibits six ornate, eye-catching tapestries.

Yuni Kim Lang, "Comfort Hair," 2014. Fiber, polypropylene, and digital print, 174 x 76 in. (sculpture), 37 1/2 x 25 in. (print). Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Tim Thayer.

Jan 18, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015

The large group exhibition that anchors the "Toward Textiles" series.

Jan 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

A fine art and craft show of high quality original artwork.

Jan 23, 2015 to Jul 11, 2015

Students will create an exhibition using the Museum's permanent collection.

Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor, "wanna do right but not right now," 2014. Knit afghans, doilies, blankets, table cloth, bed sheets, found cardboard, wood, paper, packing straps, paint, glue, drywall screws, twine, thread, studio floor detritus. 84 x 78 x 66 in. Photo: Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor.

Jan 23, 2015 to Aug 22, 2015

A trio of solo exhibitions.

"Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art." Image courtesy of the Foothills Art Center.

Jan 24, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

Showcasing the inspring potential of the book as art.

Jan 24, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Featuring work that, “hint at the familiar and steer towards the indefinable.”

Wayne Higby, "White Terrace Gap," 1984. Glazed earthenware, raku-fired. Private collection.

Jan 25, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

his first retrospective of Higby’s work includes 55 ceramic pieces from 1967 through 2012.

Ben Venom, "Killed By Death," 2013. Harley-Davidson t-shirts, fabric. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 25, 2015 to May 3, 2015

An exhibition that examines the growing community of male quilters.

Jan 25, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Celebrating recent gifts from a handful of dedicated collectors and donors.

Jan 26, 2015 to Apr 1, 2015

Artists from across the country are invited to submit applications.

Sonya Clark, "Afro Abe II," 2010. $5 bill, thread; 4 x 6 in.

Jan 30, 2015 to May 23, 2015

Exploring the intersections of craft, (self-) care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations.

Mimura Chikuho, "Hope," 2004. Bamboo (madake), rattan, lacquer. Photo © Susan Einstein.

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Featuring innovative baskets and sculptural forms made of bamboo.

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 7, 2015

Highlighting the allure of glass

Jan 31, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Work inspired by some of the greatest minds in the world.

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 21, 2015

An exhibition of new work by Betty Woodman.

"Fig. 6 (Sisilia Sii)" Photograph By Roy W. Hamilton. Nua Kota, Ndona, 2006 (Pg. 19).

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

Weavers and batik artists speak for themselves.

Ellen Schön, Vortex

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Celebrating a legendary Massachusetts collaborative gallery and studio of the 1970s and '80s.

Feb 1, 2015 to Aug 18, 2015

Applications for the Toe River Arts Juried Show, open to all mediums.

Quilt (detail). Image courtesy of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum.

Feb 1, 2015 to Aug 25, 2015

Examples of the influence that Asian art and culture has had on American quiltmaking.

Feb 1, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

Sampling the vanguard of contemporary basketry.

Feb 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015

Focusing on sewn signatures as visual ciphers and as a method of social engagement.

Feb 1, 2015 to Nov 21, 2015

Using quiltmaking to engage in the political, economic, social, and psychological aspects of war.

Feb 2, 2015 to May 30, 2015

Regional craft artists explore the theme of reconciliation.

Feb 2, 2015 to May 2, 2015

The Waterford Foundation invites application to exhibit at the 72nd Annual Waterford Homes Tour and Craft Exhibit.

Judy Loope, "Huipils Wobble (Detail)"

Feb 3, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Work by Virginian artists inspired by Guatemalan weavings.

"Sundance" by Jinny Beyer, 1995

Feb 3, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Contemporary quilts by artist Jinny Beyer.

Feb 3, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

An exhibition of vintage and antique quilts

Susan Iverson, Slow Passage. Image coutrtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 24, 2015

Kaneko is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Stoney Lamar, "Torso for WT (William Turnbull)," 1997. Ash.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

The last stop on a national tour and incorporates additional new work by the artist.

William Daley, Joy-Full Libation Vesica, 2010. Unglazed ground stoneware. Image courtesy of the Society of Arts and Crafts.

Feb 6, 2015 to Mar 27, 2015

Including 14 different works from Daley’s 7 decade-long career.

Kelly O'Briant, "Cabinets for Important Things" (detail: "Cabinet for Small Offerings"), 2014, 4' x 8', Porcelain, wood, paint, nails, glass, thread. Photo by Peter Bugg.

Feb 6, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An installation of work by contemporary ceramicist Kelly O’Briant.

Seth Gould, "Non Si Butta Via Niente" (detail), 2012. Iron, tool steel, fine silver, brass, copper, pig bone. Photo by the artist.

Feb 6, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Taking a critical look at the relationship between craft and dining.

(left) Halston, dress, printed knit cotton, c.1976, USA, gift of Ms. Gayle Osman, 91.41.1. (right) Yves Saint Laurent, dress, printed silk chiffon, 1971, France, gift of Lauren Bacall, 86.126.14. Photograph by Eileen Costa. © The Museum at FIT.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

An exhibition that celebrates two of the most influential fashion designers of the 1970s.

Feb 6, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

An exhibition that traces the history of fiber art through the later half of the 20th century.

Susan Knight, "Contours and Thickness."

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Anne Stacy, "Body, Mind & Soul," 2014. Raku clay, metal. Photo by Anne Stacy.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

A juried group exhibition that invites artists to consider the idea of nourishment.

Sheila Hicks, Banisteriopsis II,1965–66/2010. Wool and linen, dimensions variable. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Gift of the artist in honor of Jenelle Porter. ©Charles Mayer.

Feb 7, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

A survey of the rich and complex field of fiber-based sculpture.

Artist Unknown, "Brothers," circa 1895-1915. U.S.A., found in New Hampshire. Mixed Fabrics, leather, animal fur, porcelain. Collection of Deborah Neff. Photo by Ellen McDermott © Deborah J. Neff.

Feb 7, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

A collection of 125 unique, handmade African American dolls made between 1850 and 1940.

Yamada Hikaru (1923–2001), "Kokutō tōban (Smoke-blackened Ceramic Flat Form)," ca. 1991. Stoneware with inlays, smoke blackened, Courtesy of Carol and Jeffery Horvitz. Image courtesy of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Feb 7, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Pair modern and contemporary Japanese prints and ceramics.

Nnenna Okore, "Tomorrow Never Dies," 2014. Burlap, dye, wire, and acrylic. Image courtesy of Elmhurst Art Museum.

Feb 7, 2015 to May 3, 2015

New work by internationally celebrated sculptor Nnenna Okore.

Feb 7, 2015 to May 3, 2015

A comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day.

Feb 7, 2015 to Sep 6, 2015

An exhibition of LEGO® art by Nathan Sawaya.

Man's shirt, ca. 1850. Niimiipu (Nez Perce), Oregon or Idaho. Hide, porcupine quills, horsehair, wool, glass beads, pigment. 32 11/16 × 60 2/3 in. Diker no. 666. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

Feb 12, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Master works of American Indian art from the Diker Collection...

Feb 12, 2015 to Jun 30, 2015

Looking for new artisans to exhibit at the 24th Annual Nantucket Art and Artisan Show.

Feb 12, 2015 to Sep 1, 2015

A biannual juried exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts.

Feb 13, 2015 to May 29, 2015

The Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State is excited to announce a call for work to be exhibited in “Art in Craft Media 2015.” Presented by the Sylvia L.

Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach (German, 1861-1918), "Octopus Waist Clasp," c. 1900. Collection of Richard H. Driehaus. Photograph by John A. Faier, 2014, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

Feb 14, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Featuring more than 250 stunning pieces of art jewelry.

Feb 20, 2015 to Mar 20, 2015

The gallery seeks work with both loose and specific interpretations of enlightenment.

Rei Chikaoka, "Release," 2013. Kilncast glass, metal. 9.125 x 12 x 9.75 in. Photo courtesy of Bullseye Gallery.

Feb 20, 2015 to Jun 14, 2015

Featuring this years “Emerge” finalists and some of the finalists of the past.

Feb 20, 2015 to May 16, 2015

Delving into the life and mind of the collector.

Feb 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

The Surface Design Association's 1st international juried members' exhibition.

Work by Raychel Wengenroth

Feb 21, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

Celebrating Wengenroth’s artistic journey.

Kerry Jameson, "Horse Head." 23 x 33 x 9 in. Image courtesy Lacoste Gallery.

Feb 21, 2015 to Mar 15, 2015

London sculptor Kerry Jameson first solo US exhibition.

David Ellsworth, "Intersphere from Solstice Series," 1991. Burned ash and pigment, 14 x 16 x 9 1/2 in (35.6 x 40.6 x 24.2 cm). Peabody Essex Museum, Gift of Lillian Montalto Bohlen. Photo by Terry Martin.

Feb 21, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015

Nearly 100 of the finest pieces from the collection will be on display.

William Bragdon (1884-1959) & Chauncey Thomas (1876-1950) for California Faience. Vase with Stylized Moths, 1915-22.  Earthenware, 5 x 4 ¾ inches.  Collection of Richard Rasmussen, Martinez, California.

Feb 22, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Celebrating the esteemed ceramic workshop of William Bragdon and Chauncey Thomas.

Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015

An exhibition of three functional potters.

Feb 27, 2015 to May 28, 2015

The Wichita Center for the Arts is seeking work for their 2015 All Media Craft Exhibition.

"Breaks, Seams, and Boundaries" at Duane Reed Gallery. Image courtesy of Duane Reed Gallery.

Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 4, 2015

An all-media group exhibition highlighting the gallery’s premier artists.

Jeannine Marchand, "Folds XX," 2014. Clay, wood, steel. 48 x 12 x 4 in.

Feb 27, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015

Drawing on the insight and curatorial eyes of past members of the clay faculty at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

Feb 27, 2015 to Aug 9, 2015

Exploring the early career of Alabama artist Frank Fleming.

William Claxton (1927–2008), Peggy Moffitt in Rudi Gernreich, "Blouse and Hat from the Siamese Collection (detail)," 1968. Digital print, 24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm), ©William Claxton, LLC, courtesy of Demont Photo Management, with permission of the Rudi Gernreich trademark.

Feb 28, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Gernreich’s garments were meant to be dynamic, wearable, and liberating.

Feb 28, 2015 to May 31, 2015

An exhibition that celebrates the history and craftsmanship behind the guitar.

Watanabe Nangaku, "Red-Crowned Cranes," 1796. Two-panel folding screen; ink, pigment, and gold leaf on paper, Gitter-Yelen Collection.

Mar 1, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Celebrating three centuries of Japanese artistic traditions and styles.

Norman Norell, "Evening Set (detail)." Cashmere, silk jersey, sequins, circa 1958, USA. Gift of Lauren Bacall.

Mar 3, 2015 to Apr 4, 2015

Including pieces from some of her most iconic films alongside pieces from her personal collection.

Elizabeth Kendall, "Black and White Pas de Deux." Image courtesy of Lacoste Gallery.

Mar 5, 2015 to Apr 3, 2015

A ceramic arts installation with work by a number of local Concord artists.

Mar 5, 2015 to Apr 17, 2015

An exhibition of artists who are inspired by both the natural and the artificial.

Jennifer Angus, "Creepy Crawly: An Entomological Investigation of Textile Pattern." Image courtesy of Textile Center.

Mar 6, 2015 to May 16, 2015

This exhibition of Jennifer Angus' work features thousands of real insects pinned directly to the gallery walls.

Vivian Beer, "Low Rider." Image courtesy of the Metal Museum.

Mar 6, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

Part cutting-edge design, part fine craft, and part sculpture.

Jan Friedman, "Going Green." Fiber collage, hand-dyed, handwoven fabrics plus found objects. 25 x 33 in.

Mar 6, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

An exhibit of fiber art and tapestries by Iowa artist Jan Friedman.

Lixing Feng, "Ivy." Image courtesy of Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design.

Mar 13, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Exploring the craft of the architectural model.

Mar 13, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Highlighting some spectacular pieces from the 1920s and 30s.

J. Fred Woell, "Tribute to a Memory." Image courtesy ofthe Metal Museum.

Mar 13, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

A retrospective of Woell’s fifty year long career.

Designer unknown "Serpent," circa 1860. Photo by John Bigelow Taylor. Image courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum.

Mar 13, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

Former U.S. Secretary Madeleine Albright is a famed collector of brooches.

David Royce, "Flagship Vessel."

Mar 14, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

New works by Greg Fidler, Kenneth Gonzales, Thomas Philabaum, and David Royce.

Mar 20, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

Southern Minnesota’s largest fine craft fair.

Basket by Tristyn Albright.

Mar 20, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

One of New England's premiere juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft.

Mar 21, 2015 to May 8, 2015

Celebrating the collaborations of Mary Caroline Richards and Paulus Berensohn.

Work by Mildred Howard. Image courtesy of the Richmond Art Center.

Mar 22, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Showcasing a selection of some of the artist’s most iconic works.

Mar 27, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

BEADS celebrates the traditions, passed down for generations, of artisans employing handmade skills and techniques.

Mar 28, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

Southern Arizona’s premier Native American art show and market.

Mar 29, 2015 1:00PM

An intimate view of the artist's work in the exhibition “Mildred Howard: Spirit and Matter.”