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The Week in Craft: January 17, 2018

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing

The Week in Craft: January 17, 2018

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing
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Eugenia Zoloto, See Sea

Eugenia Zoloto, See Sea, hand-drawn, watercolor, hand-cut paper

Courtesy of the artist

Paper takes on a whole new life when Ukrainian artist Eugenia Zoloto gets her hand on an X-Acto knife. Each piece begins as a whole sheet of paper that Zoloto meticulously cuts down into intricate cut-paper designs. 

Discover a beautiful Japanese architectural model with each page removed from this fun memo pad designed by office supply company Triad.

ACC member Jean Judd's textile work has been selected for display in the US embassy in Lima, Peru, through the US State Department's Art in Embassies Program.

The British Crafts Council has identified six makers to keep an eye on in 2018

The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis is gearing up for Super Bowl LII with an aptly named exhibition: "CraftBOWL."

The New York Ceramic & Glass Fair 2018 opens Thursday. See what Ferrin Contemporary will have on exhibit.

Quilts and abstract expressionism collide in an exhibition at the Sara Kay Gallery in Manhattan called “Function to Freedom: Quilts and Abstract Expressions,” on view through January 27.

Reflections on women’s fashion and body image are the focus of the latest exhibition at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. “The Body: Fashion and Physique” is on view through May 5.

What can you make from Peeps? The Racine Art Museum wants to know. Check out the ninth annual competition's call for entries here.

United States Artists has announced its 2018 Fellows, each of whom will receive an unrestricted $50,000 grant, and the craft category has an impressive lineup of awardees. Congratulations to potter Julia Galloway, weaving duo Wence and Sandra Martinez of Martinez Studio (also 2017 Rare Craft Fellowship Award finalists), ceramist Tony Marsh, and two ACC Fellows: sculptor Warren Newton Seelig and ceramist Patti Warashina.

 

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