The Week in Craft: June 29, 2016

The Week in Craft: June 29, 2016

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
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Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė, "Kill for Peace" (helmet with roses)

Lithuanian artist, Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė, makes a powerful statement with her embroidered work on metal. Photo: Vidmantas Ilčiukas and Modestas Ežerskis, courtesy of the artist

Using embroidery and antique war helmets, Lithuanian artist Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė comments on the dichotomy of war and peace.

Out of the chaos and struggle in Pakistan, art is blooming.

Ballerinas model paper costumes in "Everything You Can Imagine is Real," created by Swedish artist Bea Szenfeld.

A recent article in the LA Times comments on the retirement of Caltech’s scientific glassblower, Rick Gerhart, and highlights a dying field.

Chuck Purivance has started Potters for Pulse, a ceramics e-commerce site. Proceeds will benefit victims and families of the massacre at Orlando's Pulse nightclub June 12.

Love art jewelry? Check out the student work presented at the recent SNAGnext conference in Asheville. 

Studio potter, Matt Fiske visits Utah State University to talk to students about the science behind mixing glazes.

The Indianapolis Museum of Art appointed Shelley Selim as the new curator of design and decorative arts.

Don’t forget to sign up for the Utilitarian Clay symposium at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in September.

Watch a video from ACC board chair Stuart Kestenbaum to learn more about why you should join us for our "Present Tense" conference this fall in Omaha.

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