Archive for November, 2008

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

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Here is my new studio at HCCC

I will try to be better about posting…I have lots of news stay tuned!

Update on IKE and Invite to HCCC

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

It was great to see so many faces at IQF and thanks to everyone who came to craft center to see me. At Market I discovered my Gammill still worked, met Jay from Project Runway, and bought a sewing machine for the studio at HCCC.Still basically running from day to day trying to get everything back to normal Air Fair  and Holiday Sale this Thurs at HCCC 4848 Main St Houston, 20% off sales to members of HCCC and any Houston Area Museum ( bring your membership card!!) Party/Opening 5:30-8 TIURS NOV 20th 

TEXAS CRAFT MASTERS NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is having nominations for the Texas Masters Series in the various craft mediums including FIBER.

Nominations can be made online at www.crafthouston.org under Artist Resources . From their WEBSITE “HCCC is dedicated to contemporary craft at the highest level, collaborating with local and national organizations, guilds, and curators to create an arts organization that is both accessible to the general audience and unwavering in its commitment to artistic excellence. As a resource for both artists and educators, HCCC offers the community at-large a unique opportunity to experience the excitement of the handmade through world class exhibitions, gallery talks, studio demonstrations, tours with handson activities, and a bustling retail gallery representing over 400 craft artists. HCCC initiated its Texas Masters exhibition series in 2005, awarded to career artists in Texas based on peer nominations, to provide much needed recognition of Texas artists who have dedicated themselves to making craft. We are currently seeking nominations from across the state.  If you know someone who should be considered, we encourage you to fill out the nominee information form below and send to the address listed.

Please direct any questions to the HCCC Curator of Fine Craft, Gwynne Rukenbrod at 713.529.4848 X 104 or via email at grukenbrod@crafthouston.org.

Nominations can also be made online at www.crafthouston.org under Artist Resources.

All qualified nominees must be living and working in Texas or have spent a significant time practicing in Texas. Artist nominees must work in one of the craft mediums, wood, metal, glass, ceramic, fiber and/or repurposed materials. Candidates must have received recognition for high levels of excellence and success in their discipline and/or made a significant impact in the craft community through their work, guidance, and contributions to the field. http://www.crafthouston.org ”