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May 7, 2014 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Jennifer Komar Olivarez discusses her research on Finnish design, craft, and architecture...

Spring 2014 Salon Series Logo

Jun 4, 2014 7:00PM to 9:00PM

Twin Cities arts luminaries face off in our no-holds-barred craft challenge.

Aug 8, 2014 10:00AM to Aug 10, 2014 5:00PM

Join us in San Francisco for our 2014 American Craft Council Show!

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.

Sep 1, 2013 to Aug 15, 2014

The Long-Term Residency (September 1 - July 31) is ideal for committed individuals in transition from post baccalaureate studies to graduate school, as well as those pursuing the development of professional artistic careers. Self-directed ceramic artists searching for the time, space and resources needed to explore new ideas and create new work will enjoy the rural mountainous setting.

Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

The Short-Term Residency (any time between September 1 - May 31) is ideal for the ceramic artist who is working to complete a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time. Accepted short-term residents are provided with studio space and 24 hour access to the studio. Housing is available for $450.00 per month or a prorated basis congruent with the scheduled residency.

Sep 15, 2013 to Sep 15, 2014

“Art in Clay” looks at some of the old world ceramic processes first introduced to the Carolinas by eighteenth century European Immigrants.

Sep 26, 2013 to Aug 31, 2014

“Shifting Paradigms” explores the effect that technological advances have had on the way we think about our clothing.

Sep 28, 2013 to Jun 29, 2014

For its debut exhibition, The Drieahus Museum delves into its collection of exquisite 19th and 20th century glass and metal by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Oct 8, 2013 to May 17, 2014

Open to emerging and professional artists, the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology’s Residency Program offers participants up to 3 ½ months to delve deeply into their work. The Center also offers the 2-week long Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Residency to provide artists with little or no printmaking experience the opportunity to explore a new creative medium with guidance from a master printer.

Oct 26, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM

Among the earliest series of Dale Chihuly’s work are the little-known, legendary Irish Cylinders, created in 1975 at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, begun on St. Patrick’s Day and completed over Thanksgiving weekend. Minty and milky, the Irish Cylinders feature glass-drawing pick-up techniques by Kate Elliott, Seaver Leslie, and Flora C. Mace.

Nov 9, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM

With the closure of Ireland’s largest and world famous crystal factory at Kilbarry, Waterford, Irish glass history is at a turning point.

Fujino Sachiko, Bud Casing II, 2011

Nov 12, 2013 to Sep 8, 2014

“Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo” features over 60 pieces of modern Japanese ceramics and basketry recently given to the Museum of Fine Arts by Stanley and Mary Ann Snider.

Nov 16, 2013 to Nov 2, 2014

“Contemporary Glass” features a wide variety of glass works by some of the most accomplished and skilled artists working in the field today.

Nov 27, 2013 to May 18, 2014

This exhibition features six local artists who integrate various forms of media to achieve their vision. The show will combine objects from the Museum's permanent collection with loans from artists and collectors. Featured outside our Goodman Gallery is a fiber work by Ted Hallman, a local fiber art luminary.

Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

The DO GOOD-MJ Wood Memorial Short-Term Residency (anytime between December 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014) is an underwritten residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially-conscious spirit and a strong sense of community engagement.

Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014

The DO GOOD-MJ Wood Memorial Short-Term Residency (anytime between December 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014) is an underwritten residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially-conscious spirit and a strong sense of community engagement.
Star of Bethlehem Quilt, ca. 1830; Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alice Bauer Frankenberg. Photo Gavin Ashworth 2012, courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.

Dec 20, 2013 to Apr 27, 2014

“Workt by Hand” explores the role that quilt-making has played in defining women’s work in the United States.

Jan 1, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015

LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists.

Jan 1, 2014 to May 1, 2014

Textile Art Alliance announces that Focus: Fiber 2014 will be a national competition.

Jan 11, 2014 to May 25, 2014

“On the Edge” explores the field of contemporary knife making.

Jan 13, 2014 to May 8, 2014

"CALIFORNIA FIBERS" features exemplary work by 22 Southern California fiber artists.

Jan 14, 2014 to May 18, 2014

“Quilts, Textiles & Fibers” features traditional geometric quilts from the Museum’s collections alongside work by Jennifer Crenshaw, Judy Bales, and Wini McQueen.

Designer Henry Schlevogt (German, 1904- 1984), Cologne Bottle from the INGRID Collection, 1937. Lapis glass pressed, matte cut, and polished From the Ladd and Lydia Straka Loss Memorial Collection.

Jan 15, 2014 to May 15, 2014

“Bohemian Boudoir” features examples of popular art deco crystal perfume bottles.

Arlene Shechet, Pale Blue Pillow, 2013, © Arlene Shechet, courtesy of the artist

Jan 17, 2014 to Jul 6, 2014

Works made at Meissen alongside pieces from the museum's permanent collecion...

Jan 18, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

“Tying the Knot” explores the wedding garments, accessories, and traditions of cultures from all around the world.

 John Bisbee, Millefiori, 2013, image courtesy of the Shelburne Museum

Jan 18, 2014 to May 26, 2014

The Shelburne Museum presents new work by the inventive Maine sculptor John Bisbee.

Golnar Adili, Standing Pillow, 2013. Fabric, paper, batting, wood. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

Curated by Arash Saedinia, “Displacements” features video works, mixed media light boxes, and hand-stitched paper.

Jan 25, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

A selection of Forrest Merrill’s world-class collection of 20th and 21st century American ceramics.

Shirley Familian, The Bells Are Ringing, 2010. Stamps on Dibond. Image courtesy Edie Baskin.

Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

“19,275 Stamps” features the elaborate, quilt-like wall installations of Shirley Familian.

Jan 25, 2014 to May 25, 2014

Artist Karen Bit Vejle practices psaligraphy, the art of cutting paper.

1A, Timothy Washington, 1972. Drypoint on aluminum, leather, paper draft card. Image courtesy of Noel Bass.

Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

“Love Thy Neighbor” is Washington’s first solo museum exhibition and illustrates his progression from calculated assemblage to figurative abstraction.

Jan 30, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

"Crafting a Continuum" illustrates prominent trajectories in craft in the last 50 years.

Jan 31, 2014 9:00AM to May 4, 2014 5:00PM

"Uncommon Folk" celebrates the strong sense of independence that runs through American art history, highlighting pieces from the Milwaukee Art Museum's world-class collection of folk and self-taught art.

Helge Sibast, Chair, Image courtesy Goldstein Museum of Design

Feb 1, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Goldstein Museum of Design has assembled a spectacular collection of mid-century Danish Modern pieces prized for their simplicity, elegance, and quality.

Feb 1, 2014 to May 25, 2014

"Masterworks in Clay" surveys Gustin’s entire body of work, including some 80 pieces from nearly every major series of the artist’s career.

Feb 1, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

Minneapolis artist Sonja Peterson will exhibit her pieces of cut paper in “Entangled Introductions.”

Steven and William Ladd, Antique Cuff, 2011, 19th century metal beads, silver clasp, 7.5" x 1.875" x .25", Photo by Andrew Zuckerman

Feb 1, 2014 9:00AM to Jun 1, 2014 5:00PM

“Function and Fantasy” features the heterogeneous works of brothers Steven and William Ladd.

Toshiko Takaezu, Nommo, Unas, Nephythys, Po Tolo (Dark Companion), and Isis (Sirius), 1999-2000. From the Star Series. Racine Art Museum, Gift of the Artist. Photography by Michael Tropea, Chicago.

Feb 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014

“Magic Mud” features some of the most startling and far-ranging ceramic pieces in the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection.

Feb 2, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

 “Machines and Mechanizations” focuses on artists working with kinetic sculpture, reveling in the unexpected and ingenious methods they use to bring their sculptures to life.

Installation view of "Look! See?" by Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert. Image courtesy Museum of Glass.

Feb 7, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

“Look! See?” encourages visitors to touch, wear, and play with the artworks on display.

Adrian Esparza, “One and the Same,” (detail), 2005. Sarape, wood, nails. 60” x 140.” Collection of El Paso Museum of Art. Photo by Marty Snortum.

Feb 7, 2014 to May 11, 2014

Esparza creates intricate, geometric installations by unraveling or dismantling mass-produced products like t-shirts, serapes, and posters.
 

Christine Nofchissey McHorse, Spine (detail), 2010. Micaceous clay. 17.25” x 13.” Collection of Barbara & Bill Weldon. Photo by Addison Doty Photography.

Feb 7, 2014 to May 11, 2014

“Dark Light” is the first traveling exhibition of the ceramic works of Christine Nofchissey McHorse, one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Native American pottery.
Prophecy by Daniel Essig

Feb 8, 2014 to May 10, 2014

"The In Crowd" features works in a variety of styles and mediums from Grovewood Gallery's studio artists.

Mark Reigelman II (New York, NY), chair and light fixture from the Breaking the Bottle Collection, 2011. Glass and wood. Private collection.

Feb 8, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

“Supercool Glass” juxtaposes nineteenth century glass objects with the work of more than a dozen contemporary glass artists whose work references the past.

Feb 14, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014

This exhibition brings together a group of international artists to discuss the plate’s social and cultural significance.

Feb 22, 2014 to May 18, 2014

"From The Village to Vogue" features the work of Art Smith, one of the leading surrealist jewelers of the 20th century.

Feb 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Artist Anna Skibska is best known for her large-scale glass installations.

Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.

Sergei Isupov, Passion

Feb 23, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

"Collection Focus: Sergei Isupov" is a mid-career retrospective for an innovative artist who has pushed the theoretical and narrative possibilities of clay.

Feb 23, 2014 to May 11, 2014

“Designed for Flowers” explores the role that Japanese ceramicists have played in support of Ikebana, the art of flower arrangement.

Feb 27, 2014 to Jul 13, 2014

“Remaining Remnants” explores the role that cheap textiles and rags have played in the history of folk art and craft.

Feb 28, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014

Curated by Nicole Nathan, “Portland Collects: British Ceramics” explores the relationship between artist, object, and collector.

Paul Evans and Phillip Lloyd Powell, Cabinet, ca. 1962. Welded and patinated steel, colored pigments, wood, 23 karat gold leaf, 32 1/4" x 46 1/8" x 24 1/4". Collection of Merrill Wright, Image courtesy Sotheby's.

Mar 1, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

“Paul Evans: Crossing Boundaries and Crafting Modernism” consists of 65 works by legendary mid-century designer and craftsman Paul Evans.

Lucy Sarneel. Dutch, “Bait Mirror” Brooch with Box, 2001. Steel, pigment, paint. Image courtesy Mint Museum.

Mar 1, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014

The Mint Museum is pleased to present “Allure of Flowers,” an exploration of the role that botanical prints and representations have played in the decorative arts.

Mar 2, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

“The Stories We Tell” highlights the role that narrative plays in the work of Tommy Simpson, Michelle Holzapfel, and Binh Pho.

Leslie Pontz, Wrinkled (Basket), 2012. Crocheted Monofilament, wool, and silk. 19” x 17.25” x 18.25”. Copyright Leslie Pontz, all rights reserved.

Mar 6, 2014 to May 31, 2014

 Leslie Pontz creates dynamic sculptures out of disparate and unexpected materials.

Image courtesy the Textile Center

Mar 6, 2014 to May 10, 2014

"Start Seeing Crochet” includes more than 50 pieces of this frequently neglected art form.

Mar 7, 2014 to May 16, 2014

This exhibition will offer artists the chance to create free of any specific theme or set of instructions.

Mar 7, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Kathy Venter is internationally recognized for her life-sized figurative ceramic sculptures.

Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014

This exhibition will offer glass bead artists the chance to render their understanding of inner light and what it means to their artistic processes.

Mar 7, 2014 to May 9, 2014

This exhibition will offer artists the chance to render a self-portrait through an unlikely medium: the glass bead.

Andy Paiko, Reliquary Group, 2013

Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

Wexler Gallery is pleased to present a new body of work by esteemed glass artist Andy Paiko.

Mar 7, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

“Fragile Fortress” features over 15 years of Webb’s delicate and exploratory work.

Mar 8, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Seattle artist Kirk Lang build ingenious kinetic sculptures.

Mar 12, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

“Seas of Blue” celebrates indigo as both a color and as a meaningful link to past and current design and craft practices.

The Circle of Life, Lynn Mayne. 20" x 20". Image courtesy Ben Wayne.

Mar 14, 2014 to May 3, 2014

"Tapestry Visions X 4" features the work of four members of the Tapestry Artists Of Sarasota: Lynn Mayne, John Nicholson, Becky Stevens, and Terri Stewart.

Elizabeth Morisette, Wonton, 2011. Sewn zippers; 8" x 8" x 4".

Mar 14, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

An international juried fiber arts exhibit presented by the Northern Colorado Weavers Guild.

Vipoo Srivilasa, The Country I Missed, 2013. Porcelain and mix media material, collaboration with Thai and Chinese volunteers.

Mar 14, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

A group ceramics exhibition that explores personal, cultural and religious myths.

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.

Ligaya Siachongco, Grand Central Terminal Mandala, New York, NY

Mar 15, 2014 to Jul 6, 2014

The New York Transit Museum present an exhibition of quilts commemorating Grand Central Terminal's Centennial.

Sandra Byers, Ruffle. Porcelain. 1 3/4" x 3 1/8" x 1".

Mar 16, 2014 to May 31, 2014

"Mud" delves into the thriving community of contemporary ceramicists in the midwestern United States. The exhibition includes work by Robert Briscoe (MN), Sandra Byers (WI), Win Byers (WI), Karl Borgeson (WI), Paul Eshelman (IL), John Glick (MI), Rick Hintze (WI), Randy Johnston (WI), Alex Mandli (WI), Jeff Noska (WI), and Jeff Oestreich (MN). All pieces on display are also for sale.

Renate Müller, Unique "Doubletail" Hippos, 2013. Jute with leather detailing. Photograph by Joe Kramm/R & Company.

Mar 18, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

Renate Müller makes plush, playful, design-conscious toys by hand.

Mar 18, 2014 to May 3, 2014

“The Unpredictable Nature of Fire” explores the work coming out of two local wood-fired kilns.

vDavid Packer, The Last of the V8s (installation view, John Michael Kohler Arts Center), 2006. Slip-cast vitreous china with glaze and chain; 20 x 24 x 48 in. each. John Michael Kohler Arts Center Collection, gift of the artist; Kohler Co. Collection, gift of the artist; and collection of the artist. Image courtesy John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

Mar 22, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

The Kohler Art Center Celebrates the 40th anniversary of their Arts/Industry Residency Program.

Jacob Koopee, Plate, 2000. Hopi/Tewa. Gift of Neil and Sarah Berman. Image couretsy Heard Museum.

Mar 24, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

“Elegance from Earth” celebrates the artistic legacies of three Hopi families: The Nampeyo, Naha, and Navasie.

Mar 29, 2014 to May 18, 2014

Enjoy the work of some of Colorado’s most outstanding wood artists.

Cocktail Table, circa 1950. Collection of Jill Grey. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.

Mar 29, 2014 to Jul 6, 2014

Including more than 200 pieces of all mediums, “California Design” features works by designers like Charles and Ray Eames, Richard Neutra, and Greta Magnusson Grossman.

Apr 1, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

The Muskegon Museum of Art announces a call for entries for “Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge.”

Apr 1, 2014 to May 30, 2014

"From Heaven to Earth" features some of the most skilled ceramicists working in the country today.

Apr 1, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014

Velvet Da Vinci is proud to exhibit works by Kay Sekimachi and June Schwarcz.

Paul Villinski, Pilot, 1995. Found leather and canvas work gloves, rivets, steel, found wooden child's chair.  Gift of an anonymous donor, 2006. Photo credit: Ed Watkins, 2007.

Apr 1, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The Museum of Arts and Design celebrates the fifth anniversary of its move with “Re: Collection.”

Apr 1, 2014 to May 10, 2014

Anna Carlson’s apparel explores the similarities between textile patterns and words written on a page.

Susie Ganch, bracelet, 2012, steel, collected trash. Image courtesy Visual Art Center of Richmond.

Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is pleased to present an exhibit of works by Susie Ganch.

Mark Larson & Dan Cramer, Trees Cabinet, 2014. Wood, veneer, powder coated metal base, oil paint, varnish, glass shelves, 36 x 72 x 15".

Apr 4, 2014 to Jul 8, 2014

The exhibition features the finest examples of the artists’ “art furniture.”

Brooch by Harold O'Connor, Image courtesy Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts

Apr 4, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts is pleased to host their 2014 Masters Symposium.

Deann Rubin, "A is for Alice" Block. Handwoven tapestry (cotton, silk, wool, metal wire), 10"x 10" x10".

Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 14, 2014

“Flat Out” delves into the fascinating practice of tapestry artist Deann Rubin.

 

Michelle Erickson, Paradise Lost, 2008. Press molded and hand-built porcelain with metallic and enamel underglaze and decal transfers, 6" x 18" x 24". Image courtesy of the artist.

Apr 4, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

“Inciteful Clay” features works by artists that use their practice as a platform for social commentary.

Justin Teilhet, Composition #1, 2013. Wheel thrown porcelain with 24k gold leaf.

Apr 5, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

An exhibition commemorating the Craft Alliance’s 50th anniversary.

Apr 5, 2014 to May 31, 2014

“The Clay Studio: Forty Years” looks back on the legacy of a vital institution.

Apr 5, 2014 to May 24, 2014

The Yeiser Art Center (YAC) is pleased to host “Fantastic Fibers 2014.”

Apr 5, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014

“Elevated Corrugated” features ten artists that make sculptures exclusively out of cardboard.

Double Wedding Ring Quilt, about 1940. Image courtesy Museum of Fine Art, Boston.

Apr 6, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

“Quilts and Color” features 60 quilts from the renowned collection of artists Paul Pilgrim and Gerald Roy.

Tammie Rubin, Viaticum, 2014. Slip-cast, handbuilt, and extruded porcelain, glaze, plasti-dip, wood, 15" x 20" x 12".

Apr 8, 2014 to May 4, 2014

Rubin explores the wonderment of magical thinking and the charm of constructing ornate contraptions.

Apr 8, 2014 to May 4, 2014

Tammie Rubin's ceramics aims to transform the familiar into the mythic and fantastical.

Apr 11, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

The exhibition will feature a juried selection of ceramics pieces submitted by top artists from around the country.

Apr 11, 2014 to Jul 10, 2014

This fellowship supports individual native artists in creating new artwork and undertaking professional development opportunities.

Dafna Kaffeman, Invasive Plants (“I count to one and fall asleep.)” , 2012.

Apr 11, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

Ball State University's David Owsley Museum of Art has joined forces with Ball State's Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass to present "Without Camouflage. Dafna Kaffeman. Silvia Levenson."

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

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

Apr 11, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

A national juried exhibition of exceptional contemporary ceramics from around the country.

xBeverly Mayeri, Listening Hard, 2012. Clay and acrylics, 13" x 12" x 7".

Apr 11, 2014 to May 10, 2014

Beverly Mayeri is a studio artist living in the Bay Area with over 30 years experience as an established ceramic sculptor.

Nancy Judd, Eco-Flamenco

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Artist and environmental educator Nancy Judd of Recycle Runway creates high-fashion pieces from discarded objects and trash.

Work by Tanya Batura. Image courtesy The American Museum of Ceramic Art.

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

"Kilnopening.edu” is a biennial exhibition that aims to highlight the importance of college and university ceramics programs.

Palm Prints: Jamie Bardsley

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

An exhibition of small, folded clay pieces by ceramicist Jamie Bardsley.

Apr 12, 2014 to May 10, 2014

A fabulous collection of limited edition and one-of-a-kind pieces created for this event by some of our favorite jewelry artists.

Casey Puetz, Tranquility, salvaged items: rusted muslin fabric, tea-dyed cotton batting, dyed Timtex, antique Korean coin, used postage stamp, wood chopstick, Image courtesy Wodson Art Museum

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Testing the boundaries of the medium and opening up its future possibilities, “Salvage and Selvage” will be anything but an ordinary quilting show.

Big Fish Small Pot VI

Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014

“Big Fish Small Pot” will include some 100 different miniature teapots.

Kate Anderson, Mickey. Knotted waxed linen, stainless steel, 16" x 33".

Apr 12, 2014 to May 18, 2014

"Considering the Kylix" will feature 45 contemporary craft artists’ reinterpretation of this iconic object in their own style and materials.

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.

Kyoung Ae Cho, M-a-r-k-i-n-g, 2013 (detail), 2011-2013. Silk organza, muslin, thread, mixed materials Hand felted, hand stitched, 24 pieces, 30" x 24" each.

Apr 13, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

This exhibition is the third in a series at the Lynden Sculpture Garden that explores women in nature and science

Apr 19, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014

Fruitlands Museum is excited to exhibit the Elaine Ehrenkranz Basket Collection.

Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014

SNAG hosts their 2014 conference in Minneapolis.

Val Cushing, Covered Jar, Column Series, circa 1986. Stoneware, glaze, h: 16-1/4”. 191-152.

Apr 24, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014

Val Cushing (1931-2013) is a pottery legend. Born in Rochester, New York Val received his bachelor and masters of fine arts degrees from the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He joined the Alfred faculty in 1957 and retired in 1997. Val maintained a studio in Alfred Station and gave workshops and lectures throughout the world.

Apr 24, 2014 to May 30, 2014

SAMA is excited to present their annual juried exhibition, “Mosaic Arts International 2014.”

Apr 24, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Minnesota Woodworkers Guild is pleased to announce its 31st annual Northern Woods Exhibition.

Apr 24, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Adirondack Folk School is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual ADK Fiber Experience Getaway Weekend.

Apr 25, 2014 to Jun 7, 2014

“ABC of Dinnerware” will include one piece of dinnerware or table item for each letter of the alphabet.

Calvin Ma, Not Out There, 2014. Ceramic, glaze, stain, glass. 15” x 11” x 11.” Photo by Calvin Ma. Image courtesy Contemporary Craft.

Apr 25, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014

A biennial juried show focusing on innovative uses of traditional craft media, this year the spotlight is on clay.

Tip Toland, African Child with Albinism, 2014. 31" x 28" x 19", Stoneware.

Apr 25, 2014 to Jun 7, 2014

A show of master ceramic artists who will conduct summer workshops at Santa Fe Clay, in 2014.

Apr 25, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

Moderne Gallery presents a comprehensive overview of Ebner's 50 year career.

Apr 25, 2014 9:00AM to Apr 26, 2014 5:00PM

The 2-day Functional Ceramics Workshop will present demonstrations by North Carolina potters Suze Lindsay and Daniel Johnston, and Georgia artist Jeff Campana. Lindsay will focus on using thrown and handbuilt elements, along with altering and stacking, to create functional pottery.

Gail Ritchie, Cactus Wren, Corralitos, CA.

Apr 25, 2014 5:00PM to May 24, 2014 4:00PM

Juror Donna Seager selected 8 artists from the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California to participate in this exhibition.

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The Calico Quilters' 2014 Quilt Show will take place on Saturday April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tiffany Hilton, Impermanence series, 2013. Stoneware. Image courtesy Charley Freiberg.

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

The 10th annual Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail is a self-guided driving tour of clay studios in western Massachusetts.

Apr 26, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014

This spring’s craft market will feature more than 100 artists, food, entertainment, and more.

Apr 26, 2014 to May 31, 2014

Freehand Gallery is excited to present their Annual Jewelry Show.

Robert Liu. Image courtesy Madison Metro.

Apr 26, 2014 to May 31, 2014

Now in its 33rd year, the Jewelry Show features works by both talented emerging artists and veteran favorites.

Apr 27, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

“Runway of Love” surveys the extensive oeuvre of the late influential fashion designer Patrick Kelly.

Apr 30, 2014 to May 3, 2014

EuroSynergy is the largest gathering of Polymer Clay artists in the world. Organized by the International Polymer Clay Association, EuroSynergy offers artists a chance to sell their works, network, and attend workshops on the technical and theoretical concerns of their medium. Preregistration is required, visit synergyconference.net for more information.

Sandra Enterline, Double Box Brooch, 2008 Oxidized Sterling silver, 22k bimetal.

May 1, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014

Celebrating the 30 year dialog between friends and artists Valerie Mitchell and Sandra Enterline

May 1, 2014 to May 4, 2014

The Denver National Quilt Festival provides Colorado quilters with a great chance to gather together, exhibit their work, and attend workshops and exhibitions of works from across the country.

May 1, 2014 to May 4, 2014

Marking their 25th anniversary in 2014, the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) are celebrating at their Capitolizing on Fiber conference.

Paige Davis & Bird Ross, Separately & Together, 2013. Wood, steel, cloth, mixed-media, 70” x 24” x 12.” Image courtesy The Center for Art in Wood.

May 2, 2014 to Jul 19, 2014

“Bartram’s Boxes Remix” features works made from wood and other materials found in Bartram’s Garden.

May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014

The Cowan Pottery Symposium is expanding to include a full weekend of activities.

May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014

This year’s Morven in May jurors – James C. Steward, Director, Princeton University Art Museum; David Rago, Founding Partner, Rago Arts; and Veronica C. Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art (U. of Texas) – will choose 25 craft artists from a pool of applicants for this third annual show and sale. They will select a waiting list from remaining applicants.

Alan Higinbotham, Celadon Madrone Leaf Tray. High-fired porcelain, 4" x 14".

May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014

The nonprofit Oregon Potters Association (OPA) presents the 32nd Annual Ceramic Showcase, the largest sale and show of ceramics in the United States. Art lovers, Mother’s Day shoppers and foodies all will find something to treasure at this one-of-a-kind, free three-day event.

Kathy Spoering, October. Image courtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

May 2, 2014 to Jul 20, 2014

Visions Art Museum is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014

“Crafts at Lyndhurst” offers a chance to purchase unique crafts from the artists themselves.

Jerilyn Virden (Vermont), Shift, 2014. Handbuilt earthenware, hollow construction, glazed and sandblasted, 9 x 22 x 11.5 inches.

May 3, 2014 to Jul 19, 2014

The SAC Artist Awards recognize the exemplary work of contemporary craft artists living in New England.

May 3, 2014 to May 4, 2014

Join Art Connections Tours with eight stops in North Carolina to see nine different artists working in a variety of media.

May 3, 2014 10:00AM to May 4, 2014 1:00PM

This workshop with artist Michael Janis offers a chance to examine his process in detail and explore a glass workshop in-depth.

May 4, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014

Ohio Designer Craftsmen is pleased to present "Best of 2014," the organization's annual juried members' exhibition.

May 8, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

“Shine a Light” features the work of some of the artists of Gateway Arts, showcasing examples from a wide variety of studio art and craft mediums.

May 9, 2014 to May 11, 2014

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen presents its signature fine craft fair.

May 9, 2014 to May 11, 2014

BKLYN DESIGNS 2014 will showcase cutting edge designs in furniture, lighting, and home accessories.

May 9, 2014 to May 10, 2014

“Fired Up at Forty," is a 40 hour celebration of all things ceramics.

May 9, 2014 12:00PM to Oct 11, 2014 12:00PM

"Fashioning Cascadia" dives head first into the craft of clothing design and production.

May 10, 2014 to Aug 17, 2014

This exhibition surveys the recent renaissance of creative design and craft in Finland.

May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014

Treat that special someone to the 7th Annual Art & Chocolate Studio Tour this Mother's Day weekend, May 10 & 11. Twelve talented artists will open their studios to the public. All studios are within one mile of each other in the Live Oak and Pleasure Point districts of Santa Cruz, California, next to beautiful Monterey Bay.

May 10, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

The Chrysler Museum presents an exhibition of glass works by the husband-wife Czech artists Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova.

May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014

A family-oriented tradition featuring fine art and crafts from the region's most talented artists.

May 10, 2014 to Jul 26, 2014

The Maple Ridge Art Gallerypresents works signifying key moments in tapestry artist Barbara Heller's career.

May 11, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

FAVA's 16th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts. Juror: Tina Cassara, Professor and Chair, Fiber and Material Studies, Cleveland Institute of Art Entry deadline: 12/06/2013 Exhibition dates: 5/11/2014-7/27/2014 [email protected]
Martin Papcύn, Ring, 1999. Artist photograph, silver, and brass.

May 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

The exhibition features more than 80 renowned artists from over 20 countries.

Stoney Lamar, Torso for WT (William Turnbull), 1997. Ash. Image courtesy of the Asheville Art Museum.

May 17, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

“A Sense of Balance” features over 30 of Lamar’s most definitive works.

Rose Cabat, Lavender Round. 3.5" x 3.75".

May 17, 2014 to Jul 5, 2014

The exhibition honors the artist's 100th birthday.

Vera Neumann, Scarf, Silk, Image courtesy Goldstein Museum of Design

May 17, 2014 to Jul 1, 2014

The Goldstein Museum of Design presents more than 550 examples of Vera Neumann’s bright, signature silk scarves.

Shauna Lyons, Oval Bowl. Ceramic, 6.5 x 11".

May 17, 2014 to Jun 28, 2014

An exhibition of ceramic works by Appalachian artists who are members of the eponymous guild.

May 17, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

René Lalique (French, 1860 ─ 1945) was a successful jeweller who gradually introduced glass into his designs until it became his primary medium. A seminal influence on the Art Nouveau and Deco movements in France, the mass production of his designs made them available to a wider array of people all around the world.

CHAIR AS ART: Back to Our Roots

May 17, 2014 to Jul 13, 2014

“CHAIR AS ART” features one-of-a-kind functional and conceptual chairs by more than 30 different artists.

May 17, 2014 to May 18, 2014

This spring tour offers a chance for participants to peek inside the studios of eight Asheville-area artists.

Dario Escobar, Broken Circle, 2014. Bicycle reflectors. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 18, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

Dario Escobar has created a wall installation using more than 1,000 red bicycle reflectors.

May 25, 2014 to Aug 30, 2014

Penland School of Crafts offers one- and two-week summer workshops in Books & Paper, Clay, Drawing & Painting, Glass, Iron, Metals, Photography, Print & Letterpress, Textiles, Wood, and other media. Please see Penland's website to search for workshops by studio or by session date.

Jessica Calderwood, Bloom, 2012. Enamel, copper, fiberglass resin, clay, milk paint, silk, and plastic. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 25, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

“Once Upon A Time” features artists that tell their stories through metaphor or parable.

Lois Tarlow, The Night Wash, 2011. Vietnamese Nickel leaf on Black Rice Paper, 15" x 18", on loan from the New Britain Museum of American Art.

May 25, 2014 to Aug 17, 2014

Lois Tarlow uses handmade papers and dry pigments to responds to the natural world and explore the power of memory.

May 26, 2014 9:00AM to Jun 8, 2014 5:00PM

The Quilt Surface Design Symposium offers a variety of 2- and 5-day sessions in fiber art techniques. Class topics include Added Dimensions in Felt, Joomchi, and Encaustic Techniques for Fiber Artists. Working with some of today's best textile artists and teachers, participants will exchange ideas, gain new perspectives and stretch their creative boundaries.

Julia Turner, Three Days Walking (Mourning Brooch), 2013. Brooch. Steel pins, vitreous enamel, steel, wood. 5 cm x 5 cm x 0.7 cm. Image courtesy of the artist.

May 30, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

“La Frontera” features the work of jewelers exploring the U.S. / Mexico border through their artistic practice.

Sandie Zilker, Fence Finials Reconsidered-Chartreuse, 2014. Brooch. Sterling, brass, copper enamel, polymer clay, resin fence finals. 5" x 2" x .75." Image courtesy Cara Murray.

May 30, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The exhibition will highlight Zilker’s innovative and bold jewelry designs.

May 31, 2014 10:00AM to Jun 1, 2014 1:00PM

Participants will witness a demonstration of porcelain artist Akio Takamori's underglazing process and a slide lecture on his practice and career.

Barbara Lee Smith, White Caps. Acrylic on synthetic stitched material.

Jun 1, 2014 to Jul 15, 2014

A solo exhibition by internationally recognized painter and fiber artist Barbara Lee Smith.

Jun 1, 2014 to Jun 30, 2014

Melissa Schmidt creates jewelry with hand blown glass in the shape of bubbles.

Robert Levin, Blue Urn.

Jun 6, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

You'll find a wide selection of contemporary craft on the Toe River Studio Tour.

Jun 6, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The exhibition features over 200 teapots by more than 160 of America's most accomplished craftspeople.

Jun 7, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

The 2014 Union Street Festival is introducing new, exciting additions to this long-standing San Francisco event.

Jun 7, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

The Spring Fair features exquisite works of arts and crafts by juried Kentucky artists and craftsmen

Jun 7, 2014 to Jun 8, 2014

Craft Phila is pleased to invite you to their inaugural summer craft fair.

Jun 7, 2014 9:00AM to Jun 8, 2014 4:00PM

Discover the magic of transforming raw material into tesserae, the building blocks of mosaic, with award-winning Pittsburgh mosaic artist, Rachel Sager.

Jun 8, 2014 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Pennsylvania Guild MAKERS FEST is the largest and only fine art and craft street festival in downtown Lancaster.

Large as Life: Betty Davenport Ford, Elaine Katzer, Lisa Reisertson

Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

“Large as Life” presents three female ceramicists who make figurative sculptures.

Jun 20, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014

A series of workshops designed to offer participants a close study of craft and renewed appreciation for the hand-made.

Jun 20, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014

The Contemporary Crafts Market returns to Pasadena, California this June with loyal fans in tow.

Jun 23, 2014 to Jun 27, 2014

Attendees will create objects that capture and celebrate light, color and depth like no other medium.

Jun 26, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014

The Seventh Annual Seven Sister Quilt Show is one of the most unique and exciting events of the year for quilters of the west coast.

Misha Kahn, Pig Bench, 2012. Resin, Trash, Found objects. Photo by Misha Kahn.

Jul 1, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

“NYC Makers Open” is an exhibition designed to highlight the tremendously talented artists and artisans working in the five boroughs today.

Jul 3, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

This exhibition features arts and crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps.

Jul 11, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

Celebrate the joy of learning (by doing).

Jul 11, 2014 to Jul 13, 2014

Visitors can discover new work by over 100 artists from across the country.

Jul 12, 2014 10:00AM to Jul 13, 2014 5:00PM

Rochester's Premier summertime festival!

Jul 14, 2014 to Jul 19, 2014

The Handweaver's Guild of America invites you to Convergence 2014.

Jul 16, 2014 10:00AM to Jul 19, 2014 6:00PM

The Original Ann Arbor Street Fair is one of the largest art and craft fairs in the country, attracting thousands of visitors every year.

Jul 17, 2014 to Jul 20, 2014

The Southern Highland Craft Guild hosts a craft fair in Asheville, North Carolina that features some of the best craftspeople, musicians, and food of the region.

Jul 18, 2014 12:00PM to Jul 20, 2014 5:00PM

Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo is one of the oldest and finest outdoor craft shows in the northeast. Open to crafts made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Works must be handmade in the USA or Canada, be of high quality, well-designed, and convey artistic originality and vision.

Jul 19, 2014 to Jul 20, 2014

The largest multi-arts event in East-Central Wisconsin

Jul 20, 2014 to Jul 22, 2014

Creative Capital is the 2014 retreat for members of the American Tapestry Alliance (ATA).

Jul 25, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014

There will be a wide variety of workshops, appraisals, and merchants accompanying the exhibition of over 600 quilts.

Jul 30, 2014 to Aug 3, 2014

The annual CLAY festival of Silver City, New Mexico explores the past, present, and future of ceramic arts.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

The culminating effort of the International Turning Exchange Residency program, the exhibition will feature the residents completed work, designs, and personal reflections.

Aug 1, 2014 to Aug 2, 2014

"Quilt Extravaganza" will feature high quality exhibits, vendors, lectures and demonstrations.

Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a free artist and writer’s residency located in Chapala, Mexico.

Aug 2, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014

The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen present the oldest, continually running fine craft fair in the United States.

Aug 8, 2014 to Aug 9, 2014

Penland’s annual benefit auction is a gala weekend in the North Carolina mountains featuring the sale of more than 250 works in books, clay, drawing, glass, iron, letterpress, metals, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, wood, and other media.

Aug 13, 2014 to Aug 16, 2014

The Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of America is pleased to host its 2014 conference at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington, Delaware.

Aug 21, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

The International Polymer Clay Association is pleased to host Arches 2014, the organization’s annual retreat.

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts on University Avenue

Aug 23, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014

Celebrate the 33rd annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts on University Avenue in beautiful downtown Palo Alto.

Image courtesy of Honolulu Museum of Art. Photo by Hal Lum.

Aug 30, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

"Hawaii's Woodshow" features works by the state’s greatest wood artists using Hawai’i grown wood.

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This Short-Term Residency is ideal for the ceramic artist who is working to complete a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time.

Sep 4, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The annual Western Design Conference is one of the largest forums for artists and designers with an interest in the West.

Sep 5, 2014 9:00AM to Sep 7, 2014 5:00PM

Sep 6, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

The Endless Mountains Fiber Festival is celebrating its 11th year.

Sep 10, 2014 8:00AM to Sep 14, 2014 12:00AM

CALL FOR PAPERS New Directions: Examining the Past, Creating the Future Textile Society of America’s 14th Biennial Symposium Los Angeles, California, September 10-14, 2014

Sep 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

Craft Phila is pleased to invite you to their inaugural fall craft fair.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

The Textile Society of America (TSA) is pleased to announce its first ever juried exhibition, “New Directions,” in conjunction with their 2014 biennial symposium of the same name.

Connie Lippert, Wakulla (red line series). Image courtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Sep 25, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Kent State University Museum is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Sep 30, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Artists are encouraged to enter traditional or non-traditional craft with a fresh approach or point of view.

Oct 11, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

The Fall Fair features exquisite works of arts and crafts by juried Kentucky artists and craftsmen.

Oct 16, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The Southern Highland Craft Guild hosts a craft fair in Asheville, North Carolina that features some of the best craftspeople, musicians, and food of the region.

Oct 17, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The 43rd Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts features over 270 folk and contemporary artists of all media exhibiting their artwork and performing for the public.

Oct 17, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

The Morristown CraftMarket celebrates its 38th consecutive year as one of the preeminent craft fairs in New Jersey.

Nov 1, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

The event features over 100 exhibitors, vendors and musicians in beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park.

Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

RHINO Gallery is pleased to present "Location, Location, Location," an exhibition on the theme of home, place, and architecture. The show, on view for three weeks at the gallery in The Shops at Canal Place, will include work by RHINO gallery artists as well as members of the greater New Orleans art community.

Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 7, 2014

The 38th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Features over 195 craft artists from around the United States.

Nathaniel Gould, Chest of Drawers. Courtesy of Historic New England. Photo by Gavin Ashworth.

Nov 8, 2014 to Feb 16, 2015

“In Plain Sight” features 20 of Gould’s most ambitious and impressive works, many of which have only been recently attributed to the artist.

Nov 8, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

The event features great buys from over 30 artisans and vendors.

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

“Brilliant” provides a comprehensive survey of Cartier’s ascendance to the peak of the international jewelry and design world.

Nov 21, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

The Craft + Design Show has a reputation for selecting only the best contemporary craft artists to exhibit.

Nov 22, 2014 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Knock out your holiday shopping all in one exciting weekend.

Dec 13, 2014 to Jan 10, 2015

Artists or curators working in any media are encouraged to apply to the Antenna: Open Call.

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.