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Feb 17, 2016 7:00PM
Elissa Auther shares aspects of her recent research that focus on queer artists’ distinctive approach to pattern, decoration, and surface effects.
Mar 9, 2016 7:00PM
Join Caroline Casey of Coffee House Press and Katie Dublinski of Graywolf Press in a conversation about the craft of publishing in Minnesota.
Apr 13, 2016 7:00PM
Join Ryan Hanson of Duluth Pack for a conversation about the past and the present of this nationally recognized and beloved local manufacturer.
May 11, 2016 7:00PM
Join us for a discussion on heritage manufacturing with representatives of a couple of our well-known local brands: Faribault Woolen Mill Co. and Nordic Ware.
Jun 8, 2016 7:00PM
Join Sean Sherman of the the Sioux Chef and Amy Thielen, the author of The New Midwestern Table, in a discussion of both sides of the culinary coin.
Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016
Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.
Jun 6, 2015 to Mar 17, 2016
Explore the history and cultural significance of Pyrex brand housewares.
Aug 23, 2015 to Aug 1, 2016
"Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley" is an exhibition of large-scale silk paintings by René Shoemaker. Shoemaker, of Athens, Georgia, has created site-specific works about the area. The artist solicited responses from the Columbus-area community through social media to decide which buildings and locations could be used in the paintings.
Sep 12, 2015 to Mar 21, 2016
Chisel and Forge
Sep 26, 2015 to Mar 27, 2016
Explore the role that craft has played in the lives of military veterans since World War II.
Oct 18, 2015 to Oct 16, 2016
CFile, a publication for contemporary ceramic art, is looking for the top early-career potters to be featured in upcoming articles. Submit your work for free to be considered; you may also recommend a friend.
CFile is a resource for contemporary ceramics news, exhibitions, reviews, and emerging talent from around the globe, with 60,000 monthly users.
Oct 19, 2015 to Apr 1, 2016
VisionMakers 2016 call for entry
Nov 4, 2015 to Mar 16, 2016
Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends 2016 - Call for Entry
Nov 5, 2015 9:00AM to Nov 6, 2016 12:00AM
"Under Fire" online exhibition of international enamel artists
Dec 1, 2015 to Mar 3, 2016
Call For Artists: Long's Park Labor Day Art Festival
Dec 14, 2015 to Apr 2, 2016
Artists working in any discipline may apply for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry 2017 program, which takes place at and is funded by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wis. Each year, 16 artists are accepted for 2- to 6-month residencies in the pottery or foundry/enamel areas of the factory.
Jan 1, 2016 to Mar 6, 2016
"Transgressing Traditions, Contemporary Textiles" (SDA): Call for Entry
Jan 1, 2016 to May 3, 2016
Why Wood? Contemporary Practice in a Timeless Material - Call for Entry
Jan 7, 2016 to Feb 15, 2016
Call for Entry: The Impact of the Craft School Experience
Jan 23, 2016 to Mar 27, 2016
The Engaged Object: Contemporary Craft as a Catalyst for Change
Feb 5, 2016 to Mar 1, 2016
February Artists: Paul Dresang, Jim Grittner, Eric Jensen
Feb 5, 2016 5:00PM to Apr 24, 2016 12:00AM
Dorothy Gill Barnes and Dona Look: Beyond the Trees
Feb 6, 2016 11:00AM to Apr 11, 2016 12:00AM
Pure Pulp: Contemporary Artists Working in Paper at Dieu Donné
Mar 10, 2016 6:00PM to Apr 30, 2016 12:00AM
Insisting that “materials” have a voice of their own, Sandra Menefee Taylor uses common materials like salt, flour, and soil that refer to the body, food, and domesticity to reconsider/re-present timeless images drawn from lace patterns and ancient tapestries.
Mar 15, 2016 10:45AM to May 16, 2016 12:00PM
Eligibility: Artists in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming). All types of ceramics eligible. Works must be at least 50 percent clay.
Juror: Robert Harrison
Mar 25, 2016
Plaster Prototyping for Moldmaking and Slip-Casting workshop
Apr 13, 2016 10:00AM to Apr 18, 2016 12:00AM
Forging on the River, with activities on the banks of the Mississippi River, features internationally blacksmith Stephen Lunn from England, who will present a slide lecture, demonstrations, and a limited-enrollment forging workshop. Lunn is known for his mixing of traditional techniques and for forge-welding steel with copper.