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VOL37.1 2014

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announcements & events Center from March 21 – 23. Both festivals will feature interactive demonstrations with master craftspeople. www.sugarloafcrafts.com/schedule.html. RHODE ISLAND THE HANDWEAVER'S GUILD OF AMERICA holds its Convergence 2014 Conference from July 14 – 19 in Providence. Join thousands of fiber enthusiasts and hundreds of vendors from all over the world, exhibiting and sharing their knowledge. The conference's classes include novice to advanced instruction in a variety of fiber techniques, such as weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, and feltmaking, among others. THE JEWELRY TRAINING CENTER A school for jewelers and jewelry enthusiasts. Courses from 1 to 24 weeks in: Jewelry Fabrication, Repair, Stone Setting, Gemology, Appraisal and Design. We specialize in tool use and modification, labor cost assessment and retail pricing. Housing and Lodging nearby. Located in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO, 877.566.9582. www.KnowJTC.com. www.weavespindye.org. WASHINGTON THE BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM presents its ARTSfair on July 25 – 27, 2014. The show will have over three hundred juried artists from around the continent showcase handmade craft and fine art. In addition, there will be community activities such as KIDSfair, BAM exhibitions, and public installations. www.bellevuearts.org/fair. FLORIDA CRAFTS AMERICA hosts its Palm Beach Fine Craft Show from February 28 through March 2, 2014. Works in all the traditional media will be sold by nearly two hundred of the nation's top contemporary craft artists. All weekend there will be additional events; special exhibitions, artist's talks and fashion shows. www.craftsamericashows.com. CHINA THE WORLD SHIBORI NETWORK announces its ninth Annual International Shibori Symposium taking place from October 31 through November 4, 2014. The event will be co-hosted with the China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou. Participants will be able to attend various exhibitions, tours, lectures, workshops, and a fashion show. WORKSHOPS WITH HEATHER TRIMLETT Ongoing in the San Diego studio, private and group Glass Beadmaking classes. Blue Dolphin, 8 week Intermediate classes. February 7 & 8: Stringer Control and Design with Holly Cooper. April 8-12: Nokomis, FL. We can do it all! Pick your class at www.beadcamp.com June 14-15: St. Louis, MO. Big Hole Beads, Disks, Twists and Polishing. Purchase tools and online tutorials in the new store. 619.561.9168. www.heathertrimlett.com. GLASS BEADMAKING KRISTINA LOGAN Master Class DVD on sale! Produced by Corning M useum o f Gl ass: B eadm aki ng, c o ld wo r kin g, incorporating glass and silverwork. Reserve for January 14-18: Nokomis, FL. Beadcamp: 5-day Immersion in Beadmaking! February 10-15: Corning Museum of Glass, Beadmaking: Expanding Your Skills. March 20-22: Chicago, IL 2014 GAS Conference. Kristina will be doing demonstrations during the conference. We will see you there. www.kristinalogan.com, www.cmog.org. www.shibori.org. THE TEXTILE SOCIETY OF AMERICA holds a new TSA Study Tour entitled "Textiles of Laos & Cambodia: Traditions and Transitions" from May 24 through June 5, 2014. Textile artisans throughout the world face challenges in honoring their rich cultural traditions while also engaging with new domestic and international markets. In Laos and Cambodia there will be the unique opportunity to see the old and the new and to engage with artisan organizations that are achieving balance between the two. In this small-group tour, specially organized for the Textile Society of America, ten days will be spent exploring the vibrant textile traditions of Laos and Cambodia in cultural context—past and present. www.textilesocietyofamerica.org/events. GENEVIEVE FLYNN STUDIO 2014 Workshops: Jewelry technique classes offered throughout the year. One on one instruction available. Introductory enameling, beginning silversmithing, gypsy and prong stone setting. Reserve now. March 28-30: Charity Hall, Drawing & Painting Techniques in Enamels. May 9-11: Alison Antelman, Custom Clasps. June 2014: Fabrizio Acquafresca, Chasing & Repoussé. September 22-26: Barbara Minor, Surface Designs with Opaque Enamels. Studio open from Tuesday through Saturday. Set up an appointment. Tools and materials for sale. Look for more visiting artists in 2014. Mention this ad for a 10% discount. www.genevieveflynn.com. 75 ORNAMENT 37.1.2013 INTERNATIONAL

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