On January 5, 2012, I was live with Jay Whaley Blog Talk Radio.
Below are links to information that was mentioned on the radio show. A one-stop resource for our conversation.
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“Pencils Make a Point” in American Craft Magazine is a two-page centerfold featuring the very personal and political side of Craft. Harriete Estel Berman worked for four years collecting pencils from all over the United States and internationally as a commentary about the impact of standardized testing on education. The bell curve curtain is 15’ ht and 28’ wide.
Read this informative article from the December/January 2012 issue of American Craft online: https://www.craftcouncil.org/magazine/article/pencils-make-point
Do you wonder "How This Article in American Craft Came to Be" featured in American Craft magazine? Lots more is happening including the beginning of a new video about this work, tune in to find out more. https://askharriete.typepad.com/ask_harriete/2011/12/how-the-article-in-american-craft-came-to-be.html
Are you interested in learning about the assembly of this bell curve of pencils? There is an extended page on my website with images of the fabrication from the last four years showing. https://harrieteestelberman.com/pencils-1#
Are you interested in the design and fabrication of Harriete Estel Berman’s work in tin cans? She recently finished new work for a show at the Contemporary Jewish Museum that opens in February. Along the way, she created a Flickr album so you can view, step by step how Harriete designed this Seder Plate from concept through every step in the fabrication. http://www.flickr.com/photos/harriete-estel-berman/sets/72157627467970893/
View the finished work on her website at: https://harrieteestelberman.com/seder-plate-for-tu-bishvat
Did you know that the SNAG 2011
Professional Development Seminar is available online? Recorded during the Houston SNAG Conference you can watch and listen to all six segments on the SNAG Professional Development Seminar page. https://www.snagmetalsmith.org/resources-opportunities/professional-development/professional-development-seminar/
NICHE MARKETING and PHOTOGRAPHY IN FLUX were the themes.
This informative programming is available online at no charge courtesy of the NEA, MJSA, and SNAG.
- How to develop new markets for your work.
- Ideas for marketing your work and visibility for your blog.
- The importance of photography in marketing.
- Are new standards emerging for photographic images?
- Are the images representing your work well crafted and compelling?
- What makes a good cover photo?
- What camera features should I look for before I buy?
- What are the ethics of Photoshopping images of my work?
- Who owns the rights to the photograph?
- What kind of "master image" should my photographer provide?
Additional discussion of all topics continues on ASK Harriete:
Here are the links to individual topics:
Niche Marketing link
Digital Images File Extensions
Photography in Flux – Three photographers
Digital Photography Handouts
Photography in Flux – Editor’s Perspective
How to Build a Better Drop Shadow
Professional Development Seminar 2010
This post was updated on February 18, 2022, to provide current links.