MAG: What led you down this career path? Was there a recognizable ' aha' moment in your life?
Very definitely. It came when I first travelled back to Ireland - my father's native land. When Dad came to Canada, after the 2nd world war it was not a place friendly to the Irish. People forget how much prejudice there was. Lots of job listings had a codicil "Irish need not apply". So he worked hard to get rid of his Irish accent and culture in order… Continue
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What do you love most about being an artist/designer? Continue
I guess I love the freedom to create, to realize a vision/ an aesthetic and to have that be made into a piece that someone will cherish is very special.
Your designs are instantly recognizable - did you have a clear vision of your style & brand from the beginning?
I can’t say that I’ve…
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Charles Funnell is an award-winning silversmith living in Coburg Ontario.
- What led you down this career path?
I think it was a few key mentors along the way who introduced me to metal. Lois Betteridge was the first, when I took my first silversmithing class at the Haliburton School of the… Continue
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SIX SPOTTED ORB WEAVER SPIDER ("Issue Forth")
Sterling silver, pearls, 14k gold
8"l x 8"w x 3.25"h
Elizabeth Goluch creates the most beautiful insects with metal. While most of us would recoil at the thought of giant cicadas or cockroaches Elizabeth transforms them into gleaming, intricate… Continue
Added by MAG Tech Support on March 7, 2011 at 9:00am —
Enterprise Toronto, Economic Development Department of the City of Toronto will be hosting the 4th annual Arts Forum
being held at the North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street, on Tuesday March 29, 2011
. This years Arts Forum theme is "Get Discovered".
The Arts Forum is a full day of activity around entrepreneurship and the arts. Small Business owners and Entrepreneurs in the Arts are welcome to attend and take in a full day of information gathering,… Continue
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MAGC: WHAT LED YOU DOWN THIS CAREER PATH?
As a student at a small high school in Erin, Ontario,… Continue
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There are only six weeks left to enter METAL… Continue
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We've recently become aware of an opportunity for a studio/retail space at The Hive Artists Hub
in downtown Medicine Hat Alberta. The original application deadline is listed as May 7, but it doesn't hurt to try.
Find out How to Apply
for a space
The Hive’s Mission
The Hive Artists Hub is a… Continue
Added by MAG Tech Support on May 11, 2010 at 4:13pm —
For anyone able to see it the next stop for the Masterworks Southwest Touring Exhibition will be at the Burdette Gallery. This OCC news release has all the details.
ORTON, Ontario – Monday, May 10 2010 –
After receiving rave reviews in Owen Sound, Masterworks… Continue
Added by MAG Tech Support on May 10, 2010 at 3:00pm —
Just in case you haven't yet seen this incredible find!
"This hoard is perhaps the most important collection of Anglo-Saxon objects found in England. It compares and perhaps exceeds those objects found at Sutton Hoo. Originally discovered by metal detectorist Terry Herbert in July 2009 and subsequently excavated by Birmingham University Archaeology Unit and Staffordshire County… Continue
Added by MAG Tech Support on September 28, 2009 at 9:05am —
I received this email from Charles about two workshops he is conducting and wanted to post it here in case someone is interested.
I am giving two main workshops this summer, the first June 29-July 2 on
in Calgary, (come for the workshop-stay for the mountains)
and the second in Massachusetts Aug 5-9 for Metalwerx on Gold Applications
. Here is… Continue
Added by MAG Tech Support on April 18, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Curious about Intellectual property and the web? Get involved in the discussion.
Register for copy camp: http://www.copycamp.ca/
From site: The first CopyCamp was held in September 2006. We billed it as An unconference for artists about the Internet and the challenge to copyright. Here's what we said then:
CopyCamp is a place to meet people making art and making waves, an opportunity to discover how the Internet can work for artists and fans, and a chance to debate… Continue
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Hi everyone, thanks to those who attended online and offline, it was an interesting challenge to get this particular event to work. If anyone has any questions and is a paid MAG member I would be happy to go over what was presented.
Photos are up from yesterday and archived video is working pretty well in the end. Considering the streaming service was free, we used a web cam and we had limited bandwidth at the venue I was happy with our maiden web voyage.
Thursday we are… Continue
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