Shards 'n Snippets Spring 2013
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Tile Festival May 18 & 19, 2013
Moravian Pottery and Tile Works
130 E Swamp Road (Rte 313), Doylestown PA
The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works is hosting its 15th annual Tile Festival on May 18 & 19, 2013 on its hallowed grounds in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. As most of you know, each year Tile Heritage sends out a solicitation to tile makers throughout the U.S. and Canada asking for decorative tiles to be donated for sale at this festival. The proceeds from the sale of these tiles help to support important archiving activities, our major focus at Tile Heritage. CLICK HERE TO DONATE TILES!
Moravian Tile Festival details...
http://archive.org/stream/patternsofmawcos00mawc#page/n5/mode/2up - Maw c. 1866 (?)
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/gdc/scd0001/2004/20040524002en/20040524002en.pdf 1882 U.S. Encaustic
http://archive.org/stream/gladmcbean22unse#page/n7/mode/2up - Gladding McBean c. 1891-1896
http://archive.org/stream/gladbean30unse#page/n5/mode/2up - Gladding McBean c. 1904 or 1905
http://archive.org/stream/MintonTilesMintonHollinsCo.PatentTileWorksStokeUpon-trent/MintonTilesCca33553#page/n0/mode/2up - c. 1905 Minton's
PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU FIND OTHER LINKS TO ADD TO THIS LIST.
More and more material gets digitized all the time and made available online. This growing list of links will be moved to Special Features where it will permanently reside as a ready reference source.
INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS:
- A Tile & A Vessel Deadline for Entry: April 30th, 2013
- Public ProJECT International Deadline for Entry: May 15th, 2013
- Neo-Mimbreno Vessels Deadline for Entry: June 3, 2013
CALL TO ARTISTS!
|Date of Exhibitions: August 3, 2013|
Location of Exhibitions: Historic downtown,
Silver City, New Mexico
Resist lines between glaze colors….. Have you ever wondered, “How do you do that?”
Some months ago THF Member, Janet Panozzo ran a workshop for us during a California Heritage Museum event in Santa Monica. Janet was demonstrating and teaching attendees to utilize a product she had recently developed “Artistic Line Resist” which is innovative, allowing designs to be applied by silk screen, stamp, stencil, pipe raised lines, or mixed with a special thinner for brushing and other techniques as well. Check out the workshop pictures! We had a fun and instructive workshop and everyone had a great time. Teachers, leaders of community tile projects, ceramists and tile makers will love this. Check it out further at Janet’s website For more resources for educators and community project leaders visit the THF link: Education/Clay in the Classroom
This is the FIRST in a series of online "VIRTUAL TILE EXHIBITIONS" presented by Tile Heritage Foundation.Tiles, photography of installations and images of ephemera in the Tile Heritage Collections have multiple sources of origin. Where possible, sources are noted within the data supporting images in the ‘Virtual Exhibition.’
"Batchelder Tiles" AUTOMATIC and MANUAL advance imagery
Alternative view: Exhibition video version
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More details on SILVER CITY. Big Blend Radio, featured the CLAY Festival on their recent Champagne Sunday show.
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FAB link from MOSAIC ART NOW
A Natural History Museum in Mosaic Rises in Chile: Isidora Paz López
and ..more fun. MOSAIC! stuff …
This wonderful series of posts came to our attention at Tile Heritage thanks to Riley Doty, a restoration tile setter who has worked with L’esperance Tile Works. Riley is also a THF board member.
“We've been recreating Victorian and Craftsman style fireplaces for 33 years now, and it is one of my favorite things to do. I thought it would be fun to walk you through the process from start to finish for a single project.... And so starts Part 1 of a rare expose of tile artistry in the service of preservation and reproduction.” Linda Ellett
This posting is part of a blog created by Lesperance Tile Works founder Linda Ellett for the benefit of all who seek to preserve even the fragments of the built environment. By all means read through these notes and photos.”
Part 1: Anatomy of recreating a Victorian tile
Part 2: Reproducing a fireplace tile
Part 3: Reproducing a Victorian tile
Part 4: How I reproduce Victorian tiles
Part 5; Reproducing a Victorian tile fireplace
Part 6: Reproducing a Victorian tile
Part 7: My tile reproduction....
Part 8: Reproducing a Victorian tile
Part 9: Victorian fireplace tile
Sprigging? Have you ever wondered, “How do you do that?”
This book by veteran ceramist Halldor Hjalmarson is comprehensive - a classic in defining the art and techniques of “sprigging”. Complete step by step processes of mold making to application are explained with simple verbal and visual aides. The book includes chapters on “Rope Tricks”, “Texture Wrap”, and “Stamping”. etc.; 106 pages with more than 200 photographs offer detailed and comprehensive information. Check it out!
Northwest Mosaic Art Today Exhibition March 15-April 26,
Tacoma Public Library's Handforth Gallery Reception for the Artists Saturday, March 16th 2-5 PM.
More details: Richard Davis
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