“Celebration,” part of the ongoing Peabody Award-winning Craft in America series, marks the upcoming holiday season with an all-new hour premiering nationwide on PBS Friday, Dec. 11. The new episode examines the role craft plays in holiday customs.
In addition to its back-to-back winter trade shows in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas, The Rosen Group, parent company of the American Made Show, has announced plans for a new spring 2016 edition at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C. Scheduled to run Tuesday, May 17 through Thursday, May 19, the show will continue to spotlight the work of artisans from across the U.S. and Canada.
A comprehensive listing of wholesale trade shows—happening now through October 2014.
Following long and successful retail careers, two well-known members of the arts community have closed their galleries and retired.
ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition decided by both public vote and expert jury, announced the winners of $500,000 in prizes in its seventh annual edition on Oct. 9 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Two $200,000 Grand Prizes were awarded, by public vote to the husband and wife duo Loveless PhotoFiber for “Northwood Awakening,” and by a jury of art experts to Kate Gilmore for her three-dimensional performance piece, “Higher Ground.”
Get out your 10-gallon hats, everybody, and polish up your most comfortable cowboy boots: in June, the American Made Show is heading to Dallas and we want you to come along!
J.R. Ewing was never shy in boasting about the city he loved, and neither are the good citizens of Dallas who live there now. The city’s got a new slogan (“Big Things Happen Here”), great stats (located in the strongest economic region in the U.S., just for starters), and lots of reasons to love the place.
One of the added pleasures of being a gallery retailer on visits to other cities is the chance to check out the competition. Extend your stay on either side of the June American Made Show, and you can see all kinds of art in museums, guild shops and retail stores, get into conversations about business with owners, and come away filled with fresh ideas to take back home.