Category: Industry News

Turning Possibilities Into Gold

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The revolution continues as Wholesalecrafts.com™ and the American Craft and Retail Expo (ACRE) shows continue to push limits while breaking new ground in the Art and Craft world. Owner Nancy Vince and her staff’s innovative programs benefit both their artists and buyers. These efforts ultimately touch the lives of the American consumer bringing amazing handcrafted art into their homes.

 

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Welcome to WHITE COPPRclay™!

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WHITE COPPRclay™ is easily sculpted, molded, carved and formed, and becomes a solid metal piece when fired. Your imagination and just a few simple tools will allow you to create jewelry, large sculptures and everything in-between!

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American Craft Week Creates a Step-by-Step Cultural Tourism Kit

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Did you know that cultural tourists—those looking for an arts-based travel experience—are the fastest-growing segment of American travel? These travelers are willing to pay for unique, authentic experiences and interesting connections to local cuisines and craftspeople. American Craft Week (ACW) is ready to tap into this expanding market by giving arts and entertainment districts, visitors’ bureaus, and tourism organizations a ready-made blueprint for attracting cultural tourists.

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Crafting a Continuum – Rethinking Contemporary Craft

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The Arizona State University Art Museum is renowned for its extensive and notable craft collection and features international acquisitions in wood, ceramic, and fiber. This book, edited by the museum’s curators, uses the ASU collection to explore the idea of craft within a critical context, as both idea and action. 

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What is an “Etsy”?

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Etsy is the multi-million-dollar virtual marketplace for occasionally insane homespun crafts. But what is an “etsy” exactly? If you think it’s just some made-up nonsense word that has no meaning, you’re absolutely correct.

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Support HandMade in America on #GivingTuesday

Asheville, NC – On Tuesday November 27, 2012, charities, families, businesses and individuals are coming together to transform the way people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday™ is a national campaign to celebrate and encourage charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations at the start of the annual holiday season. HandMade in America invites and encourages our community to participate in this national day of giving by supporting WNC’s nonprofits.

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