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Post 18- Epilogue 2: Syma at craftNEWYORK, March 30 – April 1

Bowl to Catch Teardrops

This show/ sale will feature 120 internationally renowned craft artists producing one-of-a-kind and limited edition pieces. I invite you to visit me in BOOTH NUMBER C 05 and see works started during, or as a result of, my MAD STUDIO days.

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A New Perspective on Tradition: Asia Week NY and MAD’s Beauty in All Things

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ttention, Japanese design lovers! If MAD's show Beauty in All Things has whet your appetite for more Japanese design, you're in for a treat: Asia Week New York is just around the corner!

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Springtime at MAD’s Beauty in All Things Show

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The Groundhog has reported six more weeks of winter, yet the weather outside often suggests spring is just around the corner! When looking at the art in MAD’s Beauty in All Things show, I immediately sought out the pieces whose qualities reminded me of springtime, both in material and mood.

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Performances

Taiwanese Hand Puppetry - Irish Style. Photograph by Richard Termine

As well as designing and building puppets, I'm also a performer and so I wanted to tell you about three upcoming performances...

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handful of salt loves beauty in all things

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I had the opportunity to give a tour of Beauty in All Things to Regina Connell from a handful of salt. She said such nice things in her subsequent post, that we thought we would share them here!

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3 articles about the Museum of Art and Design’s Open Studios program

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Hi! Just wanted to update you about 3 articles about the Museum of Art and Design's Open Studios program and my residency...

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Glass As Metaphor

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Hi, my name is Joanna Manousis. I am a British glass artist / designer currently living in the United States. I am a studio resident at the Museum of Art and Design every Thursday from 10am - 5pm. Please come by to see my work in progress and learn how glass can be used as an artistic medium. Read on to hear about my opening tonight!

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Visitor Highlights

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From little kids with suggestions for what color to use next, to grown ups who want to know all about my process, I bump into the most interesting people here.  Last week a real highlight occurred, when fashion designer Marjorie Nezin stopped by.

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Hello from Tokyo!

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I'm happy to announce that I'm launching a new collaborative project with PAPABUBBLE JAPAN this coming week... My work, "Sweet Vessels" series (which I worked on during MAD residency program) will be on display at PAPABUBBLE Shibuya store.

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Deeply Emotional

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I would like to highlight a Japanese artist/designer Tokujin Yoshioka. It probably isn’t the first word you’d associate Tokukin Yoshioka with, but “emotion” is the very thing that drives his art.

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