Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Symposium announcement

So I am doing this thing... I get really nervous talking in front of a large amount of people matter of fact I might vomit which is always nice to see....but I am going to announce it anyway-

Making, Meaning, and the Marketplace: Craft and the next generation
This program was developed by the American craft Council in partnership with VCU’s Department of Craft/Material Studies The panel will discuss the impact of the Internet on the craft market and the role of the craft gallery in a booming art market. It will feature Rob Kalin, president and founder of, the online marketplace for all things handmade, in conversation with Sonya Clark, chair of the Craft/Material Studies, Kathy Emerson, director of Quirk Gallery, and Arthur Hash, a jeweler and alumnus who shows his work with both Quirk and

Thursday, April 3, 2008
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Grace Street Theater
930 West Grace Street
Richmond Virginia
Reception to follow.


  1. Damn! I miss everything cool. Do you think there will be a podcast or some other publicly accessible record of what is said?

    Good luck!


  2. arthur-

    thanks for the link in your jewelry section. i appreciate the chance at being in that company. & congrats on the symposium. you did a great job @ SNAG. you'll rock it.

    thanks again for the link.

    :: jessica