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Exciting Press, Improvements to Come and Tell us Your Story...
Check out "The Many Faces of the Modern Apprenticeship" in the March issue of Art Jewelry Magazine. Kristen Sutter did a great job profiing four types of apprenticeships and I was interviewed for the traditional perspective. We've been letting Apprenticementor.com simmer on the back burner and we will be improving the site soon. Our membership is growing and we've reached 200 members! Inquiries are being made and it looks like apprenticeships are forming. Have you found someone? We'd love to feature your story on the site, just drop an e-mail to:  jen@apprenticementor.com   ...

1/31/2011 1:04 pm  Read More  


Some exciting changes to the site...
As you can see, we now have enough members to make the homepage the directory. The listings that have full descriptions are featured at the top. So those that have fully filled out their profiles will be at the top of the directory.  We've got 84 members now and 400 folks 'like' us on Facebook. Please continue to tell your friends about our site and it will continue to grow! Happy summer! ...

6/30/2010 11:27 am  Read More  


Lots of News!!!
We have 40 members, many are international - very exciting! Last week we created a Facebook page and already have 200 friends, many "likes" and a lot of great feedback. We were mentioned on CreativeTextureTools.com We had a large and lovely write up by Susan Lomuto at DailyArtMuse.com A few updates for those of you who have registered: •  We have many international members and have updated the "Location" drop down menu to include all other countries. •  You can now add your website to your profile, just edit your profile to add it. •  We've made the last 2 boxes that you write in more specific. They now say "Skills you have to offer" and "Description - about yourself and what you are looking for in an apprenticeship" this provides more information to potential mentors or apprentices. We've been fixing minor bugs along the way and hope everything is working well for you.  Thanks for your support and patience! Jen ...

6/01/2010 12:33 pm  Read More  


Debut of Apprenticementor.com
May 22 marks the opening for a huge exhibit State of Craft.  Celie and I both have work in it and I couldn't be more excited. They even mentioned Apprenticementor.com in the brochure! "State of Craft celebrates the artistic, social and economic history of the studio crafts movement in Vermont over the last 50 years." Could there be a better time and place to debut Apprenticementor.com? This exhibit explores the reasons of "why" the craft scene in Vermont is so special, sacred; an important story to tell. I'm hoping Apprenticementor.com addresses the "how" as in, "how do we keep this scene alive?" Brando and I are going to be there, handing out information cards about our new site. We need to start by reaching out to them so they can reach out to potential apprentices. This is a great first step to getting this thing off the ground. From the State of Craft website: "Over the last five decades, Vermont has emerged as one of the epicenters of the crafts revival in America.  However, the artistic, social, and economic history of the contemporary crafts movement in the Green Mountain State has previously not been comprehensively researched and presented in a major museum ...

5/21/2010 12:28 pm  Read More