"Michelle, this is a very informative post. I was intrigued with your inclusion of "dressing for the career you want." I say this because I've had some curious reactions from fellow artists if I come to a meeting or show or other event…"
"Lora-Lynn, who is teaching the class? Is the end goal to have a business plan?
I took an 8 week business plan class online with Jennifer Lee this year. Her course is the Right Brain Business Plan. It was great and gave me more direction. So…"
"I have taken credit cards for several years. When I started doing small local shows, I could see that I was losing some sales because I didn't take credit cards. Like Kim mentioned, some people find it easier to pull out their credit card for…"
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Home studio where I am surrounded by acres of conservation land which provides constant inspiration. My two cats are my QA department.
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I am a mixed media artist who creates fine art and functional art. My spirit messengers, icons, and fortune pyramids are inspired by nature, the spirit of ancient cultures and my travels around the world.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
Welcome to crafthaus ! We do not have that many Mixed Media Artists, in fact you are probably the first, so I am very glad that you have joined and cannot wait to see some images of your pieces on crafthaus. At the moment, there is a lot of activity on the site, so a lot of people would see your work. When you add images, please be sure to add them via the main PHOTO link on the website. That way your photos get added to the slideshow.
Also, please feel free to add your comments to the discussion topics that are already posted. Of course, if there is something else you'd much rather talk about, please add that to the site so that the rest of us can chime in.
I really hope you will enjoy being with this network and find the exchanges interesting and fun. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it, for sure.
If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me anytime. I will do my best to be of help.
Do you know a promising new art jewelry talent? Have you told them about the 2013 AJF Artist Award for an Emerging Jeweler? Perhaps you qualify? Time is running out to submit your application.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: June 30,…"
NCECA 2013 Emerging Artist Linda Swanson makes us think about ceramic materials in a new and dynamic way. Her installation, site specific, fired and unfired work all has an emphasis on time, material and transformation. Linda generously shared her time and thoughts with me about her current studio practice and the path that has led her there. I hope you enjoy this interview with Linda Swanson. You can see more of her work at: …See More
- by Rebecca Rose. 2013, SNAG/crafthaus Scholarship Recipient
For the next 13 months we'll discuss the trials, triumphs, and tribulations of exhibiting in art shows as emerging artists and established artists. Exhibition coverage will be balanced with tips on how to strategically build a legacy over a length of time, in a way that makes sense to your individual goals as an artist and maker.
Join us each month! There will be surprises around every corner, with photos, videos, SNAG conference coverage, and occasional interviews by rising artists!