Aram, I went to your blog and watched your video of Mr X with all his different gear. Wonderful! I especially like the glasses with mr x and his cage gears on the right side and the eyelashes and eyes on the left side. The workwomanship looked very skilled - it amazes me how jewelers do such small work. Keep it up! Tom Hughes
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- 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!