"Oh my goodness! Your work is so blowing my mind. It's beautiful and so amazingly ingenious. I have never seen such clever work made with polymer clay before. Absolutely stunning. I posted your web site on my FB page. I want others to see it too."
"Hey there, welcome. This is a nice group to be a part of. Your delicate little dresses touch something inside of me. Does that sound corny? I felt a tug on my heart strings. Lovely , just plain lovely."
Thanks so much for your comment on my chameleon brooch! I'm collaborating with a local potter (Alexis Templeton), who is making porcelain cabochons for me glazed with her signature crystalline glaze. When she gave me this one, I just knew it was a lizard eyeball! The brooch itself turned out quit big, 4", but luckily it struck someone's fancy, and I was able to find a happy customer to take it home.
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
"I have started in on a new idea that I'm pretty excited about. However, I've been preoccupied with job application deadlines and a kids summer camp I'm helping with. I hope to have several new pieces incorporating steel by the end of…"
H U N G E RWith diet as a way of life for many in our culture, we’ve been taught that one should Eat to Live. We've forgotten that from the 18th through the early 20th century, being fat was a sign of health, prosperity, and an attraction at a time when food was scarce and many went hungry. Hunger, in all its…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!