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Ken Price - the discipline of working your voice



We enjoy the connection between polymer clay and earth clay. Perhaps this is why we’re featuring another ceramicist for Monday’s Child. Shown is the earlier work of Ken Price, created in the late 1980s-early…

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Added by 2Roses on October 16, 2017 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Win a copy of CAST from Art Jewelry Forum

Become a member of Art Jewelry Forum in October and be entered to win one of 10 copies of CAST: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformative Process.

CAST is perfect for makers, educators, curators, and collectors. It’s an inside look at the process of…

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Added by 2Roses on October 12, 2017 at 12:25am — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Tomoko Sakumoto - the power of line and form



Tomoko Sakumoto creates ceramics using simple shapes and lines. These are not your usual striped pieces. They are extremely precise - so much so that the design elements of the lines are completely in sync with…

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Added by 2Roses on October 10, 2017 at 12:53am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Molly Aleza Vogel - a contemporary approach to carving jet



Jet is a type of lignite, a precursor to coal, and is a gemstone. It has an organic origin, being derived from decaying wood under extreme pressure. Jet is a deep, dark black. Vogel carves…

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Added by 2Roses on October 3, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Michael Sherrill - when a creative voice has multiple octaves



We wanted to demonstrate how one strong creative voice can sing in different octaves. Ceramicist Michael Sherrill does just that - and he does it quite well. His…

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Added by 2Roses on September 25, 2017 at 8:16pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Arline Fisch - Metal as a Textile



Arline Fisch is legendary in the world of the metal arts. Throughout her career, she has developed ways of combining the textures of weaving with a metal material. She goes way beyond the development of technique.…

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Added by 2Roses on September 18, 2017 at 8:49pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Jaclyn Davidson - Jewelry for Strong Women



Jaclyn Davidson specializes in fabricating wearable art of steel, gold and precious stones. It’s adornment that makes a…
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Added by 2Roses on September 11, 2017 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

JoAnne Russo - basketry of the highest order



Recently at the IPCA’s Synergy4 event, Kathleen Nowak Tucci gave a compelling presentation about elevating low materials to art status. The work of basket artist JoAnne Russo brought back many of the points Kathleen…

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Added by 2Roses on September 4, 2017 at 11:55am — No Comments

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Terri Kern - crafting an engaging story



Terri Kern considers herself to be a “hands on” artist. This means she does everything from wedging the clay, doing all of the hand building, relief carving, applying the many layers of color under glazing and…

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Added by 2Roses on August 29, 2017 at 12:17am — No Comments

Hyper Reality

For your mind-boggling amusement..."Hyper Reality" a short video statement by Keiichi Matsuda. 

https://vimeo.com/chocobaby/hyper-reality

Added by 2Roses on August 21, 2017 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Julia Toledo - Wood as a Moving, Precious Material



Artist Julia Toledo creates fluid, graceful wearable art from individually shaped pieces of wood. Their movement represents the dancing body and as a dancer, Toledo captures…

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Added by 2Roses on August 21, 2017 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Adina Mills - Go Big or Go Home



To say that Adina Mills creates one-of-a-kind fashion jewelry is an understatement. They are big, in your face expressions of individuality and just scream fashion forward. The natural…

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Added by 2Roses on August 7, 2017 at 3:20pm — No Comments

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Breathing Life into Wood



Kristin LeVier hand carves and bends wood into…
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Added by 2Roses on July 24, 2017 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Amber Cowan - Thoughtful Upcycling, one color at a time



Glass artist Amber Cowan uses vintage…
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Added by 2Roses on July 10, 2017 at 11:44am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Eva (tinctory) - fabric and…



From Latin, Tinctura means dyeing. Eva adds to her name “tinctory,” a word that she feels may not exist but if it did, would mean a place where…
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Added by 2Roses on May 8, 2017 at 4:31pm — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Asagi Maeda - A Passionate Narrative of City Life

Asagi Maeda sculpts minute details of a big city life. Bracelets erupt with skylines of tall buildings, alongside docks, and parks. Many of Maeda’s pieces are populated with golden figures…

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Added by 2Roses on May 1, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

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Fiona Rainford - Continuity



Felting is something that is usually identified with clothing. The work of Fiona Rainford is created to be observed. A good portion of what she makes is done in groupings. They show both bold and subtle transitions as well as beautiful continuity in pattern and color. As observers, we found Rainford’s work to be a very open, ongoing study in pushing…

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Added by 2Roses on April 24, 2017 at 5:38pm — No Comments

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Seulgi Kwon - unpredictable organisms 



Kwon’s work interested us because of its use of clear plastic and silicone. Although her art is organic in nature, it embraces the science associated with cells, their growth,…

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Added by 2Roses on April 17, 2017 at 2:27pm — No Comments

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Michihiro Sato - Fragile



Paper, cashew paint (a coating material made from the phenol compound extracted from cashew nuts), silver and stainless steel comprise the ingredients list of the work of Michihiro Sato. Carved, colored and stacked recycled papers…

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Added by 2Roses on April 10, 2017 at 6:33pm — No Comments

The rumors are true!

"Thing" is now working at 2Roses after taking early retirement from the Adams Family. "I appreciate the more creative dress code at 2Roses", says Thing. …

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Added by 2Roses on April 8, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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