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Marina Dempster - Stride in These Shoes! 



Marina Dempster describes her work as sculpture. Her primary technique is a contemporary translation of the pre-Columbian Huichol art of “transformational yarn painting.” She meticulously…

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Added by 2Roses on January 16, 2017 at 1:18pm — 2 Comments

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Orawee Choedamphai - welcome to the fourth-dimension



Orawee Choedamphai deals with the concept of the space “between.” Her woven sculptures are created to be viewed from all angles - both inside and out, front and back. Choedamphai pulls from…

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Added by 2Roses on January 9, 2017 at 6:54pm — No Comments

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Dave & Patti Hegland - The Perfect Fusion of Collaboration and Glass



If Frank Lloyd Wright made ribbon candy it might have looked something like the art glass made by Dave and Patti Hegland. This is…

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Added by 2Roses on December 19, 2016 at 2:38pm — 2 Comments

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Mira Mickler Moss - Elevating the Humble Gourd



Mira Mickler Moss wholistically approaches gourds as art. She deals with the seed planting, the growing, the infinite outcomes of shapes, weak spots and woody…

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Added by 2Roses on December 13, 2016 at 9:39am — No Comments

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Philip Baldwin & Monica Guggisberg - a Collaboration in Glass



Philip Baldwin…
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Added by 2Roses on November 28, 2016 at 3:26pm — No Comments

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Rogan Brown - Paper as a Physical and Spiritual Discipline

The hand and laser cut paper sculptures of Rogan Brown will spellbind you, hypnotize you, make you gasp and sometimes arouse your baser instincts. On the surface, his works resemble delicate flower-like…

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Added by 2Roses on November 21, 2016 at 9:18am — No Comments

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Mister Finch - Textile Artist Extraordinaire



A wonderful textile artist, who only introduces himself as Mister Finch, has been creating beautiful replicas of British flora and fauna using only vintage and recycled textiles…

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Added by 2Roses on November 7, 2016 at 9:15am — 1 Comment

FerroFluids

Ferrofluids are something we've been playing with for kinetic jewelry. Here is a photo of the material by Brandon…

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Added by 2Roses on November 3, 2016 at 9:17am — No Comments

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Margherita Marchioni - rummaging with purpose



Margherita Marchioni has spent close to a…
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Added by 2Roses on October 31, 2016 at 3:06pm — 2 Comments

The latest advance in 3D projection mapping.

The latest advance in 3D projection mapping. This is already being used for theatrical costuming and sets. Now think adornment.

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Added by 2Roses on October 27, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Marjolein Dallying - strictly hands-on 



Dallying’s work is an extension of nature itself. Her sculptures are very much at home in the woods, nestled among pine needles, emerging from fallen trees and rising from rock…

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Added by 2Roses on October 17, 2016 at 4:04pm — No Comments

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Deb Karash - Drawing on Metal and the Intimacy of Jewelry



The work of Deb Karash strikes something deep in the soul. Her signature style incorporates colored pencil that is actually drawn upon the surface…

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Added by 2Roses on September 19, 2016 at 5:23pm — No Comments

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Ann Lalik - Wonderfully Executed, Abstracted Figurative Work

Shown today is a portion of a body of work by Ann Lalik entitled “My Friends.” We really enjoy how she has…

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Added by 2Roses on September 12, 2016 at 10:11am — 2 Comments

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Cerámica Contemporánea LCG - ceramic works by extraordinary artists

To get a good shot of inspiration, we recommend visiting the Facebook page for Cerámica Contemporánea LCG. You’ll find really exceptional art by cutting-edge ceramicists. Ceramic clay and polymer clay are so similar…

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Added by 2Roses on August 29, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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Sally Hayden Gilmore - sensuous form and color



To say that…
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Added by 2Roses on August 22, 2016 at 5:05pm — No Comments

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Wendy McAllister - the transformative power of adornment



Wendy McAllister’s love of jewelry started with a live bejeweled Makech beetle on a small gold chain and safety pin. It was a gift from her parents during a trip to Mexico. The…

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Added by 2Roses on August 15, 2016 at 3:43pm — No Comments

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Cayce Zavaglia - A Return to Paint through Embroidery



Cayce Zavaglia originally trained as a painter. She switched to embroidery in order to establish a non-toxic studio…
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Added by 2Roses on August 8, 2016 at 3:36pm — 1 Comment

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Hillary Waters Fayle - the concept of art as impermanent

Hillary Fayle uses botanical materials and combines them…

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Added by 2Roses on August 1, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Marilyn Druin - extraordinary color, composition, and design

“Some artists are social commentators.

They interpret and comment upon life....

I try to take some of earth's essential elements and create my own world with order and harmony where my mind can be at peace."

- Marilyn Druin,…

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Added by 2Roses on July 18, 2016 at 11:47am — No Comments

New U.S. Rules Make Foreign Goods Better Deal for Online Shoppers

I have been advocating for many years for makers and the organizations that purport to serve our communities, to organize politically. Our interests are not being represented by our elected officials. It just got much easier and cheaper for US customers to buy products from overseas due to lowered tariffs and import fees. On the other hand, US makers are still severely restricted from selling overseas by high tariffs and import duties.…

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Added by 2Roses on May 5, 2016 at 5:35pm — No Comments

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