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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

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

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

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

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

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

Susan Chin - Precious Ebony and Compositions in Black



Susan Chin’s path as a jeweler began with a handed down box of tools, bits of ebony and bone, and a class at the “Y” in Philadelphia. The magnetism of the ebony in her one-of-a-kind pieces…

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Added by 2Roses on April 4, 2017 at 12:58am — No Comments

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Zoe Hillyard - Ceramic Patchwork, an Unexpected Reincarnation



Zoe Hillyard covers discarded broken ceramic pieces with fabric and reconstructs them into art that beautifully transforms its original medium. Her…

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Added by 2Roses on March 21, 2017 at 9:28am — No Comments

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Dorothy Feibleman - Nerikomi and It’s Parallel with Polymer Clay



Nerikomi…
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Added by 2Roses on March 6, 2017 at 9:29am — No Comments

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Marcy Neiditz - One Voice, Nine Plates



Many times, artists struggle with “their voice” and its development. Artists who are successful with this have the determination and focus to pursue a concept through its development. Now…

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Added by 2Roses on February 20, 2017 at 9:39pm — No Comments

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Carol Gouthro - The Ceramic Vessel in All of Its Incarnations



Carol Gouthro is fascinated by the complexity, diversity, beauty, and danger of the natural world. Her work is filled with details, close-ups, the…

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Added by 2Roses on February 6, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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Mariana Acoasta, an educator inspiring a choir of new voices



Now a professor at Universidad Gestalt de Diseño in Xalapa, Mexican artist Mariana Acosta teaches classes that challenge our perception of…

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Added by 2Roses on January 30, 2017 at 5:40pm — No Comments

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Something a little different this week - A Trio of Mosaic Artists - 3 Approaches to the Medium

The art of mosaics is often overlooked and stereotyped as a “hobby craft.” However, if you dive headlong into the world of…

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Added by 2Roses on January 23, 2017 at 12:22pm — No Comments

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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

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

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

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

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 — 4 Comments

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