Category: Art Show

Holiday Sales All Around

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We had a great time at the MOCA show last weekend  in Virginia Beach and thanks so much to Nancy and Brenda at Shooting Star Gallery in Cape Charles for hosting my trunk show this weekend.  I have my work available now through the holidays at The Art Center @319 in Smithfield and Pop Shop By Jo Louise in Hilton (Newport News).  Please contact me if you need any last minute gift ideas, I have some beautiful silk scarves and the big tote bags.

I will have an exciting new creative space opening in 2017 so looking forward to seeing you all there-(hint) Pigs Will Fly.  Make sure you sign up for my newsletter to keep up with all the news and creative ideas.

Fall and Winter Art Season

The busy season is will underway.   I have several teaching projects happening and the show season officially start for me this weekend.  I am on my way to Williamsburg for An Occassion for the Arts.  It is a great show, so if you have a chance, stop by and see me and all the other wonderful artisans. I am on North Boundary Street booth number Y6.  Looking forward to a successful season.

 

Photograph Steve Armstrong

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Dyeing and Printing the Fabrics

The weather has been great for working in the dye studio and getting ready for the Tidewater Quilt Guild Show next week.  This the best part of my work, planning colors and patterns and seeing them come alive on the cottons linens and silks.   Excited to be accepted in An Occasion for the Arts show this fall in Williamsburg. Looking forward to so much creating this summer.

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Garden Inspiration

It seems like the weather is finally warming and things are all green. It is the perfect time to get collect inspiration for my art and design projects. Some leave stamps and screens for printing are in the works. I have several classes coming up around the Tidewater area, so check out that page for all the locations and dates.

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This coming Saturday April 23rd I will be doing some embroidery and hand stitch work demonstrations at the Oak Level House in Isle of Wight as part of the Virginia Historic Garden Week. Make sure you visit my studio in the Arts Center @319 in downtown Smithfield.

Wearable Art

Working on some new pieces for a special show in April.  It has been interesting to work freely without my usual constraints.  Also new classes coming soon, if you want to keep up the this years classes, workshops and all make sure you sign up for my newsletter( the next one is going out soon).

Here is a sneak peek.

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Niche Awards 2013 Finalist

I am a Niche Award Finalist, these awards are sponsored by Niche Magazine a trade publication of fine craft and artist made products.

This is such an honor, the judging of entries is based on three main criteria:

1. technical excellence, both in surface design and form
2. a distinct quality of unique, original and creative thought
3. market viability

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The winners will be announced at the American Made show in February.  I have been working like crazy to get my new designs together for this upcoming show, now the anticipation is even more exciting.

 

Local Art

I delivered some reclaimed wood tiles to Shooting Star Gallery for their 15th Anniversary Event this week.  The art/craft world is tough and to be able to keep it going so long is a real tribute to the owner Photographer Brenda Wright.

There is a reception on Saturday September 24, 2001, 4-6pm., so all you local arts and crafters come and check out the work of several local artist including Sam Glasscock and Betsy Brothers.

118 North Main Street, Downtown Suffolk, VA.


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