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Craft in the Current Moment

In the Fall of 2017 I was invited to write a short essay for the BFA catalogue for the thesis show at the Oregon College of Art and Craft. 15 more words

Articles And Essays

Bumblebees and mushrooms at Paris House Restaurant

I’m pleased to announce that my artwork is now on sale at the stunning Michelin recommended, Paris House Restaurant in Bedfordshire. I had the pleasure of delivering my work in person and meeting the owner and executive chef, … 111 more words

A trip to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

I’ve been to Kew on many occasions to work in the herbarium with the curatorial staff or visit the collections behind the scenes, but the schedule has always been tight and there has never been enough spare time for me to take a good look around the gardens. 166 more words

Up This Weekend: Free Music, Creepy Dolls, and More!

Hey everyone! Halfway through the week- now is the time to start planning what you’ll do with your freedom!

I’m more excited than normal for this weekend because it is time for my favorite Pittsburgh music festival. 854 more words

Pittsburgh Events

Contemporary Indian Crafts

Indian craft paced a step further after the independence. The amalgamation of the western craft pattern ideally gelled with the native form whilst making contemporary Indian craft to stand apart. 263 more words

Arts And Culture

Toots Zynsky

At this late stage the work off Toots Zynsky is of great interest and could be invaluable to me if I had a year to work on my craft but alas I don’t, Never the less I am interested in the forms she has made and also the way in which these pieces are made as I had no idea that the process used even existed. 207 more words


Laura Thomas Textile Artist

During my formative assessment with Ingrid and Pip when the trapping frit between glass idea didn’t work Ingrid mentioned the use of resin and in particular for research purposes the work of Laura Thomas an artist that knows Ingrid and ironically is one of the first artists I believe I have spoken to at Made By Hand in 2014. 244 more words

Third Year