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Isle of Man Art Festival Starts TODAY!!

This bank holiday weekend is the Isle of Man Art Festival (the event formally known as WOSAT) and to explain what it’s all about, I have stolen the description from the their Facebook page and here it is: – 413 more words

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MCA: They had me at 'Contemporary Crafts'

Featured photo: J. Paul Fennell, “Emei Lattice,” wood, 10 x 12 x 12. Courtesy of Mesa Contemporary Arts.

In previous years, when I’ve either reviewed or casually strolled through the annual “Contemporary Crafts” exhibition at… 655 more words


New Brewery Arts...

Show is open after a very successful show and tell for funders and educators. A BIG thank you to all involved. The artists showing work are: Sam Morris, Eloise Pontefract, Debbie Hamp, Julia Godden, Julia Craig,  Susan Sutton and Amanda Cornelius.


I really need to swallow the little book of calm right now…

I just want start by saying a that I was amazed about how many people commented and messaged me about my last post ‘Dyslexia & Me’. 758 more words

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Connie Rea: Squishable Stuffed Animals

Another of the featured artists at our pop-up shop, Geppetto, is Connie Rea. Rea has worked for years as a children’s educator, and her knit toys are inspired by the art made by her young students. 290 more words


These have proved very popular ~ we have sold out! I love the contemporary twist on a traditional vessel. Will be making more of these, but I’m still pursuing the perfect design!