Age: 34 Name: Amanda Thackray Hometown/ Current town: Newark, NJ Bio: Amanda Thackray is a multidisciplinary artist based in Newark, NJ. Her work is inspired by a deep connection to science and nature, and she often utilizes processes of accumulation. She received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. She has… Read More Featured Artist: Amanda Thackray
Age: 22 Hometown: Reading, PA Current town: Philadelphia, PA Job description: Working Artist Bio: Emily Blei Hracho is a third generation artist living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She concentrated in Fiber and Material Studies at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. Her use of traditional techniques such as sewing and construction, loom weaving,… Read More Featured Artist: Emily Blei Hracho
Name: Caitlin Peck Age: 24 Hometown: Lewistown, PA Current town: Upper Darby, PA Bio: I was born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, first Lewistown and then I went to high school in Lewisburg, PA. I completed my undergrad at Pennsylvania State University with a BFA in Drawing and Painting in ’10. In the summer of… Read More Featured Artist: Caitlin Peck
Age: 32 Hometown: Muğla, Turkey Current town: İstanbul, Turkey Job description: Jewelry Designer / Instructor Bio: I was born in 1980, Ankara, Turkey. I graduated from Industrial Design Department of Istanbul Technical University in 2003. I got the second prize in the Jewelry Design Competition of World Gold Council Turkey in 2002, and decided to… Read More Featured Artist: Burcu Büyükünal
Artist’s statement: “art is like breathing to me life and thoughts impressed on paper, cloth, the air fleeting sounds and images captured before they escape forever” Age: 58 Hometown: Holland Marsh, Ontario, Canada Current town: St Marys, Tasmania, Australia Job description: Gallery owner/operator; artist; teacher Upcoming projects: textile art postcards (see blog); drawings for fabric… Read More Featured Artist: Rita Summers
Follow along as Christiane makes the costumes for her newest stop action film. via Christiane Cegavske: Puppet Costume Part 2: New and Improved Gloves.
Lesley Haas was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has made her home in Heidelberg, Germany from 1988 until 1996 and from 1999 – 2000. Since 2006, she is again living in Philadelphia. She developed an interest in handmade paper after viewing a comprehensive exhibit in which the artworks were made with paper in New York… Read More Featured Artist: Lesley Haas