Monthly Archives: July 2012

Dare to Bead With No Pattern

“Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the ttern.” – Alfred North Whitehead In creativity there is no right or wrong. Creativity, or the act of making art, offers a choice of … Continue reading

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Folk Art Market Offers International Experience

The sounds, smells and sights of the International Folk Art Market provided a sensory overload experience this weekend. Costumes, music, presentation and crowds blended for an amazing afternoon. All sense of time and locale went away as I examined the … Continue reading

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Four Reasons to Support Local Art

The Ninth Annual Sandia Heights Art Tour takes place 10am – .5pm September 8-9, 2012. A loosely knit collective, Sandia Heights Artists, SHA, traditionally open their studios to the public two days annually to promote the appreciation of art. As … Continue reading

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Stoke Creativity With Local Arts & Craft Shows

More than 100 vendors participated in the seventh annual Mama’s Minerals Craft Fair. The enthusiasm and originality of exhibitors warmed my soul as I strolled through the displays on Saturday. The sewing of Linda Pearl and her emphasis on upcycling … Continue reading

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Imagination Upgrades Your Art Display Options

Earlier this year I worked to make my artfest display inviting, attractive and easy to shop. Using a simple pegboard, I displayed The Abundance Collection, my trade bead bracelets at the end of my booth. While the display worked, I … Continue reading

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