Valentine’s Day Got a Little Darker This Year

Sorry this post is a little late been that kind of week… but better late than never! Dark Love IV: Spells & Hexes is the theme of this year’s Vanderelli Room’s Valentine’s themed show.  The is just one of many things happening … Continue reading

Another Emerging Artist: Ashley Martin and Ash Woodworking

This summer I met a talented and personable young  woodworker named Ashley Joseph Martin and his girlfriend, Paige at the first summer edition of Crafts Gone Wild. Our booths were next to each other’s so we struck up a conversation. … Continue reading

365 Days of Bowls Got Her Started! Meet Kate Menke: Art Educator and Artist

Kate Menke and I first met during a meeting for the Black and White Show at Vanderelli Room because her good friend, Mindy Staley, was my partner in crime for that show.  She introduced me to Kate and we had … Continue reading

Second Sight Project= Artist Mona Gazala

I really knew very little about Mona Gazala or Second Sight Project until I interviewed former residents, Dana Lynn Harper and Gabe Kinney. I actually finished up my interview with this pair at Second Sight and then walked through it’s backyard … Continue reading

Shells, Glass, Paint, You Name It, She Uses It-April Sunami, Mixed Media Artist

I first saw April Sunami‘s work at Tacocat a few years ago.  I absolutely loved the huge piece she had made of a woman’s head with hair made from shells and shades of blue.  The piece resonated with me but I had … Continue reading