Beate Degen, Earth Worth Jewels, Bellingham, WA

Beate Degen, Earth Worth Jewels, Bellingham, WA

EarthWorth Jewels and Beate Degen Born 1958 in Germany I was raised in the german tradition of duty, neatness and work. But also to enjoy food & drink after a hard days labor. I was trained as a preschool and kindergarten teacher and worked as such for 2 years. Than the spirit of the travel called to me , and I started to walk the Latin American Continent. With this the magic of art, music and the human spirit unfolded in front of me. For 4 years I traveled and learned in each country from the patient natives , who invited me into their lives and their art. I learned the true meaning of “ hand-made” since everything I owned, including my shop, had to fit into my backpack. This was my apprenticeship for the jewelry trade. Ever since I make my living creating and selling down to earth, fully handmade jewelry. Combining and blending the treasures of the Earth into a very unique...
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WA, Seattle, Best of the Northwest Fall 2013

WA, Seattle, Best of the Northwest Fall 2013

Best of the Northwest Fall 2013 We are returning to Hangar 30 at Seattle's Magnuson Park to celebrate our 25th Annual Fall Show in two acts. Come meet a different cast of 100 artists on each date. Find locally made art and fine craft to enrich your life while enjoying live music and good food. October 18-20 and November 8-10 Attend both shows to see all your favorite artists as well as all the great new ones. Hours: Friday and Saturday 10am to 6pm; Sunday 10am to 5pm One ticket gets you into both shows: Tickets are $5 online, $6 at the door; $8 online special admits two (Your October ticket also gets you into the November show) Accompanied children 12 and under are free. Parking is FREE! Visit the NWArtAlliance website here. [google-map-v3 width="650" height="350" zoom="12" maptype="roadmap" mapalign="center" directionhint="false" language="default" poweredby="false" maptypecontrol="true" pancontrol="true" zoomcontrol="true" scalecontrol="true" streetviewcontrol="true" scrollwheelcontrol="false" draggable="true" tiltfourtyfive="false" addmarkermashupbubble="false" addmarkermashupbubble="false" addmarkerlist="7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-8166{}1-default.png{}Best of the Northwest" bubbleautopan="true" showbike="false" showtraffic="false" showpanoramio="false"]      ...
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WA – Olympia Artspace Alliance

WA – Olympia Artspace Alliance

Artandcraftconnection.com supports: Olympia Artspace Alliance . . . [wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""] [/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""] Raises the funds necessary for predevelopment costs and detailed feasibility studies to bring an artist live/work facility to the community. Collaborates with local municipalities, businesses, individuals and foundations to facilitate the required groundwork necessary to bring such a project to fruition. Builds awareness of the arts to develop local support. Promotes this project as an ideal, creative place making project for Olympia’s economic development, with recognized economic, social and cultural benefits.[/wpcol_2third_end] Mission The mission of the Olympia Artspace Alliance is to create, foster and preserve affordable live and work space for artists and art organizations in Olympia, Washington. Our programs raise awareness about the arts’ social, cultural and economic contributions to local economies by partnering with municipalities, colleges and other key community resources. Our main purpose is to facilitate and lead local funding efforts for the final achievement of a facility. Find the FULL STORY on the Olympia Artspace website: http://olympiaartspace.org   ...
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Thomas Anderson Mixed Media Art Studio, Olympia, WA

Thomas Anderson Mixed Media Art Studio, Olympia, WA

Thomas Anderson is a visual artist working in Olympia Washington. In his words: "  A key to my philosophy is... creating an atmosphere that encourages risk and stepping outside the comfort zone of what I think I know and enter those uncertain realms of what I am about to discover, and to use those discoveries as a basis for perception and action.. read more on the Thomas Anderson website: http://www.thomasandersonart.com                ...
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Edward Kenney Photgrapher Oahu Waikiki Hawaii

Edward Kenney Photgrapher Oahu Waikiki Hawaii

Living as a child in the Canadian Wilderness was a great joy. My photography  has been  50 years in the making.   Enduring intense cold weather I patiently became the catalyst of my own creativity and the reward was viewing the magic of  freezing water as it produced  incredible  Ice Art.  My photos are meant to capture these unique ice formations and the conditions had to be perfect in order to shoot  quality photographs. I pushed my Body and Spirit to the limit so that I could bring these  Foto Gems  home.   Now,  you can enjoy  Nature's incredible artwork  by viewing  the natural  Transition of   WATER to ICE .  So, go ahead...take this opportunity  to look at  these rare photos and experience the natural formation of beautiful Ice Crystals. View my online galleries and shop for high quality art prints right from my site! http://www.zephoto8.com/ I am also available for hire as a freelance photographer and video production, contact me on my website. Some of...
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Hawaii Oahu Honolulu Waikiki Artists SPECIAL FEATURE

Hawaii Oahu Honolulu Waikiki Artists SPECIAL FEATURE

Artists and Craftspeople ~ Hawaii ~ Oahu ~ Honolulu ~ Waikiki and surrounding areas: There is a great community of artists and craftspeople in Hawaii. I visited as many as I could fit into my busy schedule between snorkeling, bodyboarding and sipping Mai Tais at "Dukes Beach Bar". There is a relaxed and warm hearted spirit with the people of Hawaii, and this even resonates into the hearts and soul of many tourists. A friendly, welcoming place. The arts are very extensive and of varied genres. I found carvers, painters, potters, musicians, photographers, jewellers and more. I will show a small selection here and hopefully grow artists presence on artancraftconnection in the coming weeks and month, so visit here again. Tabora GalleryWaikiki The Tabora Gallery is situated in the main hotel and tourist district of Waikiki Beach, in the Outrigger Hotel Complex. About Tabora Art: Tabora's art strikes a cord deep within, sending us to a mystical place where our imagination is free to wander...
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Gapingvoid Art ~ Cartoonist Hugh MacLeod and Jason Korman

Gapingvoid Art ~ Cartoonist Hugh MacLeod and Jason Korman

Gapingvoid is a multifaceted agency, publishing and advisory firm that provides creative services to a broad range of companies based on the drawings and sensibilities of cartoonist, Hugh MacLeod and his business partner, Jason Korman. We publish Hugh's work in limited edition giclée prints and license it for corporate use. The limited editions as well as original works are available here in our store. Gapingvoid also specializes in corporate installations for companies wishing to create dynamic workspaces, brainstorming areas, and enlightening offices. We also provide a variety of advisory services designed to help companies build better cultures, as well as strategies and implementation for social and paid media. Visit the website!: http://gapingvoid.com/ Why Gapingvoid is on this site: Gapingvoid is a good resource for businesses and art and craftspeople. We strife to support artists and craftspeople not only with ad space, webpages and design advice, we also provide links to interesting or related sites. Plus, this article is an affiliate offer: Artandcraftconnection gets a small fee...
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DESIGN BY HÜMANS Tees ~ T-shirts with a twist

DESIGN BY HÜMANS Tees ~ T-shirts with a twist

[wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""][/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""]What is DESIGNBYHÜMANS? They wanted me to review a t-shirt or two, but they and their tees impressed me so much I reviewed the whole site! Enjoy! Design By Humans is an ongoing t-shirt design competition and community where artists and t-shirt lovers can create, buy, and talk about art and t-shirts. Design By Humans was born in 2007 with the simple vision of bringing artists from around the globe together to give them a platform to produce wearable art that tells a story, strengthens humanity and inspires life through creativity and design. Embedded in the culture of Design By Humans is a passion for brilliantly designed tees, detailed illustration and a strong appreciation for all things creative. Design By Humans is committed to making the highest quality apparel in the marketplace, which is why every garment that we craft is hand selected and printed in California with environmentally friendly phthalate free and water-based inks. Design...
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