Wendy Dunder ~ Paintings, Murals & Illuminated Sculptures, Oregon

Wendy Dunder ~ Paintings, Murals & Illuminated Sculptures, Oregon

 [wpcol_1fifth id="" class="" style=""] [/wpcol_1fifth] [wpcol_2fifth id="" class="" style=""]The search for the transcendental light of dawn and dusk. I am enchanted by the light. Living in Oregon's Willamette Valley I find myself hungry for the big sky east of the mountains. My landscapes are a product of being deeply rooted in a Hood River orchard where I grew up. Working among the apples allowed me to watch the light move over the landscape and to truly appreciate subtle color changes. I attempt to hold all that is beautiful close to my heart. Shooting photographs at first and last light of the day reveals the essence of the feeling or the place... read more on my website: www.wendydunderart.com[/wpcol_2fifth] [wpcol_2fifth_end id="" class="" style=""] [/wpcol_2fifth_end] ...
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Tender Roni Chic Vinyl Accessories, Olympia, WA

Tender Roni Chic Vinyl Accessories, Olympia, WA

I have a huge assortment of fantastic wallets, purses and other accessories for just about anybody. All handmade in Olympia, WA from animal free materials. Everything is available in customizable colors so just ask if you don't see what you are looking for. I have some bright new colors and a few new designs that will be listed soon, so check back! Many of the new items are already available for sale and special order down at the market. I plan on being at the Olympia Farmer's Market most Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. Many items are now available at the new Oly Vegan shop in downtown Olympia. I am so excited to finally have a outlet in Olympia where people can go to find my work! If you are in Olympia, please stop by and support this amazing shop. Visit my ETSY shop here http://www.etsy.com/shop/tenderroni       ...
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Ann Munson ~ Paper Collages, Acrylics on Canvas art, Oregon

Ann Munson ~ Paper Collages, Acrylics on Canvas art, Oregon

Artists statement: My work is three parts, all fun.  First I carve stamps, cut up rubber combs and mix paint.  Then I make my own papers.  It’s pretty much finger painting for grownups. I cover the entire floor of the greenhouse with colored patterned sheets.  Next I draw, tear paper and glue shapes onto canvas.  It looks like a quilt at this stage.  Finally I use transparent acrylics to add dimension, light ,form, and air.  I’m drawn to a push pull of flat shapes and interesting textures vs. subtle color and atmosphere.  The mantra posted in my studio is “Visual complexity; compositional clarity.”  Huh.  Complexity and clarity.  “How did you say this damn thing works?” Visit Ann Munsons's website here: http://www.annmunson.com// // ...
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Creative Soul Spirit Etsy Shop

Creative Soul Spirit Etsy Shop

Hi, we are an creative couple that has worked and played for a long time with all sorts of materials that nature is so generously offering us. We appreciate fibers, metals, shells, wood and more. We are artisans that enjoy working creatively with various materials and styles, constantly changing, as nature does. Favorites at the moment are real silver and fibers, hand making felt and create playful art from that. So you will find items from me (Hart) and my wife Leonie here offered for sale and hope you enjoy what you see. Please feel free to message us with questions if you have any :-) [etsy-include=creativesoulspirit;11282512] Favorite materials Silver, hand made felt, fibers, wood, pearls, beads...
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“One of a kind” gourdcraft and weaving creations by Lee and Ora

“One of a kind” gourdcraft and weaving creations by Lee and Ora

Ora specializes in handwoven cotton towels and scarves made of a variety of fibers.  Lee is the gourd artist with Ora just apprenticing in this craft. During the Olympia Farmers Market season, Apr-Dec,   Happy Hen Farm has a booth with our crafts. Year round our crafts are available to purchase online. Visit Ora & Lee's website: http://happyhenfarm.com/ What We Do Weaving and gourd crafting have taken over the lives of Lee and Ora Jacobson, owners of Happy Hen Farm.  Since beginning weaving in 1997 Ora has woven more than 5000 one of a kind 100% cotton towels and a few years ago added handwoven scarves.  The scarves are made using a wide variety of fibers from wools to tencel, bamboo and beyond.  About the same time Ora began weaving Lee became intrigued with gourds.  His love of intricate patterns are burned into many of his creations which range from birdhouses to bowls, jewelry and whimsical Santa ornaments and fairy houses....
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The functional art of Toni Lawrence Ceramics WA

The functional art of Toni Lawrence Ceramics WA

A native Angeleno, artist Toni Lawrence's childhood years were in Rome, Italy, which, she says, provided the single-most important influence on her work. "The myths and fairy-tales that were read to me in Italian," recalls Lawrence, "are the basis for the recurring themes in my ceramics and watercolors today." Ms. Lawrence maintains her residence and art studio in Pe Ell, Washington state. "I started working in clay in the 1970's when my friend Herve Villechaize invited me to a pottery class where I learned to throw on a wheel. When my wheel at home broke, I started hand-building and fell in love with the organic feel of a cup; I never looked back! My work reflects a look into the past as well as to the future, and looking more gently into the nature of seeing. Sentimentality chipped to the core becomes a platform for more universal issues; my ceramic works are small universes where the persona of the 'Little Prince'...
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Mixed Media Artist Victoria Hammond – herstoryvictoria.com

Mixed Media Artist Victoria Hammond – herstoryvictoria.com

My name is Victoria Hammond and I am an artist who has always been intrigued by the creative ways people can use other people’s “junk” to make something totally new and wonderful. I have always been a “junker” at heart, loving to go to garage and estate sales and flea markets looking for that unique piece. I soon realized that it came naturally to me to find beauty and interest in ordinary things, many times broken things that most people might just toss away.  Visit Victoria's website here: http://herstoryvictoria.com/ In 1992, I started playing with my findings, initially making one-of-a-kind, recycled collage pins using broken jewelry, watch parts, and the like. I soon began incorporating old photos of women into my work, calling my line of pins “Herstory”. By using the old photos of women who have gone before us, I feel I’m bringing them back to life in a way, and honoring an existence that has probably been forgotten.  After taking Mixed Media, Collage, & Mosaic...
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SPLASH GALLERY, OLYMPIA, WA

SPLASH GALLERY, OLYMPIA, WA

Splash Gallery of Olympia is a contemporary fine art galley opened August 13th, 2011. This gallery is dedicated to exhibiting up and coming artists in the South Puget Sound. The gallery supports art in the community and is dedicated to giving back to local groups who support the arts. We are located at the marina next to Dockside Bistro, a short walk from the Farmers Market and along the historic boardwalk. REPRESENTING THE FINE ART OF: JANICE ARNOLD ANNA BOATRIGHT THOMAS BOATRIGHT LARRY BOATRIGHT MELODI COTTONGIM CHRISTINE MALEK IRENE OSBORN  MARION POLLMANN ROBYN CHANCE JANET SCHRADER JAN SOGGE HEATHER TAYLOR TRAVIS CONN STEPHANIE HOLTTUM MARINA KURAN Visit the Splash Gallery website: http://splashgalleryolympia.com...
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Artists: Need your own website?

Artists: Need your own website?

Of course we can design and install, and host, a website for you. If you would rather have your own web site, with your own style, your e-commerce enabled site, galleries and more, we can design and create for you. Think about the POTENTIAL a site of your own has! Your own color scheme, the layout, the style... all about YOU. Of course your page on Artandcraftconnection can stay as well, all contributing to the all important search engine popularity and social networking potentials! Let us know, and we create a proposal... and you will be half way on being online!  Contact us here hARTdesign has it's own website, visit www.hartdesign.info Are you living your dream? It all starts in the mind... Spend a little time each day dreaming up potentials... without questioning your ideas, just jot them down, collect them, and your dream will get better and more complete every day. The universe will reward your imagination, you will grow your confidence and...
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