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There is a touching way Irene Rasetti adds natural elements to natural textiles.  In her humble disposition it is not readily apparent that she comes from a background of working with Gianfranco Ferre or Gianni Versace.   Instead, you might notice her love for her work - the delicate touch she lays into...

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Blanca Botero-Fuentes is a name you are unlikely to forget if you have experienced her art.  With an indescribably wide range of capabilities, styles, and feelings, Blanca's art arguably represents a true sense of understanding for those who consume it.   While she claims to not completely contemplate her audience as she...

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The word art can conger up a plethora of different ideas. From painting to sculpture, art exists in a variety of different mediums, all of which support the idea of delivering a model of creativity. Jewelry, when done in the correct fashion, fits not only the vessel for creativity, but also...

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If ten thousand hours of dedicated practice makes you a master at your craft, Jim Osenton is a master a few times over.  To see someone wield the powers of a wood lathe the way Jim does is truly magical.  This sort of magic can only be born of a...

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Simon Wroot If you have seen the Mona Lisa up close, you know that it is a tiny painting.  Many people are surprised by this fact, as its reputation builds it up to be rather ‘larger than life’.  Art comes in many different sizes, and typically each piece has a...

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  When it comes to seeing the passion of an artist through their work, Louise Brud is a young woman that makes an exceptional example.  A ceramicist by training, Louise graduated ACAD in 2005, but worked 10 years in a 9-5 day job before landing on her craft as a...

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If you are into pottery, chances are you know of Evonne Smulder’s work.  Evonne produces unique collections of handmade pottery with a style that is a unique product of a long evolving process.    In other words, it is safe to dwell in the beautiful uniqueness of her pieces - all of which adhere to...

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      One of the more brilliant aspects of drawing inspiration from nature lies in the window it provides to reveal individual perspective.  Mady Thiel-Kopstein is passionate about her world, and it shows through in her art.  “What inspires me is nature, plain and simple,” explained Mady. “It is...

August 15, 2017  Continue Reading » Continue Reading »

Art can broadly vary in definitions depending on the relationship of the individual discussing it.  To Dirk van Wyk, creator under various mediums, art represents a deeper meaning than to most.    “I mistrust the word art,” said Dirk. “I believe that art is not a noun, but a qualifier....

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If the devil is in the detail, then recent Art Church featured artist Justina Smith has her work cut out for her.  At first glance, her paintings are alluring.  The kind that make you want to stop and take a longer look.  Some might say they are nearly whimsical, and...

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