Monday, January 30, 2012

Members" News for February

It's time again for the monthly members' news. Those of you who are regular blog readers may have noticed I was remiss in posting the January news. Yep, my bad. Please forgive me and enjoy the news for this month-

Corliss Rose of 2Roses has been elected Vice President of the International Polymer Clay Association. Congrats Corliss!!

Danielle Miller-Gilliam has been awarded the South Carolina Arts Commission's "2012 Artists' Ventures Initiative Grant".
This award is a $5000 grant given to encourage and enable the creation of new artist-driven, arts-based business ventures that will provide career satisfaction and sustainability for South Carolina artists. Danielle's proposal is to focus on "Make your own Wedding Band workshops" in her Greenville, SC studio. Click on the link for more information.

Michele Grady's rose necklace has been photographed on author Rachel McClellan. This photograph will be used on all of her dust jackets for her upcoming books and the necklace also is to be incorporated in one of the books for a character to wear.
Michele will also be teaching a new business workshop at Creative Genius Art Gallery in Medford, NJ on Feb 11 titled "Fine Crafts 101: The business of Selling Your Creations"

LSueSzabo is one of the featured artists at Riverhouse Art Gallery in their show Gems, Jewels, and Curiosities. The show opened 12/9 and runs through mid- Feb. 2012.

Su of quercussilver was commissioned to make some pieces to support an installation by the sculptor George Meyrick at The Exhange Gallery in Penzance, England. The exhibition runs from January 28th until April 14th 2012. His work is strongly geometric, colourful, minimalist and on a human scale.

Su's work for this exhibition

Shannon Conrad will be selling at Bargain Hunting on 2/5. Bargain Hunting is an "Indie Clearance Sale", held twice a year. Click the link for more info.

Shae Freeman has a solo sculpture exhibition opening Feb. 4th at d.o.c.s. gallery in New Orleans.
The title of the show is 'macrocosm/microcosm' and will run from Feb 4th to April 4th.

2Roses will be speaking at the Bowers Museum, Santa Ana CA Feb 4th, and featured in an exhibition of masks at the Yuma Symposium Feb 23-25 Yuma Arizona.

House of Fifty Magazine
Featured Nina Gibson's Herb Garden Markers in their Winter/Spring 2012 issue

Jenny, of GeckoJ, will be participating in the 4th annual Student & Instructors Jewelry Market at the Spruill Center for the Arts on Feb 26th.

Hope some of you can check out some of these newsworthy events and items. Til, next month,

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