Artist Profile: Cindy Pacileo

I have been able to extend my market from traditional galleries and craft shops to include shops with a pet theme, wildlife and nature centers, birding shops, animal rescue shops and museum shops.

Artist Profile: Mary DeMarco

An explosion of business put LaContessa products in the jewelry cases of many major retailers. At one time, they had at least twenty sales reps selling their line to stores throughout the country. They decided to open their own retail store in 1993, and “LaTerra” was born.

Artist Profile: Shawn Messenger

Today we have lots of influences from Europe and Asia and just a whole lot more people involved in creating glass. That has only helped the medium grow to itʼs present stature.

Artist Profile: Annamarie Sabo

On my walkabouts through nature, I have discovered a moment that I call the point of emergence. It is the moment when I can see within the botanical a pattern, texture or sculptural element that will become the wearable art piece.

Artist Profile: Sea Stones

Arra and Anne are very proud of the handmade items they create and the top-of-the-line materials that are used in production. And, he says, for every smooth stone they harvest, a rough one is “planted” back in the water to take its place and eventually be tumbled smooth as well.

Artist Profile: Kim Dailey

One of the things that I learned as a salesmen was that you had to make yourself stand out in order to be remembered. I learned that showing appreciation for my customers for their business made me stand out from my competition.

Artist Profile: Roger Wood

Roger Wood of Klockwerks creates handmade one-of-a-kind timepieces. A self-taught artist, Roger developed his line long before Steampunk became popular.

Artist Profile: Mark Rosenbaum

We have a couple of videos on our website that can be accessed by everyone. It is a great sales tool to allow customers or potential customers an insight to how a piece is created.

Artist Profile: Allison Fomich

Metal artist Allison Fomich used apprenticeship and a grant to help her career along. She also had to be flexible and open to change to balance business and family life.

Artist Profile: Amy Flynn

I’d been making these funny little robots for my own amusement out of junk in our basement. My darling husband said “Why don’t you take a few weeks off until things pick back up (little did we know!) and make some robots?