J.R. Ewing was never shy in boasting about the city he loved, and neither are the good citizens of Dallas who live there now. The city’s got a new slogan (“Big Things Happen Here”), great stats (located in the strongest economic region in the U.S., just for starters), and lots of reasons to love the place.
One of the added pleasures of being a gallery retailer on visits to other cities is the chance to check out the competition. Extend your stay on either side of the June American Made Show, and you can see all kinds of art in museums, guild shops and retail stores, get into conversations about business with owners, and come away filled with fresh ideas to take back home.
The Glass Art Society (GAS) has announced the selection of artist Paul Stankard as the winner of its highest honor, the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development of the glass arts worldwide.
Mary Kearns made her first aromatic bath and body goods using a DIY kit she’d ordered for her daughter from a children’s catalog.
Florida CraftArt in St. Petersburg celebrated a relaunch with a reception on Nov. 7 that also marked the opening of its annual holiday show.
Now here’s something different to offer your customers for Valentine’s Day: personalized messages in a jar called KindNotes.
Ken Shores, a groundbreaking ceramic artist, educator, collector and former museum director, died on July 30 at age 85.
Among the 13 winners of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship Awards is Carolyn Mazloomi, a quilting community advocate from West Chester, Ohio. Mazloomi, considered a leading authority on African-American quilts and quilting, was awarded the 2014 Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellowship. The award is given to a person making significant contributions to the preservation and awareness of cultural heritage.