“The world is an incredible source of design,” says metal artist Steven Cooper. “All you have to do is look outside your door to see the shapes of flowers and trees, how water flows over rocks… that imagery is what I try to include in all my work.”
Just under 10 feet high and crafted from tens of thousands of hand-cut glass pieces, Raquel Stanek’s captivating giraffe is but one of her intricately designed and assembled mosaic works. Bubbling with enthusiasm, Stanek loves talking about her imaginative animal art, which ranges from this towering commissioned sculpture to a larger-than-life zebra bust, a 7-foot-long pig and a menagerie of chickens, ducks, geese, deer and other critters with expressive personalities.
Dubbed the “Mud Poet,” ceramic artist Michael Terra creates whimsical pieces of handmade stoneware for everyday use. Series of works inventively titled “Reading Glasses,” “Postcards from the Inside,” “Squints” and more, announce themselves with wit and charm.
G3 Studios’ signature items are pepper mills and salt grinders, with adjustable grinding mechanisms and epoxied finishes. From boldly designed pepper mills and salt grinders…
Carol Kohn wants her handwoven accessories to make a statement. Employing bold colors and unique designs, Kohn ensures that her functional garments and accessories make every day a celebration.
Bold earrings, necklaces and bracelets hand-forged in sterling silver and gold with unique circles of negative space are the trademark of jewelry designer Belle Brooke Bare. Her jewelry making objective is complex…
“I have a strong feeling that things should be made very well—the craft is what is important,” says glass artist David Royce. In his current work, he combines contrasting hot and cold techniques to mix the elements of fire and water. Luminous and semi-transparent, the glass practically glows.
Ask Evelyn Ward why she is a potter and her answer is simple: “I love clay and I’m just not happy unless I have a creative outlet.” With each piece uniquely made by hand, her soda-fired pieces combine functionality and art in a way that makes it a welcome addition to any kitchen cabinet.