Author Archives: artstar-artstar

Upcoming Exhibition with Casey Lynch

We are really excited to announce a solo exhibition with NJ based papercut artist, Casey Lynch of Squirrel Tacos. You may already be familiar with Casey’s work from the shop and all of our various craft bazaars and pop ups. … Continue reading

Posted in Featured Artist | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Our NEW Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar Venue!

For the past 2 years we have absolutely loved hosting our Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar at the Simeoune Foundation Auto Museum. The space was absolutely perfect but unfortunately over half of our customers who rely on biking/walking/public trans could … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Half and a Third

We are a couple who started our creative business together in early 2016. After much discussion & coaxing, Ian finally convinced Katey to quit the corporate rat race, and Half and a Third was born. Together, we make quality housewares … Continue reading

Posted in ascb, Featured Artist | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Nik da Pooh Designs

Hi, my name is Monique but you can also call me Nikki. My small creative business Nik da Pooh Designs began nine years ago with a collection of nature inspired dimensional installations ranging as small as tiny terrarium jewelry to large … Continue reading

Posted in artist spotlight, ascb, craft shows/fairs | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Monique Platt from DuTill & Daughters

One of my earliest memories is the smell of gold luster, the tiny jar of minerals sitting on my mother’s studio table (which also passed for our dining table at the time). She was a china painter when I was … Continue reading

Posted in artist spotlight, ascb, Featured Artist | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Aimee Petkus

Jewelry design and metalsmithing is not my first career. For many years I worked in the world of contaminated soil as an environmental geologist. I worked first for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and then for a private … Continue reading

Posted in artist spotlight, Featured Artist | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Hailey Linette

My name is Hayley. I am an artist, designer and owner of Hayley Linette. I create hand-crafted/hand-painted accessories designed to bring a little happiness into the world. I grew my business from a dream to be different in the art … Continue reading

Posted in Featured Artist | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Ron Nicole

Hello, my name is Ronni Robinson. I am the artist behind Ron Nicole. I create unique botanical sculptures, herbariums, and stationary. I work out of my tiny apartment here in Philadelphia which I share with my husband, as well as … Continue reading

Posted in artist spotlight, Featured Artist | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Meet The Maker: Raisha

Hi I’m Raisha (rhymes with Asia). I’m an illustrator living in New York City. I mostly work from my home in Brooklyn- with all of my fun art junk crammed into this desk here. I keep all of my ideas … Continue reading

Posted in artist spotlight, Featured Artist | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Upcoming Exhibition “A Casual Peach” art by Kimmy Scafuro

We are thrilled to announce our next exhibition, A Casual Peach, a solo exhibition by Philadelphia based artist, Kimmy Scafuro. You may all know Kimmy’s popular cat butt tote bags, pins, quirky illustrations of pop culture icons (bjork, dancing drake, robyn, … Continue reading

Posted in Exhibitions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment