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Meet The Maker: Kristin Myers

Hello! Greetings from an 18 mile sandbar that hugs the Atlantic Ocean. My name is Kristin, and I am a visual artist living in Surf City, NJ. It’s a beautiful place to live and is a constant source of inspiration. … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Sherry Insley

My name is Sherry Insley of Sherry Insley Designs out of Baltimore, MD. I am an artist, metalsmith, teacher, and maker of things and people. I currently work mainly in jewelry, but do also dabble in small sculptural objects, wall … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Lauren Herzak-Bauman of Lauren H-B Studio

Hi! My name is Lauren and I make functional ceramics under the name Lauren H-B Studio. I grew up in a suburb near Cleveland, Ohio and always loved when my dad took me to the city. I loved visiting the … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Aftyn Shah of Rise + Wander

Hello! I’m Aftyn, the self-taught printmaker behind Rise + Wander. I started R+W less than a year ago, and I’m feeling pretty lucky to be part of Art Star’s Craft Bazaar for my first in-person event. I work out of … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: David Salonen of EDMM studio

I’ve always liked to understand, create, and build things. So, when I found industrial design it seemed like the perfect fit. My training and experience ingrained in me that good process delivers good outcomes. My curiosity and love of making … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Jen Gubicza of Zooguu

Hello, I’m Jen, and my business is called Zooguu. I live outside of Boston, MA and making things has always been a part of who I am. I have a background in graphic design for the audience of kids and … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Amanda Hagerman

2016 has been a big year for me. In January I resigned from my high school art teaching position of almost 8 years to pursue my passion of designing and making jewelry, full-time. It was a leap into the unknown. … Continue reading

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Get to know Hot Sand Glass Studio in Asbury Park!

Hi everybody, welcome to a little picture of Hot Sand. We have been blowing glass for almost 10 years in Asbury Park. Originally founded by Thomas Stevens and Paul Elyseev, Hot Sand has always been a place for the public … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Nicole Hemmerly of MossHound Designs

Hey there! My name is Nicole Hemmerly and I am a macramé artist & the owner of a super fun business called MossHound Designs. Aptly named after two of my favorite things, moss (and anything moss colored) and our hound … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker “Claudia Chloe”

I didn’t know I wanted to take pictures until I was accidentally placed in the photography program at Monmouth University after receiving my associates in fine art at community college. I had no idea what I was going to do … Continue reading

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