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Meet The Maker: Melissa Koenig Ceramics

I signed up for my very first ceramics class a month before my 31st birthday. I certainly was not thinking of it as a potential career; just a creative outlet for my somewhat boring professional life. After the first class, … Continue reading

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Art Star at The Bourse

Exciting news! We have opened up a 2nd space at The Bourse! If you work or live near center city, this will be a convenient place to stop for all your  handmade Art Star goodies. Our shop is a 17ft … Continue reading

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2019 Spring/Summer Calendar of Events

Northern Liberties Spring Cleaning SaleApril 6th + 7th during store hours20% Off entire store Art Star at The BourseGrand Opening PartyThursday, April 11th, 5-8pmFirst 30 customers get a FREE signature cocktail from Bluebird Distillery Grand Opening of Janell Wysock TextilesSaturday … Continue reading

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Janell Wysock Joins Art Star

Exciting news! Janell Wysock Textiles will be moving into our gallery on March 1st! Our shop will remain in the front portion and Janell will be taking over the back space. Though we loved hosting regular exhibitions in our gallery, … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Damian and Jenn Liddiard of Treeline & Tide

We’re Damian and Jenn Liddiard, the creative minds and hands behind Treeline & Tide. With a background in architecture (Damian) and graphic design (Jenn), we are a husband-and-wife team creating everyday goods that are both innovative and timeless. Beginning with … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Emily Uchytil

Hi! My name is Emily Uchytil. I am an oil painter based out of Baltimore, Maryland. I create paintings on vintage wallpaper that are inspired by my interest in ecology, entomology, and patterns. I studied painting, illustration, and art history … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Jessee Maloney of Art School Dropout

Hello! My name is Jessee and I am the sole owner and operator of Art School Dropout. I have been in this position for 16 years now with a few interruptions here and there. I have an issue sticking to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Ali Doucette of Black Ridge

Hi! My name is Ali Doucette, I am a graphic designer by day and crafter by night, who just this past year started turning my side-hustle dreams into reality. My career path has led me from large agencies to small … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Vanessa Dunn of Xenia Studio

Hi there! My name is Vanessa and I am the maker and designer behind Xenia Studio, my handmade jewelry collection based here in Philly. Xenia is my middle name and choosing to use it as the title of my jewelry … Continue reading

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Upcoming Exhibition: Hoots and Howls

We are thrilled to announce our next exhibition which features a handful of some of our favorite Art Star artists. The show is titled “Hoots and Howls” and each artist is including a couple original pieces that are woodland themed … Continue reading

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