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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 Summer Calendar of Events

Art Star Pop Up Market at Spruce Street Harbor ParkEvery Weekend, May 11th + 12th, 1-6pmFrom May 18th – September 29thA new mix of 12-20 craft vendors each day!https://www.artstarcraftbazaar.com/about-spruce-street-harbor-park/NOW ACCEPTING VENDOR APPLICATIONS Fishtown FestivaleSaturday, June 8th, 12-8pmon Frankford Avenue in … 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: 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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Meet the Maker: Jessica Joy London of Project Joy

All you have to do is play and you will discover wondrous things. That’s how I discovered what you are seeing in these photographs. In year one of grad school I had no idea what I was going to end … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Lindsey Schneider of Little Bear Pots

Hi there, my name is Lindsey and I’m a potter in Brooklyn, New York. My functional ceramics line is called Little Bear Pots, named after a frightful encounter with a black bear in a wilderness area of West Virginia, which … Continue reading

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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

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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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Meet The Maker: Kimberly Frey of Happy Land Handmade

I started Happy Land Handmade in 2010 to put a name to what I do, which is crafting art objects, wearables, home goods and pottery out of ceramics. My husband and I derived the name from the title of a … Continue reading

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