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Meet the Maker: Amelia Lui of Felt Up by Amelia

How’s it going? I’m Amelia of Felt Up by Amelia! I make colorful, fun, and sassy home decor made from one of my favorite materials: felt! I grew up in a creative household where my mom always encouraged me to … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Jennifer Fleischer of Ibu Textiles

Welcome to Ibu Textiles, a small batch weaving company I, Jennifer Fleischer started in Queens, N.Y.! Ibu, the Indonesian word translating to “mother” inspired me on my honeymoon to Bali to use as the company’s name. Ibu Textiles offers a … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Melanie Hasan of Modest Transitions

Hi, my name is Melanie. I am the founder and botanical dyer of Modest Transitions. I get to share this wonderful experience with my husband Nur. After giving birth to our son, I was encouraged by my husband to attend … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Hannah Cieri of Cieri Fabrication

My husband and I relaunched the ceramics portion of our business about 2.5 months ago after a three years hiatus to start a modest off-grid homestead in rural Vermont with our three kids and Australian Shepherd. So far, we’ve built … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: April Melchior of Albino Jackrabbit

Hello! My name is April and I’m the illustrator behind Albino Jackrabbit. My paintings are inspired by nature with a touch of surrealism. I have always loved animals and knew that I wanted to incorporate them into my work. As … Continue reading

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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 Fall 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 North Front Street FestivalSunday, September 15th, 10-5pmunder the … 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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