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Friday, December 5, 2014

Sunday, Dec 7, 2014- Come to St James !

Shop local, handmade art perfect for gift giving!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Holiday Shopping!!

Location / Contact:
765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738
732.747.2266

I am also selling in a special exhibit at:
The Boatworks 
608 River Rd
Belmar, NJ 07719
Gallery Hours:
1-5pm, Wednesday-Sunday
732.749.3360
(this exhibit ends Dec 21, 2014)

and last but certainly not least, I will be in an annual, one day event on 
Sunday, Dec 7th
St James Memorial Episcopal Church
69 Broad St
Eatontown, NJ
(Please bring a canned good which we will donate to Lunch Break 
in Red Bank)

Friday, November 14, 2014

Keeping up with Technology

Artists today have to stretch themselves thin.  Not only do we try to grow and progress as artists, we have to know how to market ourselves.  We juggle making art along with entering juried shows, applying for grants or fellowships, filling out RFP's (Requests for Proposals), soliciting museum gift shops and art galleries and working as teachers or giving workshops. Many of us manage and promote our own websites, design and produce our own print material- postcards, business cards, etc. We have to learn how to use social media-Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and on and on.  On the other hand, most of us can afford to do these things as they don't cost hundreds/thousands of dollars.  We have opportunities to broadly market ourselves in ways that would have been too costly in the past.  I used to hire a printing company to produce my print media and it was really expensive. 

It's easy to get lost in the business of art.  I know I find myself doing so much with social media, that two or three weeks go by and I realize I haven't touched any glass!

I would love to write a book on the business of art, but I don't know when I'll ever have time :)

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Next Fused Glass class 6 week series!

A Journey Into Fused Glass
(adults) This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to glass fusing and its many possibilities. Each session explores a different fusing technique while teaching you to cut, grind, layer and slump different types of glass. From tiles to dishes to jewelry, the possibilities are endless. A materials fee of approximately $60 is payable to instructor Yvonne Yaar on the first day of class.


All Levels Six 2-Hr Sessions Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center
Tue, Nov 4-Dec 9 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Z6544A $88.00 Per Person 

Thompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ
732-842-4000

As of today, I believe there are only one or two openings left- so sign up fast!


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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Opening Reception at LBIF -July 19, 5-7pm



MEMBER, STUDENT, FACULTY EXHIBITION
EXHIBITION DATES:
 July 17 – August 17, 2014


Reception: Saturday, July 19

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

The annual Member, Student, Faculty Exhibition includes work by LBIF members, art faculty, and their students at the Foundation. The show is open to everyone in these groups. This annual show is described by the Art Committee as "a celebration of the art produced by our Foundation family," and the "exhibition as a whole is a work of joyous creativity." Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Science

120 Long Beach Blvd, Loveladies, NJ 08008
(609) 494-1241





Friday, May 16, 2014

Donation to The School of Social Work at Monmouth University

 

The Grass is Always Greener
16" Bowl
Fused & Slumped Glass

 

 

Art Take Away for Education

"The School of Social Work at Monmouth University will  be celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the 2014-2015 academic year.  Forty years of preparing social workers at either the baccalaureate level or since 1998 at the graduate level is quite an accomplishment.  We are quite proud of our alumni and their achievements and look forward to celebrating all throughout the 2014-2015 academic year. We are equally proud that our graduate program has also been recognized in the 60th position as a “Top 100” program by US News and World Report.
One of our first events that will kick off our anniversary year will be an “Art Take Away for Education” on June 20, 2014.  This event will be held in Rechnitz Hall, a brand new Art Gallery building on the beautiful Monmouth University campus.  The “take away” guarantees that everyone who comes to this event will leave with a piece of donated original art, whether it is sculpture or framed painting.  All proceeds will be put towards scholarships in social work for our graduate students.
If you are interested in making a donation of one of your pieces of original art that will be part of the take away and silent auction during this evening, please print this information.  Monmouth University is planning on photographing a select group of pieces and putting them on a website for invited guests to view before the event along with information about you and your work."