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End of Summer Reflections

I know it has been Fall for over a week already, but it sure doesn't feel like it! It has been a long, HOT, intense summer! The temps are still lingering in the 90s here in Indiana, and I couldn't want or need fall anymore than I possibly do right now. First, let me apologize for my radio silence...

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Living That Art Fair Life

I’ve been home from the Ann Arbor Art Fair for just over a week, and I think it has taken this long to truly absorb just what has happened since I last updated this blog! This is my first year doing the whole art fair thing, I learn something new with every event. But nothing has been more of a lesson than my time at the Ann Arbor Art Fair. 

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East Coast Sabbatical Recap

Over the next 96 hours, I enjoyed almost complete isolation as I created those 150 new pieces. It felt so good to set a goal and reach it, to be the ONLY person responsible for my success or failure, and failure certainly was not an option. I took breaks to take Bruce for romps on the beach, and even went to play Quizzo with some friends at a local bar one evening. But mostly I just enjoyed my hours and hours at my makeshift workbench, with the constant sound of the waves crashing, and the salty air filling my lungs with each breath. 

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First Year Art Fair Jitters

This morning I got word that I was accepted to the Haddonfield Crafts & Fine Arts Festival in July! Follow along with me as I continue to get the results from the shows I've applied to, you can check for updates on my Art Show & Festival Schedule page!

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Allie & Tess Origin Story

Born and raised in Cherry Hill, NJ (a sleepy suburb of Philly), I come from a family where creativity is valued just as much as a good education. I've always loved making things with my hands, but if I'm being honest, I'm still surprised that I've been able to turn that love of creation into my life path. I came to Bloomington, Indiana to attend IU with my twin sister Jill, she moved back to Philly after graduation, but me? I stayed for love. After college I started working as a social worker, and I was convinced that would be my career forever. I quickly learned, however, that while I loved what I was doing, it just was not sustainable....

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