Author Archives: Artisans Turnings
Kicking it off again … Artisans of the Valley, LLC. having learned from our mistakes the last round, mainly shooting for too high in an all or nothing campaign, we’re giving Kickstarter another try with a Manzanita Madness project. This time, all we ask is $100 to start the funding and in return Artisans will … Continue reading
The Bench, The Art, The Wine … a Sunday Afternoon at the vineyards, at the movies, and among the artwork for a nominal expenditure. This four hour exclusive event is hosted by Hopewell Valley Vineyards and offers personal interactive artist meetings, light music, wine tastings, homemade brick oven pizza, delectable desserts, a feature independent film, … Continue reading
Greetings, Welcome to Artisans Quarterly Review, a periodic newsletter presented by Artisans of the Valley. We’re a little late as this is the first issue of 2014! This email features Artisans Quarterly Review Volume 7 Issue 1 – 2014 … the first slightly late issue of 2014. Previous issue links are listed on our home … Continue reading
Stop at the Quiet Life Gallery during your stroll through Lambertville, NJ to check out a sample of our manzanita bowls for an October showcase. The Quiet Life 17 South Main Street Lambertville, NJ 08530 United States ph: 609.397.0880 firstname.lastname@example.org We are located at the corner of South Main & Ferry St. in the beautiful … Continue reading
An 800lb shipment of manzanita burls arrived yesterday! We’re setup to do a multi-camera video shoot this Saturday to document turning some of these into what we hope will be masterpieces. We’ll post some onset images as we progress on Saturday, check our Facebook page for the most up to date action. Our plan is … Continue reading
Our next collaboration is adding a touch of glass to our turnings, exploring the potential of combined mediums has been our passion for some time. We have finally began to make it happen! Inspired by classes taken by turner Eric Saperstein a few years ago at East Falls Glassworks in Philadelphia, we are working with … Continue reading
A little sneak peek into an upcoming collaboration – pending for debut at our Fortuna Fine Arts show pending in New York City we are partnering with artist and coppersmith Steven Bradway. Steve will be working on a series of copper floral and vine work to intertwine with our turned bowls and vases. Steve Bradway, … Continue reading
Spinning this manzanita plank was an amazing experience. Creating a plank bowl means concentration, turning where there is nothing to turn while the material spins like a prop in front of you. There is no other bowl like this, as there are very few perfect planks of manzanita to make them!
The world keeps turning so we keep turning. We’ve been having fun with the newly upgraded lathe, taking advantage of the extra horsepower. Turning is a a chance for us to go free range as artists. Producing an ongoing supply of signed artwork bowls tailored to, well, whatever we want to do! We’re not going … Continue reading
This isn’t really an article, its showing off a few snapshots of the creative process.