Frann Addison Frann Addison does more than create handcrafted Judaica steeped with meaning...Read More
Married couple and colleagues Bruce and Joanne Hunter are award-winning visual artists. The husband and wife have both earned BFA degrees from Pratt Institute, with backgrounds in design, fine arts, and the creation and installation of public art.
Success has a different definition for nearly everybody. For some, success comes in the form of monetary gain or professional development. For others (maybe many of you), it comes in the form of business growth and prosperity. For others yet, success comes in the form of a happy and content family life, with a large network of social contacts. Perhaps success means all of these things to you. Or maybe you have a completely different version that you call your own.Read More
For more than five years, Michelle Karol has worked hand-in-hand, heart-to-heart, with a great number of talented artisans and craftspeople. In her position as sales manager for NY NOW’s HANDMADE collection, she has had the front-row seat for watching artists sometimes fly beyond their comfort zones.Read More
What an amazing bunch of submissions we received for this year’s Facebook Cover Contest! The quality of work was absolutely out of this world! Thank you to each and every artist that took the time to submit.
After much deliberation among TCR staff, we have narrowed the field down to the Top 32. Listed below are the Finalists, pairings, and voting dates.
There are always trends influencing our lives and our handmade businesses. There are also other trends that have been with us for a while, but many artists fail to embrace them. In my travels around the country doing workshops on craft marketing, I often find that artists are reluctant to use trends to their advantage. Rather than get behind a trend, they say “I don’t do that.” Others reject or ignore the trend by citing excuses like, “I don’t have the time to…”, or “I can’t afford to…”. If you’re using excuses rather than getting on board, you’re missing valuable opportunities to help grow your business.Read More
Boredom is a problem that Heidi Hammel rarely has to deal with. In addition to running her highly successful, one-of-a-kind wearable art business, the Media, Pennsylvania, artisan oversees Heron Crest Studios, Inc., a...Read More
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