Artist Profile: Ellen Blomgren

Ceramic Sculptor My inspiration comes from my love of wildlife and nature. I use the ceramics medium to tell a story. As I mold the clay into the form I’m trying to achieve, a story evolves embellished with texture, color and detail. I hope to stir a feeling that these creatures could come to life […]

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Artist Profile: Carol Riley

Artisan /Maker I have always been delighted by beautiful fabrics and yarns … I am a bit of an obsessed collector . I love to make practical unique wearable art.. by reusing, reclaiming and recycling most of my materials, my studio is chock full of all kinds of fabric, trims and yarn … FOR MORE […]

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Artist Profile: Richard Bradley

I’ve always had a fascination, as far back as I remember, with jewelry and all things sparkly. In my teenage years I started collecting vintage costume jewelry and my natural inclination was to explore how and where such beautiful objects were made. From working in design houses that opened in the 1930’s and 40’s I […]

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Artist Profile: Andrew Nasser

Andrew Nasser was born and raised in Fall River, MA, and has been working as a potter for the last two years in Warren, RI under the guise, Nasseramics. He primarily produces drinkware, dinnerware, and some decor. He prefers simple glazing techniques and lightly textured forms that interact in interesting ways. Being a full time […]

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Artist Profile: Holly Dirks

Originally hailing from the Pacific Northwest and now residing in Tiverton, RI I tend to incorporate elements of the ocean and farmland into my pottery. I have developed many of my own unique glazes that reflect the colors and feelings that are evoked in me while being surrounded by the water and land. FOR MORE […]

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Artist Profile: Geraldine Purcell/The Dapper Flapper

Hats and accessories handcrafted with both flat patterns and traditional millinery techniques, with a vintage flair. Using new and vintage and repurposed fabrics and embellishments. Warren, RI FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact via email SAMPLING OF WORKS AVAILABLE AT HOTPOINT EMPORIUM:

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Artist Profile: Jennifer Larosa Hicks

Fruitcake Designs is one of a kind and multiples of mixed media jewelry, mainly using the soft soldering technique. Vintage inspired pieces can include glass,tin, fabric trims, beach stones and polymer clay. Adornment to create your own mystical and modern look. Warwick,RI FOR MORE INFORMATION: fruitcakedesigns.com instagram.com/fruitcakedesigns facebook.com/Fruitcakedesigns SAMPLING OF WORKS AVAILABLE AT HOTPOINT EMPORIUM: […]

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Artist Profile: Miki Lovett

Working primarily in marbled paper and silk. I also explore Print Making in etchings and mixed media that incorporate my marbled papers & textiles. Nantucket Island, MA. FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://mikilovett.com http://etsy.com/shop/mikilovett SAMPLING OF WORKS AVAILABLE AT HOTPOINT EMPORIUM:

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Artist Profile: Jennifer Charleson

Mixed media works inspired by sacred geometry. Each deceptively simple artwork has its own mysterious and unique presence. The power of the sacred geometry forms comes through in a way that feels otherworldly while the “imperfections” of artful technique make the strength of these symbols seem more accessible, more human. Don’t miss the Planetary Hybrid series […]

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