Feb. 3 Hopeless Romantic Social

Stop by on Saturday night, February 3 between 4-7pm as we kick off a month of romance and wedding themed artworks. Enjoy some snacks, socializing, shopping or simply enjoying the many new works our artists are displaying this month. See you there!

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Artist Profile: Marc Roulstone

A graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a BFA in Illustration, Marc worked for many years as a staff graphic designer and product developer. In 2009 he went out on his own as a freelance graphic artist and also began offering his personal work for sale at art shows and high […]

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Artist Profile: Kol S. Naylor

Metalsmith/Fiber Artist Formally trained in Metalsmithing at the Miami Jewelry Institute an affiliation of University of Miami, I have been working in metals and gemstones since 1989. Trained as a Goldsmith I work in all precious metals and gemstones. Offering a full collection of Neckpieces, Brooches, Pendants, Bracelets, Bangles and Earrings, my work has been […]

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Artist Profile: Vivian Whitcomb

I became interested in ceramics through frequent visits, as a child and young person, to the Asian Art collection at the de Young Museum, in San Francisco. I came to marvel that many of the pieces in the Japanese collection had grace and simplicity combined with great movement and dynamism. I came to work in […]

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Artist Profile: Debra Moriarty

Having been born and raised in NYC, Manhattan was my playground – a plethora of vibrant cultures juxtaposed against all the good and bad in people working, walking and living in the city. My exposure to art was minimal at best, having attended Catholic School for 12 years. Vowing to pursue it later in life and with the […]

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Artist Profile: Violet Drury

Using precious metals, semi-precious stones and cultured fresh water pearls, and employing wire wrapping, knotting and traditional stringing techniques, I design and create feminine, delicate jewelry. FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.violetdrurydesigns.com www.Facebook.com/pages/violetdrurydesigns www.instagram.com/violetdrurydesigns SAMPLING OF WORKS AVAILABLE AT HOTPOINT EMPORIUM:

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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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