Thursday, October 13, 2011

American Craft Week

It's American Craft Week so get out and celebrate! American Craft Week October 7th-16th "brings together individuals, small businesses and organizations from all fifty states in recognition of the countless ways handmade objects enrich our daily lives and contribute to our national aesthetic and economy". There are plenty of events hosted by local galleries and tonight join me and fellow jewelry artist, Emily Johnson, at the Grand Hand Gallery in St. Paul for an artist talk. From 5-7pm tonight Emily and I will share photos for an off sight demo and talk about our processes and inspirations. Not to mention all the extra jewels we will have for tonight's event only!

Gallery Talk with Britta Kauppila and Emily Johnson
Thursday Oct 13th 5-7pm
The Grand Hand Gallery

Other events:
Thursday Oct 13th 4-9pm
Judith Kinghorn
's annual show at her studio. Join Judith and her team for a night of jewels and fun, rsvp to Judith via her website.

Thursday Oct 13th 6-9pm
Gallery 360 Trunk Show with featured artists Beth Novak, Casey Sheppard, Sally Sexton & Rebecca Anderson. A special one night only 10% sale on all jewelry and fall clothing.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Fall Events!

Hope you all have been enjoying the beautiful fall so far! The nice weather and beautiful colors are a great excuse to get out and about and come check out some local art!

First Thursday Open Studio
Thursday Oct 6th 5-9pm
Join me and my fellow studiomates Susan Frerichs, Betty Jager, Lindsay Pulver, Mimi Le and introducing Tamara Stockdale! Tamara is a blacksmith who also makes jewelry so our studio will have plenty to peruse from Betty's heavy metal, Susan's thoughtful silver, Lindsay's curiosities of note cards, drawings and jewelry and Tamara's steel and enamel work. Plenty of fun to be had!

American Craft Week
October 7th-16th
American Craft Week is a celebration of handmade craft and brings together individuals, businesses and organizations across the country to highlight American crafters and handmade objects that enrich our daily lives. Come celebrate with us at the The Grand Hand...
The Grand Hand Gallery Artist Talk
Join me and friend and felllow jewelry maker Emily Johnson as the Grand Hand Gallery hosts us to speak on our inspiration, process, and collection. We will bring photos and metal work in process to share how we create. Check out the Grand Hand's whole list of events during Craft Week. Get out and get involved!

Upcoming Events:

Art Attack
November 4th, 5th, 6th
The Northrup King Building's fall premiere event, come join us for 3 days of art fun with local artists showcasing their latest collections just in time for the Holiday season.

Walker Artist Jewelry Mart- Local to Global
Saturday November 5, 11am – 5pm
Walker Art Center- Skyline Room
Join me and 25 other talented jewelry artists from Minneapolis and around the nation for this one day jewelry shopping experience at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. This event is the same weekend as Art Attack so I will not be present at my studio in the Northrup King Building Saturday Saturday the 5th during Art Attack.