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Monday Artist Feature - Keren Toledano

What do you make/create? What's your medium?I make abstract paintings and textural collages. I literally use everything I can get my hands on. Lately I've been making collages with used RFID paper and discarded canvas. I love making work that stands off the substrate--work that really breaks the fourth wall, that plane that separates the audience from the story. What inspires you? I love forlorn places weathered by time--shipwrecked vessels and abandoned places, attics stuffed with forgotten things. You can feel time in their gritty outsides, the accumulation of dust and decay. And yet they remain. They remind me not of the fragility of life but its resilience. Who is your audience/ideal eyes for your work?People who want to stay and...

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Monday Artist Feature - Torey Lehman of Reigning Grey

Where were you born and raised?I was born and raised in South Jersey in a small town called Mount Holly that's located outside Philadelphia and on your way to the shore. What's your medium? I am a jewelry designer and I work with all different types of materials- metal, beads, plastic, acrylic, etc. Anything special to you about your creative process?Our tiered sustainable line Reigning Grey Rework is a program I designed where after signing up online donations of old, broken, or unused jewelry I ship it to the studio. I rework the pieces, give new life to them and name it after the donator. I tag the original owner in social media so they get to see the sustainable journey they've...

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Monday Artist Feature - Emily Higgins

Where were you born and raised?In a small town in Massachusetts about 30 minutes south of Boston. What do you create? What's your medium? I call my work “sculptural painting” for a lack of better words. I paint large pieces of paper and then alter the paper and apply it to a canvas or foundobject in a more sculptural way. When did your creative journey begin? I began to seriously dive into art in high school, and in college was a studio art major. Freshman year of college I took a painting with acrylic class and for the final decided to create my first rolled paper piece, which is where myreal art journey began. I spent the next three years completing that firstrolled...

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Monday Artist Feature - Heather Arcelli

What do you make/create? What's your medium? I make digital illustrations. I’m biiig into portraits but I’ve been trying to introduce movie posters and gig posters to my repertoire too -I need to add some figures into my face-heavy portfolio!

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Regenerative Organic Cotton

WHAT'S IN YOUR SOIL? The Earth's soil is one of the most influential natural resources and is integral to the health of our eco-system. It provides humans across the world with food, jobs, and helps to stimulate agricultural communities. As a society, we may not have thought much about soil before now, but it has always been a concern for us at Rocky Clark. For our upcoming collection, we chose to use 100% regenerative organic cotton for our t-shirts and hoodies. By adapting Regenerative processes, we are able to create action-packed solutions to one of the biggest global threats we are experiencing - climate change. Since our inception in 2015 it has been our mission to encourage mindful consumption. The...

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