Many of Christie Calaycay’s designs incorporate patterns and structures inspired by the natural world. Her more recent projects — like her Balangay inspired necklaces and earrings — aim to explore cultures.
The job of the modern writer, Rushdie concluded in his talk, is to try and open up the universe to show people all of its possibilities, and to push boundaries, like the writers of old.
When you enter Broken Road Studio in the River Arts District, your focus will naturally gravitate toward the saturated colors and scenes of Phil DeAngelo’s acrylic paintings.
Metal has always been prominent in Murray’s life. As a child growing up in Princeton, Ky., she spent her afternoons in her father’s shop, Murray Drilling. With a broom in hand and rollerblades strapped to her feet, she swept the floors at a quick pace, earning cash for gadgets and tools of her own.
As Easter nears, Kulish will be opening up registration for her studio-based classes in pysanky, where she will lead attendees through the Ukrainian craft, just as her mother had those many years ago.