Sunday, February 1, 2009

The Big Event

Yesterday was my promotional Valentine's Day event at Stuff. I'd like to thank the owners, Casey and Sloane Simmons, for the opportunity. They are pros and got the word out with radio ads on NPR (which attracted some sexy, smart men to the store, of course!), and a huge email campaign.

Here's me sitting at my table. This is actually the only time all day that I actually sat down. I needed to be standing so I could talk it up. This store has been in existence for 12 years and it's a one-of-a-kind for Kansas City. They feature the work of about 65 local artists, aroud the same number of national artists, and a handful of international artists. If you're looking to give art as a gift, or to spoil yourself, this is the place to do it.

You could be in this store for days and not see everything in it. It is jam packed with wonderful Stuff. Here's my Valentine chalkboard.
Here's a grouping of my things.

Some chalk boards.

A corkboard.

More corkboards.

This flying pig made of recycled metal is great. The fabulous little people hanging in the background made of old tins are by local KC artist Ninette Maumus.
The great shirts are by Amuck.

More great work by Ninette Maumus. We obviously share a love for wonderful, tiny, old objects.

Great ceramic sculptures.

More great ceramics.

Still more ceramics that incorporate fused glass. These are just great.
I'd like to thank all of my friends and family who made it out yesterday to show their support. I felt like a celebrity; there were so many of you!!! Also, thanks to all the wonderful customers of Stuff. I talked with so many fun people yesterday and I hope I even inspired a few to get started on that mosaic project they've been contemplating. I told them to stop thinking about it and just do it!!!!!!!!!! Please look for me at Stuff again on May 1, 2, and 3 for the Brookside Art Fair. I'll be on the sidewalk in front of Stuff doing mosaics as one of their "artists in action". Now off to the basement I go to knock out some of the custom heart orders I received yesterday!!!


Sweet Repose said...

Great stuff, I love the mosaics. I have a friend that makes them with glass and shells, they are to die for. Great shots, I hope you sold well.

sharon said...

I didn't know you had stuff at STuff! Love that store! Congratulations.