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Studio Expands to Commercial Location!

I have recently relocated the Opulent Fibers studio to a small commercial building in Gladstone, OR. The studio has two floors with ample workspace for wet and dry work, a covered outdoor workspace for overflow, and small yard for sipping tea in the sun. It is designed as a working felting studio with all of the amenities and a flood of natural light from the south side.

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Excellence in Fiber Art Award

This was quite a moment! Receiving the Excellence in Fiber Art award last week at the PMAC show with Gwen and Elisabeth... the award sponsor and juror. Elisabeth Agro is the associate curator of American Modern and Contemporary Crafts and Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.... Needless to say, I am very proud!!

ACC... Your Right Brain Is Calling

Work in progress featured in American Craft magazine!!! In September 2016 I won the hashtag challenge #yourrightbrainiscalling and here is my reward. It is a huge honor and there is a long story (seven years or so) about how determined I've been to make this happen. The joining of my felting and woodwork couldn't be more perfect. Sending a great big Thank You to @craftcouncil for all you do to support the art of fine Craft.

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Interview with Deborah Blakeley of Zone One Arts

An interview with Kristy Kun by Deborah Blakeley of Zone One Arts.

Zoneone Arts’ mission is to provide online interviews that showcase the full range of contemporary arts and crafts happening in Australia and the world. Our focus will be cross-genre to inspire, attract and influence designers and artisans.

As its major feature, Zoneone Arts’ very own Deborah Blakeley interviews prominent individuals in the Arts and Creative industry. The interviews and their transcripts are provided here on the website.

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