Popclectic Spotlight: 1220 Bloom Street

Julie Brown can’t imagine her life without designing and sewing. "Thanks to my mother, I have been drawing, painting, cross-stitching and creating since I could hold a crayon," says the founder of 1220 Bloom Street, who describes herself as administrative assistant by day, seamstress by night, and artist all day long. Since discovering her passion … Continue reading Popclectic Spotlight: 1220 Bloom Street

Popclectic Spotlight: Marisa Ray

"I enjoy exploring whimsical, idealized worlds where positive themes such as friendship, love and innocence prevail," says Marisa Ray, who will bring original paintings, fine art prints and paper goods to Popclectic artisan market on Saturday of Artclectic at University School of Nashville. A self-taught artist inspired by her artist grandfather, Marisa says she paints … Continue reading Popclectic Spotlight: Marisa Ray

Popclectic Spotlight: Liz Hodder Studio

Welcome to the first in a series of profiles of artisans and makers participating in Popclectic artisan market, Saturday, October 21, during University School of Nashville's Artclectic weekend. Liz Hodder Studio: Ceramics, Sculpture and Textiles "I love the natural world and feel connected to and part of something much greater," says artist Liz Hodder. While … Continue reading Popclectic Spotlight: Liz Hodder Studio

Buttercup Joins Popclectic Market at Artclectic, Oct. 21

One of my favorite annual events, Artclectic at University School of Nashville, is coming up, October 19-21. In recent years, there's been a new feature of the weekend, Popclectic, a pop-up market of artisans and craftspeople. Popclectic is a highlight of Artclectic for families with young kids. I have found irresistible and zany treasures—including a … Continue reading Buttercup Joins Popclectic Market at Artclectic, Oct. 21