Back on June 21, 2015 Dreameco Crafts was born. It was our first gig.
My husband and I started a company. It made sense that what we were working jobs teaching for others. And as artists who focus is on recycling we had accumulated a large amount of what others would call trash destined for the blue bin or landfill. We came up with a plan to start a company.
Here is an excerpt from our website. An eco friendly company born out of artistic sensibilities and household discards. We are artists and educators who are teaching the public how to use what they have in their homes to create art and household products and extend the life of their items to produce less waste. Classes include crafts, sewing and visual arts. Through classes, workshops and free events we turn strangers into neighbors.
Since June we’ve been working many farmers markets, store openings, taught classes, been in art shows and even conducted an eco scavenger hunt. Feel free to take a look at our website and social media sites to find out more about us. I hope to see you at an class/event. We are also available to book for your next event, just send me a note.
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Mention your an artist to a gallery owner and get asked to be in a group show. Wish this was always the case, but it was for my most recent art show. It is down now, but I was a participating artist in The Toy Train Show at Trunk Gallery. The owner gave us toy train sets and said to do whatever you wanted to with them. I made an assemblage with mine. My husband, Richard Hecht made one too. His was a mobile.
Back of Package
Close up of Train
Train on Tracks
Richard Hecht’s Palm Train
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I have received all of my art supplies from storage back east and it is now time to incorporate them into some new pieces! While modifying the old. Particularly thinking about incorporating my Teabag Reuse Project and Full Circle: rebirth of a tree projects with my paper and muslin shirts.
Tea Bags and tags
Dried Tea Bags
Angles of Art Shirts
Pile of Art Shirts
Detail of my Tree
Close up of my Tree
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I am happy to share that my latest art show pieces are seen in a local paper along with an image of myself talking to a friend. The entire article can be read here, http://www.voiceofthevillage.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/6-1-15-The-Voice-June-2015.pdf page 8.
Connected and Fire are seen behind the man and child. I am seen in bottom photo talking to a friend.
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There has been a lot of creating going on behind the scenes (of this blog). I’m trying to be better at posting once in a while on Social Media, but what I am really focusing on is making and doing. Meaning creating art, getting in shows and teaching more. So the silence has been loud offline. I was in a show in Arizona (just updated my resume page) and am in another coming up in May! Two pieces of mine that incorporate used tea bags have been chosen for “Wilderness Mind: Activating Wonder” at the Modest Fly Art Studio Gallery in Tujunga, CA from May 2 to May 17.
‘Fire’, used tea bags and acrylic on canvas 11″ x 14″
‘Connected’, used tea bags and acrylic on canvas, 11″ x 14″
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