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Artventuring The mixed media art and musings of Michelle Davis Petelinz

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Artventuring · 4M ago

Columbia Festival of the Arts, 2017: The Return

I am pleased to announce that I've been invited to return to one of our favorite outdoor a...
Artventuring · 4M ago

Teamwork, Triptychs, and Tribal Vines

My husband Stan and I make a great team:  he designs and builds my MDF substrates, offers creative suggestions while I'm in the process of working, photographs my finished work, and is the genius behind our show booth set ups.  We've collaborated aga...
Artventuring · 4M ago

Reclamation project: Complete!

It took several days of intense work to complete this pedestal.  We were hosting a studio visit 5 days after I began it, and I'm proud to say I finished it the morning visitors were to arrive.  Working on a self-imposed deadline is sometimes invigora...
Artventuring · 4M ago

Reclamation project

Time to get back into the groove of creating, or in this case, re-creating.  When something doesn't work, it bothers me.  This was the case with the second pedestal I painted for our home.  I don't think I even took a photo of it when I finished it 4...
Artventuring · 4M ago

Wearing multiple hats

Being an artist, art instructor, and art consultant gives me the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects, and in any given week, you might find me wearing all three of those hats (thankfully, that doesn't happen too often!).In the past co...
Artventuring · 1Y ago

"Studio Mojo" mention

A big "thank you" goes to my friend and fellow polymer clay artist, Debbie Jackson, who let me know that my work was mentioned on Cynthia Tinapple's "Studio Mojo" blog today (see below)!  As...
Artventuring · 1Y ago

Studio Mojo mention

A big "thank you" goes to my friend and fellow polymer clay artist, Debbie Jackson, who let me know that my work was mentioned on Cynthia Tinapple's "Studio Mojo" blog today (see bel...
Artventuring · 1Y ago

Kindred Spirit Studios at AACF 2016 video!

 Here's a video Stan shot of our booth at the 7th annual African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County, NC.  It was our 5th year at this local show, and we welcomed some new ...
Artventuring · 1Y ago

Workshop project: "I am"

Last night, I taught an art workshop during the NC Youth Leadership Forum (NCYLF), at NC S...
Artventuring · 1Y ago

Share the wonder

"I teach to share the wonder of my discoveries and to exchange with my students the wonder of theirs."  ~Michele Cooper'Wish I had said that!  Teaching art gives me the opportunity to share ...