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10 . 11 . 2018

Get to Know... Aron Fischer of Facture Goods

New One of a Kind Show artist Aron Fischer works with hardwoods, clay and metals to create small batch kitchen-wares, utensils and provisions. One of a Kind: Tell us about your work. Aron: I love to combine different materials in interesting and unexpected ways. I have a "primitive modern" aesthetic and by creating pieces that are somewhat rough and crude, I am able... Read More

10 . 05 . 2018

Art on theMART - now through December!

Projections will be running each Wednesday - Sunday at dusk from now through the end of the year. The dazzling public art display launched at the end of September and turned the city’s iconic Merchandise Mart into a 2.5-acre art canvas. With 34 projectors totaling almost one million lumens projected on the building façade, this is the largest permanent projection... Read More

04 . 23 . 2018

Get to Know... Valerie Mayen

One of a Kind: When and why did you decide to become an artist? Valerie: I began drawing at the age of 5. It was one of few things I excelled at and took great joy in. I spent hours with my nose buried in my drawings, my fingers ruddied with ink. As I grew older, my drawings turned to fabric and the fabric transformed into functional garments. Some people say a certain life or... Read More

04 . 20 . 2018

Get to Know... Nikita Knight

One of a Kind: Describe your work. Nikita: I create large format abstract painting (up to 96 inches), oil on canvas, although I use acrylics for my composite and carbon fiber sculpture. I am inspired by life and work of Gerhard Richter, but I developed my own technique, constantly striving to elevate a technical complexity and create new 3D effects, mashing up and colliding the... Read More

04 . 18 . 2018

Emerging Market = Fresh Talent

Next week's One of a Kind Spring Show will present more than 30 emerging makers and designers. Their categories range anywhere from jewelry to furniture. It is a great opportunity to meet artists new to One of a Kind and many of them new to shows altogether. All of these artists are rising stars in the maker community and this is your chance to buy from them and be a trendsetter! Check out... Read More

04 . 13 . 2018

Get to Know... Moriah Okun

One of a Kind: Describe your work. Moriah: My pieces are wonky, quirky, detailed, textural and tiny. I make tubes, birdhouses, planters, vessels, wall hangings and more. From far away they appear to many as ceramics; walk up closer and realize the shapes and colors were a result of extremely dense zig-zag stitching. I coil and stitch rope together on a heavy duty sewing machine using... Read More

04 . 03 . 2018

Get to Know... Andrew Huff

One of a Kind: Describe your work. Andrew: I make real wood inlayed longboards, paddle boards, and wakesurf boards. I use a combination of different woods to create my designs. I specialize in reclaimed and recycled lumber which means each board is different and unique. My boards are functional pieces of art. They ride and perform just as good as they look. One of a Kind: When... Read More

03 . 22 . 2018

Get to Know... Lucie Piedra + Meg Oliver

While both are graduates of the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Lucie, a sculptor, and Meg, a functional potter, met as resident artists at the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony in 2001. In September 2011, they opened l&m studio. One of a Kind: Describe your work. Lucie and Meg: We make colorful, modern, items for the home and garden. All of our work is highly... Read More

03 . 19 . 2018

Get to Know... Trace Mayer

After getting his physics degree at Georgetown University, Trace Mayer spent 25 years dealing art and antiques. He began recycling the remnants of antique picture frames from his shop and started creating Museum Bees. One of a Kind: Tell us more about your work. Trace: I create short stories. They happen to look like small botanical wall hangings, but they all have stories. Each... Read More

03 . 08 . 2018

Cheers to all the terrific women around the world

International Women's Day honors the economic, political & social achievements of women. On this day all over the world, women will be participating in marches, rallies, conferences, networking events, and online discussions to reflect on the advancements that have been made over time, as well as steps that can be taken in order to continue to promote gender equality. Here is the work... Read More