11 . 05 . 2018

Get to Know... Mary Hamby of Twenty Two West

Mary Hamby uses the classic techniques of weaving, ceramics and woodworking to create fiber jewelry and modern art. One of a Kind: Tell us about your work. Mary: I am a full time artist working out of my studio in Charlotte, North Carolina. The name of my business comes from a place that inspires me--the address of the home where I grew up in Greenville, South... Read More

10 . 26 . 2018

Get to Know... Ashley Chiang of Paper Liberated

Paper Liberated's Ashley Chiang manipulates colorful strips of paper turning them into intricate masterpieces. One of a Kind: Tell us about your work. Ashley: When you buy a three dimensional piece of art you are investing in the experience it brings. It is never just one view point but many and this is true for the 3D aspects of paper quilling. Changing light and... Read More

10 . 23 . 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