Featured Artist: Julie Martini

  A headhunter once told Julie that because she had so much experience in so many different fields, she couldn’t be categorized as a single type of worker. Hers is the story of a woman with diverse experience and interests. Julie Martini’s love affair with jewelry started 50 years ago… Read More

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Peer Review – Review from Leonard Bell

Sent in to the HGC by Leonard Bell On Sunday, September 13, 2020, I attended my first Peer Review with the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen. Before I describe the session, I would like to provide some background to put this experience in the proper perspective and help those reading this… Read More

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Featured Artist: Gayle Griffith

Doll Maker Gayle Griffith was born in Syracuse, NY.  As a child, she was always doing crafts and learned the skill of sewing from her grandmother, who was a seamstress. As a 17 year old entrepreneur, she sold little dolls she made and had them featured in Seventeen Magazine! The… Read More

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Featured Artist: Robin Flynn

Robin Flynn is a Master Artisan who works in the medium of fused glass. She was born in Washington, D.C. and received her BS in Interior Design from Drexel University.  She worked as an Interior Designer until the birth of her third son. Her transition into becoming a glass artist  began… Read More

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Featured Artist: Jane McGovern

Jane is a Philadelphia native and has been a member of the HGC for the past 10 years. Though she started out as an accountant, her yearning to be an artist was to become her true calling. Jane was managing her tax accounting business between 1972 and 1983 and all the… Read More

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Featured Artist: Liz Steele Coats

Liz Steele Coats is an art teacher, sculptor, jeweler, and mixed media workshop director who, as you can see, has a passion for a variety of artistic media. As a creator, an arts advocator, an art festival organizer, and a mother, these different hats have allowed for her artwork to… Read More

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Featured Artist: Helge Speth

Helge was born in Koenigsberg, Germany, now Kaliningrad, Russia, in the midst of World War II. Her mother had to flee from the Russians to West Germany with three little children under the age of three, Helge being the oldest of eventually four siblings. Despite illness, horror, and hunger, they… Read More

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