Featured Artist: Carolyn Jones

  Born in Rochester, NY and educated with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from SUNY College at Fredonia, Carolyn started her work as a jewelry artist in 2011. In her own words, here is her story: “Life certainly has taken me down some unexpected paths. I’ve always considered myself… Read More

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Featured Artist: Beth Galinsky

Beth was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the Maryland suburbs.  She has a BA in Political Science from Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) and a Masters in Social Work Administration and Policy from the University of Michigan. Before starting a family, Beth worked in nonprofit organizations… Read More

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Featured Artist: Dori McClennen

  Jeweler Dori McClennen was born and grew up in Lycoming County, PA. She attended the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Education. She taught middle school in Philadelphia…reading, writing and arithmetic and then became a stay at home mother before discovering jewelry metals. 17 years ago, she began her study… Read More

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Featured Artist: Hedy Lyles

  Award winning Fiber artist and weaver, Hedy Lyles, has worked with fiber and fabric in many forms throughout her entire life but found her niche when she started weaving in 2000.  The story of how she started weaving is an interesting one.  Hedy used to show dogs — Samoyeds… Read More

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Featured Artist: Carol Shelkin

  Mosaic artist Carol Shelkin is a PGC Master Artisan and has been an HGC member since its beginning in 2009. Born in SW Philadelphia, Carol’s art education started young. Between the ages of 7 -14, she took classes at Fleisher Art Memorial and Philadelphia College of Art (University of… Read More

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Featured Artist: Grace Vachon Hill

  Grace was introduced to garment construction when she was 13 years old, creating a lifelong interest in textiles, making everything from her own outfits and tailored wool coats to dresses for her two girls as children and their beaded prom gowns. After taking a workshop in Shibori dyeing a… Read More

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Featured Artist: Patricia Danzon

  Photographer Patricia Danzon was born in England.  She holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford, England, and a PhD from the University of Chicago in Economics. She was a professor in Health Economics at the Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania, for 30 years,… Read More

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Featured Artist: Laura Demme

  Laura Demme is a multi-faceted artist, working in painting, collage, poetry, found object, ceramic, and concrete. Laura was born in Norristown, PA.  When she was 6, her family moved to Mexico.  She grew up in Mexico City until the age of 12, then moved back to the U.S.  Her… Read More

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Featured Artist: Jennifer Wankoff

  Philadelphia born Jennifer Wankoff has always been interested in making art. As an only child, it was a way to entertain herself. Says Jen,” I remember drawing and making little books and I started getting into crafting 3d objects- I can remember making my own cocktail umbrella- we had… Read More

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