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23 February 2010

2 New Images added to the Framed Art Tile Collection



Two new images added to the my collection of framed ceramic art tiles. These two tiles were created with paintings that I made about 2 years ago. I had a special request for prints of these paintings and I thought they were make great tiles. The bright red and orange landscape coupled with the dark purple and turquoise highlights look great in the stained cherrywood frame.

These small format artworks would look great in a small space needing a burst of color. They are ideal for the wall, or even as a desk or tabletop (with included dowel-rod for easel display). The tile is heat and waterproof if you should like to use the artwork as a trivet or hot pad.

Click here to see all tiles currently in the my art tile collection.

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18 February 2010

A mention in Philadelphia CityPaper "Icepack" section

Special thanks to A.D. Amorosi of the "Icepack" section of Philadelphia's CITYPAPER for the mention about my artwork being used in an upcoming film and TV Shows. I appreciate being added to the latest 'buzz'.

Icepack

Amorosi on the news, nightlife, gossip and bitchiness beats.

Published: Feb 17, 2010

► Philly painter
Kristen Stein (studioartworks.com) is getting more credit for stuff hanging on film sets than on gallery walls of late: Several paintings, prints and tiles of hers got purchased by a set designer for FOX's Past Life for episodes airing ASAP. And one of her collaborative works, Spirit of Autumn Fire, is on the permanent set of SYFY Channel's Warehouse 13. And a painting and several prints were purchased for use in Leighton Meester's flick The Roommate, due in 2010. Phew.

16 February 2010

Thank you to Dan Gross for the mention in Philly Daily News!



Thank you to Dan Gross for the mention in his "Yo! Features" column of the Philly Daily News today. Dan was kind enough to let his readers know about my artwork being used on FOX's "Past Life" as well as to promote the contest : Spot the Art, Win the Print.

Looking forward to Thursday's episode on FOX! So far, two prints have been spotted! (Congrats Lydia and Christina!)

07 February 2010

Kol Ami Artist Reception Canceled for Feb. 7th

Just a quick note to remind folks that the artist opening reception at Kol Ami was canceled due to the snow. They may try to schedule a closing reception, but I do not know any details yet. The paintings are on display and will remain on display until the end of February.

I apologize to those who may have made the trip out to Elkins Park for the reception. The event organizers decided to cancel all weekend events given the snow and icy roads.

03 February 2010

Buyer's Market at PA Convention Center Feb 12-Feb 15, Booth #1913

Thrilled to have been accepted to the Buyer's Market of American Craft (BMAC) for their upcoming show February 12-February 15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. If you plan to attend, please stop by my booth #1913 in Exhibit Hall B in the Mixed Media section. This is a wholesale to the trade show and credentials will be required. Click here for more information about attending this show as a buyer.

01 February 2010

Updated pictures from The Eye Institute's "Looking out For Kids Event"

Eagles' offensive guard, Todd Herremans; The Eye Institute's Vice President for Patient Care Services, Dr. Susan Oleszewski; and President of Philadelphia Academies, Inc., Lisa Nutter served as the night's hosts. (Photo by John Dolores Photography)

In October 2009, The Eye Institute hosted its Third Annual Looking Out for Kids Fundraiser at Hafter Student Center on the campus of Salus University. I was honored to be one of a handful of local artisans selected to participate in the event. In addition to the silent auction, local artisans sold items to help provide eyecare services and glasses to uninsured, and under-insured, children in the Philadelphia area. It was a great event with wonderful food, music and auction items all benefitting a great cause. I look forward to participating again if invited.

Here is an updated page with pictures and more information about the night's event. If you view the slideshow, you'll see a couple of pictures where my artwork is visible in the background.

If you would like to help The Eye Institute “Look Out for Kids,” tax-deductible contributions can be made to “Looking Out for Kids” and mailed to:

Dr. Susan C. Oleszewski
The Eye Institute
1200 West Godfrey Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141