Invest & Win a Painting!

Invest & Win a Painting!

DRAWING FOR ORIGINAL “CARMELLA JARVI” PAINTING *EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT THURSDAY, MAY 15!   Support this project with $50 (or more) between now and *Tuesday, 5/13/14 – midnight EST – and you could win this original pastel painting of mine!! Of course, I want to send a big Thank YOU to my dream investors so far! At last count, we have $900 towards new kiln – almost 25% to goal!! (FYI, the “Invest & Win a Painting!” is my campaign to kick start $2500 goal this week!) ================================================= Drawing is *extended since my husband and I were just interviewed in our art studio by Caroline Fountain of FOX46News this morning. Her piece about us will air tonight on their 10pm newscast (Charlotte, NC area). (Will post link after airing… https://www.facebook.com/myfoxcarolinas) =================================================     Share...

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Glass studio has electricity!!

Glass studio has electricity!!

                When the January cold snap gripped us at the beginning of this year, my husband (Chris Craft – also an artist) and I faced a tough decision… We’d slowly been loosing electrical outlets and were down to two in our 30×36′ studio. Although we had no major problems with his encaustic set up, once I started running a glass kiln (it is only a 110) we started tripping the system. The good – and bad – news was we needed a new electrical system.   After being without electricity for almost a month, we now have an awesome set up and now I am running both tiny 110 kilns 24/7! Most exciting news is I am getting ready to launch a Hatchfund crowd-funding campaign for me scaling up my glass for larger public art installations! (The first – and largest – chunk of funds raised will be for my dream kiln:-) We already have the wiring for this huge 70 amp Paragon Janus Ovation Kiln! Want to know more? Email me and I’ll fill you in, carmella@carmellajarvi.com. Share...

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