The facebook elves kindly reminded me that three years ago, Dec 2nd was the day that the 2012 Holmesglen TAFE diploma of ceramics graduates proudly showcased the wares that they poured time, sweat and tears into at the Pottery Expo at Federation Square. So much has changed in the past five years! My hair is much lighter…… Continue reading FLASHBACK FRIDAY
Yesterday’s Etsy Made Local market was all about connecting local buyers with local sellers. As this was the first Esty Made Local event here in Brisbane, the stall-holders didn’t really know what to expect. But most of us were BLOWN AWAY. When we started hearing that there was a line outside Brisbane City Hall, we were a…… Continue reading Etsy Made Local
I was fortunate to study a diploma of ceramics full-time at Holmesglen TAFE across 2011-2012. I remember putting together my portfolio for the interview with the course co-ordinator and can recall just how nervous I was during that initial conversation. After experiencing a 6-week community art centre wheel-throwing course (at Carlton Arts Centre) while finalising my BA,…… Continue reading Keep Ceramics Education alive!!
I was thrilled to be asked to take part of this BrisStyle Community Development Session! Truth be told, I remember attending one of these sessions when I first moved back to Brissy and was keen to start selling my ceramic wares. I remember having Zillpa, Little Dear Studio, and Sybella sharing their stall tips and tricks! Kirsten…… Continue reading How to Sell at Markets – BRISSTYLE event
It’s been a couple of months since I’ve been able to attend a market so I’m really looking forward to this BrisStyle twilight market at King George Square. Kicking off at 4pm, it should be an excellent market with over 45 stallholders booked in! Alongside my usual vessels, I’m hoping to use Friday to debut…… Continue reading BrisStyle Twilight Market – this Friday, July 31st!
Thanks so much Carly, Annette and the Sunday Mail for asking me to contribute to this article about setting a market stall for the first time. What a wonderful write up! I thought I’d post up my extended thoughts, based on the questions Carly asked (which are in bold)… If you can cast your mind back to…… Continue reading Hot off the press!! Setting up your first market stall