Artist celebrates beauty of glass

first_img You Might Like World’s Widest Yard Sale runs through Pike County this year Pike County is opening its doors to pickers and bargain hunters as the area takes part in the World’s Widest… read more Latest Stories Sponsored Content Email the author Print Article By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “I’ve always enjoyed putting graphic images on my clay pieces,” she said. “Glass fusing is newer for me but I’ve kept up with my ceramics.”For years, Sartorius “threw” clay on the wheel but, when she had children, she had to find a way to quickly transition.“When the children needed me, I had to be able to leave what I was doing,” she said. “You can’t do that when you’re working on the wheel. So, I had to work on ornaments or small objects – something I could throw a cloth over and leave.”Sartorius’ booth at TroyFest will include pendants and “Nines.” The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Ask Tara Sartorius what she’s doing with all those Sapphire Gin bottles and she’ll say that she’s making art.And, she’ll be telling the gospel truth. She calls the pendants, “chips,” and they come in various colors and designs. TheNines are colorful tiles.“The tiles all start with a tic-tac-toe pattern,” Sartorius said. “I like working with grids. All of the tiles are variations of the grid. Some of the tiles are framed and some are not. Sometimes I match the tile with a frame. Sometimes I’ll match the frame with a tile.”Sartorius is never at a loss for ideas for art. It’s all around her all the time. Her mother made sure she was aware of that.“I grew up around art,” she said. “My mother was an artist who worked in stained glass. She loved the museum and introduced us to many different kinds of art.”Sartorius said her mother had a collection of art postcards that she put up in the kitchen.“She would change them out frequently so I became familiar with many artists when I was young,” she said.“So, even though I didn’t study art in high school, it was around me all the time. It still is.” By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Artist celebrates beauty of glass Sartorius says that she doesn’t drink gin but she loves the beautiful color of the Sapphire Gin bottles and they are ideal for her glasswork.Sartorius will be one of 40 featured artists at TroyFest 2013 Saturday and Sunday on the square in downtown Troy. Her booth will feature her porcelain work, jewelry, bowls, tiles and framed tiles.Sartorius majored in ceramics at the University of California. She was first influenced by Greek pottery and was fascinated by the way that the images on the pottery and the forms worked together. Published 11:00 pm Monday, April 22, 2013 Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more

EVSC Special Education Unified Game Days

first_imgEVSC Students To Participate in Special Education Unified Game Days Students in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation will participate next week in the Special Olympics Unified Champion School Program. Students in EVSC elementary and middle school life skills classes have been training for the program that combines athletes and their peer partners to practice sports skills together. The program fosters friendships and gives participants an awareness of their own worth, ability, courage, and capacity to learn and grow.The elementary event will include various stations students will move through. The middle school event will function similar to a track and field meet.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Tuesday, October 22 – Elementary Game DayWednesday, October 23 – Middle School Game Day9 a.m. to noon each dayCentral High School Track, 5400 First Avenuelast_img read more