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Curator's Corner

We love the creativity of Californians, but we love talking about it more.

Gretchen Kisler, the artist behind Bugs and Monsters has been crafting all her life. It's not just a hobby, but a passion. Her meticulous attention to detail can be found in her ability to bring both a natural & a fantastical world together. She doesn't stick to one medium, so you will find illustrations, ceramics and crochet. Gretech is a true artist.
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Imagine a reading your favorite novel on a warm summer evening at dusk. Next to you, you pick up a quaint (not over simplified) mug of delicious tea. That mug was made by Rossella Manzini, maker and creator, of RossLab. Originally from Italy, now based in San Jose, Rossella brings the old country to Silicon Valley with her amazing craft.

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When I met Jose Hernandez at a local handmade craft show I didn't know what to expect. I might have been a little bias, surely this quality comes from a ten year veteran. I thought he might be one of those roadie artists who travel the United States living a starving artist lifestyle. Instead, I was surprised when I learned Jose is local artist to the Bay Area, successful and new to the scene. I knew immediately Jose's brand, Corral Made, was a unique find - quality handmade leather matched with the simplicity every man/woman seeks.
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