Every year Made Art Boutique adds tons of new talent to our store! We can't get to all of them in the Artist Spotlight, so until we can highlight everyone, here's a sampling of some of the amazing makers we added in 2022.
Pink Puddle Studio
ABOUT THE ARTIST BEHIND PINK PUDDLE STUDIO
Enthralled in artistic passion and a longing for a world swimming in colors, Rachel Eskandari displays a unique taste for her inspired whimsical works.
She paints botanical watercolor colorful paintings with unconventional color schemes and the dreaming intention she wants to communicate, working outside the boundaries of reality. An artist, born and raised in the beautiful desert that is Arizona, she is naturally inspired by her surroundings.
Rachel strives to empower people to be creative and appreciate creativity, work through fear, be brave, and embrace the creative journey. She does this through her in person and online workshops, teaching tools: kits, guides, instagram and youtube tutorials. She is a published author of "Watercolor Botanical Garden: A Modern Approach to Painting Bold Flowers, Plants, and Cacti."
Her watercolor prints have been a vibrant addition to the store!
David Aubrey Jewelry
David Aubrey lines vary from delicate, meticulously assembled jewelry of monochromatic hues to larger, more vibrant pieces. Some collections are themed, whether romantic, vintage, tribal, or art deco.
Each piece is painstakingly crafted with an array of raw materials, including plated and oxidized brass and white metal, semi-precious stones, vintage glass beads, Indian handmade glass beads, acrylic, and carved bone.
The marriage of the deco design and natural stone is reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright motifs, and lends a classic sophistication to your wardrobe.
ABOUT THE ARTIST BEHIND ZENSPIRE DESIGNS
In 2014 designer Brita Lynn was chosen out of 4,000 plus entries as the winner for Starbucks "White Cup Contest." Her design was reproduced onto their reusable cups online and in every store in the US and Canada that summer. She never looked back and has been working nonstop since.
Her rainbow puzzle is perennially popular, and the playful, detailed sticker designs add a bright pop of color to our Wall O’ Stickers.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS BEHIND FELL
Husband and wife duo Tiera & Jorrien Peterson, focus on design with a sense of place. They specialize in a minimal approach to illustration and believe there is beauty in simplicity.
Jorrien's background in graphic design and Tiera's in business plus a combined desire to create was the perfect combination to start a business. Their desire is to inspire exploration and focus on great design inspired by the great outdoors.
Whether it is their enamel pins of the majestic saguaro, variety of mountain designs, or the great map of AZ stickers, their minimal designs are timeless.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS BEHIND BERKLEY ILLUSTRATION
Ryan and Lucy Berkley, a husband and wife art and business team behind Berkley Illustration. They love art, animals, vintage children's books, family adventures, traveling, and making vegan tacos.
Ryan is a self-taught illustrator best known for his detailed drawings of sophisticated animals in addition to his pop culture and comic-book influenced art. Lucy manages the business aspects of their operation as well as doing all photography and writing the stories that accompany the animal characters.
Their great collection of birthday cards are topped only by one of our most popular items, titled “Old Friends”.
ABOUT THE ARTIST BEHIND BRIDENBAKER DESIGNS
Striving to create an eclectic mix of home goods, art and accessories that were unique and one of a kind while staying at home to be with her toddler, the artist and surface pattern designer branched out with her own brand. With her husband's help, they started Bridenbaker Designs from their home studio where they design, create and handcraft all the items they sell. They love being able to have their son help them bring home goods into the world for others to enjoy. It truly is a family business.
Their beautiful, all natural cotton rope baskets come in a variety of sizes to suit all areas of need in your home.
Mango & Bean Design Co.
ABOUT THE ARTIST BEHIND MANGO & BEAN DESIGN CO.
Mango and Bean Design Co. was founded in August 2020, during the artist's transition into military retirement after serving in the United States Army as a logistics officer. Myra’s love of art began in childhood, and she continued to pursue a variety of mediums including oils, acrylics, and jewelry making. Her degree in Business Management from the University of Arkansas has helped her to successfully launch her business, and now enjoys her time as a full time entrepreneur and artist. Myra and her husband Jeremiah have been married for eleven years, and have two children - affectionately known as Mango (9) and Bean (7).
New Artists we did get to feature in 2022
We were able to do full artist spotlights on some of our new artists. Check out their full interviews to learn more about Rae Wilson and Rachel Miller.
We can't wait to see who we get to feature in 2023!
Think it might be you? Check out our "Become a MADE artist" page to find out how to join this illustrious bunch!