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17. November 2012  : Buy Handmade for the Holidays!
Happy holidays from PointyKitty Studios! While making your holiday gift lists, you can pick up something new from the studio online, or at area retailers.

PointyKitty Studios' jewelry is currently carried at Absolutely Art on the East side of Madison, and Gaston School Gallery in Cottage Grove, WI.

In addition to checking out new work here and at those lovely stores, check out our annual end-of-year sale, with fresh markdowns so we can make room for lots of new work in the coming year! I'll be adding new pieces to both the new items and sale sections as soon as I finish photographing some things waiting in the wings!

15. June 2012  : PointyKitty @ CONvergence 2012: Wonder Women
Join PointyKitty Studios in the Art Show at CONvergence -- a convention for fans of science fiction and fantasy convention of all media at the DoubleTree Hilton in Bloomington, Minnesota, July 5th-8th.

Celebrating their 14th Anniversary this year, this year's convention theme is "Wonder Women," a celebration of femle ceators and characters of science fiction, and will feature an Art Show, multiple discussion panels, and incredible list of guests of honor, a Masquerade ball, free food and drink for attendees, and dozens of room parties.

RSVP here!

5. October 2011  : PointyKitty Studios & Alt.Kilt Multi-Artist Fall Studio Sale
The weather is slowly cooling off, the holidays are approaching, and we've been de-stashing a great deal of our studio inventory and pulled all sorts of things that are in need of new, loving homes, and invite you to come select some for adoption, post haste! Join us Saturday, October 15th, from 9am - 5pm!

Items available will include semi-precious gemstones, pearls, and Czech glass beads, both loose and in strands; basemetal beads and findings; a large variety of novelty yarns and fibers; rubber stamps (some mounted, some not;) fabric; notions; patterns; buttons; sewing hardware; and more!

There may also be some scrapbooking items, ephemera, fabrics, and other items as I find them - I'm on a de-cluttering mission, and still adding to the list!

11. July 2011  : Gold Coast Thank You & Upcoming Shows
We'd like to thank everyone who stopped by Grant Park in downtown Chicago last weekend during the Gold Coast Art Fair to see all of our new work. We had a wonderful time, and hope you did, too!

Next up, we'll be joining more than 90 professional fine artists from around the country July 30-31st in Lindner Woods on the UW-La Crosse campus to display a wide variety of media at the 53rd Annual Art Fair on the Green.

Proceeds go to scholarships for students from area high schools, as well as for students currently attending La Crosse universities and the technical school. Past support has allowed AAUW to grant over a quarter million dollars in scholarships since the beginning of the fair in 1958.

RSVP here!

29. June 2011  : PointyKitty at CONvergence XIII: Tomorrow Through the Past
Heading out tomorrow morning, join PointyKitty Studios in the Dealers room of the CONvergence -- a convention for fans of science fiction and fantasy convention of all media at the Sheraton Hotel South in Bloomington, Minnesota, June 30th - July 3rd.

Celebrating their 13th Anniversary this year, this year's convention theme is "Tomorrow Through the Past," a celebration of yesterday's visions of tomorrow, and will feature an Art Show, multiple discussion panels, and incredible list of guests of honor, a Masquerade ball, free food and drink for attendees, and dozens of room parties.

Be the first to see what new creations will be unveiled in the Anachrotech Collection, and check out the extra-fabulous work featured in the CONvergence Art Show! Don't miss it!

RSVP here!

8. June 2011  : PointyKitty Exhibiting at Brickworld 2011
June 15-19th, we'll be at Brickworld 2011 at the Westin Hotel in Wheeling, Illinois, in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, showcasing our line of Lego jewelry and accessories, as well as a series of Lego stained glass mosaic panels.

I'll also be facilitating two presentations during the convention -- a Female Fan of Lego (FFOL) Roundtable Discussion, and a presentation on building with transparent bricks!

Brickworld is a four-day convention for Lego enthusiasts, and includes two weekend days of special seminars and presentations for the general public, as well as 20,000 square feet of fan-built Lego creations. In addition to her earrings and necklaces, Alyska will have new men's cuff links and tie tacs for that special father in your life!

RSVP here!

2. June 2011  : PK at Eastside Millennium Art Festival - Chicago, IL
Join PointyKitty Studios this June 3-5th from 10am-5pm each day at the Eastside Millennium Art Festival, which Chicago show producer Amdur Productions originally founded years ago as the New Eastside Artworks.

Located on Michigan Avenue at Lake Street, this 150-artist downtown Chicago show sits just north of the internationally acclaimed Art Institute of Chicago and the world famous Millennium Park, well known for "The Bean" and interactive water sculptures.

There will also be hands-on arts projects, live music, local food, and fun for all ages. Hope to see you there!

RSVP here!

1. May 2011  : May at the Farmer's Market - Saturdays on the Square
Come visit! PointyKitty Studios will once again be vending up on the Capitol Square during the Dane County Farmer's Market on Saturdays from 8am-2pm from May 7st - May 28th this summer. We'll be located at the intersection of State Street and Capitol Square, along with a host of other fantastic artists and craftspeople.

While at the market, we'll be running a number of special sales, and have pieces available that you won't find for sale in our online store. So while you're perusing the fruits (and veggies and cheeses) of the other vendors' labors, stop by, say hello, and pick up a pretty shiny or two to take home with you!

RSVP here!

28. February 2011  : PK at The Glitter Workshop's 'For the Luck of the Craft' Trunk Show!
The Craftacular and The Glitter Workshop are proud to announce their second monthly trunk show, a jewelry showcase dubbed "For the Luck of the Craft!"

GW will be showcasing six of your favorite Craftacular artists each month that they do not have a large event planned so you can shop and meet the artists.

The March event will be Saturday, March 5th at The Glitter Workshop at 6138 Mineral Point Rd. in Madison.

Enjoy a treat while you shop handmade and find the perfect gift for your favorite person (or yourself!)

RSVP here!

4. December 2010  : Glitter Workshop Holiday Craftacular
Join PointyKitty Studios, along with a host of the area's other talented artists and crafters for the Glitter Workshop's 6th Annual Holiday Craftacular, to be held Saturday, December 11th from 10 am to 5 pm at the East Side Club in Monona, WI!

Artists will fill both floors of banquet halls with a huge variety of quality handmade goods, and the first 50 shoppers in the door get a free goodie bag filled with treats, so join us and shop handmade for the holidays!

RSVP here!