Vince Contarino: Painting


This afternoon I went to see a few galleries in Chelsea and was impressed by the work of Vince Contarino, whose paintings are currently being shown at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel (6th Fl.). ~ all images via

Nina Gotlieb: NY Country House


As we continue to search upstate for a home, I’m constantly looking for inspiration for when we finally do make the move. This country house, located in Clinton Corners and designed by Nina Gotlieb has an open, airy floorplan that invites the outside in. ~ via DesignSponge ~ photos by miha matei

Hand Screen Printed Pillows – cont’


Still working on a collection of pillows based on my Stripe print series, and I’m getting really into it. The color scheme is based on this image. Here are some panels I just printed this past week, waiting to be sewn. Hoping to get 100 completed by the end of this month.

Jean Pagliuso: Poultry Suite


I love these black and white photographs by photographer Jean Pagliuso. Makes me want to fill a chicken coop with such unusual varieties. ~ found via Dear Ada

Craftland: Providence Rhode Island


This past weekend I visited some friends in Boston and got to stop by Craftland on my way back to NYC. Located on the corner of Westminster and Eddy Street in Providence, RI, this huge space (2500 square feet) functions as a retail shop, gallery and place for crafting classes. The shop, which started in […]

Wishing for Spring…


During freezing cold months such as the one we’re having right now in NYC, I think about other places enjoying beautiful weather. Like summer time in Austrailia. Country Style magazine consistently publishes beautiful content and photography that celebrates the diversity of modern country living from inspirational people and places from around Australia. Taking a peek […]

Tamara Maynes: Hand-crafted homewares


Australian-based designer, Tamara Maynes wears many hats. With a background in fashion, her latest work focuses on hand-crafted homewares and personal redesign projects- such as this chandelier (above) that was saved and re-crafted with yellow wooden beads. Her hand-dyed macrame owl collection- titled “to john denver with love“ was a big hit last summer. Currently […]

Betsy Walton


For Christmas this year, one of my favorite gifts was this print by portland-based artist, Betsy Walton titled, “The Healer.” Here are two other great prints from her original paintings. Each can be purchased at her Etsy shop.

Sanna Annukka: Illustrator & Printmaker


Happy 2010! I’m excited about this upcoming year. I have a lot of projects in the works and am hoping to launch a new personal site in April that will consist mostly of screen prints and hand-printed products. Speaking of new sites, illustrator Sanna Annukka has just launched her new online portfolio and store. I’ve […]


Dana McClure is a Brooklyn-based visual artist & designer working across a variety of disciplines including printmaking, collage, painting, graphic design, & time-based media. This archive is a shared collection of inspiration, work-in-process, & studio updates. { studio site }


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