CHASES GARAGE – YORK, MAINE

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chases-garageI went to the CHASES GARAGE Open Studios last night.  Very welcoming and inspiring.  They offer memberships in their PRINTMAKING and CERAMICS studios.  Makerspaces rule! They happen to be firing ceramics in the back yard when I arrived.  I don’t know anything about this process but it sure looks cool.

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I am attracted to the work of Alyssa Grenning.  She was not in her studio and I didn’t want to take any close-up photos of her work without her permission so I just snapped this photo below.  You can see more of her work on her website. Right.

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Also loving — Ashley Norman.  Her studio is like candy. Love her sense of color and balance.  Her studio was crowded so I just took a picture of her photo display in the gallery space.  She has a blog you should follow.

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Allison May Kiphuth creates miniature dioramas in vintage boxes.  The image below is taken from her webpage on the Chases Garage website.

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The one piece that I saw that really engaged me was something Allison created with found objects.  Allison created a mobile with the orphan hands of vintage clocks.  She tied them with string onto a vintage saw blade. Although I didn’t ask — I’m quite sure this piece is not for sale.  Too precious.

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2 thoughts on “CHASES GARAGE – YORK, MAINE

  1. aanorman November 18, 2013 / 12:28 pm

    Thanks for your kind words and I hope to meet you the next time you swing by! Best, Ashley

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