Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Meet and Greet for Beth Pollock

Please join me in welcoming Beth Pollock, our newest member, to the Inspiration Avenue Team
Beth comes to us from New Hampshire.  Beth describes her art as eclectic, due to the fact that she works in mixed media, painting, and collage to create things including jewelry, handmade books, tags, and greeting cards.
Beth feels that participating in a variety of art challenges is a way to explore ideas and techniques, with the result being to learn more about her individual vision as an artist.  One reason she’s joined Inspiration Avenue is her desire to connect with other artists.  By providing support for each other, the IA team is strengthened, both as a group and individually.


Her Etsy shop, Mossberry Cottage, is on vacation temporarily while she creates new inventory. 
Her jewelry combines gorgeous, colorful and iridescent beads with metal, evolving into its final whimsical form as she creates each piece.  Here’s a sneak peek of the type of jewelry you might find in her shop.



“I create art that moves with the rhythm of the seasons,” Beth said.  In fact, she tells us that her creative moods “shift as the seasons change.”  This is evident in two pieces about winter.
Winter Ball
Winter Goddess

“My art flows through a background of anthropology, librarianship, and science.  Nature, ethnology, archaeology and books play a role in much of my artistic creations,” Beth shared. Her experience working as a member of design teams for rubber stamp and digital stamp companies creating greeting cards provided valuable experience.  Through this work, Beth gained insight into her own art.   
Prairie Farm Girl
At this point in her life, she is excited to be focusing on creating her own art and sharing her experience with others who have a passion for making images.   Visit her blog to learn more about Beth.  There’s a gallery of images you simply must see!  Meanwhile, Beth is busy in her studio creating wonderful art to share will all of us.
Beth's Studio

I hope you'll take a moment to visit Beth's blog.  

Watch for an upcoming announcement about the grand re-opening 
of her Etsy shop, Mossberry Cottage. 
Click to Visit Beth's Blog 


9 comments:

sandee said...

WTG Beth for joining the Inspiration team, your creations are all lovely and I look forward to visiting your blog! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

Magpie said...

Welcome Beth! We're so happy to have you aboard!

Maggie

lorik said...

I love your prairie farm girl with all those patterns and textures. I also have light exactly like yours in my studio:)

Shelinwa said...

Welcome aboard to this fun loving amazing group you are GONNA LOVE It. Your work is awesome!

Diane ~ said...

a very warm welcome to another New Englander, into the I A sisterhood Beth! I love your work and your studio!! :)

IMGIRL said...

Welcome Beth to IA. You will love this special group of women.
Looks like we have some ART in common!

Stay Inspired!
Kim

Nancy McCarroll - Arts, Crafts and Favorites said...

Welcome, Beth! Nice to meet you and see your pretty things. Going to your blog now.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

She is indeed quite talented.

Jessica Sporn said...

I think Beth is a great addition to the DT! Can't wait to see more of her work and am going over to her blog now.

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