Apr 05, 2013 — Over the next few months, we'll bring you some of the voices of the many folks in the North Country who make a living in their own workshops, basements and spare rooms. It might sound charming - setting your own work hours - but the artisans we've talked to say full-time art is not an easy decision and a lot of hard work. Finding space, commissions, marketing, moral support, and reserving uninterrupted creative time are some of the challenges.
Today, a trip to the Potsdam studio of painter, photographer and ceramicist Sara Lynch. Her paintings are a blend of acrylics and found objects. She's experimenting with turning wasp nests into jewelry. Sara's ceramics are functional sculptures that combine everyday objects -- mugs and bowls -- with her favorite flora and fauna. Todd Moe has more. Go to full article
Artifacts found near Long Lake by summer vacationers in the 1960's and 70's. Photo: Andy Flynn
Long Lake, NY, Nov 07, 2012 — Andy Flynn visits the Adirondack Museum for a closer look at Native American artifacts -- pottery and arrowheads -- found near Long Lake, for this month's edition of "The Adirondack Attic." Go to full article
Ogdensburg, NY, Jun 29, 2011 — Artisans, musicians and writers will gather Friday in Morristown for the 4th annual Mare's Wares Arts Fest. Live music starts at 1 o'clock with the Paul Baldwin Blues Band. Co-organizer Karan Cross told Todd Moe that it's an afternoon and evening of creativity and artistry along the St. Lawrence River. Go to full article
Dec 03, 2007 — This time of year craft fairs seem to be everywhere--as sellers court buyers searching for decorations and gifts. It's a seasonal business with no guarantee of profits, as Lucy Martin learned, speaking with an artist braving the cold Saturday, at Watson's Mill, in Manotick, Ontario. Go to full article