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Manifesto for an Arts Business

Posted by Connie Mettler on October 29, 2014 at 9:36pm 0 Comments

Did you listen to the podcast with Nawal Motawi from Motawi Tileworks? Nawal has a ceramic tile studio that employs 30 people. Her business wins awards for its culture and commitment to the local community. It even has a manifesto: for the workplace to be healthy, emotionally and physically while taking great craft…

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Call for Artists: South Miami Rotary Arts Festival

Posted by Connie Mettler on October 24, 2014 at 8:00am 7 Comments

February 21 & 22 

Miami, Florida

31st Annual Festival

Downtown South Miami on Sunset Drive

10am-6pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday

145 Exhibitors

Deadline: November 5



Started as a small show in 1984, the event has grown into one of Miami-Dade County's most anticipated festivals. Dozens of…

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Podcast: Turning a BFA into a Robust Ceramic Tile Company

Posted by Connie Mettler on October 23, 2014 at 10:00pm 1 Comment

Tuesday - October 28 - 3 pm ET

Nawal Motawi joins us to talk about her journey from art school graduate to founder of an award-winning Ann Arbor-based nationally known art studio, Motawi Tileworks, that creates unique handmade tile reflecting the classic…

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