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Eavesdrop on the monthly potluck – Marta Bernbaum by Chris Lann Designs
May 22, 2013, 5:39 pm
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Each month, a different member of Brattleboro-West Arts typically hosts a potluck in their home where the group gathers to share some food, drink and discussions about  what inspires us. The March discussion at the home of Janet Picard focused on how the seasons affect our art. Hear what glass artist Marta Bernbaum had to say about how nature’s ability to adapt inspires her:

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Glass tree bead by Marta Bernbaum

“My work has always been about adaptation, and trees adapting to those crevices and to those crazy environments, and existing in those insane spaces. Maybe they grow shorter, or sideways, or something different, in order to make it.”

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Eavesdrop on the monthly potluck – Jason Breen by Chris Lann Designs
April 19, 2013, 11:17 am
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Each month, a different member of Brattleboro-West Arts hosts a potluck in their home where the group gathers to share some food, drink and discussions about  what inspires us. Hear what woodworker Jason Breen had to say about his process recently at the home of Janet Picard:

Listen to a clip (1:23):

Woodworker Jason Breen at work

“I sometimes think of myself as a collage or found-objects artist more than a woodworker, because I’m finding this thing that’s already made, by God or nature or whatever, and I’m using it in a piece.”