Mentorship and our Emerging Artist Award

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Accessories, Blog, Jewelry, Mentorship, Textiles

Back in 2003 when SFM began we were just at the beginning of our careers, and so were all the friends we invited to be a part of the show over those first few years. We grew up together creatively and professionally alongside our efforts to maintain and grow the SFM community and fifteen years […]

Meet Your Makers : Janna Hurtzig of Winterluxe

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Blog, Textiles, Uncategorized

Janna at work in the studio. How did you get started & how long have you been in business? Initially, I started a bag line called Astrosatchel in 1998, after making myself a bag based on the cross-body type bags I had seen all over London, England the previous summer. I didn’t really have a […]

Meet Your Makers : Arleigh Wood

Meet Your Makers : Arleigh Wood

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Blog, painter

Every few months we try to feature one of our Shiny Fuzzy Muddy makers. This month we had the chance to do a short Q + A with SFM co-founder, Arleigh Wood. Artist Profile Questionnaire: 1.How did you get started & how long have you been in business? I opened my Vancouver studio in 2000 […]

Meet Your Makers : Frances Dickinson of Frances Felt

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Blog, Textiles

Every few months we try to feature one of our Shiny Fuzzy Muddy makers. This month we had the chance to do a short Q + A with SFM co-founder, Frances Dickinson AKA Frances Felt.   Frances in her studio loft making silk and felt shawls. Circa 2005. How did you get started & how […]

Stories About Our Moms

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Blog

As independent makers and creative entrepreneurs necessity often requires us to wear many hats, put in long hours and work in solitude. Sometimes we need help and in many cases our moms are the first ones at our door, sleeves rolled up and ready for action. In honour of Mother’s Day we asked a few of our […]

Artist Profile: Kari Woo

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Blog

Welcome to the Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Blog. We happily deliver content to you, once a month, ALL things Shiny, Fuzzy and Muddy. Our mission is to share information, and to build and strengthen (unify) our creative community. Mainly we will be focusing on artistic practices, community engagement, the business of art and in depth features […]

The Founder’s Perspective; a Past, Present and Future look at SFM.

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Blog

Welcome to the Shiny Fuzzy Muddy Blog. To start we will happily to deliver content to you, once a month, ALL things Shiny, Fuzzy and Muddy. Our mission is to share information, and to build and strengthen (unify) our creative community. Mainly we will be focusing on artistic practices, community engagement, the business of art […]