TEMPO-Thank You To Austin and It’s Artists

TEMPO-Tree Huggers

We have a new addition to our neighborhood park thanks to the TEMPO project. This beautiful installation, titled Tree Hugger, was created by artist Brent Baggett. The graceful curves and openness of the abstract leaf give the sense of being physically embraced by Continue reading TEMPO-Thank You To Austin and It’s Artists

Canoe: An Exploration of Pattern on Leather

Canoe Natalie Davis

 I can’t remember what the end product was but I definitely remember the smell of the water softened leather and the fun I had pressing patterns into its surface. Considering this was done during the arts and crafts hour at summer camp, the results Continue reading Canoe: An Exploration of Pattern on Leather

The Dreams of Artist Yuliya Lanina

An alternative reality, one filled with whimsy, fantasy, femininity and humor. This best describes artist, Yuliya Lanina’s exhibit, Arcadian Rhapsody, currently on display at the Women and Their Work Gallery. Believing the reason to make art is to communicate and Continue reading The Dreams of Artist Yuliya Lanina

Artist: Carolyn Kimball

We now carry Kimball Print tea towels and ornaments, by artist, Carolyn Kimball! Carolyn is an amazingly talented painter and lucky for us, recently expanded her artistic offering to include a line of home décor products. Carolyn draws inspiration for her artisanal, hand-crafted products from Continue reading Artist: Carolyn Kimball

The Art of Digital Painting

Darren Almond

When I think of an art studio, I envision containers filled with brushes, aprons splattered with a rainbow of colors, and canvases in various states of completion.  However, given the current technological landscape this conventional image may need some tweaking.  Instead of messy Continue reading The Art of Digital Painting

The Art of Zines

The Art of Zines

I am completely intrigued by the zine scene in Austin. My first introduction to this subculture was by Mason Mcfee, who together with his girlfriend, Jess Rose Clark, operate Crummy House.  Their creative hub works collaboratively with artists to produce limited-edition zines, artworks, and art Continue reading The Art of Zines

Travis Heights Art Trail

Austin Arts Calendar-January 2014

[wowslider id=”24″] Travis Heights is my favorite neighborhood in Austin hands down.  Despite skyrocketing property values, it has by some miracle maintained an eclectic mix of homes and people and after attending the Travis Heights Art Trail this past Saturday, I Continue reading Travis Heights Art Trail

Yoga Comes to blueZelia!

Yoga Comes to blueZelia

These beautiful bohemian inspired yoga bags are now available on the store!  We recently commissioned artist, Barbara Pate, to make these one-of-a-kind bags exclusively for blueZelia.  Similar in design to her popular satchels, she created them using new high-grade remnant fabric and soft, upcycled leather straps and ties. They Continue reading Yoga Comes to blueZelia!