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Arts & Entertainment: Philadelphia Artist Gains Recognition for Skeleton Crochet Work

Arts & Entertainment: Philadelphia Artist Gains Recognition for Skeleton Crochet Work

Those close to Philadelphia artist Caitlin McCormack describe her as humble, kind-hearted and talented. Though she views her self as “not good enough” and a “burden,” her peers strongly disagree. “She’s just such an incredible artist,” said Jason Chen, co-owner of Paradigm Gallery + Studio, who met McCormack after both graduated from college. “I want to say […]

 

Cobbs Creek: Sunshine Center Becomes A Busier Place For Local Seniors

Cobbs Creek: Sunshine Center Becomes A Busier Place For Local Seniors

It beeped repeatedly. Each click on the display offering up another error message. Still slightly hesitant when using the computers, seniors tapped on keyboards at The Older Adult Sunshine Center as they replied to Facebook posts, email and the occasional instant message. “I’m determined,” said Gloria McDowell-Savage. “I’m going to use these new skills to get over […]

 

Northern Liberties: Art to Wear, Delicious Yarn and Unique Fine Art

Northern Liberties:  Art to Wear, Delicious Yarn and Unique Fine Art

Nancy Nagle, the owner of the Northern Liberties gallery and yarn shop Nangellini, finds joy and internal peace through weaving and creating fiber art. At a young age, Nagle discovered her passion for symmetry, geometry, and color, three aspects vital to the artistic talent of weaving and creating what she calls “wearable art.” Nagle officially began […]