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Jill
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My Etsy Shop - New Listings Been spending the last few months working on jewelry for a change of pace. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at Jillian Platt
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Hibernating. Be back soon...... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Jillian Platt
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Curating another pop-up art show in Troy, NY. Again, Many thanks to Kevin Blodgett of The Shop for letting us use his property. “This is Where the Magic Begins” is a mystical winter pop-up art show featuring a handful of serious and seasoned artists as well as a few emerging... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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Working on a new art show for the holidays.... more to come. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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Fantastic Artists and their artwork from "Hair Spray and Opinions" pop-up art show, Troy NY. September 30, 2016 Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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"Hair Spray and Opinions" is a pop-up art show that aims to uncover what’s happening in the local art scene. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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Something pretty freaking exciting is happening in Troy, NY on September 30th. "Hair Spray and Opinions" Look for more info in coming days..... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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This is our 3rd year! Sandy Lommen and myself have been curating an art show and sale for 3 years now. Each year we have had more fantastic artists join us. For more detail on each artist please go to "5 Arts Studio Show and Sale" on Facebook. Hope to see you there. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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This is the second time I have co-produced a show and it came together beautifully due to the help of many people willing to lend their expertise, time and space. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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Here's some cupcakes while your waiting for my current work :) Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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I haven't posted in a while because I am working on a new series of paintings, "The Spaces In Between". It focuses on the energy in living things. The potential. That flow of energy that is always there, but unless you are looking for it, you don’t see. It’s so small, and SO powerful. Here's a peek of some of the works in progress....each at a different stage. I will post the whole series when it is complete. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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some of 2015's jewelry..... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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I’ve been trying to communicate the idea of “the spaces in between” for a while now. The idea of the energy between two things, two living things. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2016 at Jillian Platt
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2nd Annual 5 Arts Studio Show and Sale - Click this link for more information Some new and old paintings going into this weekends show. If you are in upstate New York, stop by. It's sure to be a great show this year with more great artists. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Jillian Platt
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2nd Annual 5 Arts Studio Show and Sale Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Jillian Platt
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Mobil Web Sites and Construction Sites I haven't posted much in a while now...working on a few projects all at once. Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at Jillian Platt
We have 24 vertebrae. Humans. Us. 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 fused sacral and 2-4 coccyx Each one has a little bit of a different shape. I still don't think I got them all right. Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Jillian Platt
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This winter I signed myself up for a jewelry class at the Rensselaer County Center for the Arts in Troy, NY. www.artscenteronline.org I can't say enough good things about the Arts Center. The jewelry class was great. My teacher, Maria Fusco, was fantastic and the women in my class were... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at Jillian Platt
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It's not like when you get strep throat. You get a fever and a sore throat and you know it's coming. You know what it's like, how it's going to feel, how long it's gonna suck. Depression for me is like the mean girl in high school who bullies you.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Jillian Platt
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Defeat/The Beat of Me. A series about recovering from the shame of depression. Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at Jillian Platt
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River Rocks bead shop in Troy, NY.... got me hooked on making jewelry! Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Jillian Platt
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Chakras.: The 7 centers of spiritual power in the body. These are my legs and feet in the Pacific Ocean this summer, where I was working on getting "rooted" to the Earth and away from all the chaos at home. Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Jillian Platt
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I believe it's called "Moving meditation". That is why I run, to meditate, to clear my thoughts. Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Jillian Platt
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About 7 years ago when my daughters were really little, I realized that I was spending an awful lot of time waiting for them in public bathrooms while they used the toilet...For one year I documented the bathrooms we waited in. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Jillian Platt
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It's the crippling belief structures. The gaping hole in your gut-or solor plexus-that you can't close or cover....you can curl in a tight ball under the covers, but still everything is rushing in and out. You have no control. No amount of distractions will stop the thoughts in your head...running,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at Jillian Platt