Friday, October 23, 2015

Meet our First Design Team


We are so excited about introducing you to our first Design Team.
These amazing designer will be featuring our tools in their projects.


Terri Sproul - Our Team Leader

Terri Sproul is a Maker and member of CHA and love to make mixed media art.  She has a stamp line with Sincity Stamps and enjoy teach technique to others.  She and her husband have the pleasure of living on Palomar Mountain in San Diego county. She hosts a live online class on Tuesday nights, visit her YouTube channel for some inspirations 


Joe Rotella

Joe's a maker at heart. His favorite projects are 3D and feature upcycled/recylced components. His work has appeared in Scrap & Stamp Arts, Just Steampunk! and Somerset Studio Gallery magazines. He’s filmed a segment of Crafting at the Spotted Canary with Joy Macdonell (airs on PBS Fall 2011) and many segments for Scrapbook Soup TV. Joe has won Archiver’s One-of-a-Kind Wall Art contest (Ohio, August 2011) and ribbons in Paper Arts Competitions at the Ohio State Fair. He’s served on the Viva Las Vegastamps! and USArtQuest design teams.
Joe’s an expert on the KNK Cutting Machines including the MAXX, Zing and the new Force. He's a frequent teacher at events including Memories Expo, Artiscape, Stampaway, and Gen Con.
Joe is a Designer member of the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) and founder of Create & Craft,LLC. When he’s not making art, he works as Chief Marketing Officer at Delphia Consulting – a software consulting company based in Columbus, Ohio.

Carole Lassak

Along with mixed media and paper crafting projects, Carole also enjoys jewelry making, egg
piercing, beadwork, and lacemaking. She brings together different techniques to create
unique jewelry and paper art pieces.

Steph Ackerman

Steph Ackerman has been creating for as long as she can remember.  She creates a variety of projects from cards to canvases to mixed media projects and more.  Steph does not start out with a plan in mind as she loves to experiment and see what happens.  She feels her day is not complete if she hasn't spent some time creating.  Steph has a dedicated craft area where she creates as well as teaches a wide assortment of classes.  
Steph is a CHA Designer Member and has been published in numerous magazines.   

Sherri Welser

Sherri Welser is artsist and  owner of~ IndigoEarth &  Wild Heart Art  Studio~ in Upstate NY and enjoys creating inspiring  & unique mixed media  and Jewlery .  She is a nationally published artsist being featured in recent issues of Somerset Studio,Jewlery Affaire, Just Jewlery and Scrap and Stamp Art Magazines.  Sherri has been a Design Team Member for many on line creative art companies and  offers a multitude of on line workshops on her website.  She enjoyes sharing with others in hopes of sparking inspirational creativity and joy.  For more information  vist her website at www.indigoearth.artfire.com or her blog at Blog :http://indigoearth-indigoearth.blogspot.com/


Tammy Santana

I have always been creative, love to work in many different areas of design, and enjoy working with different mediums and tools. My background is in interior design and product design and development but I also enjoy graphic design, website design, visual merchandising, photography and surface design. I am constantly challenging myself to try new things and reach outside my comfort zone. I live in beautiful Southern California with my husband of 17 years and our creative 10 yr old daughter. I love working with many different kinds of tools and creating beautiful things that sparkle. I am so pleased to be a part of The Proxxon Tiny Tools Design Team!


Barbara Moore

Arkansas native Barbara Moore has established herself as an artist and a resident of Flippin, Arkansas, where she lives with her husband and son. Barbara first “fell in love with gourd art” when she attended a Gourd Festival in Missouri and began her journey of creating artwork from nature’s own.
Barbara went on to develop her own style and uses many techniques and mediums in her work, such as wood-burning, carving, cutting, embossing and painting. She further enhances her art using ink, dyes, paints, gold leaf and leather. “I continue to learn new techniques to improve my artistic skill.”
Barbara is a member of the American Gourd Society and the Missouri Gourd Society and she and her husband have also started a “Gourd Patch” in Arkansas which meets in her studio. She has received several awards for her original pieces in competition events. Barbara will also be one of the juried artists in “The Art Odyssey” which is a self-guided tour of artist’s studios in Baxter and Marion Counties in Arkansas for the third year. Barbara teaches classes for aspiring gourd artists in Mountain Home and at her private studio in Flippin. Her art is currently offered at Interior Design and Marketplace in Mountain Home Arkansas and also at her studio in Flippin

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