Author Archives: Nirvana

Meet Artist Claire Ashley


Introducing Claire Ashley: She loves to explore and question the meaning behind our chosen mediums. Her works are constantly evolving, but here is a peak at an ensemble that is fun, playful and full of life–and helium! Art, imitating life, imitating art… Sculptures, imitating paintings, imitating sculptures… Meet Claire Ashley…   Please tell us a […]

Mystical Taxidermy Art By Kristen Jarvis

Kristin Jarvis Bronze Amethyst Crystalized Fairy Skull

Meet Kristen Jarvis, a young lady who crafts all kinds of mystical trinkets, like fairy-squirrels, and adorns animal skulls with sparkly crystals. They’re like sacred talismans, so unique and real that you wonder if they were always like that..      Please tell us a little about yourself and your artistic background. Where are you […]

Meet School of Life Design: Self-Love & Mindfulness Made Simple

School of Life Design Tie Dye Banner

Have you ever heard people gushing about the Law of Attraction and just thought to yourself, “Get a grip. Jeez.”? Well, you’re not alone, but you should reconsider shutting them out and instead hearing what those weirdos have to say. If it comes on too strong by being called a “law”, well I have some things […]

Rasa Vil Jewelry: Magical & Intricate Art You Can Wear

Rasa Vilcinskaite Jewel Crown

I know that you know I spend way too much time and money on Etsy. However, my obsessive browsing really pays off when I come across artists like this one. Miss Rasa Vilcinskaite‘s bead-work is mind-blowing and vibrant and unique, and ah – I am just gushing over here! Welcome these wonderful creations to our Pop Shop Blog and […]

Sketchbooks & Notepads for Comic Lovers by 1 Plus 2 Equals LOVE

1 Plus 2 Equals LOVE mini books

Welcome Jamie Chatterton and Francisco Castro of 1 Plus 2 Equals LOVE to the Pop Shop America Blog. These makers are regular vendors at our events and we just LOVE them! They sell unique, handcrafted journals and pencils alongside handmade goodies like bowls and spinning tops. They’ve had a long, interesting journey to get to where they […]

An Interview With Dan Lam, Sculptor & Artist of Ooey-Gooey Beauty

Dan Lam 'Subtle Hint' Sculpture

Presenting: Artist Dan Lam, a fellow Texan after my own heart with her ooey-gooey, magical sculptures. Lucky for us, Lam is in a 3 person exhibit at Anya Tish Gallery in Houston, TX on July 15th. Be there. She is also preparing a solo show that opens August 6 at Fort Works Art in Fort Worth, TX. Be mesmerized by these unusually […]

Meet Artist & Illustrator Madelen Foss

Madelen Foss Illustration Space Girl Snake Tongue Cutie

Fangirls commence: I just interviewed Madelen Foss! This was one of the friendliest interviews I’ve ever edited. I feel like I know this sweet little lady. Trying to describe her illustrations brings to mind sweet-sticky candy and the set of Saved by the Bell.  Her style is very mid century retro with sassy, spacey components. I’m a […]