Tile Twins & “Chi” Jewelry (for a Start)

Nov 4, 2014

dsc03954Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre hosts its annual art festival November 7th-9th.

Wearable art, hand blown glass, mosaic tile, enameling, and ceramics, as well as paintings of all mediums and jewelry will be for sale, including student art work. Over 50 artists are participating in the festival, long time favorites and a dozen or more newbies.

Artists like “tile twins” Tracy Chamberlin and Soozee Van Dyke Woods who own Ramona Paloma Tile Studios and “laugh a lot, take daily inspiring walks with our dogs and love the adventure of working with clay.”

On a more serious but lovely note, Frances Lai Wang states:

I have always been moved by simple, pure forms interwoven in space to create “chi”—the flow of life energy–as a means of articulating the tension, balance and grace in nature.

My path to the art-making process is a spiritual discipline, seeking order from chaos; clarity from complexity.

My challenge in creating jewelry is to push the boundary of my 3- dimensional forms so they could expand and dance in space, and yet could also be functional and wearable. (Frances Lai Wang Jewelry)


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Opening night, Friday, November 7th, 7-9 p.m., will feature Native American flute music by award-winning recording artist Steven Rushingwind.


Annual Art Festival
Friday, Nov. 7th, 7-9 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8th, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9th, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
108 N. Baldwin Ave., Sierra Madre 91024
Free entry
For details, visit


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