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I HeART New Jersey: The Complete Series

It’s no secret that NJ is home to countless artists. Many of these creators find inspiration through a passion for art that drives them to create; no matter if it’s in the kitchen, a pottery studio, or even their garage. Our series, I HeART New Jersey, celebrates these amazing artists and their designs. Each month, we feature some of the Garden State’s best makers who work with all sorts of materials; from paper or clay to wood or paint, to culinary creations, these are NJ’s best artists.

For the most part, these creators perfect their craft and sell their wares out of their own boutiques; often through the power of the internet or even in local markets. Below, you’ll find our complete series, highlighting our favorite local artists working their magic with anything and everything.

I HeART New Jersey: The Complete Series

I HeART New Jersey: Textile Artists

The Best Textile Artists

This month, we’re featuring some of the Garden State’s best makers who work with textiles. Textile art encompasses many works that incorporate the use of fabrics in their design. These designers are creating everything from wraps to utilitarian bags and blankets; their creativity and imagination leads to beautiful designs you have to see to believe. Get your Pinterest thumb ready…

I HeART New Jersey: Woodwork Artists

The Best Woodwork Artists

This month, we’re featuring some of the Garden State’s best woodwork artists. Woodwork artists create everything from functional décor to driftwood art. This list spotlights just a few of our favorite local artisans using the natural elements of wood. From unique cutting boards and utensils to custom pieces you can hang on your wall, these are must-see creations; you can thank us later…

I HeART New Jersey: Clay & Ceramic Artists

The Best Clay & Ceramic Artists

This month, we’re featuring some of the Garden State’s best ceramic and clay artists. These creations take the form of porcelain tableware, clay mugs, custom pottery and more! They can be purchased online through each artist’s own website, and in some cases, through other online retailers. Here are just a few of our favorite local artisans using clay and fire to create stunning works of art…

I HeART New Jersey: Jewelry Artists

The Best Jewelry Artists

This month, we’re featuring some of the Garden State’s best jewelry artists who work with gemstones and glass; they specialize in crafting pieces of wearable art. Highlights include one artist who uses a unique and specific kind of glass to create interesting color effects; another began her journey in Japan before coming to New Jersey to sell her Origami jewlery. Here are just a few of our favorite local jewelry artisans…

I HeART New Jersey: Paper Artists

The Best Paper Artists

This month, we’re featuring some of the Garden State’s best makers who work with paper; from creating hand-bound books to unique crepe flowers, and even re-purposing old pieces of magazine as wall art. (You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a giraffe made out of tiny shreds of recycled paper.) Here are just a few of our favorite local artists working their magic with paper; turning it into pieces of art that are beyond the expected…

Musical Instruments

The Best Musical Instrument Makers

This month, we’re featuring some of the Garden State’s best makers who both create and beautify musical instruments. Particularly, these artists are great with guitars (and more)! From classic, Depression-era cigar box guitars to beautiful hand-painted custom art, these works are simply stunning. To learn more about these musical instrument makers, and see their creations first-hand, visit the full article!