Shards 'n Snippets Summer 2020

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GLOBAL MONUMENTAL HAND PRINTS are STILL HAPPENING thru DECEMBER 2020!
Summer Workshops- YES!
Below from THF HQ - 50 Hand Print Tiles made in 18-20 work hours .. YEAH! JOIN IN.. there's still time in 2020... find details in these two links for how YOU would like to participate...
https://www.tileheritage.org/pdfs/HPWebpost9-19.pdf
https:www.tileheritage.orgpdfs1Studio_Factory_handprint_2018.pdf
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NUALA CREED -
ALTRERNATIVE ENERGY MURAL
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PUBLIC ART: Making collaborative work is a joy and a challenge. I have made public work with both young children and disabled adults. It is a way of giving a voice to those often unheard…
all about the artisthttps://www.nualacreed.com/about
WONDERFUL SUCCESS! $7820 IN BIDS!
TILE HERITAGE GARDEN BOX AUCTION
WHICH WAS LIVE ONLINE on
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JULY 12 - JULY 22nd.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
$7820 realized from BIDS ranging for $200 to $3000!
The FUNDS from this event will cover the cost of the Tile Heritage Archives & Collections safe OFF-SITE storage for 12 months!
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OUR SINCERE THANKS TO
THE CONTRIBUTING GARDEN BOX ARTISTS

Mandy Baker – Whispering Hills; Alissa Blumenthal – Mosaic Artist; Chris Bonner – Evelyn Taylor Designs; Eric Boynton – Clay Rat Studio; Kathy Casper – Think Good Tiles; Gloria Kosco – Mosaic Artist; Jessica Liddell – Mosaic Artist; Katia McGuirk - Katia Tiles Studio; Will Mead – Peace Valley Tile; Robyn Miller- Robin Sue Miller Mosaics Studio; Laura Lyn Stern – Laura Lyn Stern Sculptural Designs.

A very special THANK YOU to Katia McGuirk for CHEER-LEADING, CURATING & MANAGING this auction on behalf of Tile Heritage!

To continue to SUPPORT Tile Heritage Archives DIRECTLY!
Please use this LINK
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E-News Summer 2020

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E-News for Summer 2020
Here’s What’s Below
  • Paducah’s Finest Hotel
  • Extraordinary Windfall
  • Mantels Rise!
  • Ben’s Mantel Restoration
  • The Late Phyllis Pacin: Talent Revealed
  • Still time to Get Your Hand in it!


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Paducah’s Finest Hotel
by Joseph A. Taylor

Located strategically in western Kentucky where the Tennessee River joins the Ohio, Paducah was also favored by the Illinois Central Railroad that established its repair shops there. By the turn of the 20th century, prosperity had begun to take hold with the city’s population approaching 20,000. Being the seat of McCracken County, Paducah experienced considerable growth during the 1920s, enough to inspire major local investments.
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EVENTS & INTERESTING TIMES AHEAD!


TILE HISTORY evolves every day . . . Tile Heritage Foundation is here to RECORD it!








DETAILS - Save the Date.. Partners in Progress!
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Shards 'n Snippets Spring 2020

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TREASURE TROVE - over 100 images (with locations and in most instances, makers) of historic tile installations on storefronts in the San Francisco Bay Area. A 'curated selection' from 1925 to 1940.
Documented and presented by SF Bay Area Tile Historian, Riley Doty. Here is an additional link the curator's introduction to the images and locations.
(you can also click on the IMAGE below to view the installations)
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THE LATEST!
Tile Heritage - A Review of American Tile History Vol X No.2, has been printed and distributed
to members and friends of the Foundation around the country, and to some extent, abroad ( where mailing is currently, safely possible.) You may already have received a copy in your own mailbox - we hope so!
TH Review is one of the best, fundamental tools that the Foundation produces that reflects the core of its ongoing mission. Its production is underwritten by
Sponsors, Members, Advocates, Supporters and the public at large. We are very appreciative of the voluntary writing of the current contributing tile historians, Michael Sims and Victoria Jenssen, and the editorial skill, love and care at the heart of the publication and at the heart of Tile Heritage.
If you would like to purchase a copy, $12 post paid, please use this PAYPAL LINK to do so. Please provide your USPS mailing address in the Paypal notes area.
Questions? EMAIL: foundation@tileheritage.org

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During these unusual times of doing business DIFFERENTLY due to COVID-19, TILE INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS have good, INNOVATIVE RESOURCES, ENCOURAGEMENT & SUPPORT in place to assist!

Tile Heritage Foundation is an archival library dedicated to the preservation of ceramic surfaces and their history. We are looking for a volunteer (pro bono) grant writer and/or proposal writer.
DETAILS:
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Shards'n Snippets Fall-Winter 2019-20


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To safe-keep everyone during this COVID-19 pandemic COVERINGS'20 has been CANCELLED!
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In halting an event of this magnitude in mid-stride, the owners and board members of the International Tile Exposition as well as the managers of the show, Taffy Event Strategies, have met the global challenge head-on. We'll all miss experiencing the latest tiles and stone from around the world, meeting up with industry friends, supporters and colleagues, the wide array of tile education opportunities as well as honoring amazing tile and stone installations in the Awards Programs. We look forward to Coverings 2021 in Orlando, FL.

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MISSION IN PLACE! Tile Heritage Foundation Staff and Volunteers are "safe & sound" at the moment. THF offices and library are on the property of Sheila Menzies & Joe Taylor - so they always 'work from home'... We've been able to plan for some staff tasks and archiving projects to be handled remotely off-site - keeping many aspects of what we do running smoothly with everyone's health and safety as the highest priority

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DETAILS:
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