Profile: Artist & Designer Sebastian Boher

Profile: Artist & Designer Sebastian Boher

On the occasion of a giveaway of Sebastian Boher's silkscreen prints, Alcove Studio's Allie Pisarro-Grant takes a deep dive into the creative mind behind Miwak Junior, probing into the artist's past to learn about his unique visual language across drawing, animation, printmaking and ceramics.

On Finding Inspiration in Nature

On Finding Inspiration in Nature

What could be simpler and more rejuvenating than getting outside to reboot your creative flow? And we're not just talking about sculptors, painters, and photographers - anyone seeking a shift in perspective can benefit from mindful time spent outdoors.

DEPARTMENT OF MAIL: POET FAN

DEPARTMENT OF MAIL: POET FAN

Imagine our delight and surprise when we opened the Miwak Junior Mailbox to this piece of fan mail from a special fan...

Birth of a Saleswoman

Birth of a Saleswoman

I could no longer ignore my need for a bigger, better audience. People outside of this family. People outside of this house. People in different houses. There were tons of houses in our subdivision, a vast potential readership I could reach on foot. 

Searching For Home In the Year of the Gator

Searching For Home In the Year of the Gator

Could I force an answer into being? The pain of uncertainty begged me to try, but it was no use. The gator appeared to me with a message of patience. You keep those eyes just above water while the rest of you crouches below. Hide and be still so you can sense the answer coming and not scare it away. And then, when that answer is near, you go for it.

oval ceramic pipe resting on a big leaf

RAFFLE TO THE RESCUE

Win-win situation alert!

To enter our drawing for the mixed-clay pipe pictured here, kindly make a donation to The International Rescue Committee in support of their efforts in Afghanistan, and DM or email us a screenshot of your receipt. We'll put a ticket into the hat for every $5 you give. 

Winner will be drawn on Saturday, September 4th. 

AUGUST GIVING

AUGUST GIVING

We're members of the Floret Coalition, an anti-racist collective of small businesses. Each month, we collectively raise funds and awareness for organizations prioritizing the needs of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities. 

 

August's organization is The Eva Lee Parker Foundation. 

JULY GIVING

JULY GIVING

We're members of the Floret Coalition, an anti-racist collective of small businesses. Each month, we collectively raise funds and awareness for organizations prioritizing the needs of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities. 

 

July's organization is @prisonerlitproject

MAY GIVIING

MAY GIVIING

As members of The Floret Coalition (an anti-racist collective of small businesses) we make monthly donations to organizations prioritizing the needs of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous Communities. 

This month, we support the Asian Pacific Environmental Network. 

We invite you to join us! 

APPRECIATION FOR COLLABORATION

APPRECIATION FOR COLLABORATION

There's a special magic that results from working in collaboration. 

 

Steal My Craft: The Process of Creating Future Relics

Steal My Craft: The Process of Creating Future Relics

Join Varyer on their visit to our studio and learn more about how we work, why we work, and what we listen to while we're working. 

 

Thank you, Varyer, and thank you, Marielle V. Chua for the photos.

APRIL GIVING

APRIL GIVING

As members of The Floret Coalition, we make monthly donations to organizations prioritizing the needs of Black, Latinx, and Indigenous Communities. 

This month, we give to Equitable Giving Circle