This time final yr Ashley Cassens and Nicki Turner would not have imagined doing the job alongside one another on an artwork assortment.
The pair met in March by means of a mutual mate and on June 10 will debut their collaborative assortment, “Florescence” in Wintertime Haven at the Summer time Evenings Industry hosted by Babes in Business enterprise Florida.
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“Over the very last calendar year or so in launching my enterprise I’ve been executing unique marketplaces,” stated Turner. “Ashley and I have been speaking about this collaboration and we thought as I am a vendor at that sector that it would be a fantastic possibility to do a comfortable launch there as properly.”
Cassens describes the art as “functional.” The assortment includes two portray, with every single paired with its have established of earrings. Cassens will paint the earrings Turner intended into the paintings.
“I really feel like the selection is beautiful and it has a vintage vibe, boho feel, extremely eclectic with pattern and shade,” Cassens reported.
When a patron purchases a pair of earrings, they will receive a smaller print of the authentic painting.
“I believe it’s an amazing ground breaking way to give people today creative imagination in their each day lifestyle,” said Cassens.
Turner loves staying capable to produce artwork that accents what Cassens has produced without the need of overpowering Cassens’ work.
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“The shades and designs Ashley chooses is actually exciting to me,” mentioned Turner. “I really do not imagine we realize how a lot we are afflicted by color and I consider it invokes joy.”
Turner been given both a bachelors diploma in social function in 2009 and in May well a master’s degree in human services with a focus in small children and household from Southeastern College.
She is a wife and mother to 3 women. Turner loved her middle name so significantly that she made a decision to identify her business enterprise Cori Rose Handmade when she released it in July. This month she is transitioning from doing the job at Southeastern in university student conduct to spending a lot more time at house and developing her enterprise.
Even nevertheless her academic background is not in arts Turner states she has often been resourceful, loving to attract and paint.
“About 3 3 many years in the past I commenced earning donut charms with my daughters. I cherished it, we created pandas and different things,” she stated. “I recognized men and women make jewelry with clay and then last summer time I introduced Cori Rose Handmade.”
Cassens has a daughter and teaches artwork at Trinity Oaks elementary school in Pasco County. Cassens acquired a bachelor degree in drawing and portray from Florida Southern College or university in 2006. In 2017 she acquired a masters in good artwork from Florida Atlantic University. She commenced her self-titled small business in Oct.
“I do largely oil paintings, I can do other matters,” said Cassens. “I just enjoy oil paintings so substantially.”
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Getting only recognized each and every other for 3 months, the women have appreciated their journey collectively creating the “Florescence” selection.
“I think it’s been definitely amazing actually. Nicki is truly chill to function with,” Cassens said.
The Summer season Nights Industry is cost-free and will aspect domestically owned woman companies. The celebration is June 10 from 6-9 p.m. at Venue 650 located at 650 Sixth St.et in Winter season Haven.
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