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Rachel Gates: Puppeteer

Rachel Gates is a teacher and visual artist whose experience spans over 30 years from the west coast to the east coast. Known for her puppetry, Gates learned the craft of puppetry at age 8, when her mother enrolled her in classes at the Local Y in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. A shy kid, puppet making […]

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What Is a Puppeteer?

One of our favorite classes at Huckleberry Fine Art is our kids art class. For the past few months, students have been creating their own puppets with the help of our resident instructor Rachel Gates. Not only a teacher, Rachel is also an artist. She’s worked in the puppeteering industry for several years, making puppets for productions […]

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Canadian Gems: Rob Gonsalves

It’s not just hockey, poutine and Mounties that Canada has to offer, Rob Gonsalves’s art is a fantastic addition to Canadian gems that we have come to know and love. Gonsalves has this wonderful ability to establish, in the viewer, a sense of childlike wonder, no matter the viewers age.  Gonsalves discusses, “Much of my […]

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Painting Vibrance – the art of Voytek

With the spring season usually refers to the ideas of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and re-growth and what better way to share that than with Voytek’s newest art! Pairings of soft pastels with vivid bright colors to create a colorful balance are just some of the beautiful touches in Voytek’s paintings. A mixture of blooming […]

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The Wonderful World of Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Giesel, lovingly known as Dr. Seuss, created hundreds of fantastical characters: The Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, the Lorax, Yertle the Turtle, Horton, and many more.  His whimsical characters and playful stories changed the world of children’s books and continue to be favorites. Even as adults you can’t help but fall in […]

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