Applications are open for MICA’s new Master’s program in the Business of Art & Design. Apply today!
Come down to The Creative Connection in Minneapolis! Etsy will be there, along with crafty superstars and bloggers.
Etsy is partnering with the OOAK Show in Chicago to provide an exclusive deal for emerging artists. Apply for the Etsy Artist Pavilion!
Excitement abounds as we prepare to launch Groups! This tool will enable community members to organize, interact and communicate on Etsy.
Sarah Ely is 20 years old, loves horses, arcade games and rap music, and lives in Cleveland with her mom and dad. She recently learned how to sew. Her mother, Joyce, decided to start her off on a simple project and Sarah chose to make a present for her friend Kristen Kirton. Like Sarah, Kristen… Continue reading
“California knows how to party.” — Tupac Shakur Etsy sellers will be bringing the handmade party to Renegade Los Angeles (July 24 – 25 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park, a.k.a. the Cornfield) and San Francisco (July 31 – August 1 at the Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion). While Etsy Admin are in town… Continue reading
Wouldn’t it be great to have a whole group of people dedicated to conceiving, designing, and marketing your work? This is exactly what happened for lucky Michael Decker, a.k.a. mikedecker. Rakefet Bachur, a marketing professor at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, decided to bring Etsy into the classroom this past semester…. Continue reading
Etsy years are like dog years — I started working at Etsy in January of 2007, but that feels something like, oh, maybe nine years ago. So much has happened while I’ve been here! I must say, the thing I’m most proud of in my career is launching and running the Etsy Blog. It’s been… Continue reading
“Hi! I’m Maya, and I’m an Etsy seller,” said the tiniest, cutest little Etsy seller I’ve ever met. “That’s my mom,” she pointed to a calm woman. “But I’m the boss.” I met Maya and her mom, Deirdre, when I was on a panel at the Atlanta campus of Savannah College of Art and Design… Continue reading
UPDATE: The Cooper-Hewitt National Design exhibit is now open. If you live in New York or you are visiting, you should definitely check it out. And if you’re not in the area, the Cooper-Hewitt has a great website. (Here’s the Etsy page, by the way!) The opening night was very exciting: It was great to… Continue reading
In celebrating Etsy’s origins and its future, we continue the Old School Etsians series with this interview with Leah Kramer, a.k.a. craftastic, who joined Etsy June 18, 2005, Etsy’s first day. Leah worked with Etsy founder and current CEO Rob Kalin to help shape the site as it took its baby steps! You’re the founder of… Continue reading
As an homage to the coming Father’s Day, Etsy Admin collaborated on this post to reflect on the creativity passed down from generation to generation. I may not have grown up with a father tinkering in any garage, but the patriarchal blood in my line traces back to milliners in the Old Country. Embroidered heirlooms… Continue reading
In celebrating Etsy’s origins and its future, we continue the Old School Etsians series with this interview of Sue Bradbury, a.k.a. ellainaboutique, who joined Etsy June 26, 2005, just days after Etsy was launched — June 18 of that year! Please introduce yourself and talk a bit about what you make: My name is Sue Bradbury… Continue reading
UPDATE: I had such a great time on the panel with Faythe and with Heather Ross, too! Here are some photos, including tours of the Atlanta and Savannah campuses. Hello, Georgia peaches! I will be visiting Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, May 4 – 7, 2010. Along with Faythe Levine of Handmade Nation, I’ll be presenting… Continue reading
After hearing that Berkley Illustration would be presenting at ICON in July, I snatched up the opportunity to glean some professional tips from Ryan and Lucy and get out the word about this illustration conference that travels the U.S. If you’re in LA, check out this year’s fabulous line-up. Did you go to art school,… Continue reading