Welcome to the QuadCities.com Virtual Art Gallery!

In this feature, we’re spotlighting area artists and their work. Every Tuesday we’ll feature a new local artist.

It’s free and our way of showcasing awesome area artists and allowing them to include a link to their own online gallery or patreon!

If you’d like to be included in the gallery, just send your bio, a headshot pic of yourself and up to a half-dozen .jpgs of your art to Sean@QuadCities.com. We look forward to featuring you and your artworks in our gallery!

This week’s artist is Brianna Herrig!

As she tells us in her bio…

Brianna Herrig

I am a miniature artist and jewelry designer in the Midwest!

I am the owner of Knot N’ Clay Creations which consists of Clay and Crochet Earrings!

I am married to my handsome husband Reid Herrig and we have a 3 year old Golden Retriever named Mylo and a rescue puppy German Shepherd Coonhound mix.

Creating and making people happy is a gift I learned from my grandma. I started crocheting about three years ago and clay making is fairly new to my realm of crafting. I was watching TikTok during quarantine one day and saw someone making clay earrings and it struck a nerve that I wanted to follow! As of July 2020, I now own a small business! I now have dreams about making clay earrings and I absolutely love how creating makes me feel.

My biggest takeaway from jewelry and why I do what I do is that I want people to feel good about themselves. If I can provide a service that makes someone smile when they receive their purchase, I have done my job. I believe that if you are happy doing what you do, it will show through your work.

I have a shop that I am going to post on social media in the next couple of weeks! Right now I am posting earrings on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and TikTok.

To find me in any of those platforms @knotnclaycreations is my username!

And here are some of her creations:

 

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Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.