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San Diego International Comic-Con 2015 Artist on CosConnect

CosConnect is a Facebook page that highlights persons engaged in cosplay. I am not specifically involved in the cosplay community, however I was noticed for the costumes I wear and the jewelry I make when I exhibited at Comic-Con 2015. I one of the featured artists from Comic-Con 2015 on CosConnect’s Facebook page in August 2, 2015. My interview can be found at  https://www.facebook.com/1599784706963008/photos/a.1613024582305687.1073741861.1599784706963008/1613024598972352/?type=1&theater

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Handmade Holiday 2014 Artists

Handmade Holiday was a show that was organized by the Friends of the San Diego Central Library. This was the first craft show being held at the new San Diego Central Library. I was one of the participating artists selling my work at the show which was a smashing success! I was one of the artists interviewed on the Handmade Holiday blog. The online article is featured on http://sdfocl.org/handmadeholiday/?page_id=77

Handmade Holiday Interview

Handmade Holiday Interview

San Diego Artists at Designer Con 2014

Reverberations Media wrote an article showcasing San Diego artists exhibiting at Designer Con 2014. I was one of the artists interviewed about my Adorable Mayhem line that I sold at the show. This was my second year exhibiting at Designer Con and have future plans for exhibiting again in 2015. The online article is featured on www.reverberationsmedia.com/sandiegoartistsdesignercon-2014/

Designer Con 2014 Interview

Designer Con 2014 Interview

Japanese Friendship Garden feature of Hajime, 2014

This is jewelry exhibition that I organized of my work and my students’ work from Whaley Studios and the former UCSD Crafts Center.  The show is currently up in the Japanese Friendship Garden Museum from August 7 through October 26, 2014. The online article, featured on http://www.niwa.org (The Japanese Friendship Garden’s website) provides background information on my show, Hajime.

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JFG small2Original article: http://www.niwa.org/exhibit/fall-group-show

9 of the Best Independent Artists at Comic Con, Fusion.net News Article, July 2014

I was interviewed by Fusion.net  which is an online news website on popular culture. Fusion.net is a joint venture by Univision Communications and Disney/ABC Network. I was featured as one of the best Independent Artists at Comic Con 2014 in one of their online articles. This was my fifth year exhibiting my Adorable Mayhem line at San Diego Comic-Con International.

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting to be at SDCC: The Adorable Mayhem Edition,                  

  Con Sweet Con, April 2013

I gave an an in-depth interview about my Adorable Mayhem line on the San Diego Comic-Con online blog, Con Sweet Con. 

consweet small1consweet small2consweet small3consweet small4Original Article: http://www.consweetcon.com/2013/04/what-to-expect-when-your-expecting-to_19.html

18 Independent Artists at Comic Con 2012, Mental_Floss

I was interviewed about my work in Mental_Floss, a popular news magazine on contemporary culture. I was featured as one of the independent artists to watch in an online article on their website about my Adorable Mayhem line at Comic Con 2012.

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Tara Magboo Talks About Adorable Mayhem, Fashionoclast, August 2010

I was interviewed in-depth by fashion blog, Fashionoclast, about my Adorable Mayhem line at Comic-Con 2010.

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fashion small2Original Article: http://www.fashionoclast.com/2010_08_01_archive.html

The Carrot Box, May 2009

The Carrot Box is a beautiful online blog about modern jewelry. My “One-Carrot-Ring” was featured on their website.

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Original article: http://www.thecarrotbox.com/news/0905.asp

Little and Large, Ornament Magazine, Volume 32 No. 5, 2009

My metalwork was shown in a group exhibition titled, “Little and Large” organized by the San Diego Visual Arts Network. Ornament Magazine interviewed some of the participating artists in the show. My work was featured in their article, “Little and Large”.

Front Cover of the Volume 32 No.5 2009 Issue of Ornament Magazine featuring the "Little and Large" article.

Front Cover of the Volume 32 No.5 2009 Issue of Ornament Magazine featuring the “Little and Large” article.

First page of Ornament's "Little and Large" article.

First page of Ornament’s “Little and Large” article.

Second page of "Little and Large" article featuring my jewelry work.

Second page of “Little and Large” article featuring my metal work.

Close-up of my work in the "Little and Large" Ornament article.

Close-up of my work in the “Little and Large” Ornament article.

2009 Niche Award Winners, Niche Magazine Spring 2009

My “Cherry Blossoms Progression through Time” hair combs won the 2009 Fashion Accessories Student Division in the national Niche Award competition in 2009. I entered the competition while I was in graduate school at San Diego State University for Jewelry and Metalsmithing. My work was featured in the popular craft trade magazine, Niche.

This is the cover of the Niche Magazine Spring 2009 issue that features the article, "2009 Niche Award Winners"

This is the cover of the Niche Magazine Spring 2009 issue that features the article, “2009 Niche Award Winners”

This is the page in the article that features my work in the student division.

This is the page in the article that features my work in the student division.

This is a close-up image of my hair comb series featured in the article.

This is a close-up image of my hair comb series featured in the article.

Design Scholars, Rapaport Diamond Report, Volume 28 No.39 October 7, 2005

In 2005, I won a $3000 scholarship through the Women’s Jewelry Association. This was a national competition that awarded 12 students educational grants. I applied for the WJA scholarship while I was in graduate school at SDSU.

This is the Rapaport Diamond Report Magazine cover of issue Volume 28 No. 39 October 7, 2005 that features some of my work.

This is the Rapaport Diamond Report Magazine cover of issue Volume 28 No. 39 October 7, 2005 that features some of my work.

First page of the article, "Design Scholars"

First page of the article, “Design Scholars”

Page. 230 features my work in the article.

Page. 230 features my work in the article.

This is a close-up image of my work in the article.

This is a close-up image of my work in the article.

Jeweler’s Circular Keystone, 2009

An online article on the JCK website featured the 2005 winners of the WJA national competition for educational scholarships. I was featured as one of the winners in the online article.

jck smallMetal Corrugation, 2002

My jewelry work and metalworking technique was featured in the Metal Corrugation book written by Patricia McAleer. The book is still available for purchase through Rio Grand: http://www.riogrande.com/Product/Metal-Corrugation-Book/550147?Pos=13

This is the cover of the book, Metal Corrugation, that features some of my jewelry work.

This is the cover of the book, Metal Corrugation, that features some of my jewelry work.

Page 19 shows a detailed image of my "Autumn Leaves" necklace and elaborates on my jewelry technique.

Page 19 shows a detailed image of my “Autumn Leaves” necklace and elaborates on my jewelry technique.

Page 93 features my "Autumn Leaves" necklace which incorporates the metal corrugation technique.

Page 93 features my “Autumn Leaves” necklace which incorporates the metal corrugation technique.

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