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
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
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/san–diego–artists–designer–con-2014/
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.
Original 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.
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.
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.
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.
Original 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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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