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Andrew Thornton
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Thoughts on life.
Walking along the path, I noticed small clumps of tiny pale blue flowers. They were so small and in the riotous blooming of spring, it would be easy to pass them by. As I stopped to examine these little forget-me-nots, it m...
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Starling Wing Challenge
For the past few challenges, I've been pulling a lot of inspiration from the Pantone Spring 2016 Color Report.  I find their color reports endlessly inspiring and ripe with ideas.  However, this challenge is a little different.  The inspiration behind this ...
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The Ligonier Art Walk is coming soon!  Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 28th!
Mark your calendars! The Ligonier Art Walk is scheduled for Saturday, May 28th! Seven participating art venues, including Dovecote Ligonier, SAMA (Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art), Main Exhibit Gallery, Jaime Cooper Gallery & Studio, Conte Design: Lifestyle Gallery, G Squared Gallery, ...
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Bead and Craft Bloggers...
Draw a Map of your Daily Route Look at your routine in a new way by drawing a map of your route to work or school. Embossed Aluminum Postcard Art Embossed aluminum postcard art is made with inexpensive aluminum foil tape stuck onto scraps of card stock.  Ta...
Draw a Map of your Daily Route Look at your routine in a new way by drawing a map of your route to work or school. Embossed Aluminum Postcard Art Embossed aluminum postcard art is made with inexpensive aluminum foil tape stuc...
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Spiderwebs...
Summers in the City used to take on a carnival flair.  The baking concrete seemed to warm people's blood and there was a frenetic energy in the air.  Street Fairs and block parties blossomed like wildflowers and the toy phone version of the Piped Piper's so...
Summers in the City used to take on a carnival flair. The baking concrete seemed to warm people's blood and there was a frenetic energy in the air. Street Fairs and block parties blossomed like wildflowers and the toy phone...
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Hope folks can come out and join us!  It'll be a great weekend!
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Forget Me Not...
Walking along the path, I noticed small clumps of tiny pale blue flowers.  They were so small and in the riotous blooming of spring, it would be easy to pass them by.  As I stopped to examine these little forget-me-nots, it made me think. In the riotous blo...
Walking along the path, I noticed small clumps of tiny pale blue flowers. They were so small and in the riotous blooming of spring, it would be easy to pass them by. As I stopped to examine these little forget-me-nots, it m...
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Coming Soon...
One of my favorite events in town is the Ligonier Art Walk .  We help put it together and I'm super proud of it.  It's a special day dedicated to the arts and creativity!  The participating art venues all have exhibitions or activities geared towards the ar...
One of my favorite events in town is the Ligonier Art Walk. We help put it together and I'm super proud of it. It's a special day dedicated to the arts and creativity! The participating art venues all have exhibitions or a...
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Beads Baubles and Jewels...
Look what came in the mail!  This past November, I had the honor and pleasure of filming an episode of Bead Baubles and Jewels with Katie Hacker and the team at KS Productions.  Yesterday, I received an advance DVD copy of Series 2400!  It's really exciting...
Look what came in the mail! This past November, I had the honor and pleasure of filming an episode of Bead Baubles and Jewels with Katie Hacker and the team at KS Productions. Yesterday, I received an advance DVD copy of Se...
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BeadFest Philadelphia Spring 2016...
I shared these pictures on Facebook already, but I thought I'd post them here as well.  We attended the BeadFest Philadelphia Spring 2016. It was a fast trip!  A group of us drove across the state in the morning and drove back in the evening.  As we discove...
I shared these pictures on Facebook already, but I thought I'd post them here as well. We attended the BeadFest Philadelphia Spring 2016. It was a fast trip! A group of us drove across the state in the morning and drove bac...
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Live, Learn, Teach...
When I think back over my involvement in the arts, I feel really fortunate to have been able to work with some incredible teachers and mentors.  Even at an early age, I had some really supportive and encouraging people in my life.  Growing up, we didn't hav...
When I think back over my involvement in the arts, I feel really fortunate to have been able to work with some incredible teachers and mentors. Even at an early age, I had some really supportive and encouraging people in my ...
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Take a look at my new design!  I love how the Deep Roots Bronze Coin Pendant turned out!
I've been thinking a lot about community lately. In particular, I've been thinking about my deep affection for the community of makers and dreamers that I belong to. We are a tribe of creative thinkers and explorers of the ...
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
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  • Self-Employed
    Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer, present
  • Cosi Inc.
  • 'Wichcraft
  • Interweave Press
  • Allegory Gallery
    Creative Director/Consultant
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Bolivar, PA
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Winter Park, FL - New York, NY - Asheville, NC - Oviedo, FL - Bolivar, PA
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Introduction

Andrew Thornton is a professional fine artist who left the hustle and bustle of New York City for rural Pennsylvania. His work can be seen in private collections around the globe. He is a regular contributor to books and magazines.  Andrew is also the Creative Director of Allegory Gallery in Ligonier, PA.

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survived skin cancer
Education
  • School of Visual Arts
    Fine Arts
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