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Allegory Gallery is a bead and art store located in Ligonier, PA, but we're so much more than that. Everything in the shop has a tale to tell, and here we will share some of those stories with you.

Allegory Gallery is a bead and art store located in Ligonier, PA, but we're so much more than that. Everything in the shop has a tale to tell, and here we will share some of those stories with you.

Location:

United States

Genres:

Podcasts

Description:

Allegory Gallery is a bead and art store located in Ligonier, PA, but we're so much more than that. Everything in the shop has a tale to tell, and here we will share some of those stories with you.

Language:

English

Contact:

7246103770


Episodes

13 - Cheryl Ann Lipstreu

10/12/2019
In this episode, we talk with Cheryl Ann Lipstreu about her life, her art, and her time on Game Show Network’s Skin Wars. Cheryl Ann also discusses being an artist and activist, and how she uses her celebrity as a platform for good. Be sure to visit Cheryl Ann online at https://cherylannlipstreu.com. See more about us at Allegory Gallery at https://www.allegorygallery.com.

Duration:00:38:28

12 - Mandy Sirofchuck—Main Exhibit Gallery

8/16/2019
In this episode, we talk with Mandy Sirofchuck of Main Exhibit Gallery in Ligonier, PA. Mandy and her husband, Paul, have just celebrated 25 years in business, and we speak with her about what it took to start their business and how their lives and the business have changed over the years. We hope that you’ll take a look at all they have to offer at www.mainexhibitgallery.com.

Duration:00:37:21

11 - Round Table with Kelly Russell, Christi Friesen, Andrew Thornton, & William Jones

8/9/2019
In this open-table episode, we talk with Kelly Russell of Beadfuddled, Christi Friesen of Christi Friesen Originals, and Andrew Thornton of Allegory Gallery. Join us as we all speak openly and honestly about our lives as makers and artists including how selling, creating, and making a living have changed over the years. This episode is a bit different than many of our others as it's an open-table format and you're getting an un-censored and inside look at the thoughts and views of these...

Duration:00:55:21

10—Kelly Russell

6/6/2019
In this episode, we talk with Kelly Russell of Beadfuddled and Andrew Thornton of Allegory Gallery. Join us as Kelly speaks openly and honestly about her life and the various challenges she’s faced. Just as she was on the brink of becoming quite famous and well-known in her field, she had to step back due to some heath and personal issues. Now, she’s regrouping and focusing on her next projects with a renewed sense of self. Tune in to find out more about her life, and how she’s working on...

Duration:00:49:39

09—Christi Friesen

4/30/2019
In this episode, we talk with Christi Friesen of Christi Friesen Originals and Andrew Thornton of Allegory Gallery. Christi has just recently completed her second teaching session with us here in Ligonier, PA, and we were excited to hear about her year of travel and all the plans that she has for the next few months! You can always find out what we have for sale of Christi's on our website at agbeads.com/christi

Duration:00:36:32

08—Clayton Hepler—Scamps Toffee

3/26/2019
In this episode, we talk with Clayton Hepler, Chief of Sweets for Scamps Toffee here in Ligonier, PA. Scamps is a local candy and sweets shop here in Ligonier, and they've just recently expanded their operations. We talk with Clayton about his part in this process, and what it's meant for the business.

Duration:00:18:12

07—Greg Ogden

2/8/2019
Many of our friends know Greg Ogden from Green Girl Studios, but not everyone knows about his other projects and interests. In this episode of Allegory Gallery Interviews, we speak with Greg about his inspirations, words of advice, and projects outside of Green Girl Studios. We would also like to thank Charles Howes and Greg for providing us with our new theme music for Allegory Gallery Interviews!

Duration:00:15:11

06—Nettie Wray—Switching Gears Outpost

12/29/2018
Nettie Wray, a current resident of Ligonier, PA talks with William about the process of starting her own business. As a mother, grandmother, and someone with a day job, Nettie talks about why and how she has decided to fit jewelry making into her life and start her own business.

Duration:00:18:45

05—Jenn Tuschong—JNTCreations

11/30/2018
Jenn Tuschong, a current resident of Ligonier, PA, business owner, and mother of two, speaks with William about her work as an independent business owner making both jewelry and holistic body products. We speak about her inspirations, family, and words of wisdom for others who wish to pursue their own talents.

Duration:00:14:48

04—Liz Chumtong—Saki Silver

10/9/2018
Liz Chumtong speaks with William about her work as President of Saki Silver, a bit about her past and traveling adventures, and touches on some of her struggles as a woman in the industry. She also mentions some of the other women in the industry who have inspired her and her work.

Duration:00:14:26

03—Jen Palmer

9/14/2018
In this Special Edition of our podcast, we speak with Jen Palmer about her background, education, and her connection with art as a source of healing. This episode has been produced to coincide with Allegory Gallery's Ligonier Art Walk show with Jen, "Holding Space".

Duration:00:41:47

02—Diane Hawkey

9/11/2018
We speak with Diane Hawkey about her work, her history, and her inspirations. We also interview Andrew Thornton, Creative Director of Allegory Gallery, about meeting Diane and his take on her artwork.

Duration:00:13:31

01—Gina Chalfant—White Swan Studio

8/14/2018
Today we interview Gina Chalfant of White Swan Illuminations/Studio about her pottery and bead-making career.

Duration:00:09:12