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Behind the Scenes: A Little More About Us

In this company, there's a "me" but there's also definitely a "we." I'm the artist, the designer, and the Official Doer of Most Things, but my husband Marty is the carpenter who helps make this whole salvaged wood endeavor possible. Of course, I could learn to use a...

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Behind the Scenes: Hands at Work

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of working with Jessica Kourkounis and Kerry Hallett to create a wonderful video for mkc photography. There's nothing I don't love about it: from Jessica's unique stop-motion photography style, to Kerry's lovely little tune she...

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Behind the Scenes: Story Behind the Name

When I first began, I sold only fine art prints of my photography under my name: Michelle K. Ciarlo-Hayes (my entire name is Michelle Katharine Mary Ciarlo-Hayes, but that kind of signature wouldn't fit on anything smaller than a mural, so...I jettisoned a bit of it...

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MKC Photography at URBN Market – Thursday April 25, 2019

Philly friends – Mother's Day is coming, so join us as we sell our wares at the URBN Market! This event is free and open to the public, and will be held rain or shine since it’s inside URBN’s beautiful building 543 Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 Time: 9:00 – 4:00...

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Behind the Scenes: A Piece Close to My Heart

This particular piece isn't my newest - in fact, it's one of my earlier works that I now call a classic. It far predates Nike's "Like a Girl" campaign - and believe me, when that launched in 2014, I had a ton of messages from people concerned that Nike had stolen my...

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Behind the Scenes: Working Full Time

If you stop in to the studio, you'll find me doing any one of the 6,745,309 things I do every day to keep the wheels humming along smoothly (except for one thing: you won't find me cutting the wood for the art blocks, ornaments, or other items because that's MESSY and...

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MKC Photography at URBN Market – Thursday June 6, 2019

Philly friends – Father's Day, graduation, and the end of the school  year is coming, so come out and find your gifts at the URBN Market! This event is free and open to the public, and will be held rain or shine since it’s inside URBN’s beautiful building 543 Date:...

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