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Harriete Estel Berman uses post-consumer, recycled materials to construct artwork ranging from jewelry and teacups to entire lawns and works of social commentary. Berman’s work is included in the permanent collections of 16 museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Detroit Institute of Art, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She is featured in over 40 books including a chapter in the book Manufractured: The Conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects, Makers: A History of American Studio Craft, and the cover of The Fine Art of The Tin Can.For the past 12 years Berman has been writing the Professional Guidelines for artists and makers to promote understanding, checklists, and practical solutions for recurring issues in the art and craft community. The Professional Guidelines are available as downloadable PDF files on her web site. Her blog ASK HARRIETE  regularly offers professional advice to the art community at

SNAG roles:Professional Development Seminar; A Smaller Conference Experience Lunch Discussion & Speed Friending.

Wife, mother, domestic goddess, former taxi driver, education advocate, environmental activist, writer of ASK Harriete & Author of the Professional Guidelines. Secret lifestyles occasionally revealed on Facebook. Please friend me on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, Link with me on LinkedIN.

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Work is not available for sale through the SNAG website. Please contact the artist directly to inquire about making a purchase.