Meet The Makers: Jennifer Sidle
Jennifer Sidle of Jennifer Sidle Art is a classical trained ceramicist raising a creative force of a child in the suburbs of Philadelphia with her husband Adam.
What is one thing you would like the public to know about your business?
My art is personal for me, each peice is virtually one of a kind. I usually make series of a particular style with different variations with in the series.
Where do you see yourself & your craft 5 years from now?
Hopefully with a successful online store
Is your business a hobby, full-time work, or both?
Right now it's part time, but hopefully one day I can be a full time maker.
What would your advice be to others looking to start something similar?
Have a cohesive look to your booth, make sure your booth design enhances your work.
What is your favorite part about working in the creative field?
Meeting like minded people who enjoy the creative process.
What do you think the most common misconception is about your craft?
That it is easy.
What inspires your work?
I create to calm my anxiety, but music is a big inspiration for me.
Why did you choose to participate in The Makers Festival?
I participated last year and it was the best out of 15 festivals I did.
What motivates you in the face of adversity?
The satisfaction of winning. Getting to that goal line and knowing each stumble just made you stronger as you persevere.
If you could choose any superpower, what would it be and why?
The "force" from star wars seems pretty good to me, does that qualify as a super power?