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Sock Hollow is the etsy store for Tigercandy Arts, Inc, a small handmade, puppet and craft company founded by dedicated artists and art therapists, Heather Schloss and Tiger Kandel. At Tigercandy Arts our core philosophy is that "all people have a need to express their inherent creativity regardless of age, experience, or ability." We communicate this through our designs that make the fun, beauty, and sense of joy and accomplishment of art-making and creative play accessible to all, while trying to stretch the limits of imagination and foster the artist within.
Tiger is a a multi media artist and designer who has created and taught numerous art workshops and puppet making techniques for educational, therapeutic and recreational venues. With a degree in art history and child development and an MS in Art Therapy, she has successfully utilized art and puppet making to address social issues such as violence prevention and…

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  • Born on April 22
  • Joined January 23, 2009

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About

Sock Hollow is the etsy store for Tigercandy Arts, Inc, a small handmade, puppet and craft company founded by dedicated artists and art therapists, Heather Schloss and Tiger Kandel. At Tigercandy Arts our core philosophy is that "all people have a need to express their inherent creativity regardless of age, experience, or ability." We communicate this through our designs that make the fun, beauty, and sense of joy and accomplishment of art-making and creative play accessible to all, while trying to stretch the limits of imagination and foster the artist within.
Tiger is a a multi media artist and designer who has created and taught numerous art workshops and puppet making techniques for educational, therapeutic and recreational venues. With a degree in art history and child development and an MS in Art Therapy, she has successfully utilized art and puppet making to address social issues such as violence prevention and conflict resolution with children from K-12 as well as in a therapeutic capacity with children in short term, psychiatric, treatment facilities. In addition to working with children, she has extensive experience utilizing art therapeutically with adults and seniors suffering from mild to severe medical and cognitive impairments. She now works full time as designer and artist for Tigercandy Arts.
Heather, a former costume and theater designer with an MS in Art Therapy has successfully incorporated her knowledge and skill with folk art, costuming, mask making and puppet design to create highly detailed and fanciful Sockett puppets. She began developing educational art activities for pre-school and Kindergarten children while working in early childhood centers in Vermont and New York. Her primary focus was to create developmentally based pre-art and art therapy activities for children dealing with separation, developmental and medical issues. Today she works full time as founder, and designer for Tigercandy Arts.

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