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Tehachapi Treasure Trove to feature Catherine Hammons

First Friday in Downtown Tehachapi - 5-8 p.m., April 5, 2019


March 30, 2019

Catherine Hammons

Catherine painting a glass.

First Friday in April will feature Catherine Hammons, glass painter, polymer clay artist and more. Catherine paints on glass creating beautiful glass vases, sun catchers and more. She creates cute polymer clay animals, which she uses to make fun earrings.

Raised in a crafty family, Catherine learned to crochet as soon as she could hold a needle. She also paints glass and other things like fabric and henna tattoos. She makes wire wrap jewelry and works with polymer clay. A published author, Catherine has several books listed on Amazon under the name Catherine Hemmerling. Her artistic talents are very diverse.

Born in Mountain View, Catherine moved to Bakersfield at the age of six. She graduated from East Bakersfield High School and Cal State Bakersfield where she majored in English and electrical engineering. She has worked for a number of technical companies including T-Mobile, Microsoft and her current employer, Intertek for whom she is a System Data Coordinator, building and coordinating data bases. In her words she can, "decorate and fix your computer."

Married two years ago to David Hammons, they currently live in Rosamond but previously lived in Tehachapi and hope to move back to Tehachapi soon. David is co-founder and drummer for the Celtic Band, "Mayde in Ireland." The band will join Art Larsen playing at the Treasure Trove on First Friday.

First Friday will be celebrated at Tehachapi Treasure Trove on Friday evening, April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. With our 50 plus vendors and artists, things are always changing at Tehachapi Treasure Trove, and First Friday is an excellent time to come on in and check out our uncommonly eclectic and unusually unique stuff, created by your friends and neighbors right here in Tehachapi. Join us to meet Catherine and enjoy art, fun, food, wine, good conversation and great music.

Tehachapi Treasure Trove is located at 116 E. Tehachapi Blvd., right across the street from the water tower in Railroad Park. Hours are daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sundays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Remember we also carry an extensive line of art and craft supplies and artist services along with, yarn, music and a jewelry studio. For additional information on any of our activities, classes and events, please call (661) 822-6794 or visit Treasure Trove.


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