Toni Poe/Tèh Handmade

Visual Art – Washington, DC

For almost three decades, Tonicia “Toni” Poe, artist, has been crafting unique artwork. A Nanticoke-Lenni-Lenape tribal descendant, born in Delaware, she had a vision of what she wanted to do since childhood, and with her decision to create Tèh Handmade, she has finally brought her vision to fruition! She was once a military wife living in California, and it is still one of her favorite places to this day! Toni currently lives in Maryland close to the Potomac, with her beloved, talented and sometimes wacky family, and crazy little black cat, Raven, which is overall very fun, centering and inspirational for her! Toni was recently a selling artist for her relief piece, “Vanessa”, in the Out of Order Exhibition at Maryland Art Place in Baltimore, Maryland. She successfully exhibited as a chosen artist at the Annual Pancakes& Booze 2017 event, and was awarded a Notable Artist status in the juried exhibition of Art Impact, USA, featured at the Pepco Edison Gallery in Washington, DC. She has also exhibited /contributed at several events to support the students of WU Media Wilberforce University in Xenia, Ohio. She has been selected as a showcasing artist for the 2017 Pancakes & Booze Festival in Washington, D.C. She also has a business partnership with her eldest daughter to provide safety training and emergency preparedness, is a homeschooler, and owns a technology integration business. She is a very busy bee! Toni is best described as a woman who eats all the fruits of life! She observes so much in her journey, and has the viewpoint that love transforms, heals and inspires. ...more