The Artist & The Space ~ Kelly

Last week my camera allowed me a glimpse into the world of weaving, Scandinavian rep weaving to be exact. I met with Kelly Marshall, founder of Custom Woven Interiors, Ltd. at the Northrup King Building in Minneapolis on another cold and snowy day… While Kelly...

The Artist & The Space ~ Kristi

This week I had the pleasure to enter the world of floral design. I visited award winning Munster Rose studio in Minneapolis and met Kristi, the owner and creative director. They are specialized in wedding floral design but today Kristi was working with a young...

The Artist and The Space ~ Rachel

I met Minneapolis photographer Rachel Simmons last fall, I even interviewed her for my podcast. She is not your ordinary family photographer, she uses her amazing studio space to create an imaginary world for children’s birthday parties. I met with her yesterday morning as she...

The Artist and The Space: Andrew

This week I had the privilege to be invited to spend time with Andrew Dipper, a renowned maker and restorer of fine violins and cellos from London. Andrew is also a historian and a writer. He now works in Minneapolis as vice president at the...

The Artist and The Space ~ Charlie and Pop

After a crazy busy month of traveling followed by end-of-year festivities, I finally had the time to visit another artist and continue this series. I made plan to visit my friend Charlie Maguire at his studio in the California building in Minneapolis and, as a...

6 Days in Havana

Well… It was more like 4 days in Havana and 2 days of travel but I LOVED every minute of Havana and I can’t wait to experience it again. I left the week before Christmas, this trip was a present to myself, some much needed ‘me’...

The Artist and The Space ~ Emily

The 5th artist of this series is Emily Johnson, a jewelry artist who works from her studio in the Northrup King Building, in the heart of the Minneapolis art district. I love her designs, especially the raw hammered metal work she so skillfully creates. She...