Category: Artisans

Lauren Ko: The Art of Pies

You may already have heard of Lauren Ko, the maker of pies that are works of art.  But if you have not, she is a current sensation, on Instagram, on TV, in podcasts and live on the web. She’s a master of pie art, and her creations are […]

Meredith Woolnough: Textile Art

Textile art is such a specialized talent, and Australian artist Meredith Woolnough is at the top of the rank. Her elegant embroidered traceries capture the delicate beauty of nature in knotted embroidery threads. Through a system of tiny stitches, she creates intricate and complex openwork compositions that have […]

Origami: Gonzalo Garcia Calvo

If you’re an origami aficionado, you need to see these works by Madrid-based Gonzalo Garcia Calvo. He makes the intricate, folded animals and objects when he isn’t working his regular gigs as a musician. (Note the violin and grand piano that are part of his portfolio.)

Group of Seven: Guitars

The McMichael Canadian Collection is curating a fascinating music-and-art show for Canada’s 150th. The Group of Seven Guitar Project will exhibit masterwork guitars, commissioned from seven world-renowned Canadian guitar makers in homage to a particular Group of Seven member and Tom Thomson. Linda Manzer’s ‘Lawren Harris’ guitar. (For more on […]