Alisa Burke is a freelance painter and mixed media artist who studied fine art at Portland State University. With a background in painting and printmaking, a desire to explore and push materials, Alisa is always looking for new ways to break the rules and redefine art.She draws inspiration from street art, graffiti, art history and fashion and it is not uncommon to find her digging through the trash in hopes of recycling something unique use in her artwork.
Alisa’s paintings have been exhibited in a variety of galleries, her handmade, painted accessories are carried in boutiques across the country and her artwork has been featured in a number of publications. In addition to making art, Alisa teaches a variety of workshops nationwide and has appeared as a guest artist on the DIY Network show Craft Lab and Quilting Arts TV on PBS. She works as a Bernina Artisan, her book Canvas Remix was released in spring 2008 and her latest book, Sew Wild will be released August 2011.
Linda is a ceramic artist who lives on the beautiful Oregon Coast. She's had her hands in clay for over 20 years and still enjoys forming a ball of earth into something delightful. She has been a gallery owner, developed a wholesale tile business, and sold her hand built creations at art shows and galleries nationwide. An avid gardener, Linda finds inspiration for her ceramic pieces in the varied shapes and textures that nature produces.
For years, my mom and I have been tossing around the idea to launch an online shop that showcases each of our creative talents and handmade goods. The dream to work together has finally collided with the right timing and we have been hard at work collaborating, designing and making all kinds of handmade goodies. Our goal is to bring you a place full of simple, colorful, creative and fun handmade products that will change and grow with the seasons.