Artists and Makers

Deborah Zlotsky oil on canvas colorful abstract

Controlled Chaos: Artist Deborah Zlotsky

Deborah Zlotsky’s colorful abstract works.

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Controlled Burn: Artist Kathleen Kucka

Connecticut artist Kathleen Kucka’s passion for her art runs hot—literally.

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Lighting with Contemporary Farmhouse Style

The contemporary farmhouse-style design trend is so strongly rooted in today’s design vernacular, we dare say it has become a…

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Maine furniture Maker Gregg Lipton

If you’ve ever eaten at the Chebeague Island Inn near Portland, Maine, Gramercy Tavern in New York City, or dozens of other high-end restaurants across the country, you’ve probably not only enjoyed a nice meal, but helped support the furniture arts. That’s because these establishments buy Gregg Lipton’s production furniture in large quantities, which keeps alive his custom work.

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Artistry: Painter Eva Lundsager

Page through Eva Lundsager’s rich, varied, and colorful portfolio of her much-praised work over the last thirty years, and it’s…

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Tracy Glover: A Love Affair With Glass

For Tracy Glover, it was always about glass. As an artistic child growing up in Alexandria, Virginia, she was taken to art classes and museums, and she spent a lot of her time sketching. But her artistic drive found its focus when

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Unconventional Wisdom: Printmaker Laurie Sloan

Laurie Sloan is gracious and talkative as she offers a visitor a fresh cup of coffee in her cozy kitchen….

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Artist Youjin Moon

Will robots with artificial intelligence replace designers and artists? Count on it, say the futurists. No one is immune. Not…

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Floor Show: Jakob Staron

Jakub Staron is an accidental weaver, an artist turned businessman who chanced upon a career path that led to the…

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Thinking Inside the Box: The Art of Jay Rogers

Jay Rogers’s sculptural wooden containers are metaphors for the psyche, hinting at the parts of us that reveal themselves only…

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Wonders in Wood

Get Back Inc. owner Tim Byrne has a fitting nickname: “The Eye,” a moniker he earned for his ability to…

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Artistry: Sculptor Timothy Horn

There’s a good reason that many people have described Timothy Horn’s sculptural work as “jewel-like.” As the much-traveled, Australian-born artist…

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Artist Katherine Houston: Beguiling Botanicals

Katherine Houston pulls a small knot of damp clay from a large wad and kneads it in her hands as…

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Artistry: Lauren Kaplan

You can take Lauren Kaplan out of Africa, but you definitely can’t take Africa out of Lauren Kaplan. Drawing from her colorful upbringing in Johannesburg, South Africa, Kaplan, who now lives in Westport, hand-molds large- and

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The evocative Moon light

Double Vision: Ben and Aja Blanc

If you live and work together in a creative industry, inspiration can come when you least expect it. Maybe you’re on the back deck coloring with your two daughters when you realize you’ve just sketched an

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