Alissa Morganti is a creative thinker who enjoys bridging the gap between thought and action . She was primarily focused on painting as a budding young artist, but has since come to embrace art from nature, fiber and found objects. One small heart shaped rock on the beach often leads to one large stone mosaic. She has enjoyed teaching children about art and creativity for the last 10 years.
Alissa has a BA in Art from Franklin & Marshall College, as well as a MS in Environmental Policy. Originally from upstate New York, she has settled her gypsy feet by the cool waters of Lake Tahoe where she can be found seeking adventure with her young children.
Kerri Bradley is a local consigning artisan at Salvaged, making beaded jewelry, made from vintage glass beads. She also makes lovely textile pieces---aprons, pot holders, tea towels, bags, etc.--each made from reclaimed or vintage fabric.
Hans Siig is a master craftsman jeweler hailing from Reno. He repurposes brass fittings, finds japser in the hills of Reno and sources other fine metals and materials to create artworks of earrings, bracelets, necklaces and pins.
Made by local artisan Michelle Mace, these vintage wood products such as kitchen spoons, plates and cutting boards are transformed into usable pieces of art with intricate designs reminiscent of henna tattoos.
Mindy Lutch is owner and creator of Divine Healing Jewelry. Mindy specializes in high frequency gemstones, creating jewelry with healing properties. Mindy is based out of Portola, California.
Tahoe City-based artisan and preschool teacher Sarah Luse (labeling her clothing Fast & Luse) designs these whimsical skirts sourcing fabric from reclaimed and vintage clothing. Skirts are made for girls ranging in age 3 months to 6 years old.
Gabriela O'Neil is a glass worker, fusing and slumping unpredictable glass objects in a hot kiln into new utilitarian objects of beauty. Marble and planter stones become serving platters, old windows become glass trays and coasters and wine and vodka bottles are transformed into spoon holders and cheese trays. Gabriela is a mother of four grown children, all raised in Truckee, CA.