Local creatives demonstrate their talents.

    “My love for art and geometrical figures probably started on the island,” reminisces Michael Hoffman, a painter based out of St. Louis. “When I was a teenager, I lived on an island by Seattle...

    Lonesome Traveler isn't your typical men's apparel company. They trade-in the traditional patterns and styles of a department store in favor of a style that's rustic yet hip, offering up bright,...

    As a coffee shop owner, Sump Coffee’s Scott Carey is obviously serious with his java — and by “serious” we mean seriously obsessive. He left a solid career as an attorney for the uncertainty of...

        Farmers’ markets are home to the freshest local products, and creations from Alpacas of Troy are no different. Though they don’t have a storefront, Jeff and Gita Suchland maintain a booming...

    In the heart of Maplewood, there's a quaint little leather shop with a sign out front that reads, “Yes, it does smell good in here.” Venture inside and you will not be disappointed. There's wall-...

        Francis of Assisi once said, “He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an...

    On any given weekend at the City Museum, there's a good chance you'll spot sculptor Paul Bayer carving away on his dream project before you even walk in the door. An astounding 20 ton, 6'x6'x7'...

    Nestled in St. Louis’s beautiful South Hampton neighborhood, Julie Malone’s studio overflows with color, imagination and paintings in process. Vibrant pieces from the Personal Hotspots series 2018...

    “I didn’t follow my passion from the get-go because I never thought I’d be great,” says Doug Gilberg, executive director of Wildwood Green Arts. “But I’ve learned that greatness isn’t key, but a...

    This is the art that Gregg Rasmusson builds: precise, linear and symmetric. The sharp lines that repeat across his ceramic pieces are purposeful and unhesitating, creating patterns that are as...

    For Andy Hahn, creativity was something he was born with. He was always fascinated by an artist’s ability to portray a subject accurately, but he wasn’t always so fascinated by the abstract side....

    Listen to Vic Barr ruminate about wood, and you’ll gaze at trees as if seeing them for the first time. “We are surrounded by trees, and most of us don’t really understand much about them. But they...

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