At the creative intersection of disciplines is where you'll find me.
Over time, I've had the opportunity to work with a broad range of very talented people. Take a look at some of the projects I had the privilege to be a part of. If what you see inspires you, feel free to contact me.
Beta tested Rhonda Goodall's creative play shop concept. Helped workshop her unique concept of using a broad range of artistic expressions to unlock creativity and personal potential. You can find more about Rhonda's gallery, work an approach at Goodall Gallery.
INQUI RESEARCH PORTRAITS
Collaborated with Doug Grant, founder of Inqui Research in designing and co-creating a series of video portraits for a broad range of clients across different industries. Here's a sample video portrait of a jewelry designer, created for a hand tool company.
This video is part of a series of research projects that
aim to bring real people's stories to life, to help clients understand, connect and empathize with the people they serve.
FASHION AND JEWELRY
Clothing designer Sophia Reyes highlighted a limited edition collection of pendants created for her Fall Winter 2019/2020 Lookbook. Seeing her mood boards come to life and being a part of her creative process was sooo much fun!
PODCAST FOR A HUMAN BUSINESS
An intellectually invigorating series of chats with Jonathan Cook for his This Human Business Podcast. I was delighted to be interviewed by the master of the craft, and honored to have my voice be in such great company. I know I was a part of episode 1, episode 3 and episode 5, but I might have been included in another episode.
YOGA THAT MAKES YOU THINK
Beta tested Chris de Lizer's Gayatri Yoga Sessions for Body and Mind. Helped workshop her unique concept of using body alignment to achieve emotional and mental alignment. You can read Chris's portrait interview and the learn more about her yogi wisdom and teaching methods.
CHOCOLATE AND JEWELRY
A studio date and a limited edition jewelry collection inspired by artsy hand painted bonbons by Julie's Chocolates. Read Julie's portrait interview and take a look at the behind the scenes photos.
FASHION AND JEWELRY
Chicago clothing designer Kate VanAsten at Wulfka, took my jewelry for a ride and gave them the goddess treatment in her 2018 Spring-Summer Wulfka's Lookbook. Read Kate's portrait interview and take a look at the behind the scenes photos of a studio visit.
Joined the Loom artisans in a series of workshops designed to teach new skills and have some fun in the process. Loom is a community of refugee women living in Chicago who weave together their creativity and cultural traditions to make and sell beautiful handmade products.
BOOTH DESIGN AND JEWELRY
An organic booth design with the help of talented Jacqueline Marie from Tweakedsyle. Painting the back drop and making the chandelier from found lake front branches, spray paint and chain was so much fun!
INTERIOR DESIGN AND ART STUDIO
A studio space design followed the booth collaboration. You can read all about it and see the before and after photos on Tweakedstyle blog. Read Jaqueline's portrait interview and learn how your physical context affects your outlook in life.
Designer art workshops for adults in a kids space, Gather. Painting classes open to all levels, particularly designer for those that considered themselves "not creative" and where simply terrified of facing a blank canvas.
AERIAL PERFORMANCE AND JEWELRY
A capsule collection inspired by aerial performer Kylie Carrigan. A tribute to her art form and the sense of flow she creates with her performances, the necklaces move with your body. Take a look at her work and tell me you don’t have the urge to create something!
KNITTING AND JEWELRY
Chicago knitter and designer Jennifer Kronwitter at Chiknitty incorporated my jewelry for a treatment in her 2019 Fall - Winter Lookbook. Read Jennifer's portrait and learn about her self-taught journey.
TRAVEL AND JEWELRY
A blog on styling tips and tricks for building the perfect travel wardrobe! I teamed up with stylist Lora LaPrat from Shopping Girl XOXO to create a capsule jewelry collection for a travel blogger with the best combo of art, history and beer recommendations, Emily Hines
ART AND FASHION
An exploration of the relationship between art and fashion. Under the Common Thread label, fabric patterns where created from the original artwork and the final clothing designs came from Julie Kramer, the founder of Shift Clothier.