3 Dec 2019

#giving tuesday

#giving tuesday

the giving tree to give is what we do when we love the more we love— truly love the more we give and the more we give of our bodies, minds and hearts  the more we are open to love– true love with each other with ourselves~bela Today is #givingtuesday and Rosy, the Pfister’s Artist-in-Residence, and I are officially […]

28 Nov 2019

Art. Culture. And Gratitude.

Art. Culture. And Gratitude.

Namaste. Hands to heart. In prayer position. I open my heart. Bow to the divine in you. And remember all that I am thankful for. My family. My friends. My body. My heart. My soul. My present. My past. My history. My roots. My culture.   In the spring of 2019, Rosy and I began […]

9 Aug 2019

Life is Art

Life is Art

I have been the Pfister’s Narrator-in-Residence for just shy of three months.  In that time, I have made homemade chai, the tea of my ancestors, nine times and shared it with more than one hundred and fifty people. People from all over the world. People from Milwaukee. People from the Pfister.  I often get asked […]

19 Jun 2019

where basketball meets art…

where basketball meets art…

“you can call me anything” he said with the kindest of smiles we were in rosy’s studio he was playing the guitar and i was seeking refuge it had been an exciting weekmy firstas the pfister’s narrator there was orientation a video shoota trip to the indian grocery storeand keys to the kingdom they were an […]

6 Jul 2018

Sneak Peek at The Pfister Hotel Gallery Night Makers Market: Milliner Extraordinaire, Deborah Olson

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Sneak Peek at The Pfister Hotel Gallery Night Makers Market: Milliner Extraordinaire, Deborah Olson

Deborah Olson’s love affair with fabric and form began in childhood. Her grandmother was a master seamstress who was as skilled with the needle as she was at creating her own patterns. Olson watched her grandmother transform bolts of cloth into magnificent clothing and was inspired to begin to create her own pieces. Soon, she […]

4 Apr 2018

Meet the Tenth Pfister Artist in Residence, Stephanie Schultz

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Meet the Tenth Pfister Artist in Residence, Stephanie Schultz

Last week, the artist’s studio in the Pfister lobby was a flurry of activity. Green walls became charcoal, gilded mirrors and hand-tinted Victorian fashion plates were hung,  sewing notions and textiles were shelved and new furniture, including an antique Singer sewing table, was moved in for Stephanie Shultz, the Pfister’s tenth and newest Artist in […]