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Steph Davies' drawing of The Tandem is $15 and $5 goes directly to the restaurant.

Artist of the day: Steph Davies

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Steph Davies, a local illustrator, jewelry maker and owner of The Waxwing, is yet another creative person who had to get even more creative during this time of coronavirus.

Her income, at this point, has completely stopped and she is self-quarantining with her family. "At first I found it really hard to get motivated to do anything, but I'm slowly adapting and finding creative ways to make art again and survive this new normal," says Davies.

Davies is now listing artists' who have work at The Waxwing in her online shop. Check it out here.

She is also currently working on an illustration project called "MKE Small Business Print Fundraiser" to support makers and businesses that have been affected by this pandemic. So far, Davies has illustrated local businesses BC Modern, Tactile Craftworks Studio Building (The Factory), The Tandem and Boone & Crockett. The prints cost $15 and $5 goes directly to the businesses featured.

"I will eventually gift the original drawing to the business featured, but am now offering prints of these drawings for sale to the public," she says.

Go here for more information about artist Steph Davies, The Waxwing and MKE Small Business Print Fundraiser.


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