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Local plaster caster adorns Milwaukee homes, landmarks

Published April 15, 2013

You'll find the plaster work of Eugene Orlandini, owner of Orlandini Studios in Walker's Point, at the Oriental Theater, Plaza Hotel, Central Library and many homes. His grandfather and uncle contributed to the Eagles Ballroom and the Marcus Center. Find out more about these talented, behind-the-scenes craftsmen and artists.


Artist Vanessa Andrew creates outside the lines

Published Jan. 1, 2011

Local artist Vanessa Devaki Andrew has her hand in so many things at any one time that it's hard to sum up what she does, or who she is in a few simple words. But Andrew, a 29-year-old whirring ball of energy barely confined inside her human frame, offers up at least one word that fits, "conflicted".


New craft fair aims to encourage emerging artists

Published Nov. 17, 2010

As the popularity of do-it-yourself crafting has grown exponentially in recent years, the scramble to land space at craft fairs across the country has become increasingly costly and competitive. A group of friends and staples of the local crafting community have launched a new craft fair in response aimed at being more welcoming to emerging crafters.


Fine Furnishings show returns to Milwaukee this fall

Published Sept. 12, 2010

Attention Ikea shoppers: You have other options. Milwaukee understands that your desire for style parallels your need for affordability when it comes to interior design, and that's why the city has secured yet another Fine Furnishings show to present a marketplace for the finest in handcrafted furniture, decorative accessories, original art and contemporary fine craft.

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