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Ladd Forde is humble when it comes to discussing his work, but his portfolio and work history – which includes everything from action shots to architectural photography to editorial fashion spreads – speaks for itself.

An ICONic Impact

For the past eight years, Trudi Horowitz and Susan Knickle have been working to eradicate the term “starving artist” from Boulder’s lexicon. With roots deeply embedded in Boulder’s art scene for over four decades, the women are using their own expertise to help local artists hone their craft and make a smooth transition from learning to succeeding.

The Birth of a Craftsman

From his shop in North Boulder, artist Alexander Giray has made the seamless transition from climbing guide to craftsman. Upon meeting Giray, creator of aptly named Alexander Giray Designs, it is clear to see he is a man who has found his passion; upon seeing his work, you’d assume he’d found that passion a lifetime ago, and that he’d been…

In the Studio

Greeley native, Callahan Foose has found a way to capture hearts with his nature-inspired ceramics and woodwork. Having grown up as a craftsman of woodworking, Callahan happened upon ceramics to fulfill a college elective and it clicked. Originally attending school for painting, he instead decided to pursue a life as a potter.

Naturally Elegant

Stylish and approachable, elegant and comfortable, 
Heidi Kidd Jewelry is an example in gorgeous jewelry pieces that balance making a statement with being wearable for any and every occasion. With pieces featured in boutiques throughout the greater Denver area and some artisan market appearances lined up in the coming months, Heidi Kidd continues to spread her love for classy, unique…

Balancing Limitation and Freedom

Painter and Photographer Stella Maria Baer grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, surrounded by the arts culture. Her mother was a weaver and her father owned an art gallery; her grandmother and grandfather were a sculptor and photographer, respectively. Although she describes art as the landscape of her childhood, she didn’t envision a career in it until after college.

Artist Profile Paul Weiner

Evoking powerful emotions through the artistic retelling of recent current events, Denver artist Paul Weiner uses a variety of mediums, from paintings to sculptures, to recreate an experience for the viewer with his collections currently featured at the newly opened Restoration Hardware in Cherry Creek.

Homegrown

An impromptu purchase has been inspiring Dan Smith for eight years when he purchased his first lathe. Initially, Smith didn’t know how to work with wood, but throughout the years he has been perfecting his craft and the wood keeps turning. Smith practices as much freehand as possible, making his work without limits. Woodturning allows for creativity to trump over…