What new products will you be offering in 2016?
This year I would like to concentrate on decorative textiles, specifically tea towels, zipper bags using original photos and abstract paintings, fabric vintage NYC maps in embroidery hoops, macrame wall hangings using hand spun yarns, dreamcatchers.
How did you start your business / begin at A&F?
I did my first show in May 2013 at Chelsea Market with my partner Rebecca Borah under our joint business, I Am Here Brooklyn.
What are your inspirations?
I am inspired by nature, textiles, industrial architecture, Scandinavian design and indigenous art. I like the slow craft movement where everything is made by hand. I collect objects and art supplies so everything I do is basically a collage of different elements.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
I would like to be bi-coastal with an art/craft commune in Hawaii, California and New York where friends can come and teach art and crafts.