Who’s Who in TwispWorks’ Artist Studio Spaces?

Summer 2019

BUILDING 1 – The Gateway Building

A love of nature and light is captured in the artwork of Mary Appfel.   Her work portrays nature through enchanted realism using paint and collage on canvas and woodblock. Shivelight Studio is open by appointment.

Alchemy on Demand is a full service creative agency with a passion for clients who are creating a world for everyone.

Evrybdy Design Group is a nimble creative team dedicated to helping good people and good brands be at their best.

Terry Hunt Studios is home to MethowTV.com, Mountain Sound Digital Media and Pasayten Films.

BUILDING 6 – The Tree Cooler

Studio and public works artist Perri Howard explores the relationship between human perception and sense of place from her studio on the TwispWorks campus.

BUILDING 7 – The Greyshed

eqpd takes everyday gear and runs it through their filter to create more useful, versatile and durable objects for living including LASTBAGS, Totes and Utility Bags.

BUILDING 8 – The Road Shop

 Steve Ward fuses metal and paint techniques to create fine art, furniture and commercial art.

BUILDING 9 – The Bernard Hosey Founders Building

Fireweed Print Shop is a community resource and home to etching presses, antique letterpresses and screen-printing facilities as well as handprinted items from artist Laura Gunnip for sale. Sharing the studio with Laura is Bristle and Stick where Bethany Ridenour practices the disappearing art of handcrafted broom making. 

Foxtail Pottery is the studio of ceramicist Mandy Shoger. This working studio and retail space features Mandy’s bold designs inspired by architecture and textiles from around the world.

Your Space@TwispWorks is a flexible space where artists, educators and community groups hold a variety of classes and events

Located adjacent to the Hosey Founders Building is the Spartan Art Project. The brainchild of local artists Matt Armbrust, Steve Ward and Jeff Winslow, the Spartan is a gallery space for local, regional and nationally ranked artists’ works, with a focus on art that would seem unconventional in a typical gallery.

BUILDING 10 – South Warehouse

The art of good beer – Stop by the Old Schoolhouse Brewery Taproom if touring the campus leaves you thirsty!

Nationally known author, illustrator and adventurer, Hannah Viano, creates amazing paper cut art in her Trails Workshop.  Sharing the studio with Hannah is Sherry Malotte of Methow Photo Arts, a photographer and artist who finds magic in working with animals, nature, abstract imagery and architecture. Serious Fun, a husband and wife architecture and design duo, also work out of the Trails Workshop space.

Textile artist Sara Ashford works with plants and other materials to create natural pigments which she applies to various forms of fine and functional textile art at Culler Studio.  Many of the plants used in her dyes are grown on site in the demonstration natural dye garden adjacent to her studio.

BUILDING 11 – South Shed

At Glitter n Grit Silversmith, Sarah Jo Lightener, Kelleigh McMillian & Kevin Nielsen create one of a kind jewelry incorporating hand pulled silver and local stones and offer classes to the public.

Methow Metalworks’ Jerry Merz creates functional metal art for garden and home, from trellises and arbors to handrails, gates and fire pits.  Watch Jerry work the forge in his studio or register for one of his incredibly popular open forge nights.

Studio B is home to Batya Friedman’s hand-carved stone sculptures.

Patrick Hannigan’s birdhouses really are for the birds.  At Nice Nests he creates species specific nesting boxes for a huge variety of local birds, hawks, owls and bats.

The Plaza@TwispWorks

The Plaza@TwispWorks is a 14,000 square foot outdoor space that includes and generous lawn and walkways surrounded by native plants, a splash pad for kids to play and a center stage.

The Front Lawn @TwispWorks

The Front Lawn@TwispWorks is home to FORK! The Valley’s first food truck! Open Wed-Fri from 11AM-3PM and Saturdays from 1-3PM.