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Me

Working with the different artists was a blast… that inspiration coupled with what felt like natural fits, I also made a few pieces of art. Most will stay with the house, such as the wardrobe in the entry, the linoleum … Continue reading

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Anthony Luensman

Tony re-created a piece he’d done previously for another show. The ladders are cast in clear tinted resin giving a candy-colored appearance. The piece is made in memory of his childhood pet parakeet. I was amazed at how each of the … Continue reading

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Artist Sampler

I’m very proud of how the artists’ work integrated with the Square House. For me, It’s a great pleasure spending time with each of them. Towards the end of the renovation process, inviting artists to join in felt natural. Initially, … Continue reading

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Lyle

Lyle did a lovely job painting the exterior.  A long-time Northside resident, Lyle hails from New Jersey, loves acting in local theater, and splits his time between painting and a full-time schedule at Fed Ex.  

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Ephemeral

The third floor has sloped ceilings and low windows which pull the light and color from outside, inside. It can be very dreamy and painterly…      

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Closet Envy

When the Square House was built, people didn’t have the sheer amount of possessions we have today. Closets were uncommon and often impractical. When converted to a two family, two closets were added on the first floor but, alas, they … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Celebrate!

 *** The opening has passed, but the Square House and the artwork will be open for viewing the next four saturdays from 12:00-4:00 and the final Sunday from 12:00-5:00*** As many of you know, in February I purchased an American Four … Continue reading

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Sanding the Floors

Hanging drywall is one of the two big visual milestones.  The other is getting the floors sanded.  After the completion of these two steps, the project goes from “job site” to “close-to-finished space.”  Both steps make me giddy!     … Continue reading

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John

My friend, John Wilmes, often helps me with interior painting.  He’s a hard worker and passionate about doing a good job.  Normally, I’d be too busy to join in with the painting, but this time I could. Not many photos … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The good is that no one painted over the natural wood work. The bad is what people did to it over the years. The ugly is the end result… Fortunately, natural wood finishes are my specialty, so it came back … Continue reading

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