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Burke Residency 2 Brand: Gravel and Gold

Holly and Tomra, Gravel and Gold Emma: Hi Gravel and Gold! Thank you so much for sitting down to answer my questions.Shout out to women-owned and operated endeavors! Tell us a little bit about yourself and what inspired you to start a design collective. Where did that vision start and how has it evolved into present-day Gravel and Gold? Holly & Tomra: Gravel & Gold was started in 2008 in San Francisco, as a shop and creative hub for us and our friends. We wanted a place that would support creativity of all kinds, so we held art shows, dinners, lectures, music and dance performances. We hosted artists for residencies in our homes and we sold vintage treasures we found...

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Burke Residency 2 Artist: K'era Morgan

  K'era Morgan, Artist   Emma: Hi K’era! Thank you so much for sitting down to answer my questions. Could you introduce yourself and tell us a little bit about your artistic practice? K'era: I'm K'era Morgan and I'm a mixed-media artist and textile designer based in Los Angeles. My studio practice has evolved since I decided to take this whole artist-thing seriously however, one thing continues to remain the same in that my process is very much an intuitive one. When I roll into my studio to begin working on a piece, I usually don't have a clear cut plan in mind outside of following my gut. This allows me to play with different media without inhibition and it also...

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Burke Residency: Introducing Olivia Sawai and FAAN

Get to know the artists behind the launch of our very first Burke Residency program! We'll be hosting a three month long rotating pop up featuring a designer and an artist in the shop. The first participants feature a collection from unisex clothing brand, FAAN, and an art collection of abstract art from local artist, Olivia Sawai. Get to know Olivia and Aaron Jacobson, designer of FAAN, their stories and inspiration behind their works in these interviews conducted by our intern, Emma McFarland.

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