The Artist’s Loft, a shop nestled along Fayette Street in Conshohocken, opened its doors on Monday, March 5, making a new space for local creatives to display and sell their handcrafted wares without the hassle of dealing with online marketplaces.
Tucked behind Bob Wilson’s Gulf station, The Artist’s Loft is a thin sliver of a store, but its walls are eclectic, adorned with various homemade necklaces and bracelets, black-and-white photographs, paintings, and glossy wood inlaid with daffodils and Japanese carp, writes Dutch Godshalk in The Times Herald.
After starting a business selling organic body products (called “Absolutely Eve”) two years ago, Borkowski-Bry found herself running around to various vendor shows trying to move products and generate interest — all the while longing for a more permanent place to sell her merchandise.
“I just never had a place to sell it in one place,” she said. “You had to go from vendor show to vendor show. And I met so many local artists, and I was like, ‘You know what? I really would like to just bring them all into one place, have their artwork displayed, have it open, and have the community come in.”
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