The Long Way Home


Friday, February 12: ‘Til Death Do Us Part

DATE CHANGED TO NEXT FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, DUE TO SNOWSTORM. Just in time for Valentine’s weekend.

Our first date was at the Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh. We strolled through the art wing, both of us quiet, but it wasn’t until we reached the dimly lit rooms of Taxidermy Hall that we began to see each other’s strange side. Our love blossomed as we stood admiring a wildlife diorama. We discovered that we both loved horror films, ghost stories, dark fairy tales and traveling off the beaten path. We married three years later on Halloween, our favorite holiday. And a creepy, surreal partnership was born. 

Our work reflects our shared interest in the curious and the abandoned, along with our travels together. Part of being married to another artist is recognizing when one of us needs creative space, as well as supporting one another. Jeff often stops the car without question for Lisa when she sees the perfect photo opportunity, and Lisa walks with Jeff, picking through the neighborhood trash for future projects. Our art provides each of us the solace of working alone with the comfort of knowing that our partner in crime is on the other side of the house, waiting to vent or laugh or share the love of the process or a hug to keep each other going.

From the Trib-Review

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I didn’t get to make the opening but I need to stop by and check this out!

Steeltown Anthem

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Comment by reconstructingideas

That’s so sweet, thank you! There are still a few days left – my husband’s guitars are so amazing. He made them out of found and recycled wood objects. They are something to see!

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