PBS' "Making It" interviewed Heart Berry team about how the origin of our art, how we have adapted in this pandemic, and the joys of cultural art. We are deeply moved by this in depth and well rounded story. Truly thankful. Wild Story about this day: While they were interviewing us, the Duluth Pack/Ivanka Trump scandal was breaking. We were actually talking with mentors, responding to concerned community members, talking to Other press outlets, and planning our break with Duluth Pack DURING THIS INTERVIEW!! and that's another day at Heart Berry.
We had a great time with John Pepion and Smudge for your thoughts! Heart Berry's Howes and Pepion share about their journeys from art hustle to indigenous entrepeneurship. Hear the inside of our mentorship with Eighth Generation and Louie Gong. Watch/Listen here:
Beading on Velveteen/Velvet can be tricky, but it is beautiful and worth the extra work! Our tip today shows how we tack down tracing paper on velvet for easier beading/patterning. Keep an eye on our instagram Lives for deeper dives into Moccasin Making! Did you miss our last tip?
The 2020 Duluth News Tribune Lifestyle Gift Guide features Heart Berry! This year's gift guide brings together local artisans and this year has featured Heart Berry's Great Water Hoodie! We love this hoodie and no matter how many times we threaten to retire it we always bring the Lake Superior image back by popular demand.
Heart Berry is so excited to announce we have been awarded the Native Presence Mural for the new Springboard Arts building Our project will launch in Dakota territory in St Paul! We decided to bring a collaboration forward with the incredible ledger artist Holly Young and photographer Nedahness Greene. Artists Howes and Young will collaborate on a piece bringing the story forward about the relationship between Dakota and Ojibwe people. Greene will create a series highlighting the tribal communities in Minnesota. Stay tuned for updates and photos! Read more at: