Meet five talented local artists. Each has a unique and remarkable vision, which fuels creative impulses inspired by ordinary objects the rest of us overlook. Viewing their work is to glimpse a magical, amazing world where the mundane transforms into the extraordinary and takes on new meaning.
It’s not as if Leslie Danelian didn’t already have a following when she opened Sweet Butter Kitchen, Café & Market earlier this year. The self-described foodie had run her own local catering operation for years. Still, she and husband Rick Berge were shocked when, days before the restaurant’s debut date, the phone started ringing off the hook.