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And it’s no wonder with Weitzner’s artist background and work with artisans
from around the world that the studio would act as a gallery of sorts. Having begun
university as a fine arts major chasing the dream of becoming a famous painter,
Weitzner credits a naysaying professor for her transition into textiles. As her career
took off, her wanderlust kicked in, drawing her around the world to seek out new
designs and materials, and leading her to work with local artisans to create her
stunning wallcoverings, textiles, and trim.
When asked which country was her favorite, she smiled and shook her head;
there’s just too much beauty and uniqueness in each place to choose.
That loving draw to the unique, and slightly-imperfect-perfection that comes out of
handmade products is obvious in the final product. Weitzner pointed out a woven wall
covering and exclaims, “It’s selling successfully, so what does that tell you? The soul of
ABOVE LEFT TO RIGHT The Weitzner Limited studio could be
described as part art gallery. Sculptures, mixed media
collages, and treasures picked up from around the world
line the entry wall, providing inspiration.
silhouette is muted
through a thin
of natural materials.
Odds and ends and
reminders are written
on blue strips of paper.