Trista Chapman is the owner and potter at Sophia Street Studios.
Sara Branner is the owner and furniture artist of SaraGray Designs, LLC.
Best Advice for Others:
Trista: Always be yourself.
Sara: Show up fully!
What a Competitor Would Say About Me:
Trista: I am not competitive about my work. I am generous with information to help others learn the craft.
Sara: Ambitious, relationship builder, and flexible.
Trista: Ice Cream Connection
Sara: Elementary School Teacher
People I Admire:
Trista: Martin Luther King, Jane Goodall, Bob Dylan, Beatrice Wood, and my father.
Sara: I admire others who are respectful, have great compassion, and integrity.
Best Life Experience:
Trista: Selling out at my first show and having a first date with the potter who would become my husband.
Sara: Spending 11 fabulous years with my sweet, wonderful, adorable dog...Roxie.
What Makes Me Passionate About My Work:
Trista: Feeling the appreciation from others about my work. Always wanting to create new pieces for collectors.
Sara: Finding treasures to bring back to life and vignette staging. Meeting and working with wonderful artists and customers.
Something I’d Never Do Again:
Trista: Marry young.
Sara: Sunbathe for hours on end.
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Trista: Outer Banks, NC
Sara: The mountains!
You will find Trista and Sara at 1104 Sophia St.
View and shop Trista's artwork at Sophia Street Studios. Follow her on Facebook.
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