Craftperson Spotlight: Bristle & Stick

Bethany Ridenour - Bristle & Stick Handcrafted Brooms

“Betania (pronouns: they/them) of Bristle & Stick Handcrafted Brooms knows intimately how to take a seemingly mundane chore and transform it into art and a profound, life-affirming ritual. Betania makes brooms by hand, creating exquisite, functional works of art that are part of a healing, restorative practice.

‘Sweeping a room can shift the energy faster than almost anything,’ Betania said. ‘That’s a really effective practice and makes the broom a very powerful tool.’”

Read the full article about Betania in Methow Arts’ Art Magazine.