TwispWorks Partners

Our campus partners include businesses, artists, community services and educational programs. All share a strong drive to create, thrive and connect. Together, they form a magical environment where ideas and collaborations flow and evolve.

To find out about current available spaces, visit the TwispWorks Campus or contact Director of Partnership and Operations Tori Karpenko at (509) 997-3300 or tkarpenko@twispworks.org.

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Alchemy on Demand, Leslee Goodman
Alchemy on Demand

Leslee Goodman brings 30 years of strategic communications experience in public relations, media and community outreach to the TwispWorks campus. Her strength is in powerful storytelling that moves audiences to action.
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Bethany Ridenour
Bristle and Stick Handcrafted Brooms

Bethany is a teacher and student of ancestral skills who has worked with many different natural elements including processing skins and working with earth pigments. For the past few years Bethany has focused on the lost art of handcrafted broom making.
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Crack In The Concrete
Crack in the Concrete LLC, – Anthony Twig Wheeler

Twig is a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner and trauma specialist providing consultation and educational programs for helping care professionals incorporating psycho-biology and trauma studies in their work with distressed people.
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Culler Studio, Sara Ashford
Culler Studio

Natural dyes artist Sara Ashford focuses on earth pigments, ancient and exotic, and locally-gathered botanicals to create unique colors in art. Sara’s family sported the surname “Culler” so she seemed destined to develop a love for pigment.
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eqpd

eqpd is a small and ambitious company looking to revive American Design and Manufacturing through building durable, practical goods. Jonathan and his local team focus on creating products that reflect the raw and honest character of the Methow Valley.
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Corin McDonald, Graphic Designer
E V R Y B D Y

EVRYBDY is a nimble creative team dedicated to helping good people and good brands be at their best. “Good” is just our way of saying that we love working with those who are driven to succeed but passionate for a better world.
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First Creek Partners
First Creek Partners

First Creek Partners is a nonprofit consulting firm, working with startup, small, and medium sized nonprofits.
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Fork Food Truck, Nancy Pfieffer and Steve Morse
Fork

Serving bahn mi to burgers, Fork! is the newest addition to the Twisp food scene. Nancy Pfieffer and Steve Morse bring their 25 years of experience in the food industry to the TwispWorks campus with FORK – the Methow Valley’s first food truck! Open Spring through Fall.
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Foxtail Pottery Bowl And Plate
Foxtail Pottery

Ceramist Mandy Shoger creates dinnerware that straddles the line between modern and rustic using bold patterns inspired by architecture and textiles from around the world. Visit Foxtail Pottery in the Bernard Hosey Building (#9)
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Glitter and Grit Silversmith. Sara Jo Lightner
Glitter & Grit Silversmith

Silversmith and jeweler Sarah Jo Lightner offers silversmithing classes and creates jewelry from hand pulled sterling silver and local stones.
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Impel Construction

Impel Construction specializes in custom residential construction. Originally founded in Stanwood, Washington more than a decade ago, Impel has established a significant presence in the Methow Valley, with an unprecedented two successive projects featured in the annual Methow Valley Home Tour in 2017 and 2018.
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Independent Learning Center

The Methow Valley Independent Learning Center, the Methow Valley School District’s alternative high school, is located in the Bunkhouse,Building 5 on the TwispWorks campus.”
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Sunflower Catering
Kathy B’s Commercial Kitchen

Kathy B’s Commercial Kitchen is the home base for Sunflower Catering and Main Event Rental, a one-stop shop for all your event needs. This beautiful commercial kitchen is also available to rent.
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Kelleigh McMillan Jewelry

Borrowing form and lines from the natural world, Kelleigh gathers inspiration constantly. Mixing metals and textures are hallmarks of her pieces. Creating affordable jewelry with simple lines, silversmithing is her meditation, a hobby and part time job.”
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KTRT Radio - The Root
KTRT, The Root, 97.5 FM

Homegrown radio for the Methow Valley. The wide range of music knowledge at KTRT is augmented by 17 guest DJs, who have a wide breadth of musical interests ranging from speed metal to loungy jazz.
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Laura Gunnip

Laura Gunnip continues in the tradition of Door No. 3 Print Studio by helping students of all ages engage in the radical act of creative self-knowledge through letterpress and printmaking classes.
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Little Star South Collaborative

In response to our community’s need for more childcare options, Little Star, Room One and TwispWorks are partnering to launch a new program, the Little Star South Collaborative (LSSC). The LSSC will provide year-round childcare to children ages 0-3 years and connect families with resources to help them thrive.
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Sam Carlin Lucid Glassworks Web
Lucid Glassworks

Sam Carlin’s passion for glass grew from an introductory stained-glass class to creating a signature line of “dot tumblers”.
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Methow Housing Trust

The Methow Housing Trust develops and preserves affordable, quality housing for residents of the Methow Valley.
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Methow Metalworks, Jerry Merz
Methow Metalworks

Jerry Merz discovered his passion for metal work in 2000 and now creates custom lighting, banisters, gates and other metal elements for homes and gardens.
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Rob Crandall Native Plant Garden
Methow Natives

Methow Natives is a native plant nursery specializing in habitat restoration and native landscaping.The Methow Valley Native Garden at TwispWorks is an expression of this desire to share the botanical wonder of the Methow.
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Methow Photo Arts

Sherry Malotte is a photographer and artist who finds magic in working with animals, nature, abstract imagery and architecture. She often mixes media by adding pastels, pencil, wax or paint to her prints but there is always a photographic element.
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Methow Valley Interpretive Center
Methow Valley Interpretive Center

The MVIC features permanent and rotating exhibits on the natural and Native American history of the Methow Valley. The adjacent native plant garden includes information about the plants of the area, and a replica Native American encampment.
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The Methow Valley News
Methow Valley News

Your locally owned hometown newspaper, serving the Methow Valley and beyond for more than 113 years.
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Nice Nests, Patrick Hannigan
Nice Nests

Patrick Hannigan’s Nice Nests are species-specific nestboxes, carefully designed to create functional breeding habitat for a variety of cavity nesting birds. Each Nice Nest features proper hole sizes, floor dimensions and box depths perfectly suited to the target species.
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Old Schoolhouse Brewery Taproom

At the Old Schoolhouse Brewery Taproom, our mission is to serve the best beer in an ideal gathering place. We are proud to use business to inspire and give back to the community, trails, and important environmental issues.
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Perri Howard
Perri Howard

Perri Howard is an artist whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, and sound. She is the owner of VMG: Velocity Made Good, dedicated to creatively engaging the public through studio work and public art.
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Serious Fun Studio

Serious Fun Studio is a small architecture and design firm based in the Methow Valley. The spirit of collaboration and enthusiasm for the entirety of a project from an idea’s inception to its finest detail are what drive the studio’s continued pursuit of designs that are seriously fun.
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Shivelight Studio, Mary Apffel
Shivelight Studio

Working with a mix of media collage and paint, Mary Apffel’s love of nature is captured in her artwork that portrays nature through enchanted realism.
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Spartan Art Project
The Spartan Art Project

The Spartan Art Project is a 1951 travel trailer converted to a mobile art gallery. Organized by three local artists, the Spartan seeks to juxtapose elements of art and performance in new and surprising ways, challenging the traditional safety zone of rural art.
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Studio B, Batya Friedman
Studio B

Seattle-based stone carver Batya Friedman occupies an open-air studio space in TwispWorks South Shed. A student of Pratt-based stone carver Sabah Al-Dhaher, Friedman started carving seven years ago, intrigued by the challenge of working with stone.
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Terry Hunt Studios - Methow TV
Terry Hunt Studios

Terry Hunt operates methowtv.com, MountainSound Digital Media and Pasayten Films from his office on the TwispWorks campus.
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Hannah Viano Studio
Trails Workshop

Hannah Viano is an adventurous artist, author, and illustrator making art in the Methow Valley.
Her books are suitable for young and old alike and include “S is for Salmon- a pacific northwest alphabet,” “Arrow to Alaska,” and “B is for Bear- a natural alphabet.”
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Steve Ward Studio
Ward Studio

Steve Ward’s material of choice is carbon steel, which he coaxes into art by cutting, welding, and bending. He will often using a grinding wheel or brushes to abrade a surface, and finishes most pieces with a glossy patina. He mixes his own paints from dry pigments, polyurethane, lacquer, and wax.
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