Yesterday the website Apartment Therapy published a "House Tour" of St. Louis-based painter and sculptor Mary Sprague's studio/living space in the Locust Business District.
Like the artist herself, the loft and the photoessay are very cool.
The post, which includes a slideshow and a mini-profile of Sprague, was written and photographed by St. Louisans Ann Manubay and Dabney Frake.
"They did a helluva job and made me look mahvelous, don't you think?" Sprague responds when Daily RFT e-mails to ask how it all came about.
"Those two women are art-school graduates from Wellesley and moved back here recently cause the livin's easy." They're friends of Sprague's upstairs studio-mate Elisa Forgelman, who recently brought them over to meet her.
"It's all history from there on," Sprague says. "They made an appointment for the next week and before I had a chance to think twice, they arrived at the door. I was busy making my messes and told them where the bathroom was, if they needed anything just ask, go ahead and do whatever you do because I'm too busy working on St. Udio to micromanage -- or eat lunch for that matter. I did make my bed that morning. Fortunately."More »