We are both artists with a love of old homes. Patrick a painter, Joyce a photographer. An early interest in photography led me to pursue degrees in photojournalism and art history from Syracuse University. It was my first day of work at a Sag Harbor photo gallery, that I met Patrick. He had moved to the East End of Long Island (a magnet for artists), also known as the Hamptons, after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a Masters degree in Fine Arts, some years earlier.
While seriously pursuing his painting, Patrick was making a living building cabinets and restoring homes. Soon after we met, I joined the business. I was drawn to the idea of working together; combining our creativity with a love of old homes. Being our own boss allows us to make time for our first love - our fine art (hence the business name). Our first project together was in a 1790 whaling captain’s…
- Joined February 22, 2010