Introducing: Meleya Walker from Granite Bay
Gather Studio & Marketplace
8870 Auburn Folsom Road, Suite B, Granite Bay, 916-872-1316, gatherstudioandmarket.com, @gatherstudioandmarketServices or products you offer: We currently feature approximately 40 local artists and makers who either sell their items in our “locally handmade” marketplace or teach classes and workshops in the studio.
What you enjoy most about your profession: Bringing the community together and interacting with them while getting to participate in different types of workshops and classes. It’s a pleasure to work with so many kind, creative people and give them a local platform to share their creative passions.
Fun fact about your company: We host private parties and gatherings with as few as eight people and offer fundraising opportunities. We also allow you to bring your own beer and wine to workshops.
First job: Babysitting and selling friendship bracelets.
Favorite food: Anything Mexican.
Last big purchase: A ton of art supplies!
When I’m not working, you can find me: Enjoying the outdoors.
I love living here, because: This area has a little bit of everything. It’s close to the mountains and not far from the city.
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