Ben & Kate Gatski
Ben and Kate Gatski live on a hilltop in rural Pennsylvania creating sculptures and furniture using reclaimed materials from old farm machinery & barn wood.
Ben is the welder, farmer, artist and dad. Kate is the designer, cook, entrepreneur and mom to their three children.
They established their studio in 2003 and prior to that, Ben operated an organic dairy business and Kate organized educational events for farmers- for a sustainable agriculture non-profit.
All things creative run deep in both Ben and Kate’s family. Kate’s mother has been a full-time rag rug weaver for 30 years- her father an antiques dealer. Ben’s mother is a quilter, once a full-time basket maker and Ben’s father a collector of vintage pieces.
They are self-taught artists drawing their inspiration from farming. They gather raw materials from farms, farm machinery dealers and junkyards, Back in their studio they create unique objects using basic tools.
- Cast Metal
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