Artist Dana Baldwin...
Dear Friends, I would like you to meet Dana Baldwin, dress designer and artist.
Dana, your fashions are out of this world and yet I can see myself in them. How did you get started creating art you can wear?
Well, I trained professionally as a registered dietitian but didn’t like that job. So, after being hired as a clinical dietitian at a local hospital I decided I couldn’t do it anymore and walked out during orientation. That’s when I opened a shop/studio in Peoria, Illinois called The Sheared Edge and started selling my designs.
How does an idea for a new style or piece come to you?
It comes from everyday experiences or from something that happened in the past.
I get my best ideas as I’m falling asleep, but they can come at any time.