Author: Cortney Heimerl

Cortney Heimerl received her BFA in printmaking and art history in 2005 from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. She received her MA in visual communication from New York University in 2007. Since then, Cortney has co-authored the book Handmade Nation: The rise of DIY, art, craft and design and she contributes articles on art and craft to a number of magazines online and off. She is a Founder of Maker Market, as well as an annual maker fair called Hover Craft that encourages establishing and growing a strong creative community in Milwaukee. Cortney is a mother of two, a wife to one, and her dog is named Watt.