Author: Sara Gomach

Madison Makers | Fraulini Guitar Company

Fraulini Guitars brings old world craftmanship to the musical community near and far

Fraulini Guitars brings old world craftmanship to the musical community near and far.

Madison Makers | Jack & Ella

The quiet imagery and minimalist typography of Jessica Bates' cards speak volumes without uttering much more than a whisper

The quiet imagery and minimalist typography of Jessica Bates' cards speak volumes without uttering much more than a whisper.

Madison Makers | One Barrel Brewing Company

Craft beer company breaks preconceived notions of Wisconsin's beer tradition

One Barrel Brewing Company not only breaks preconceived notions of Wisconsin's beer tradition, but also boasts a savory history all its own.

Madison Makers| Helen Mary Beck

Artist's work depicts similarities between neurology, human anatomy, nature

In a time when so much of what we do takes place in the digital realm, Sara Gomach was drawn in the opposite direction, toward the craftspeople, designers, artists, cooks—the makers—in Madison creating things with their own hands. In late 2013, the local photojournalist began documenting these eclectic artisans in their workspaces, showcasing their stories through stories and images. The following is a glimpse into the creativity she's captured.

Madison Makers | Victor Castro

Castro's unique, large-scale artwork is popping up all over the community

Castro's unique, large-scale artwork is popping up all over the community.

Madison Makers | Quince & Apple

Quince & Apple whips up small batch preserves and syrups in homey kitchen

Quince & Apple whips up small batch preserves and syrups in it's homey kitchen.

Madison Makers | Milkhaus Design

Bethany Nelson's collection of tote bags, clutches and tea towels balance beauty and function

Bethany Nelson's collection of tote bags, clutches and tea towels balance beauty and function.

Madison Makers | Nicholas Schmidt

Nicholas Schmidt's craft is about more than just great fitting garments—it's a personal journey

Nicholas Schmidt's craft is about more than just great fitting garments—it's a personal journey.

Madison Makers | Hepburn Ceramics

Hepburn's signature: Clean lines and silhouettes of mid-century aesthetics

Lisa Hepburn's signature rounded impressions are balanced with muted tones and the clean lines and silhouettes of mid-century aesthetics.

Madison Makers | Roots Chocolates

The foundation of the Roots Chocolate operation goes beyond the dark, imported cocoa beans

The foundation of the Roots Chocolate operation goes beyond the dark, imported cocoa beans.

Madison Makers | Joseph Murphy

Joseph transforms pieces of unassuming lumber into rich, heirloom-quality pieces of furniture

Joseph transforms pieces of unassuming lumber into rich, heirloom-quality pieces of furniture.