Marian was a professional graphic designer for 25 years, many of those spent collaborating with her husband, printmaker Rick Allen. In 2003 they started The Kenspeckle Letterpress together, in Duluth, Minnesota, and in 2009, after years of doing client work, she began to harness her leftover creativity into producing her own artwork. Marian is inspired by color and pattern, wherever and however they appear. Her work has been digital for the most part, but in 2018 she began to reacquaint herself with traditional media, loving “the tactile feel of real surfaces and pigment." She does miss having an UNDO button, however.
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Sivertson Gallery is our original art of the north shop
Sivertson Gallery is on the main street of small and scenic Grand Marais. We’re across the street from Sven and Ole’s restaurant and nestled into a beautiful harbor setting. You’ll find plenty of free parking on Wisconsin Street. Open daily.
Siiviis is our newest shopping experience in Canal Park
Siiviis is in Duluth’s beloved Canal Park, with a view of Lake Superior out the front door. We’re across the alley from the DeWitt-Seitz marketplace and across the street from Canal Park’s hotels. You’ll find plenty of parking in nearby lots and on the street. Open daily.