Elspeth Schulze hails from Louisiana, land of warm winters and celebration. Elspeth has a BA in Literature and Art from Loyola University in New Orleans, as well as an AAS in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She has worked in many fields in various roles: as an artist assistant to Gagosian artist Piotr Uklanski in Brooklyn, as production manager of an outdoor gear startup in Tennessee, and as a small batch designer/maker for Anthropologie stores. In 2009, she headed out on a cross country bicycle ride from California to South Carolina. Elspeth looks forward to exploring Michigan by both bicycle and by little red canoe.