Elspeth Schulze hails from Louisiana, land of warm winters and spicy food. Elspeth has degrees in Literature and Art from Loyola University in New Orleans, as well as a degree 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. 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.