Living With Art

Living With Art

How the artist balances athletic, energetic personal work with a bustling creative business

Walker hitchhiked to Baltimore at age 18 and fell in love with the architecture and culture of the city immediately.

Housewerks Salvage at the Chesapeake Gas Company

To list the items that Riddleberger has saved from landfills would take a building as large as the 1885 gas company “valve house” in South Baltimore where he keeps his collection of curios: an architectural salvage business called Housewerks.

Building a legacy while supporting a community

Timmons is especially drawn to pieces rendered by artists based in or affiliated with Baltimore: Amy Sherald, Elizabeth Talford Scott, Jerrell Gibbs, Mequitta Ahuja, Derrick Adams, and Devin Allen, among many others.