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Trisha Rhomberg is an artist from St. Louis, Missouri. She moved to Sacramento in 2001 to be closer to mountains, beaches, forests and the diverse culture that Northern California offers. Here she found her home for the past 16 years among a community that supports independent artists. She has dedicated her life to collaborating with other makers, musicians, and entrepreneurs. In 2003, while finishing her BA in Studio Art at CSUS, she started a clothing line with her best friend, Erica Setness. Their brand was called "Pretty Trashy". Trisha helped take their product line from handmade craft fairs to 18 boutiques across the country and 2 international shops that supported emerging designers. Through brick-and-mortar shops and online sales, Pretty Trashy allowed Trisha to make a living as an artist, and grow. In 2007, she combined forces with Olivia Coehlo, another Sacramento artists and entrepreneur, to open an inspiration station called "Bows and Arrows". This space proved to be a hub for creatives where Trisha could help other artists grow. Bows and Arrows also became the place to discover new music, art, dance, poetry and handmade goods. For seven years this business helped support hundreds of local creatives, and became a destination for people wanting a taste of the local culture

 

Makers Mart was born out of Bows and Arrows. Makers Mart's goal is to curate a modern shopping experience by hand selecting diverse artists and crafters. It will be at these events where artists can share and sell their talents and handmade goods to a community who knows the importance of supporting and buying local and handmade. In 2015, Trisha opened her current shop, Old Gold with partner Rachel Fowler.  Old Gold offers both vintage and handmade goods from Sacramento and beyond. Located in the Warehouse Artist Lofts' Public Market, on R Street, Old Gold is a place for people to connect and discover. The move to R Street has brought about new projects for Trisha that include curating the WAL Public Market Gallery, hosting live music on the rooftop, and organizing the annual R Street Block Party which draw over 3500 people each summer.