For over 30 years, Stone Hollow Studio, LLC has been
known for murals, illustrations, photography and
sculpture but is most recognized for original,
hand-etched scrimshaw by Michelle "Mike" Ochonicky.
In 2012, Mike was named one of the Top Traditional
Artists in the country by Early American Life magazine
for the 16th time. To view the Directory of
Traditional Craftsmen, please visit
www.ealonline.com/directory. Some of Mike's art
resides in a permanent collection at the Smithsonian
Institute, Dedalo Museum of Contemporary Art in
Abuzzzo, Italy, the Missouri State Governor's Mansion
and can be found in private, corporate and university
collections worldwide. In both 2010 and 2011, Mike
was named Missouri's Selected Artist and designed
the official Missouri ornament for the National
Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C. Stone
Hollow Studio's scrimshaw has also been the
subject of newspaper and magazine articles, and
television features. To view a recent PBS program
about Mike's scrimshaw, please click: watch show.
Mike is a juried member of Missouri Artisans
Association/The Best of Missouri Hands.
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|Stone Hollow Studio is
using sustainable materials
to reduce our
Materials used for
scrimshaw and all packaging
are 100% recycled
We're proud to be green!
Left: The 2010 National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C. As Missouri's Selected Artist,
Mike designed the ornaments on the Missouri State tree in both 2010 and 2011.
Right: President Obama and family light the 2010 National Christmas Tree and State trees,
with Mike's ornaments.
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|"Mike has carved herself
a repurtation as a master
of this early American