Expats in Florence

Here are the 37 articles of the expats in Florence that I had the pleasure of interviewing between 2009 and 2011 for The Florentine:

Lisa McGarry

An artist continually inspired by Florence

Jennifer Schwartz

A food lover who shares Florence's riches

Brian Buschmann

The city as a designer's muse

Annette Bontke

An international host in Italy

Grace Joh

Spreading the word about the flavors of Florence

Erin Ciulla

Integrating modern ideas into traditional bookbinding

Rebecca Milner

Bringing color, patterns and laughter to Florence

Timothy James

An artisan beadmaker in Florence

Sophie Bye

Touring Florence in Fiat 500s

Jamie Marie Lazzara

An American master violin maker in Florence

Emily Rosner

A musician at heart selling books in Florence

Zachary Androus

Balancing anthropology and jewlery making

Bari Hochwald

Bringing more than English-language theatre to Florence

Melanie Secciani

Teaching others how to enjoy food and flavors

Atsuko Kato

Welcoming guests to Florence

Rocky Ruggiero

Sharing the art history of Florence with tourists and locals

Jenufa Gleich

An American soprano singing in Italian

Traci Woish

Promoting Tuscany's treasures in Florence

Daniela Meza Sigala

Painting Florence with color

Dr. John Pietila

Enhancing the performance of the Fiorentina soccer players

Eun Young Park (Rei)

A fashion designer with an atelier in Florence

Matt Reinecke

Baking tasty American treats in Florence

Trine West

A Dane promoting Florence's nightlife

Rea Stavropoulos

A British artist exploring and expressing herself

Natasha Garland

An adventurous expat sharing Florence with visitors

David Joseph Yacus

American trombonist specializing in early music

Bettina Schindler

A restoration specialist working with organic materials

Margarita Martinez

A costume designer celebrating Jane Austen in Florence

Kristin Lanese

Bringing quality education to teachers and students

Mestre Boca Nua

Cultivating Capoeira in Florence

June Bellamy

Embracing cultures by their cuisines

Nicky Swallow

A musician at heart becomes a travel writer

Mother Mary Taylor

Followed her heart to lead a religious life in Florence

Daniel Graves

American artist passing down realism techniques

Rieko Hayashi

Coordinating weddings for Japanese in Europe

Petra Casini

From selling stones to designing jewelry

Elaine Ruffolo

An art historian living a rich life in Florence