Fantasy Fun

with an Artistic Twist

Rudi Monterroso grew up in war-ridden Guatemala before moving to the United States in 1992.  After practicing art and dancing for many years, Rudi decided to go back to his love as a kid:  building with nature.

Built with of 200+ year old oak, this unique creation is the perfect size for a small office or a child’s fantasy playhouse.  Come inside and enjoy a cup of tea in this one-of-a-kind, handmade model house!

Each playhouse is made with recycled materials and findings from local antique stores.  Every creation is completely unique.

Meet the Artist

In addition to making world-class playhouses, Rudi Monterroso is also a painter, a sculptor, and a performance artist.  Rudi even invented an exciting way of painting with his feet!

I grew up in Guatemala and came to the U.S. when I was 20 years old. From the moment that I discovered Art, it has been a big passion for me. As a newly arrived young adult in Boston, Art was an art form where I could express all kinds of emotions without words and it provided a place for me to connect with people both from my own culture and from others. As a colorblind artist, painting people is one of the biggest challenges I have confronted but also opportunity to explore different art forms. After nearly giving up painting several times, I realized that not being able to see color is not a handicap because it emphasizes my ability to see and focus on forms and how light affects objects.

Sometimes what we think of as a weakness is our uniqueness.  If we can embrace our uniqueness, we can find our strengths.

Rudi Monterroso
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