a taurus with a passion for all things esoteric, ericka's interest in self-care and extra time in 2020 led her to start delight eclectic, specializing in crystal jewelry, vintage clothes, and altar adornments. she seeks to create pieces that remind the wearer to "be here now" - from her late inspiration ram dass. her minimalist design and easy going attitude was adopted during her time traveling cross country and can be seen in the thoughtful creation of her pieces.
after returning to nashville, she planted her roots, introduced abby and kayleigh, and the wicked market was born. she loves her community fiercely and when she isn't working on one of her many projects, she spends time with her fur baby florence.
a leo born in the sunshine, abby believes positivity directly improves our community. she is a loving parent to two beautiful pups, kaylie and olive, whom she adopted from local rescues, proverbs 12:10 and jojo’s doghouse. giving back is an important part of her life and the catalyst behind her company furever friends.
with many years in the service industry, she is a guru in her community and strives to be the example of change for which she so strongly advocates. through her incorporation of upcycled materials she creates products for pets that are unique, trendy, and low impact on the environment. additionally, furever friends donates a portion of their proceeds to local rescues and dog organizations.
a virgo and multi-media artist, kayleigh, has an equal love for both photography and painting, drawing inspiration from a life split between the deep south and the west coast. duality is a recurring theme in all of her work, regardless of medium, and she believes being an artist is a way of life.
while her current photographic body of work focuses externally on the relationship between subject, viewer, and artist, her paintings come from an internal place, typically exploring color, texture, and shape as a means to convey movement and emotions. along the way, she created a line of jewelry named the "VNDL collection" and sees these wearable pieces as 3-dimensional extensions of her paintings and illustrations.
some artists that have influenced her heavily include francesca woodman, henri cartier-bresson, kehinde wiley, max ernst, shepard fairey, jr, and frida kahlo.