CraftsmenOur spotlight on operative men of the craft, whose labor and work embody Masonic principles and virtue
“A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman, but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.”
Meet this month’s Craftsman
Bro. Ari Roussimoff
“I started seeking Freemasonry symbols; I wanted to paint these symbols, which led me to become a Mason. These were mystical, abstract spiritual forms. I was attracted to the style of cubism, the geometric patterns, and occasionally use squares as the subject of composition to emphasize a subject in my paintings. My Masonic pictures are part of life; Freemasonry is meant to be a guide in life to build a society.”
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Bro. Nathan Davis
Pipemaker, Wood worker
RW Pat Imbimbo
Men and members of the Craft
Call them artisans, do-ers, a master, skilled and talented; we call them Brother. Every month, we will introduce you to a Craftsman and shine light on his small business, labor, and work.
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Craftsmen Online remembers September 11, 2001 with the words of MW Carl J. Fitje, Past Grand Master, Grand Lodge of New York.
As most Masons know we love to refer to ourselves as Traveling Men. But do you travel? Have you really taken advantage of how and what traveling means in our prestigious fraternity?
Brother Thomas W. Bradley’s life would forever change after becoming a Freemason. His life focus would shift from craftsmen, Civil War veteran, to an upright man and Mason.