Louis Kupersmith relocated to Fort Collins, Colorado in 2015 from the driftless region of Wisconsin. He is an experienced luthier, doing restoration work for private shops and repairs for symphony and orchestra players across the country. Louis has worked for the past 28 years, primarily behind the scenes for reputable dealers in the cities of Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and San Francisco. These fortunate opportunities have enabled him to become familiar with some of the worlds greatest makers, see and study the subtle nuance of their work, and translate that into his own. He has helped players fall in love with their instruments again for over 25 years. He is grateful to have a place in this years exhibition.