For 20 years he has asked his clients to stand on his work, to place furniture on his art, and even to allow the family pet to nap on his masterpieces.
Though he is originally a painter from Amarillo and she is a native of Wales, Edgar and Kelly met while traveling in Hawaii. Their common love of discovery led them to explore the world together, gaining a unique shared perspective on culture and art.
In India, they became enamored with the tradition of weaving after seeing the artistic potential of wool & silk first hand. Inspired, the Podzemnys ventured into the rug industry themselves and founded Madison Lily Rugs, named for their eldest daughter.