WHAT IS The Lemon Collective?

The Lemon Collective (formerly The Lemon Bowl) is a workshop space in Washington D.C. where the city’s creative and curious gather to teach and learn . We are located in the Petworth neighborhood at 810 Upshur Street Northwest. View the calendar to view (and sign-up) for our upcoming workshops. 

Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page and our Press page!

  • For general inquiries and to teach a class at The Lemon Collective contact hellolemoncollective@gmail.com.

Founders Linny Giffin, Kathryn Zaremba and Holley Simmons | image by Morgan H. West

Founders Linny Giffin, Kathryn Zaremba and Holley Simmons | image by Morgan H. West


Holley Simmons, co-founder is the founder of Sill Life, a line of one-of-a-kind terrariums and potted plant life. Her plant designs have been featured on Apartment Therapy, Washingtonian, A Creative D.C., and DCist. A local journalist, Holley’s writings on food and D.C. culture can be found in The Washington Post, Express, The Washington City Paper, and Time Out. She is also the owner of She Loves Me, a flower shop located right next door to The Lemon Collective.

Kathryn Zaremba, co-founder is an interdisciplinary artist who specializes in wallpaper, textiles, and set design. Her quirky and whimsical work can be found at katezarembacompany.com. Zaremba’s designs have been published in Elle Decor, Dwell Magazine, The UK Times, HGTV Magazine, Domino Magazine, and featured on the websites Design Sponge, Domino, Apartment Therapy, and Refinery29. When Kathryn isn’t making something she is more than likely thinking about making something.

Linny Giffin, co-founder is a multidisciplinary artist known for creating large scale installation art, bespoke pieces, textiles, larger than life weavings and soft sculptures. You can find her work on her website linnyinc.com or around some of D.C.s hippest spots like Tiger Fork, Himitsu, Karma, She Loves Me, Dryyy and The Alcove.