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  1. ar-ca-na (ärˈkānə): secrets or mysteries

  2. workshop (wurk-shop): a room or rooms in which work is carried on



Arcana is about teamwork, collaboration and creative problem-solving. each of our team brings their diverse background and skill set to contribute to our eclectic projects.  We are both a sculpture studio and custom fabrication workshop.    our passion is the pursuit of telling great stories with our work while creating something new, something magical that makes each viewer have an experience they will remember.


In addition to the core staff featured here,  we have a wide roster of collaborators that we love to work with.  Depending on the needs of a project, we bring in extra help including some highly skilled specialists in areas such as electronics, programming, digital sculpting and modeling, welding and steel fabrication.  

Mike Turner
Mike Turner

Mike Turner is the owner of the Arcana Workshop, LLC. A professional artist and maker for over 20 years, he graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1997. In 2015, he founded the Arcana Workshop, LLC as a place to merge art and technology in an effort to create more engaging experiences for smaller clientele. Arcana’s work has ranged from public education, retail and hospitality, to brand awareness, and theming.

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Tom Baginski
Tom Baginski

Tom is a multi-disciplinary artist; a 1990 graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art, he has a BFA in graphic design. His career led to being an Art Director and Creative Director for a variety of ad agencies in Boston & Vermont. After receiving an Art Teacher Licensure from St. Michael’s College in 2009, Tom’s been involved with sharing his passion for the arts with children and adults. Since 2002, he has worked as a designer and fabricator on large scale immersive art installations.

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Dan Flanders
Dan Flanders

Dan is a creative thinking team player with the skills to jump in wherever he is needed. A 2009 graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Dan has worked in a variety of roles, including owning Manic Mart where he makes and sells art made with recycled materials and producing horror-themed events for Green Mountains of Madness.

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