Karen F. Tardrew

Entrepreneur, Grasshopper Goods

Karen holds an Ed. D in Instructional Leadership. She’s a tenured Associate Professor at National-Louis University. She is also President of President, IVLA International Visual Literacy Association.

Grasshopper Goods is Wisconsin’s first mobile boutique truck.  Grasshopper Goods brings the latest trends in apparel, jewelry, accessories and housewares right to the shopper, and only stock merchandise that is hard to find and admired. At Grasshopper Goods, we support all sorts of amazing artists, makers and dreamers. We select everything with purpose and want you to have a connection to it. You can call on the grasshopper when you need a sense of adventure in your life. When you feel stuck in a rut, the grasshopper can bounce you into a magical place filled with awe and joy (especially if that involves jewelry)!

Areas of Expertise

  • Entrepreneurship