Pride, work and necessity of creative efforts—on the side:
“I’m the co-founder of ‘Be Free, Lance’ with Breanna Rose, an online course for designers looking to be their own boss.” Read more.
“My ‘for the love’ side project is called Making Care of Business, a collection of interviews with small business owners.” Read more.
“I enjoy finding something in a junk yard and making it worthy of using again.” Read more.
“My first real love was letterpress printing, but I have come to find an equally strong attraction to screen printing.” Read more.
“My work is an exploration in the blur between private lives and public selves.” Read more.
“I came across all these awesome t-shirts that I no longer wore, but couldn’t bring myself to give away.” Read more.
“We meet weekly, alternating between each other’s studio spaces, and spend about five hours—drawing continuously.” Read more.
“Our side project isn’t just a side project—it’s who we want to be, it’s our investment into the legacy of our filmmaking career.” Read more.
“GivingQuilts redefines an American tradition by combining new technology with handcrafting.” Read more.
“Finding businesses and organizations dedicated to the production, use, and support of local food and drink.” Read more.
“I’m in the middle of creating a children’s book addressing the stigma of HIV in communities throughout South Africa titled ‘Growing Together.’” Read more.
“New York fascinates me for many reasons, but largely because it is all at once so many things to so many people.” Read more.
“‘Local’ means provenance, a sense of place, and an authentic connection between object and city.” Read more.
“I firmly believe in the economic value of caring labor—that parenthood is just as valuable a job as any other.” Read more.
“A community project called Our Portland Story that celebrates our city and its people through story and design.” Read more.
“You learn so much about a place while you are sitting in one location drawing for an hour or more.” Read more.
“I try to find about an hour in the mornings to create a new three-word story.” Read more.
“We want to take this workshop to young start-ups and non-profits.” Read more.
“As a knitter, I’m usually working on my winter wardrobe and gifts for family members…”
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