MOM & POP SMITH SHOP

MOM & POP SMITH SHOP

Amy Weiks and Gabriel Craig run Smith Shop, hand forging unique designs that become successful lines of replicable art.

$9 JAR OF PICKLES

$9 JAR OF PICKLES

What makes local food twice the price? This question has roots in Worm Farm Institute and spans over 50 conversations with local growers.

SEX, POETRY & DETROIT

SEX, POETRY & DETROIT

U want naughty or nice? As One Single Rose™ or Miss Detroit™, poet Rosemarie Wilson sells us both.

$5K TO $200K

$5K TO $200K

ArtPrize 10 winner Le'Andra Leseur turned a $5k grant into a $200k installation. Her work embodies the pain, the power, and the beauty of #blacklivesmatter.

PRANKS FOR SALE

PRANKS FOR SALE

A painter and prank artist, Derek Erdman walks a thin line between antics and art.

99% PERSPIRATION

99% PERSPIRATION

Deeper and deeper into the Miami scene, Lolo Reskin rose through the ranks as a promoter, record store owner, music curator and now a record label.

ATHLETE 2 ARTIST

ATHLETE 2 ARTIST

After a career ending injury, Blake McFarland retired from the Blue Jays and went full hustle on visual art.

HIT ESC ON 9-5

HIT ESC ON 9-5

Ellen Rutt's escape plan from freelance and the 9-5 design world was not complete without a total breakdown.

F*CK FEAR

F*CK FEAR

Grant Henry (AKA Sister Louisa) dropped out of seminary and pursued his "search for truth" into antiques, a gallery, two bars, a retail shop, and now a retreat center.

DON'T TRY... BE

DON'T TRY... BE

What's the value of public art? Diego Orlandini dreamed up the Wynwood Coloring Book, bringing together artists from the block all the way to Banksy.

PROPHET & LOSS

PROPHET & LOSS

Xulu Jones made a decision to be homeless rather than make a paycheck outside of his music.

A STITCH IN TIME

A STITCH IN TIME

Samantha Shepherd & Dustin White threaded their talents together into a mom & pop embroidery business.

BOSS OF SAUCE

BOSS OF SAUCE

As boss of Mama's Sauce, Nick Sambrato has to scale a new business with century-old printing techniques.

LAID OUT

LAID OUT

The ultimate collaborator, Kristin Farr paints murals and fingernails, and custom designs everything from phone apps to car-wraps.

FOUND HERITAGE

FOUND HERITAGE

Generations of women in rural New Mexico turned lost skills and abandoned looms into the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center.

LIFE IS A TRIP

LIFE IS A TRIP

After Harvard, Charles T James & Daisy Chiu grew Crimson Bikes from a broom closet to multiple locations thru new tech.

MONEY SUCKS

MONEY SUCKS

Rocking with The Monsieurs, Fuzzy, Shepherdess, slinging vintage at 40 South Street, Hilken Mancini co-founded Girls Rock Campaign Boston and Punk Rock Aerobics.

A TALE OF 2 LAWYERS

A TALE OF 2 LAWYERS

Combining creative talents with degrees in law, Paola Ferrer & Jim Grace have taken unique routes thru life as advocates. Paola took her acting prowess to the State House and Jim took his writing craft to the Arts & Business Council.

THE 1ST PODCAST

THE 1ST PODCAST

PRX and Radio Public co-founder Jake Shapiro takes us through revolutionary Russia, marketing Two Ton Shoe, and the founding of the podcast format itself.

LEGALIZE BALLET

LEGALIZE BALLET

A ballerina and intellectual property lawyer, Allyn Ginns runs the Legal Link program in Miami.