Amy Weiks and Gabriel Craig run Smith Shop, hand forging unique designs that become successful lines of replicable art.
What makes local food twice the price? This question has roots in Worm Farm Institute and spans over 50 conversations with local growers.
U want naughty or nice? As One Single Rose™ or Miss Detroit™, poet Rosemarie Wilson sells us both.
A painter and prank artist, Derek Erdman walks a thin line between antics and art.
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.
After a career ending injury, Blake McFarland retired from the Blue Jays and went full hustle on visual art.
Ellen Rutt's escape plan from freelance and the 9-5 design world was not complete without a total breakdown.
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.
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.
Xulu Jones made a decision to be homeless rather than make a paycheck outside of his music.
Samantha Shepherd & Dustin White threaded their talents together into a mom & pop embroidery business.
As boss of Mama's Sauce, Nick Sambrato has to scale a new business with century-old printing techniques.
The ultimate collaborator, Kristin Farr paints murals and fingernails, and custom designs everything from phone apps to car-wraps.
Generations of women in rural New Mexico turned lost skills and abandoned looms into the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center.
After Harvard, Charles T James & Daisy Chiu grew Crimson Bikes from a broom closet to multiple locations thru new tech.
Rocking with The Monsieurs, Fuzzy, Shepherdess, slinging vintage at 40 South Street, Hilken Mancini co-founded Girls Rock Campaign Boston and Punk Rock Aerobics.
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.
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.
A ballerina and intellectual property lawyer, Allyn Ginns runs the Legal Link program in Miami.
For 20+ years Rick Jenkins has run the Comedy Studio in the attic of a Chinese restaurant, collaborating with Maron, Mirman, Gulman, Kirkman and more. Now he’s financing his move to a new location.
Graphic and apparel designers Clark Orr & Brittany Reagan "married" their talents in Hellcats Inc.
From The Departed to Stronger, Boston has been a unique locale for film. Location Manager Ryan Cook & the founders of Red Sky Studios Frans Wetterings & Dave Cambria tell us the humble beginnings and the precarious future of film in Boston.
When not running NYC clubs like Pink Elephant & Go, Shawn Kolodny’s creating installation art in Miami like the Fake Fulfillment Center... and someday a tank covered in diamond dust.
Project Runway winner Erin Robertson makes serious fun in the spirit of "What's the worst that can happen?".
Combining old world techniques with bold typography, Tieton Mosaic is becoming a profit center inside a not-for-profit corporation.