Featured Locals

Featured Local: Jameel Johnston (ArtsyWire)

Featured Local: Jameel Johnston (ArtsyWire)

Sculptures and drawings all made with...wire? Read on to meet the man behind Artsy Wire.

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Featured Local: LaToya Rodriguez of Rosé Soiree

LaToya Rodriguez of Rose Soiree has a deep passion for designing with flair and all things floral. Despite the impact of coronavirus this year, LaToya's business revamp was perfect timing. Read on to meet this small business owner and see ways she connects to community, through both her business and others.

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Featured Local: Kait Lascano

Featured Local: Kait Lascano

22 year-old Kait Lascano talks about her passion for all things art from painting to poetry, sculpting to photography, and even one-woman shows. While she's still figuring herself out, she chooses to manifest a life of positivity through creativity. One bit of positivity she shares is to, "Be graceful with yourself and forgive yourself whenever something doesn't turn out the way that you expect it to."

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Featured Local: Claudia Cuellar (JJDM)

Featured Local: Claudia Cuellar (JJDM)

In a world that struggles with vulnerability and self-doubt, local Claudia Cuellar (JJDM) feels like people cannot talk about mental health enough. Diagnosed with her own disorders, she strives to be a voice that makes state of mind a regular conversation.

Learn more about how JJDM came to be, how she channels her feelings into her work, and how she's currently living her dreams.

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Featured Local: Simon del Alto of Madera Charcuterie

In just three short months, Madera Charcuterie has boomed. What started as an idea tossing and turning in bed one night, turned into a business one week later. Read to find out why Simon del Alto decided to start a food business during COVID-19, amid grocery store shortages and paranoid purchasers.

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