Jacob Wosinski is a metalsmith currently based in Greensboro, NC. In this interview he tells us how he developed his initial interest in jewelry making from going to visit his grandfathers shop when he lived in California, learning the skills to be a jeweler in a school in Atlanta, and what goes into making his custom pieces.
Ashlee Hein is an illustrator currently in Greensboro, North Carolina. She discusses her recent dive into the creative world, tells us how it is being an artist while raising kids and the influence it's had on them, the tools and resources she has used that have helped her on her journey so far, and the influence that nature has on her work.
Darius Brim is a photographer and videographer currently based in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview he takes us down memory lane to when he took photos of his friends when they went out to clubs around Greensboro, the tools and resources he used to teach himself video and photography over the years his eye opening first paid photoshoot experience, and what he has planned for the years ahead.
Cassandra Liuzzo is a multi media artist currently living in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about having the support to pursue art from her parents all of her life, her journey at Appalachian State, and the road to owning Shelf Life, her art store where she sells new and used art supplies and offers a variety of different classes.
Russell Huffman is a cinematographer/ DP currently living in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview we discuss his entry into filming when he was living in winston salem, his experience studying film at cape fear community college and what his endeavors are after recently graduating.
Aaron Dale Johnson is an illustrator and tattoo artist living in Scranton, PA. In this interview he talks about developing an interest in drawing as a kid from watching SCI-FI movies that his dad showed him, drawing flyers and band shirt designs while he was high school, his tedious and rigorous apprenticeship experience and what he has planned for the future.
Amanda Fox is an embroiderer currently living in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about her start with embroidering in 2010, being taught how to knit and crochet by her grandmother when she was younger, how she got into making pet portraits, and embracing the challenge of marketing her business to reach bigger audiences online.
Megan Manship is a pilates instructor in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about getting into pilates through dancing as a teenager, getting closer with her mother while they went through the certification programs together, and her future plans to travel and teach yoga around the world.
Lydia Williams is a hair stylist in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about her initial influence for doing hair was from metal, punk and horror movies as a teenager, not realizing how much she enjoyed the beauty industry until she started cosmetology school, and how working is the industry has been so far.
A PLATFORM FOR CREATIVES
Free Pizza is a platform celebrating the lives of various creatives around the globe. Through in-depth written and verbal interviews, we learn and embrace the journeys of each individual and dive into how they’re changing the world around them.