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.
Nick Fox is a tattoo artist based in Wilmington, NC who has been tattooing for several years. Listen in to his episode where he discusses joining the Marines, getting numerous tattoos at a young age to immerse himself in the culture, and moving to Richmond. Also listen in to how he grew his knowledge as an artist and what advice he would give regarding art school, getting his apprenticeship, and the effects of social media on the industry.
Anthony "Onra" Morales is an aspiring vegan chef in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview he talks about cooking with his brothers during his youth, how "Nanny's noodle house" came to be, acquiring a love for different foods from traveling around the world and his future plans of opening his own restaurant.
Alex "Pooh" Morales is an up and coming barber currently based in Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview he tells at the age of 15 he started grooming himself, his brothers and some friends. Why he transitioned into barber school after experiencing a motorcycle accident and how working at Midtown barbershop is so far.
Allen Morales is a nail tech currently living Wilmington, North Carolina. In this interview he talks about his unplanned entry into the field, the rigorous experience of nail school, and connecting with Dynh Le, the owner of Guys Do Nails who gave him the opportunity to work at his shop.
Caitlin Bragg is a photographer in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about getting into photography in high school, being apart of the yearbook at A&T, and her overall joinery so far documenting concerts, fashion shows and other live events around the city,
Kid Graves is a sculptor currently based in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview talks about attending Durham School of Arts, her continuous support from her family, her experiences traveling out of the state, and her plans after graduation.
Krystal Hart is a contemporary artist currently living in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview tells us about being a part of the African American Atelier and getting into being apart of the children's exhibition when she was a teenager, going to school at the New York Institute of Technology, residences and mentors over the years, and surviving a car accident that that influenced the work she is making today.
Jay Squids is a visual artist current living in Greensboro, North Carolina. She ventured from Clayton, North Carolina to originally pursue dental hygiene but later changed it to graphic design/visual arts. In this interview she talks about getting an early start in creating by creating model cars with her days, her time at A&T University, internships, and the hardships of freelancing.
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.