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.
Emilio Kimbneni is a dancer and illustrator currently living in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview he talks about having an instant support from his family, how he got his entrance into dancing and how dancing has fueled his confidence into all aspects of his life and re-sparked his love for illustrating.
Kenrick Jobe is a painter and illustrator currently in Durham, North Carolina. He is originally from New Jersey, however he really calls Lexington, North Carolina home. In this interview he talks about calling himself an artist until he was 17, why he likes painting celebrity portraits, being an artist is a small town, and what he plans to do in his new home in Durham, North Carolina.
Ashton Shaffer is a wood burner and illustrator current based in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview she talks about stumbling upon wood burning by making a piece for her home, why and how she got into doing pet portraits and the history behind the personal work that she does.
JD is a comedian currently living in Greensboro, North Carolina. In this interview is talks about his incidental entry into comedy, how he has copes with bombing shows in the past and his future plans for his comedic career.
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.