Painter in her studio at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Nashville. This venue quickly became one of my favorite spots in Nashville.
Derek Souders is my creative partner in Broad Street Films and a dear friend of mine. Aside from being a talented photographer, Derek is also a talented cinematographer and film editor.
A portrait of my friend, artist Kevin Lahvic, painting in his studio in the Flat Iron Arts building in Wicker Park.
“Ask a class of first graders if there are any
artists in the room and they will all raise their
hands. My hand’s still up.”
My grandma Miki is a pianist and truly a wonderful example of the woman I want to be. I am so grateful for her. She is in good health, surrounded by friends and actively still writes music for plays in the community where she lives.
My mother's mother. A pianist, tenor in the choir, chi gong and bingo master.
When Heather Miller was a little girl, she used to sneakily and skillfully cut the hair of delicate dolls her grandpa would bring home from Holland. Years later, she’d style her friends for prom and do freshman dorm room sink highlight jobs. For Heather, hairstyling has been a lifelong passion, an early sense of childhood bliss that never left her career life.
Andrew Jodiet is one of the kindest, smartest creatives I have had the pleasure of meeting in Chicago. He is most certainly a nerd. I love his enthusiasm for all things tech and his youthful habit of building legos.
Matt Schieren painting at home.