aluphstudio@gmail.com

Lucy Phung

I am multidisciplinary artist specializing in creating custom paintings and murals for businesses and private collectors. I work directly with clients to discuss their individual goals and desires in order to bring a one-of-a-kind piece to life. I also offer original personal works and live event painting!

info@bkspinz.com

Claude Whitfield

Claude Whitfield is a renowned motivational speaker, coach, and the visionary founder of Backspinz Music Academy, an innovative platform that blends music education with vocational training. With a passion for empowering the youth and a deep belief in the transformative power of music, Claude has dedicated his career to nurturing the next generation of musicians and music industry professionals. His …

madelynhernandezart@gmail.com

Madelyn Hernandez

I’m a fantasy illustrator based in Charlotte, NC. I work primarily in the Faerie genre including fairy, elf, and mermaid characters.

rebeccalippsart@gmail.com

Rebecca Lipps

Rebecca Lipps is a multifaceted artist and educator cultivating immersive experiences. An important part of her work is leaving an impact on her community with one-of-a-kind interactive installations.

yash@mistryprojects.com

Yash Mistry

Podcast Producer & Woodworker based here in Charlotte, NC. I’ve been producing podcasts for clients for the past six or so years, to promote their brand, to market themselves and to share amazing mostly-local stories. Traditionally I belong to a family of woodworkers but the tradition has been lost a little bit in the last couple of generations. Working on …

alexys.carrasquillo@gmail.com

Alexys Carrasquillo

As a Hispanic, first-generation entrepreneur, I navigate a predominantly male-dominated arena with versatility and resilience. Since 2017, I’ve honed my skills as a videographer and video editor, self-teaching the craft to elevate my YouTube presence. My journey expanded as I earned my Full-Stack Web Developer Certification from UNC Charlotte, paving the way for my expertise in website development services. In …

matthew@thelongroomcharlotte.com

Matthew Seneca

I wear two hats: I am an Argentine tango dancer, teacher, & event organizer who runs a tango school here in Charlotte called Tango CLT. If you are looking for lessons, tango performers, or simply a great way to meet new people, come find us! @tangoclt I am also the owner and executive director of The Long Room, an arts-focused …

Gladece@holidaywishfoundation.org

Gladece Knights

Holiday Wish Foundation provides visibility, development and support to artists, and small business that identify as LGBTQ+ this is exemplified through these signature events and programs that echo our mission: The Holiday Wish Gala: Fundraiser providing grants to artists and small businesses while honoring leaders within the LGBTQ+ community of color Queen Sugar Bash: An outdoor concert of performing artists, …

tymcbrideart@gmail.com

Ty McBride

I was always the creative kid that luckily was given the space and time to become a creative adult. I started painting in 2017 and I’ve been able to do a lot in those years. Most of my work is portrait based because I love showing the beauty in people and helping people of color see the beauty in themselves. …

wescurry@hotmail.com

Wes Curry

I have been the Managing Director of The Dilworth Players since 2014. Dilworth Players is a community theater outreach of Dilworth United Methodist Church. The ministry began a decade ago and has grown to include cast, crew, and musicians of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. Dilworth Players put the “community” in community theater. I am also available for other opportunities …