About the speaker

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Rebecca Mullins | Designer of jewelry, objects, spaces, and food. Advocate for personal growth, community, and meaningful human connection.. Lover of the lake, camping, banana cream pie, and delicious wine . A wife and mother to Marco. Overall beauty seeker.

Gracie Fenech is a letterpress printer. She bought her first press in 2010 and didn’t have a clue what she was doing, but knew that she loved it anyway. Since then, she has collected nearly 10,000 lbs. worth of century-old cast iron machinery, all of which she currently uses. In 2015, she bought a building on Fulton Street by the farmer’s market and renovated a little storefront/print shop, while her family lives above it. She dabble in illustration and design and prints for people as a commercial letterpress printer.

Edgar X. Hernandez | Founded The Oddest Supply Co. an interactive lifestyle brand. Launched the company in 2014 during Artprize to establish a platform for creative experimentation and idea development. Currently; designing, illustrating, cut & sew, photography, branding, marketing, event activation, and retail operations for the company. More at www.theoddestco.com.

Kendell Joseph is a Software Developer, Musician, and Educator rooted in Grand Rapids. He enjoys facilitating thoughtful experiences fueled by good people wanting to create useful beautiful things. He believes coding is a kind of poetic communication between people and systems. He has been refining this position through the compilation of processes and ways of talking in order for people to better understand each other and the tools that assist them. He loves a good jam with friends, and spending time with his wife and son.

MODERATOR

Latesha Lipscomb is a Grand Rapids native who has a passion for bettering the lives of the underprivileged in the city’s urban core. She is the manager and creative genius behind I GOT FACE Cosmetic Concierge, a full-service beauty provider and POSH Innovative Event Management. You may also know her from Magic 104.9 or the WOTV 4 Women Crew.

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