Felipe “Flip” Martinez, owner of Flip N Styles Barbershop on West National Avenue, opened Motive8 clothing store next to his barbershop to create a hub for all things hip-hop.
The seventh annual Historic Mitchell Street Sun Fair provided an opportunity for people of multiple ethnicities to come together and embrace other cultures.
Milwaukee native Mikal Floyd-Pruitt has a robust creative life that includes serving as an artist-in-residence at Jazale’s Art Studio, as well as working with youth groups and serving as a creative consultant on public art projects.
Multi-talented artist and community leader Alida Cardós Whaley draws on her love of stories, knowledge of Latin cultures and love of healing to spur creative projects.
Muneer Bahauddeen is a community-based public artist with expertise in ceramics and printmaking.
Jendora Kelley, a local poet and community culture leader at Carmen High School, shares spoken word poetry at community events as a way to encourage positive change in Milwaukee.
Kiran Vedula, a producer and musician also known as “Q the Sun,” uses his musical talent to benefit youth in the community.
Raoul Deal had experience creating art in community settings before moving to Milwaukee, but it took building relationships while teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools for him to fully embrace his role as a community artist.
A documentary about the Young Farmers program run by Groundwork Milwaukee details the benefits to students and their impact on the Metcalfe Park neighborhood.
Express Yourself Milwaukee is returning to its original location in June, when it opens a studio at Running Rebels Central on Fond Du Lac Avenue.