Maker Stories

Kendyll Hillegas’ Food for Thought

Kendyll Hillegas’ Food for Thought

Some of Kendyll Hillegas’ favorite childhood memories are filled with frozen treats. As a teenager, she set out on a mission to create the perfect pie. Years later, she continues to celebrate food—through layers of gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil.

Shattered Glass, Shining Art

How do shards of colored glass become beautiful, illuminated mini-mosaics? Vawn and Mike Gray answer that question with this video taking us through their step-by-step process.
Inside the Artist’s Studio with Richard Upchurch

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Richard Upchurch

In a world where kids feel they should be quiet, Richard Upchurch has built a business with the motto, "Let your voice be heard." Take a tour of Richard’s Brooklyn studio, and learn why he finds a reason to dance the Robot every day.