Once upon a time there was an artist who left her 12 year career as an Art Educator.
 
She used her artisan skills to survive, yet had no idea how to make her passion into her profession...
 

Film Cred: @kskhussle & @urbanmunuc 

Hence the birth of Handmade in Brooklyn founded in 2015 by this woman. In the search for community, answers, support she tried and tried and she did.

WE ARE THE UNICORNS OF THE FREELANCE WORLD

SQUAD
MISSION

Collectively we will provide freelance education, navigate self-employment and gain strong leadership skills to be independent creatives, collaborators and business owners. 

 

Through monthly gatherings, we use our intimate social networking circle to BE the local resources and inspiration for each other and to help push our professional & personal creativity outside of the box. 

THE TOGETHER IS BETTER ATTITUDE

WE ARE...

  • INDEPENDENT CREATIVES

  • We are committed to community.

  • We do pop ups, sell online, get commissions. 

  • We straddle both the corporate and fine art world. "BRIDGE FREELANCERS"

  • We have multiple workspaces.

  • We wear MANY hats and our job descriptions are long. 

  • We left our 9-5 jobs to pursue the self employed lifestyle.

  • We take "gigs" when necessary.

  • We manage our own pursuits, schedules, goals. 

  • We are business owners.​​

WE MEET...

  • At the table

  • At the picnic

  • In our living rooms

  • At a cafe

  • At an event space

  • At a coworking space

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