People’s Liberty is a philanthropic lab that brings together civic-minded talent to address challenges and uncover opportunities to accelerate the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati.
People’s Liberty invests directly in individuals through funding and mentorship, creating a new, replicable model for grant-makers in other cities.
Visionaries + Voices
The mission of Visionaries + Voices is to provide artistic, cultural, and professional opportunities for artists with disabilities.
Indigo Hippo is a nonprofit dedicated to making creative materials more accessible to everyone through our art supply thrift store.
Queen City Shrubs
Queen City Shrub works to restore the colonial method of fruit preservation. We want to bring fruit based cocktail mixers and sodas to the Queen City. We craft our shrubs from simple, fresh ingredients and preserve by only natural methods.
Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati
The JASGC is nonprofit organization created to promote a better understanding and cultural awareness between the people of Japan and the people of the Cincinnati Region.
The JASGC strives to foster business, cultural and social connections between the citizens, companies and governments of Japan and Greater Cincinnati, leading to a more productive, stable, and enriched relationship between our two countries.
The Abundance Box is a modular garden kit for urban residents, designed as an optimal environment growth box to create the largest amount of produce in the smallest amount of space. Their product was created in response to the desire of communities in food deserts or without access to land to have fresh produce in their homes or apartments.
Potager + Pottery
An intergenerational collaborative project between Julie, Ron, and Bethany Pelle. Potager + Pottery emphasizes the health & wellbeing benefits of creative engagement through art, design, and gardening.
Research & design subjects include: organic growing & pest management, raised beds, companion planting, pollinator attraction, composting, irrigation, preservation, cut flowers, pottery, and creative reuse.
Artist: Suzanne Seesman
Suzanne Seesman Is a Philadelphia based artist and writer. Her past experiences working in education, labor rights, cooperative organizing, and the service industry, have a significant influence on her writing, thinking, and making. She holds a BFA in Sculpture from Ohio University and an MFA from Tyler School of Art. In 2014 she received both the Cloud Artist Prize and The Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Fellowship in recognition and support of her work. Durring the summer of 2015, she was an artist in residence at the The International Ceramics Studio (ICS) in Kecskemet, Hungary. She currently teaches courses in Visual Studies at Tyler School. In addition she is a member of Vox Populi gallery.
7th Street Gifts
Mission: to make high quality natural wares and regional art available and affordable to anyone and everyone interested in promoting health and wellness.
Artist: Lauren Wells
Lauren Wells is interested in the rituals of producing and presenting food culture as a conduit for community dynamics, against which she projects her own sense of uprootedness, displacement, and transition as she follows the opportunities of her life as an artist. In her talk, Lauren returns to her home town and reflects on ideas of home, displacement, migration, diaspora, loss, representation, nostalgia, and membership.
Dojo is known for its fresh gelati, creative flavors, and dedication to providing guests with uncommon ice cream and coffee experiences. We create authentic Italian-style ice creams and sorbetti in our Northside kitchen every day in small batches.
Standard Ceramic Supply
Standard Ceramic Supply, aka Standard Ceramics, is a Carnegie Pennsylvania company established in 1960 to supply moist clays and related supplies to the school and professional ceramic markets through their Pittsburgh (Carnegie) area manufacturing plant as well as through clay distributors in the Central and Eastern United States and a large number of export markets throughout Europe as well as South and Central America. The primary emphasis of Standard Ceramic Supply is their extensive line of nontoxic moist clays.
Standard has generously donated 500 lbs of clay and 20 gallons of slip to support our mission.
A leader and innovator in the ceramic arts, supporter of teachers and ceramic artists, and advocates for art education for 99 years.
Amaco has generously donated a class pack of Velvet Underglazes and a class pack of Celedon Glazes in support of our mission