Material Creative Studio is a collaborative partnership between designers David Graves of Fall River and Meridyth Espindola of Quincy, offering affordable and hands-on creative workshops for communities across the South Coast.
Applied and Visual Arts
David Stephan Graves is a designer, photographer, maker and art educator from Southeastern Massachusetts. His work explores materiality and social issues in tandem, including topics of waste, temporality, identity and mental health with both traditional and experimental making processes and mediums.
Kat Knutsen‘s work is a cross pollination between drawing, painting, animation, computer graphics, fiber arts, and sound design. As a multimedia artist, her work fluctuates between different platforms ranging from fashion design to the animated film depending on the concept. Knutsen was one of the 148 selected artists worldwide to work on the 2018 Oscar …
Zachary M. White is a New Bedford based printmaker and photographer who is heavily influenced by New Bedford and its history as well as cartography. His works have been included in various exhibitions throughout Massachusetts; he is a member of Gallery X in New Bedford, and the Monotype Guild of New England.
Tracy Silva Barbosa of Duende Glass is an artist of Azorean heritage who has worked with the world-renowned architectural glass artist, John Lewis, assisting with the glass marvels of the Oklahoma City Memorial and One World Trade, New York. Her artistic process uses painstaking layers of transparent color mixed with various images such as post-industrial …
The Landing | Laurie Botelho owned by Laurie Botelho and run by Manager Carlos Chamarro, is a little shop filled with local artisan wares in the heart of New Bedford’s Seaport Cultural District. They are located across the street from the #1 Fishing Port of America and Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Ferries.