Ten creative businesses from across the Pittsburgh region were selected for the 2021 Next Leap Program.
Painter Nicole Renee Ryan creates vivid and colorful abstract oil paintings that can be reproduced for a range of residential and commercial project applications.
From artwork to spoon rests, skilled makers Alyssa & Drew Kail produce a range of decorative home goods from their studio in Braddock, PA.
Driven by a passion for finding ways to creatively reuse what already exists, textile artist Rebekah Joy creates unique clothing, accessories and wall art from second market materials.
Ranging from custom laser artwork to installations and events, Shane Martin provides one-of-a-kind products and services for an array of customers.
Inspired by several woman healers in her family, L. Denise Edwards creates a variety of organic herbal healing products ranging from teas to body care.
Using pen and ink, Kirsten Lowe-Rebel designs gifts and home goods that offer an intimacy with the character, landmarks, and architecture of Pittsburgh.
Building on the blueprint created by centuries of craftsmen, Armando Reyes has grown into the go-to source for custom wood furniture, custom millwork, and retail display solutions.
As a trained metal and jewelry artist, Maia Leppo explores the intersection between the botanical and industrial through jewelry and home goods created from steel and porcelain.
Sarah Cohen transforms flora and fauna by layering gold, leaves, and other materials into beautiful designs to wear and gift proudly.