Create Birmingham is the only agency in the region exclusively dedicated to the economic development of Birmingham’s creative industries.

We invest in imagination and invention by supporting workforce development, entrepreneurial ventures, and job growth in the nonprofit and commercial creative sectors. It is Create Birmingham’s privilege to collaborate with individuals, businesses, and organizations to identify opportunities, overcome barriers, and strengthen communities. We also work to raise greater public awareness of our constituents’ talents, products, services, and skills. Birmingham’s creative class is part of a 21st-century movement that is creating real economic change. We are proud to advocate for the creative industries as a critical regional asset that enhances our quality of life and fuels our collective growth.

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My gift is to share my story and the stories of the people, particularly women, who I am creating jewelry for. I am approaching fifty, and I wear my stories proudly: the lessons, the pain, and the love… I want to make people who have felt beaten down at some point in their lives feel powerful and important. I create art for the human condition.

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“If you want to have a world-class city, you have to go out and vote with your fork… It’s time that we, as members of this community who can afford to do it, support local food, shop at farmers markets, and go out to eat.

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