Create Birmingham is launching a robust slate of technical assistance programs for creative entrepreneurs this fall, supporting ventures across creative commercial and nonprofit sectors.
Create Birmingham, in partnership with the Bessemer Redevelopment Corporation, is accepting applications for the CO.STARTERS fall 2023 cohort.
"We, the arts, are having an enormous economic impact on the success and vibrancy of this city... We are literally creating jobs – and in a field where it's so hard to find an artistic home."
"I want to encourage curiosity and make sure our programs are as accessible as possible... The online film or Film Twitter community can sometimes feel insufferable — there’s lots of gatekeeping about knowledge and taste. My personal mission is to burn that to the ground."
"I think about Vulcan’s pose a lot and how it aligns with how I feel about my role. He’s looking up and towards the future... He’s a symbol of what can be accomplished through hard work and a link from our past to our future."