11 episodes

Telling the stories of Tri-State creative talent to help promote them and inspire you to create.

Imagined Here Andy Crowner

    • Arts

Telling the stories of Tri-State creative talent to help promote them and inspire you to create.

    Mariah Danielson - Wander Design Company | Episode 11

    Mariah Danielson - Wander Design Company | Episode 11

    Mariah Danielson is the owner of Wander Design Company, a boutique design studio for the adventurers, dreamers and doers, based out of Eldridge, Iowa. Mariah and her husband also own Post Monroe Supply which offers handcrafted woodworking, apparel, candles and others good as well as unique antique items picked in her travels.

    • 23 min
    Angela Meyers - Country Music Artist | Episode 10

    Angela Meyers - Country Music Artist | Episode 10

    Angela Meyer is a full-time singer, songwriter and guitar player from McCausland, Iowa. Her debut album, Consequence, was released in 2018 and she continues to perform live at venues all over the Midwest as well as nationally on the Cowboy Poetry & Western Music circuits.Angela gives us a look into her influences, the full-time music industry, the process to record an album, and offers some good advice to anyone looking to start playing music, or stepping out full-time.

    • 28 min
    Kory Helgens - Spring Run Design | Episode 9

    Kory Helgens - Spring Run Design | Episode 9

    Kory Helgens is the owner of Spring Run Design based out of Marion, Iowa which creates handcrafted woodworking pieces and is also a outdoor lifestyle apparel brand. The creation of Spring Run Designs is a unique story centered around two actual storms, one which began Kory's woodworking career, and another bolt of lightning which could have ended his life but instead launched a part of the business.

    • 33 min
    Pete Damiano - Home Brewed Band | Episode 8

    Pete Damiano - Home Brewed Band | Episode 8

    Pete Damiano is the lead vocalist, harmonica player and band manager of the band Home Brewed based out of Iowa City, Iowa. Home Brewed plays mostly fundraising events for local non-profit organizations and has helped to raise over $300,000 in the past 5 years.Pete is also the Director of the Public Policy Center for the University of Iowa, and Professor in the College of Dentistry, and is a practicing dentist. Pete has a lot going on and a lot of wisdom to share with us!

    • 37 min
    Lynne Thomas - Barnstorm Coffee | Episode 7

    Lynne Thomas - Barnstorm Coffee | Episode 7

    Lynne Thomas of Riverside, Iowa is the owner of Barnstorm Coffee, a mobile pop-up espresso shop serving Eastern Iowa. Lynne hammers home that no matter what age we are it's not too late to step out and begin to create something new. She gives us some great insight on getting started in really any business and also shares some local groups and businesses that helped Barnstorm Coffee get their start.

    • 27 min
    Kristin Vaughn - Hillside Studio | Episode 6

    Kristin Vaughn - Hillside Studio | Episode 6

    Kristin Vaughn is the owner of Hillside Studio in Ely, Iowa which makes handcrafted jewelry and other accessories to brighten the world. Kristin offers us a look at building her company, her thoughts on starting with an Etsy store, details on the monthly stud club, being featured on a Joann Fabric video during a retreat, why you should start creating right now, and building her own makers community.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

Hillside Studio ,

Great Inspiration for Creatives!

I’ve really enjoyed listening to the first few episodes. It interesting to hear how everyone gets their start, and their struggles and triumphs along the way! Looking forward to future episodes and where the show goes!

JBNormalcy ,

Very interesting

I’ve listened to the first four episodes and am looking forward to the next one. I love the dive into the creative process and seeing how people got started in their pursuits.

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