Category: People

To the moon: Kelly Shatat’s homegrown jewelry empire keeps growing

by Liza Roberts photographs by Missy McLamb Seven years ago, Raleigh native Kelly Shatat was a pharmacist making necklaces for fun at her dining room table. Today she is the chief executive of Moon & Lola, her own multi-million-dollar company,…

The work never gets old

by Beth Browne photographs by Jill Knight Sam Johnson has been fixing sewing machines for as long as he can remember. At 90, he’s worked in the same South Raleigh location for more than 50 years. He learned the business from…

At the push of a button: Raleigh emerges as 3D printing hub

by Tina Haver Currin photographs by Tim Lytvinenko If you happened to stroll by the Contemporary Art Museum at the beginning of the year, you may have noticed a cobalt shipping container parked in the gravel space in front of the museum….

Harnessed instinct

by Andrew Kenney photographs by Geoff Wood The hawk tenses on Bill Davis’s glove, eyes focused and brown-feathered wings wrapped tight around her body, and launches into flight. Her wings rear up, flashing the bird’s white underside, and her red…

In vino est art

by Samantha Thompson Hatem photographs by Eve Kakassy Hobgood Harriet Mills admits she’s a pretty good artist. But truthfully? She’s even better when there’s wine and a few friends involved. Mills is gambling there are a lot more people out there who…

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