2012 Incubator Participants

Spaceworks’ Incubator participants are provided with the tools, resources, and support they need to start a small business or non-profit in Tacoma, and they enjoy peer support and exchange while in our program. Each year we select a group of participants for the program, and you can learn more about the creative businesses that participated in each cohort.



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Warrior Film Project
Rick Walters

The Warrior Film Project production workload consists of narrative short/feature filmmaking, documentary production, broadcast and internet commercial spots, company and self promotional videos, public service announcements.  (more…)

D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts
Candi Hall

D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts is a non-profit organization, founded by Candi Hall, dedicated to broadening the horizons of inner city youth by means of the Arts. D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts provides quality performing arts instruction and programs to the underserved communities and lower income families of Tacoma/Pierce County. (more…)

Alchemy Concrete Works
Christina Barone & Mike Carpenter

Purveyors of finely crafted concrete goods. Accents of wood and metal thrown in for good measure. Alchemy Concrete Works haw discovered there is a dance between what we can do and what the materials naturally do. This allows them to conceptualize, design, and create using concrete in many different forms. (more…)

rePly Furniture
Steve Lawler

Steve Lawler salvages plywood from local cabinet shops and uses techniques that he perfected over many years to create one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly, and heirloom-quality furniture. (more…)

Electricbranch Creative
JD Elquist, Travis Pranger & Drew Frazier

ELECTRICBRANCH Creative is a small staffed, big idea creative firm based in Tacoma, WA. This energetic startup put its emphasis on the why instead of what, thus creating a brand image and strategy that was purposeful and focused from start to finish. (more…)

Rodney Raccoon Multimedia Production
JD Davis / BYTM (Building Youth Through Music) / WayOut Kids

We’re all familiar with the ways of raccoons – they’re clever, inquisitive and playful creatures. No wonder then, that this ring-tailed varmint is the animated mascot for educational media produced by Rodney Raccoon and BYTM (Building Youth Through Music)/WayOut Kids, a non-profit whose mission is to teach children and youth through music and multimedia. (more…)

The Gallery of Ambition
Dion Thomas

The Gallery of Ambition was a boutique style shop that utilized the wall space to display local artists work, hold events, promotions and art showings. (more…)

Moss + Mineral
Lisa Kinoshita

Moss + Mineral is a design store whose seed was an art gallery, Mineral, founded and curated by Lisa Kinoshita from 2003 to 2011. (more…)

The House of Kerri
Kerri De’Noble

The House of Kerri, specializes in high-quality vintage, embellished fur collars, coverlets, capes, hats and much more, which have been redesigned by Kerri De’Noble, Owner and Designer of The House of Kerri. (more…)

RR Anderson & Darcy Anderson

A creative reuse center opened in downtown Tacoma in July 2013! It is a destination for teachers, students, artists, crafters, inventors, makers, hackers, and tinkerers of any age in search of unique reclaimed materials for any creative endeavor. (more…)

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