2014 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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Alexander Schelhammer

PolyRev, short for “Polychromatic Revolution, creates screen printed clothing. (more…)

Mod Curio
Jon & Heather Almeda

Mod Curio was a gallery space and storefront curated by Jon & Heather Almeda.  The married pair work in a variety of mediums ranging from photography to pottery and recycled mixed media pieces. (more…)

‘Women: Raw. Honest. Loved” project by Alana T Photography
Alana Tamminga

The Raw.Honest.Loved. Project is a project that is primarily about working through insecurity through community. (more…)

Do the Extraordinary
Justin Kercher

Where is the intersection between form and function, style and substance, fashion and sport?…and can a for-profit company exist to benefit the greater good? Do The Extraordinary is an athletic apparel line that seeks to DO just that…Workout gear that doubles as cutting edge fashion…a company that shouts “Be great!” and leads by example. (more…)

Turtledust Media
Nick Butler

In February 2014, Nick Butler launched Turtledust Media as an animation studio focused on fostering new industry in Tacoma by providing education and opportunities in the field of animation production. (more…)

Concrete Market
Duncan Susag

Sound Concrete Countertops offers artisan concrete designs for residential and commercial spaces.  (more…)

The TShirt Men Company
Willie & David Combs

The TShirt Men make your t-shirts. Custom made. All day. (more…)

eTc Clothing Boutique
Perris Wright & Umi Wagoner

ETC Tacoma is a locally grown clothing line representing Tacoma Washington! (more…)

The Blue Octopus
Kerry Cole

The Blue Octopus is an art gallery, painting studio, and overall destination for peerless hand crafted gift items (not to mention, they host fantastic painting party events). (more…)

The Nearsighted Narwhal
Christina Wheeler & Ossain Avila Cardenas

A consignment store for self-publishers, artists, and musicians. Their mission is to bring all things self-made to the general public and promote the DIY and creative community. (more…)

SPUN Clay Art Studio & Gallery
April Sander & Jennifer English

For the beginner or advanced potter, or just those who enjoy getting messy. SPUN provides a patient, casual, and creative environment for pottery classes, open studio (‘Free Spin’), and the option to sell your work in the SPUN Gallery. (more…)

Destiny City Comics
Michael Fitzgerald

A fun place to get comics in Tacoma. Come to Destiny City Comics for traditional comics, critically-acclaimed graphic novels at discount price, independent comics, and works by local artists. (more…)

The Arts & Crafts Press
Yoshiko Yamamoto & Bruce Smith

Founded by Yoshiko Yamamoto & Bruce Smith,  The Arts & Crafts Press is a small letterpress printing studio. (more…)

Crimson Wraps & Graphics
Travis Selin

Crimson Wraps & Graphics is a design-based business that specializes in vehicle and commercial graphics, as well as art and signage. (more…)

Northern Pacific Digital
Andrew Bacon

Development means conscious thought, applied to a problem or goal. Northern Pacific Digital can help you build the best set of tools to accomplish your goals, no matter what they might be. (more…)

Pop-Up Coffee
Jason Atherton

Pop Up Coffee artfully crafts brewed black coffee drinks through a variety of unique brew methods, including pour-over and aeropress. (more…)

Issac Martinez

Designer Isaac Martinez has over 12 years of professional experience. His company, Pointline, is a full-service design and sign company (more…)

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