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Portland is full of creative, energetic people. Here, the question, "What do you do?" often gets several answers. There's the day job(s), the side project, the passion project, and oftentimes the band, the art practice, or the craft. It's rare to find a Portlander who does just one thing; maybe that's why so much is happening in a relatively small city (pop. 66,000). Explore the profiles below to find out more about who lives and/or works in Portland, and if you know a local character who's missing, send the "create a profile" link along! We hope you'll join us in representing the full breadth of what "creative" means here.

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Daphne Howland

I write, I teach writing and I shoot pictures

Rachael Harkness

Arts & Culture for everyone

Torin Peterson

I help get more K-12 heroes into schools.

Sam Mateosian

Attempting to build a non-dystopian future

Stacey Cramp

I bring art to editorial photography.

Matri Lamb

I find the words that bring the funds.