Hobo Nickel Art

Q&A with Adam Leech: Hobo Nickel History & Artform Clad in a tie-dye Misfits T-shirt bearing the legend “Punks Not Dead,” Adam Leech doesn’t exactly fit the type for a historian or a practitioner of a centuries-old art form. He shows up to talk with COCO on a vintage scooter speckled with spray paint logos […]

The History of Ivywild

Stitched Together from the Past: The History & Restoration of Ivywild A cool breeze blows down into the dale; chilly for the time of year. High above the plains to the East, on a hill at the foot of the Mountain of the Sun, Tava—or “Pikes Peak,” as the pioneers since called it—is a quiet […]

Q&A with Adrian Whipp of Lumiere: Tintype Photography & Entrepreneurship

Adrian Whipp of Lumiere Tintype based out of Austin, has journeyed through Colorado Springs twice now to capture portraits of fellow Colorado Springsians. The tintype process is a science but the outcome is worth the wait. Colorado Collective had the privilage of chatting with Adrian to learn more about tintype photography and his traveling companion. Final tintype images of COS community will be released in upcoming print issue.