The Benevolence of Camino Massage

Five years ago, Erin Poovey was faced with a choice: to continue working as a sought-after massage therapist in her cousin’s successful Texan massage business, or to attempt something a little radical that would challenge and grow her. She chose the latter and ran the idea of leaving Austin, Texas—along with everything she knew—past her […]

GOCA: Cultivating Colorado Springs’ Diverse Arts & Culture Legacy

Nudging its audience to lead more imaginative lives through sensory experiences, sparking dialogue and affecting positive change in communities through art – here lies the trifecta of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ Galleries of Contemporary Art. Commonly referred to as GOCA, the name populates two fully-realized, multi-media gallery spaces within the city: One on […]

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. 

Ground Up Speed Shop: A look Inside A Bike Builder’s Mind

Nestled quaintly in a mesa hillside on the West Side of Colorado Springs sits Ground Up Speed Shop. The owner, Eric Baar, is a gem in the local bike community and beyond. He’s known as a one-of-a-kind custom bike frame-builder. Whether they’re raced professionally or being used recreationally on local mountain biking trails, Baar’s frames take bicycle performance to a higher level of quality and versatility

Q&A with The Worley CO: Handcrafted Designs & High Quality Wares

 I guess it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise as Instagram is such a popular platform these days with makers and creatives, but I was excited when I discovered The Worley Co. The small design company is Jeremy Worley’s passion project and his lovely wife Koren stands by his side. The Worley Co. dreams up beautiful and thoughtful designs that not only inspire, but impact communities around the globe.

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