art & photography


The Innovator

“Mike Friton is a freelance shoemaker, weaver, paper sculptor and innovator with over 30 years of experience at Nike. His innovations are responsible for many elements of athletic footwear that people wear today. Each of his crafts informs one another and he is constantly exploring the fringes of his field. Mike’s work is a great example of how non-traditional methods of exploring one’s craft can lead to unique end results.”


HiiH Lights

HiiH Lights – pronounced “Hi Hi” – is Lâm Quảng and Kestrel Gates. They work together creating handmade paper lights and raising a family, collaborate as both artists and parents, and discuss how all aspects of their lives are connected.