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Aug 11, 2020

Meet a Maker Monday: Reggie Tidwell

"Creativity is at the foundation of what I do professionally and personally. It's a necessary outlet for me."

Portrait of man standing in front of a brick wall, looking away from camera, showing the side of their face. Man is wearing white shirt with black abstract design.

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Courtesy of Reggie Tidwell

Meet a Maker Mondays is a monthly series on the Center for Craft Instagram where we highlight a new Coworker each month. This month, we are featuring Reggie Tidwell, @curvetheory, an award-winning graphic designer and photographer.

Deeply involved in the design community and says he loves to collaborate, "so reach out!" Both in Asheville and globally, Reggie is the founder of the AIGA Asheville chapter, an insured & FAA licensed remote pilot, and recurring volunteer for the international non-profit LEAF Community Arts, serving as Board President in 2017.

Source: Instagram @curvetheory

What inspires you?

My craft inspires me. I feel fortunate to be able to earn a living doing something I love. I wake up anxious to get to work.

What does creativity mean to you?

Creativity is at the foundation of what I do professionally and personally. It's a necessary outlet for me.

What is your ideal creative space?

I thrive best in a neat, organized environment or in nature!

What song, author, YouTuber, podcast, activity, etc. gets you out of a creative funk?

I jump over to Pinterest, or grab an issue of Print or Communication Arts and start searching for work. Works every single time.

What advice would you give your 16 year old self?

Buy Apple stock … loads of it.

Tell us about your latest project.

I'm currently producing the virtual Independence Day celebration for the Asheville Downtown Association, Ingles and the [Tourism Development Authority].

Follow Cowork at Center for Craft on Instagram @cowork_centerforcraft to see which maker we meet next! To learn more about Cowork at Center for Craft, visit centerforcraft.org/cowork.