Inland Empire

ROB PERHAMUS: UMakers - We startup Startups!

Email Address: Rob@UMakers.org

Website: https://www.umakers.org/

Where are you based?: Claremont/Upland, CA

Introduce yourself!: We startup startups. UMakers is a community club for local Artists, Engineers, Entrepreneurs, and Dreamers. We are a local makerspace to help you create "what's next" through digital design & fabrication. 

We're equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters a wide format printer, a cnc router and a cnc milling machine, and many other tools. We share expenses of our space through low cost memberships- offer free digital design and fabrication classes. We have volunteer experts on hand to help with electronics for art projects. We are open 9 to 9, 7 days week. We are located at 1202 Monte Vista Avenue Building 1202, Unit #11 Upland CA 91786. Cell 909-234-3369.

What do you need?: 

What can you share?: Production/Tech, Software/Computer Skills, Other (please specify below)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

 

CONCHI SANFORD: Artist, Curator, Professor of Art

Email Address: conchi.artist@gmail.com

Website: http://conchisanford.com

Where are you based?: Pomona, CA

Introduce yourself!: Artist, Curator, Professor of Art

What do you need?:  Website, Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Legal, Graphic Design/Artwork, Tour/Travel Support, Bodywork/Healing

What can you share?: Business/Administrative, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Software/Computer Skills, Writing (Editing), Tour/Travel support

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

LEAH LAIRD: I am a junior scholar working for systemic restructuring; in an earlier iteration of this life I was a chef, a dancer, an actress, and a singer.

Email Address: leahkaye30@gmail.com

Where are you based?: Pomona, California

Introduce yourself!: I am a junior scholar working for systemic restructuring; in an earlier iteration of this life I was a chef, a dancer, an actress, and a singer.

What do you need?: Grant Writing, Project Feedback/Critique, Other (please specify below)

What can you share?: Project Feedback/Critique, Software/Computer Skills, Other (please specify below)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: Need: In addition to what is noted above: I am looking for help in learning French, German, and Spanish. I have to be able to read these, but would like to learn to speak them as well.
Share: In addition to what is noted above: I am a resource for Ancient Near Eastern languages, literature, and culture (strong in 5 languages, research abilities is 3 more). I can help organize large and small events. I am a radical biblical scholar.

ERICH WISE: I am an Artist and Thinker by training; I live creatively. I welcome opportunities to consult, facilitate, critique and participate with other creatives.

Email Address: kunstmilch@gmail.com

Where are you based?: Pomona, California

Introduce yourself!: I am an Artist and Thinker by training; I live creatively. I welcome opportunities to consult, facilitate, critique and participate with other creatives.

What do you need?: Other (please specify below)

What can you share?: Professional Development Coaching, Project Feedback/Critique, Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space, Archival, Documentation, Production/Tech, Other (please specify below)

Are you willing to barter for services?: Absolutely!

Anything else to add?: Selected Technical Skills/Tools:

Woodworking
Comfortable both in the machine woodworking shop and a hand tool studio. I have experience and a working knowledge toward the proper and safe set up, adjustment, maintenance, and use of the following:

Machines: 
table saw, band saw, chop saw, compound miter saw, scroll saw, jointer, planner, radial arm saw, router, router table systems, shaper, spindle sander, disk sander, oscillating belt edge sander, drum sander, bench grinder, vacuum table, vacuum bag systems, dust collection systems, portable bandsaw mill, router based CNC machine, chainsaw, drill press, morticing machine, lathe, sand blaster, steam bending

Power Tools:
circular saw, reciprocating saw, jig saw, drill drivers, random orbital sander, belt sander, disc sander, polisher, sheet orbital finishing sander, angle grinder, detail sander, pen sander, rotary tools, stapler, moisture meter, stud finders, picture framer’s point gun, sharpening wheels

Air Tools:
brad nailer, flooring nailer, framing nailer, finish nailer, roofing nailer, stapler, impact wrench, ratchets, jitterbug sanders, hammers, shears, cut off tool

Hand Tools:
woodworking bench, vice, dog, holdfast, carving gouges, gouges, bench chisels, paring chisels, brace and bit/eggbeater hand drill, precision square, marking gauge, marking knife, scratch awl, trammel points, dividers, calipers, story stick, precision and framing square, metal and wooden bench planes, block/bevel-up/plow/scrub/shoulder/router/molding/moving fillister/dovetail planes, dead-blow mallet, commander, framing/upholsterer’s cabinetmaker’s/warrington/veneer hammer, inlay tools, carving knife, box-beam level, lanyard level, bullseye level, spokeshaves, scrapers, rasps, rifflers, files, floats, peavy, cant hook, timber jack, pickaroon, bark spud, slick, drawknife, adze, froe,hatchet, carving/carpenter’s/forest axe, splitting maul, traditional frame saws, log and timber saws, hand/japanese/dovetail/bow/oping/fret/veneer saws, miter box, miter trimmer, shooting board, gimlet, water/oil/diamond sharpening stones and guides.

Painting:
Making oil/acrylic/egg tempera/water/glue/paste paint, mediums, oil sticks, gesso, and various other supplies from scratch. Industrial coatings. Automotive paints and finishes, including both older solvent based and newer California mandated waterborne systems.
Proper and safe set up, adjustment, maintenance, and use of the following tools: HVLP/LVLP/Gravity gun and associated tools, such as compressors, pressure pots, double diaphragm pumps, hopper feed, gravity feed, suction feed and pressure feed systems. Airless electric systems, Electrostatic systems, Aerosol. 

Metalworking:
hand forming, including the use of bossing mallets, bumping/finishing/planishing hammers, anvils, cold connections, bending brake, metal brake, beverly sheer, MIG/TIG/oxyacetylene welding, pipe/silver/electronic soldering, lathe, hand mill, chemical treatment, oil/water/air/oven tempering, hand/drop forging.

Plastics:
fiberglass/carbon fiber/kevlar layup and formation, resin casting. 

Mold Making:
Comfortable with silicon, resin, latex and rubber systems from Silpak and Smooth-On, as well as materials such as concrete, hydrogel, plasters, clay, paper, and food stuffs. Experience with: sand molds, vacuum form, lost wax ceramic molds, multi-piece molds, die casting.

Construction: (not licensed)
slab/post foundation work, wood/tile/carpet/linoleum/eco/cement flooring, forming, structural insulated panel, metal/stick/set/timber framing, log/bale/adobe brick/cordwood construction, roofing, decking, drywall, lath and plaster, hardboard, painting, plumbing, electrical, historical restoration. 

Computer:
Comfortable with Mac and PC User interface. Common programs I have working experience with include: MS Office suite, iWork suite, Open Office, Adobe Creative suite, Google Sketch-Up.

CHRISTY ROBERTS: I can do lots of things and learn to do everything else.

Email Address: ChristyRoberts.Art@gmail.com

Website: ChristyRobertsArt.com

Where are you based?: Upland, California ("WAY East LA")

Introduce yourself!: I can do lots of things and learn to do everything else. And I'm apparently a genius, so... I believe myself.

What do you need?: "Business/Administrative", "Grant Writing", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Rehearsal/Performance/Studio Space", "Accounting/Bookkeeping", "Non-Profit Incorporation", "Archival", "Documentation", "Production/Tech", "Software/Computer Skills", "Legal", "Tour/Travel support", "Bodywork/Healing"

What can you share?: "Website", "Project Feedback/Critique", "Documentation", "Production/Tech", "Writing", "Graphic Design/Artwork", "Musical Recording/Production"

Are you willing to barter for services?: "Absolutely!"

[EDITOR'S NOTE: CHRISTY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CREATING THE RHIZOMATIC ARTS LOGO AND RHIZOME BANNER IMAGE ON OUR HOME PAGE.  HIRE HER!  :) ]

DEFFERY EMMANUEL: I am a painter with words and a sculptor with sound.

Email Address: Aguycalleddef@gmail.com

Website: Kdefradio.com

Where are you based?: Upland, CA

Introduce yourself!: Hi I am an artist by the name Def Sound I am a painter w/ words w/ words and a sculpture w/ sound. I like ukulele's and long walks to the liquor a store. I don't play any instruments but I have two albums on iTunes.

What do you need?: "Business/Administrative", "Grant Writing", "Production/Tech", "Legal", "Tour/Travel support"

What can you share?: "Project Feedback/Critique", "Writing", "Musical Recording/Production"

Are you willing to barter for services?: "Absolutely!"