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Midtown’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at VoyageATL is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Atlanta’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out Midtowns’s rising stars below.

Sara Cowley

In college (go Georgia State!), I studied studio art, which kicked off an almost 20-year career in graphic design. As much as I loved the creative side… once I started working in the corporate world. Read more>>

Dingyao Yu

I started learning drawing and painting around my 12 years old. Before that, my mom tried to let my learn instrument, writing, and some other classes, but only drawing could make me stay in the place without complaining. Read more>>

Nyia Farley

I grew up writing and reading, they were my escapes from reality and getting out of my head. I made my first song when I was 9 years old, I was in my first video when I was about 16/17. Read more>>

Alison Haselden

I’ve been performing for as long as I can remember. My parents have told me stories about all the movies I’d memorize the lines to, and the countless “productions” I’d direct (read: boss my poor siblings around in) as a small child. Read more>>

Maekaeda Gibbons

I stopped using commercial perfumes after a breakout while wearing a very popular brand. Since then I would mix my own blend of natural oils and wear them out everywhere. Read more>>

Denise Grant

I started my business as just a cake company 8 years ago. I create custom cakes and treats for all occasions. Three years ago, I decided to take my creativity to the next level by doing full events. Read more>>

Daniel Cobb

BRUH. firstly is “a state of mind” and second it’s our brand. We’re a new skate/surf/snow brand, started up by myself and my brother (Daniel 22 professional kiteboarder and instructor. Read more>>

Richie A’llyn

I was always interested in makeup from a very young age. I was the one getting in “trouble” for applying too much lipgloss on my lips. I always sat and watched my mom get ready for her performances. Read more>>

Heidi King

With my unique flare for Decorating and imagery along with my Husband’s passion for Cooking. We simply put our creative minds together and started our Home Delivery Restaurant and Catering Company. Read more>>

Takeila Jeter

A&C Candle Company was started out of compassion for amazing scents & handmade products! We launched officially in January 2019, and have been growing ever since. The name “A&C” is derived from my children’s names Addison & Cameron. Read more>>

Christina LeBaigue

I’m just a small town girl from the Midwest who wanted to see and try everything. I’ve lived all over the country and explored several career paths from working in radio production. Read more>>

Tobie Famusipe

I was interested in acting when I was about 14 years old back in Lagos Nigeria, I used to watch so many American shows such as A-team, SWAT, Superman, Batman, James Bond. Read more>>

Matthew West

I grew up in a construction zone just outside of Philadelphia. Okay, not literally, but for about 15 years of my life, we were either finishing the addition on our house or renovating the existing part. Read more>>

Jinyao Yuan

I was born in a small city in China. After high school, I went to Australia to pursue my dream in photography. I learned commercial photography as well as documentary photography in Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Read more>>

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