I am Emily Grace Goodrich, an artist and designer mostly from San Diego, California. After almost a decade working with various organizations that support female makers in Kampala, Uganda, I’m bouncing back and forth between Victoria BC and northern Arizona with my scrappy Ugandan rescue dog Neville. Up until Covid-19 crashed our boutique sales & events, I was working with an organization that provides employment to women escaping human trafficking and oversee the sourcing of jewelry materials in India, China, and East Africa. In previous versions of life, I have been a barista, preschool teacher, data entry analyst, shopgirl, and even once had a temporary gig putting sticker labels on VHS tapes.

I love road trips through the desert and along the PNW Coast, train rides, finding cool stuff in the alley, farmers markets and local restaurants, and connecting with makers of all different threads. I’m just getting back into making art and writing of my own after a bit of a hiatus spent creating designs and content for others, and am looking forward to finding my own voice again. My favorite things are¬†traveling, mossy places, thunderstorms, documentaries, cooking, making, and books.

photo by Lindsey Platt