TwinState MakerSpaces, Inc., the nonprofit organization that operates the Claremont MakerSpace, is pleased to announce that Amity Olis has been selected as the February / March Artist in Residence.
Amity recently attended one of the last automotive upholstery schools in the country. Amity’s career started in a very different world: as a CPA. Years in the accounting business provided her many opportunities, but Amity was looking to branch out into new realms, leaving the computer desk behind.
“I heard there was a shortage of young folks going into upholstery and there was a need,” Amity said. “It’s been the perfect balance of right brain left brain. I absolutely love how hard and hands on it is.”
“Amity will be able to access education, 21st Century tools and an enthusiastic network of creatives during her residency. In turn, she will share…