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Best gift you ever received:“I’m deeply appreciative for the gift of SuperMaker, a 4200 sq. ft. warehouse in the inner southeast portion of Portland, Oregon. It houses a wood shop, metal shop, recording studio, widow gallery, and twelve studios. I took over the lease two years ago, named it SuperMaker, and continue to actively host the space. It’s the homebase for an amazing group of independent creatives ranging from an architect to textile designers to a film production company. It’s also the current home of my Rason Jens studio. We’ve made some additions and tool acquirements, but we inherited the majority of the buildings infrastructure from a friend named Giles Neale. Having this space and the resources we’ve gathered here directly supports me in my creative explorations. It has profoundly transformed what is possible for me and everyone working here.”