Fueled by the passion for learning, sharing, and creating.
This is the foundation of WeMake.

We are a local, non-profit 501 C(3)  that helps to foster art and design in Portland, Oregon's creative community through hands-on experiences, creative dialogue, and design-in-action initiatives. All of our events are focused on the process of making and the spirit of community.

 

Nikki McClure with Mary Kate McDevit

Nikki McClure with Mary Kate McDevit

sketchxchange

sketchXchange is a night of inspiration and drawing. It’s a chance to peek into the sketchbooks of some of our favorite illustrators and learn about their process. Meet our latest guest.

Hand Lettering with BT Livermore

Hand Lettering with BT Livermore

workshops

We coordinate discovery workshops within Portland’s craftsmen community. If you're interested in collaborating with us, or have an idea for a workshop, drop us a line.

WeMake Celebrates

WeMake Celebrates

design in action

We like to give back. In the last three years, with the help of the Portland community we have donated more than $50,000 to arts and music education.

sketchXchange with Erik Marinovinch

When:
Friday Night— 6/23/17 from 6-9pm

Please join us for a special sXc with San Francisco-based lettering artist and design Erik Marinovich, co-founder of Friends of Type. Erik will be showcasing raw sketches in true sketchXchange fashion. Come out to get a glimpse inside of Erik’s process and learn why he makes. The event will be moderated by his friend and local designer Nishat Akhtar.


WeMake Celebrates Experiments a design conference on the process of making.

SAVE THE DATE! OCTOBER 13TH, 2017
AT THE ARMORY

Super Early Bird tickets on sale now! 


Image by DWPDX

Image by DWPDX

DESIGN WEEK RECAP

sXc with Tuesday Bassen & Pin That Shit! Gallery Fundraiser.

So much fun and so great all around!


Proudly sponsoring WeMake by supporting the process of making and the spirit of community.

 
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