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Portland is full of creative, energetic people. Here, the question, "What do you do?" often gets several answers. There's the day job(s), the side project, the passion project, and oftentimes the band, the art practice, or the craft. It's rare to find a Portlander who does just one thing; maybe that's why so much is happening in a relatively small city (pop. 66,000). Explore the profiles below to find out more about who lives and/or works in Portland, and if you know a local character who's missing, send the "create a profile" link along! We hope you'll join us in representing the full breadth of what "creative" means here.

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Kate Beever

I'm pioneering the field of music therapy here in Maine.

Dominic D'Alessio III

I make things with my arms.

Derek Kimball

I make films.

Jeff Ryan

Writer. Photographer. Explorer. Native.

Danielle Gorman

I help high-acheiving parents and families get a life that FEELS as good as it LOOKS.

Erich Pobatschnig

Music making, marketing, SEM, SEO, social media