The Creative Spark - Startup Phase

The Creative Spark supports artists by providing them with the tools they need to succeed: space, community, marketing and business techniques, and much more. 

We had our first pop-up event at Alena Museum in Oakland. We are in the works for a few more in the upcoming year in Oakland and San Francisco. The funds are going towards continuing our pop-up events and eventually finding our permanent home. 


About the founder: I started a business for artists. I have worked in the Bay Area for over 8 years, inspiring youth and adults to find their creative side, while supporting them in developing their skills to reach self-actualization (be the best you). I spent some time back in school: I received my Bachelor's in Management and my Master's in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. This helped me collect a substantial amount of processes and techniques  to support artist with business, event, marketing, and professional discipline. 

Special thanks to our Director of Design Thinking, Jessenia Rose. We would not have made it here without her help! 


  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 23 mos
  • Courtney King 
    • $20 
    • 31 mos
  • David Martin 
    • $75 
    • 31 mos
  • Diana Escamilla 
    • $20 
    • 32 mos
  • Ivellisse Morales 
    • $50 
    • 32 mos
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Mitzi Magdaleno Sweek 
Oakland, CA
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