NIMBY, Oakland's Maker and industrial art space, provides people a place to create and innovate in a collaborative environment. Gaige Qualmann & Clody Cates' creation RallyBowl, combining the best of both bowling and mini-golf, was made at NIMBY.
Dave Davila is an Oakland based Maker and artist. In addition to personal endeavors, he also helps run NIMBY with Michael Snook in East Oakland.
Michael Snook is the founder of NIMBY, one of Oakland's largest Maker Spaces since 2004. In addition to the day to day operations at NIMBY, Snook has been involved with and facilitated the creation of numerous Burning Man art projects.
Gaige Qualmann is an Oakland based artist proficient but not limited to: copper, steel, wood, paints, sign making, carpentry, etc. He is the co-founder of "Team Good Job", a group of Makers who specialize in making the wildest of visions into reality
Clody Cates is an Oakland based artist proficient in but not limited to: costumes, make up, copper, paints, scenery, sculpture, etc. She is co-founder of "Team Good Job", a group of Makers who specialize in bringing the wildest of visions into realit
Michelle Bert is an Oakland based painter and Maker. She completed her BFA at the California College of Art, and she now operates out of a studio at NIMBY.
Ken Griswa has been designing, fabricating and installing custom art, craft works and installations for hundreds of clients over the past two decades. His copper artistry has been recognized internationally and is the base medium for much of his work