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East San Diego’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at the SD Voyager is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the San Diego’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out inspiring stories from East San Diego below.

Nancy Hauschildt

Some of my natural tendencies as an introvert and empath include a heightened intuition, the ability to listen deeply and to develop a deep connection with other human beings. This has allowed me to connect to my clients on a deeper level and to see under their exterior surface to reveal their own natural gifts, talents, and abilities. Read more>>

Erica Pascual

Ever since then I’ve always played around with Photoshop and Illustrator just putting together type and photo. I’ve done a few illustrations and designs for friends as a hobby, but art school being so expensive, I decided to go a different route, a “safer” one career-wise. Read more>>

Lourans Mikhail

I believe art is meant to challenge a perspective, a fundamental idea that we hold on to due to habits and the comfort that it gives us as humans. So now I am working with sculptures while still maintaining digital and traditional aspects of art. Read more>>

Marina Grinfeld

My road to Esthetics began 20 years ago. During my adolescent years, I developed severe acne. It affected my self-esteem and confidence. I remember being so immersed in all the skin creams and lotions hoping to have my acne disappear yet nothing helped until my first facial at 16. Read more>>

Heather Loree Fier

After experiencing a wide range of emotions and struggles of being a parent, we better understood that each phase of life holds its own blessings and challenges. Learning to focus on enjoying and learning from the journey rather than seeing a particular mile marker as “success” has been an enormous shift in perspective. We are excited for all the lessons and adventures to come! Read more>>

Sara Brown

I feel fortunate to work with powerful fortune 500 businesses and that they trust me to manage significant marketing budgets. I feel fortunate that clients secure dates on my schedule years in advance. And as I type this, I am just recently celebrated my ten year anniversary in business so ultimately, I feel most fortunate that I still love what I do every single day. Read more>>

Juvian Duff

Over the years as an artist, most of my friends and family saw me as a great photographer and would always point to me when someone needed a cameraman, so I decided to study digital arts in high school and then go to college to get my associates in photography. Read more>>

Alejandra De Hoyos

Naturally, I started drawing more, it was an instant outlet that compensated for my lack of verbal communication with others, I took the advanced art class and then the AP art class, it made me feel empowered in a time where I felt powerless. Read more>>

Amanda Cohen

I’d say if you think you are unattractive or untalented, after you wear a costume you made to a con, after getting people coming up to you all day telling you how beautiful/talented you are and asking for pictures, you can’t help but feel good about yourself. Read more>>

Dave Hoskins

Over the years, we have become known for our product innovation and quality of manufacturing. We now operate with close to 50 employees in two manufacturing facilities of over 25,000 square feet. We recently expanded operations with a second location in the Pacific Northwest, and we are shipping our products all over the United States, Canada, and beyond! Read more>>

Lourans Mikhail

I believe art is meant to challenge a perspective, a fundamental idea that we hold on to due to habits and the comfort that it gives us as humans. So now I am working with sculptures while still maintaining digital and traditional aspects of art. I’ve been told that I should stick to one discipline but my reply to that is Michelangelo, and Leonardo did it all… Read more>>

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