At 23, Mary Kathryn Decker has gained quite the following. Known as “the heart girl,” she sells her pieces all across the U.S., not just in the South. Her pieces are available in local retailers, but can also be seen in homes in New York, Texas and California. Her success? Social media.
Growing up in a family of artists, Batina Elliott remembers music always playing in the background. Eventually, she’d root her business in that memory. Little Wing Pottery’s name is a nod to her parents; and of course, Jimi Hendrix’s popular song (though her father prefers Stevie Ray Vaughan’s cover).
Making the move from lawyer to state director of the Mississippi chapter of the Nature Conservancy to filmmaker was not the career move Robbie Fisher planned for. Even though Fisher never went to film school, she said she always knew she wanted to do film.