Meet our collaborating artists
Anabel Choi is a Los Angeles raised artist currently based in Seattle, Washington. After years of doodling, she created Joseph+Sue, named after her parents and unsung heroes, as a outlet to share her drawings. She loves people and stories and draws inspiration from all that has shaped the person she is. You can find her at her corner of the web at Shopjoeandsue.com
Mirabelle Tolentino is a fashion design leader who has 20 years of experience of designing & developing successful brands for major retailers, such as Old Navy, and Nordstrom. She attended Notre Dame de Namur University for Advertising Design and finished her studies in Fashion Design at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco.
Mirabelle notes that she has been a designer since she was a small child. Her love for art, architecture, interior & fashion design has lead her to pursue a creative career in Fashion Design. Through her career she credits her two daughters as her inspiration and driving force to create fashionable clothing for all ages and genders.
She is originally from Louisiana, but has lived in the Bay Area of San Francisco, most of her life. Mirabelle resides in Concord with her husband, Greg, younger daughter, Ava and their silly dogs, Atari & Frida. Her older daughter, Malaya is a college student and lives in Oakland.
Angela Contreras is a graphic and textile designer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her design background includes over 12 years industry experience in apparel, textiles, identity and print. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Business/Marketing and continued her studies in Graphic Design at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco.
As a graphic artist, she favors the creativity and artistic expression of print design. She is inspired by the hand crafted imperfection of textiles and prefers to design off the computer with inks and watercolors as often as she can.
She is currently a Sr. Graphic & Textile Designer at The North Face, where she is responsible for leading art direction and print design for the Snow Sports division.
Angela resides in Alameda, California with her husband and their two children.
Carl Moren lives in Alameda with his fiancée Lexi and their two cats, Apollo and Beane. Carl grew up in the East Bay and went to Piedmont High School. He studied Design | Media Arts at UCLA, where he was also in the marching band.
A die-hard A's and Warriors fan, Carl often creates designs inspired by the A's and shares them on social media. He also loves music; he plays keyboard, trombone, and is teaching himself how to play ukulele (which will come in handy when Carl and Lexi get married this summer on the north shore of Oahu).
Carl currently works at Tesla on the Product Knowledge team, where he builds training materials for Tesla employees.