West Coast Laser Design

West Coast Laser Design is a local custom laser engraving company located in Tacoma, WA started by SOTA Alumni Nicole (Bishop) Spaulding and her mom. They are two people with a passion to create. At West Coast Laser Design, they not only invest our time and energy into our products, but a little piece of their hearts as well! Visit their website!

Ocea Surf Products


Ocea Surf is a collection of women's apparel built for the real life. Inspired by plush green landscapes, rocky coastlines and cold water, Ocea Surf brings sensible designs to women who prefer sand in their shoes and salt in their hair. 

Brought to you by SOTA Alumni Bryanna Woll. Shop Ocea Surf online.

Joelle Hanton

Joelle is an artist of fine art in the Pacific Northwest.  She enjoys painting and drawing a variety of subject matters including portraits and scenery.  Mostly she works in a realistic style but also is proficient in  impressionistic styles. 

Joelle grew up in Tacoma, Washington and continues to call the area her home. She attended Tacoma School of the Arts, graduating in 2006 with a focus on visual arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington in 2010.

You can visit her website here or order prints on etsy.

Wingman Brewers


Inspired by Tacoma's legacy of honest hard work, Wingman Brewers strives to create a strong selection of spirited, full-flavored beers for the South Sound region.

At Wingman Brewers, we love making beer and sharing it with people. You can find our brews on tap at our taproom and many of the great restaurants and watering holes in and around Tacoma. Keep a look out for our distinctive bomb-shaped tap handle, and don't feel shy mentioning us to your bar tender if you don't see it. Our cans and bottles are available at select retail locations around the Puget Sound region.

Ken Thoburn is a SOTA Alum and the Head Brewer at Wingman. Learn more about where to buy Wingman here.

Epiphany Books

Epiphany Books and Press began in 2012 in Portland Oregon. Owner and founder, Epiphany Couch began bookmaking over 10 years ago and specializes in long stitch, kettle stitch and case bound sketchbooks, albums and journals. Epiphany Books uses quality and durable leathers, cloths and waxed linen threads in a plethora of colors and weights. Each stock or custom book is hand bound in a small sunny studio in North Portland using traditional techniques and lasting materials. You can buy notebooks or order a custom book at her website.