Welcome to Apollo Road

My current day job is assistant fabricator at my father's furniture studio, but I am building a visual arts company in my spare time. I studied Finance in college but have always preferred welding, woodworking, spray finishing, CAD modeling, and running CNC ops to a desk. So far, I have

An Average Weekend

"...there are three main avenues on which one arrives at meaning in life. The first is by creating a work or by doing a deed. The second is by experiencing something or encountering someone; in other words, meaning can be found not only in work but also in love." (Viktor

015 - Lara Mann

The Apollo Road Podcast connected virtually with artist Lara Mann this past week. She's made a concerted effort to learn from all aspects of the art trade. She combines formal education with street smarts. She learned how to break the 4th wall when dealing art. She nearly tackled the street

Carbon Coffee Table

Reflecting on the coffee table I crafted with a carbon fiber trimmed top. Recently refurbished by ceramic coating the carbon top. Additional thoughts on the process of following the muse.

Welcome to Apollo Road

My current day job is assistant fabricator at my father's furniture studio, but I am building a visual arts company in my spare time. I studied Finance in college but have always preferred welding, woodworking, spray finishing, CAD modeling, and running CNC ops to a desk. So far, I have

Dignity

An accompanying essay will land here in the near future. For now, enjoy the short film:

Titanium Spatula

I was more naive than most at 22 years old. Yet, naive or not, this titanium fascination was rooted in something real: my longing for the durable, the lasting, the sleek, and unbreakable. It pulled a thread which slowly but surely unraveled into my work and my career as an industrial designer.

014 - David Kimbell

David Kimbell brews awesome beer. His talent is currently on full display at Sidetrack Brewing Company in Albuquerque NM. Cheers!

013 - Kyle Kmetz

Stewardship is not easy to maintain day in and day out. Kyle Kmetz and his family exemplify friendly small business owners. Kyle is one of the most welcoming and genuine small business owners I know. He kindly gave me a few hours of his time to record this podcast in

012 - Kim Nieve

Kim Nieve Larrichio is an actress who currently resides in Albuquerque, NM. Roles include: Silvio's Wife [Sicario], AMC's In Plain Sight and ABC's, Killer Women. Kim has also shined in theatre and Lead role in "Living out Loud" and Luis Alfaro's play, Electricidad. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2484906/ Watch