Educators are innovators.
First Layer is a streetwear screen-print shop run by Quaishawn Whitlock. This printshop is a teaching print shop that include classes, workshops, and a large part of our after-school program. 1Layer prints onsite for community events, prints custom t shirts for businesses and individuals, and serves as a community resource for image production.
Streetwear has its own branding and also incubates young entrepreneurs from the community to start their own brands.
WHAT DO WE DO?
We are a teaching shop. We educate the masses on printing techniques to create your own custom t-shirts. If you don’t want to get messy don’t worry. We can print custom shirts for you.
Our mission is to educate you on ways to transform your idea or concept into a printed image. You can use an images from anywhere and enhance them, use your own photography or learn some simple design techniques from us.
Executive Director, Mentor, CEO, Printmaker