Spider-Owned Businesses

Support Spider-owned Businesses and Makers!

Contact or order directly from our alumni makers and business owners by clicking the icons under their descriptions. 

Adjourn Teahouse | LaTonia Cokely, '06

Adjourn Teahouse is an artisanal loose-leaf tea company specializing in organic, hand-crafted, full-leaf tea blends.

Bop Bop Art | Annie Schonberger, '15

Prints of your favorite NYC storefronts! Commission requests are welcomed.

Color Me Katherine | Katharine Malanoski, '17

Art on commission! Stationery and personalized invitations are also available.

Funke Novels: The Christmas Gift | Rebecca Funke, '16

Rebecca's debut novel, The Christmas Gift, explores how to extend the season's magic to everything we do.

Ginger and Carrie Travel | Carrie Hogue, GB'09

A mother/daughter full-service travel agency committed to offering service of the highest quality.

The Granola Factory | Calvin Virgilio, '10

A family-run business in Bethlehem, PA, specializing in artisanal granola, Shorties shortbread cookies, and the Bethlehem Bar!

Gold Leaf Paper | Grace Dawson, '15

One-of-a-kind stationery sets made with 100% recycled paper. Each set is unique and made with care and attention to detail.

Housemade by Hilary | Hilary Recht Martin, '84

One-of-a-kind home goods from forgotten pieces of Americana. We search basements, attics, and in-between for elements to reclaim, and we transform them one at a time by hand.

Marian's Crochet | Marian Calabro, C'11

Marian makes handmade, custom-crocheted items, specializing in baby blankets and hats. Colors & patterns are up to the buyer!

Mary Egan Designs | Mary Egan, '16

Painter and lawyer Mary Egan's Etsy shop features three UR prints, notecards, and more!

Mimi King Studio | Mimi King, '15

RVA-based Printmaker. Mimi prints and carves the things that bring her joy - her cats, bees, and various botanical forms.

Moll's Balls | Molly Manuse, GB'19

Moll's Balls utilizes shatter-resistant ornament bulbs to create festive, whimsical, and elegant holiday garlands. No two Moll’s Balls garlands are alike – each is hand-crafted to your color, size, and lighting specifications.

Murph&Moose | Kristen Douthit, '07

Murph&Moose specializes in stuffed animals made from children's drawings and children's products that meet every mother's desires for durability and machine-washability.

Painting Katz & Dogs | Jamie Katz, '19

One-of-a-kind custom pet portraits made with love.

SG Creative | Sophia Grillo, '19

NY-based artist; hand-painted original artwork, photography, and graphic design. The latest work featured above: the Alcohol Series is available in 8x10 prints!

Shelley's Gift Shop | Shelley Evans, '14

Shelley's Gift Shop is an RVA-based brick-and-mortar and online shop which carries products from diverse small businesses across the US.


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