Blake Flattley is an accomplished singer-songwriter and the head of 1517 Music. He holds a BA in Humanities and an MA in Theology from Concordia University, Irvine and has served as a Worship Director for churches in Southern California, Houston, New York City and the Phoenix area. Blake currently lives with his wife Tara and their three girls, Amelia, Olivia, and Willa in Southern California.
In this episode, Blake sits down with filmmaker and urban farmer, Andrew Cagle. They discuss the philosophy to the approach to farming at Elmwood farms in Dallas, TX, and the connection we as people have to creation.
In this episode, Blake sits down with the Creative Team from Storymakers. They discuss their process of bringing a story to life through the crafting of words and the use of color and illustrations, as well as their intention to always point people toward the Gospel.
In this episode, Blake sits down with metal worker, Joshua Keith. They discuss how a show on the History Channel led him to pursue blacksmithing, the way he approaches his craft, and how what we create serves our neighbor.
In this episode, Blake sits down with producer and audio engineer, Scott "OZ" Osborne. They discuss his early interest in audio engineering and music, his work as a drummer, audio engineering for television, and now his work producing for podcasts and radio.
In this episode, Blake sits down with artist and writer, Amie Hollmann. They discuss her exploratory approach to creating, finding beauty in the ordinary, and her desire to show others through her work that they are seen, heard and loved.
In this episode, Blake sits down with songwriter, Andy Gullahorn. They discuss his development as a songwriter, his desire to write music that brings healing, and the need for real-life, rooting experiences that led him to start a bowling league and meet a friend for a weekly high-five.
In this episode, Blake sits down with filmmaker, Noah Sampsel. They discuss his love for film, how everyday creative experiences like cooking support his craft, and finding balance between creating for others and working on passion projects.
In this episode, Blake sits down with visual media creator Autumn Keith. They discuss her love for photography, the benefits of immersion in a creative community, and finding fulfillment in one's vocation.