MEET OUR TEAM
BERNIE JANUARY JR.
CO-FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Bernie January is co-founder of the Heartsleeve design + screen printing studio. He is lead designer, illustrator, and crazy ideas advocate for all things Heartsleeve. Born and raised in South Louisiana, Bernie has been formally trained in multiple artistic mediums, starting at the age of four. He's a former Chemistry and Physics teacher, Teach for America alumnus, previous Program Manager of Green Light New Orleans, a New Orleans-based environmental non-profit, and a current Design Mentor for YEP Design Works, a work and learn program developing local, creative youth into creative digital media professionals at the Youth Empowerment Project. View portfolio.
CO-FOUNDER & CAUSE DIRECTOR
Natasha Noordhoff is co-founder of Heartsleeve, and she is Heartsleeve's lead screen-printer and co-designer. A graduate of Tulane University, Natasha is the current Development Director for Gulf Restoration Network, an advocacy non-profit working to organize Gulf residents and protect coastline communities. She is also a member of the local Gulf South Rising initiative, a regional movement highlighting the impact of the global climate crisis on Gulf South communities. Natasha puts the heart in Heartsleeve by developing relationships with new and existing Cause Partners and collaborating in meaningful ways that support their work to put Louisiana communities first.
TEAM WORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK
~ Unknown, but we credit: Anna Larson
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