HATCH WORKSHOP
cENTER FOR EMERGING MAKERS

209.202.3054

info@hatchworkshop.org

40 South Union Street
Stockton, CA 95205

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Our team is made up of a dedicated group of artists, makers, non-profit professionals, creative specialists and more! We are passionate about bringing arts education to the Stockton community and contributing to the artistic revival of Downtown Stockton.  

Phoenix Trent, CEO

A lifelong activist, Phoenix Trent is a nonprofit professional and public interest advocate with experience in the public sector, private sector, and philanthropic giving. His skill set centers around community organizing, progressive advocacy, public affairs, urban planning, campaigns, placemaking, sustainable community building, fundraising and nonprofit development which he has used to forge deep connections in the community, build a comprehensive HATCH business infrastructure, drive our development program and contribute to our projects strategic vision with a constant eye toward fostering positive change in Stockton and beyond. Phoenix works as a part-time grants consultant for Community Foundation of San Joaquin and brings his network and experience in fundraising, nonprofits and business management to our team which has helped us to to make fast progress on our project and helps support organizational sustainability by providing clear leadership and a vision for the future as CEO.

Malachi Trent, Executive Director

Malachi Trent is an artist, designer, and entrepreneur living in Stockton, CA. Furniture design has come to Malachi as an outlet for both honoring and creating beauty within this world. Malachi has always been inspired by how man interacts with nature, how objects interact with the space around them, and how humans can bridge the two. From the first few moments of a piece being viewed from outside, to the approach, and finally the experience of sitting or holding, all stages of interaction are essential to Malachi’s creative process. In the past few years, Malachi has developed many skills by working with professionals in the Bay Area. Malachi’s work speaks to his desire to teach, inspire, foster community and follow his fascination with the making process. As Executive Director, Malachi brings his leadership skills to the team and his electric passion for the crafts has helped HATCH Workshop to thrive.

Rowan DiIoia, Shop Director
Elazar Abraham, Digital Creative Specialist

HATCH Live/Work CO-OP will help support young entrepreneurs in the crafts by providing an affordable space for emerging makers to live, continue their creative work, and start their own trade. This program also provides a center for residents to work with an experienced business and art marketing professional to gain the tools needed to run a thriving business. This program includes: an apartment, a personal studio space, 24-hour access to the the shops, and space in our HATCH store/gallery.

Hannah Craig, Organizing & Outreach Director
Daniel Koy, Metal Specialist

Our gallery and storefront will provide a space for residents, students, members, and the community to showcase and sell their work. All participants of our space will be provided a page on our website that correlates with their work giving a broader network for exposure. This space will help our makers to monetize their craft and connect with the public.

Mirabai Trent, Community Manager

OUR TEAM

Our team is made up of a dedicated group of artists, makers, non-profit professionals, creative specialists, and more! We are passionate about bringing arts education to the Stockton community and contributing to the artistic revival of the city.  

Malachi Trent, Executive Director

Malachi Trent is an artist, designer, and entrepreneur living in Stockton, CA. Furniture design has come to Malachi as an outlet for both honoring and creating beauty within this world. Malachi has always been inspired by how man interacts with nature, how objects interact with the space around them, and how humans can bridge the two. From the first few moments of a piece being viewed from outside, to the approach, and finally the experience of sitting or holding, all stages of interaction are essential to Malachi’s creative process. In the past few years, Malachi has developed many skills by working with professionals in the Bay Area. Malachi’s work speaks to his desire to teach, inspire, foster community and follow his fascination with the making process. As Executive Director, Malachi brings his leadership skills to the team and his electric passion for the crafts has helped HATCH Workshop to thrive.
Contact: malachi@hatchworkshop.org

Rowan DiIoia, Shop Director

Rowan DiIoia is a multidisciplinary furniture designer creating memorable, functional modern designs. His gripping body of work provides an uplifting experience to the consumer. He often utilizes recycled materials, bringing them back to life as part of his modern furniture and artistic practice. He has experience in multiple fields including glass blowing, metalworking, woodworking, and sculpture. His furniture pieces often represent a fusion of his many talents. Rowan is currently studying furniture design at California College of the Arts where he was awarded the President's Creative Achievement Award. Rowan enjoys spending quality time outdoors- hiking, mountain biking, surfing, kayak fishing, and wilderness exploration. He enjoys helping and bringing the community together and has volunteered over one thousand hours at Wilderness School project, a local Santa Barbara-based after-school program that teaches the younger generation how to survive out in the wild. 
Contact: rowan@hatchworkshop.org

Elazar Abraham, Digital Creative Specialist

Elazar Abraham is a thinker and maker focused on clarifying the relationship between order and chaos. Combining passions in sculpture, music, philosophy, and education, he seeks to present the virtue of mindfulness and craft in any practice. After graduating with a B.A. in New Media and minors in Biology and Visual Arts from SUNY Purchase, he led bike trips for teenagers before accepting a digital fabrication internship at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado, where he now teaches workshops annually. After the ARAC internship, he took an extended road trip to explore the West in our volatile modern social landscape. A year in Seattle provided fertile ground to explore the shifting front between techno-gentrification and creative communities which, timed with opportunity led him to move to Stockton to help co-found HATCH Workshop.
Contact: elazar@hatchworkshop.org

Hannah Craig, Development Director

Prior to living in Stockton, Hannah completed a degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of San Francisco where she found a passion for creating positive social change and how non-profit and for-profit businesses play a role in community development. Hannah enjoys the energy in Stockton and believes the city is quickly becoming a mecca for emerging artists/makers, activists, and non-profits looking to drive positive change. She is inspired daily by the community's commitment to reinventing Stockton and how art has been so integral to this process. Hannah brings a critical mind, adventurous spirit and innovative approach to the HATCH Workshop team. 

Contact: hannah@hatchworkshop.org

Daniel Koy, Metal Specialist

Daniel Koy is an illustrator, sculptor, and scuba diver from New York City. Currently working mostly in metal, he makes a range of work from traditional sculpture to furniture. His sculptural work explores his interest in nature, environmentalism and the experiences had while scuba diving, while furniture and design work focuses on comfort, craft, and composition. As the metal shop specialist at HATCH Workshop he will facilitate three major topics within metalworking: fabrication, foundry, and forging.
Contact: daniel@hatchworkshop.org

Jacqueline Bahnsen, Ceramics Studio Specialist

Jacqueline Bahnsen is a ceramic and multi-media based sculptor interested in the parallels between physiological processes and those of artistic craft and making. She graduated with her BFA in Sculpture from SUNY Purchase College and during her studies completed a year long internship under the studio manager at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, New York. Afterwards, she returned home to continue honing her craft at a nearby ceramic studio on Long Island and selling her work independently within her local community circles and fairs. She then moved to Stockton, California in order to join the HATCH team and help to jump start their ceramics program. Currently, she is focused on instructing at HATCH and producing her own line of work based on the traditional pottery and sculpture skills she will be teaching, as well as continuing her own personal conceptual exploration of process.
Contact: jackie@hatchworkshop

Frank Huang, Development Intern

A local 209 native, Frank attended California Polytechnic State University SLO, where he graduated with a B.A. in Sociology, concentrating in organizational studies. While attending university, he was a frontline student activist that developed a strong affinity for social, environmental, and educational justice causes. He has since returned to his home region where he hopes to make a meaningful impact in the local community. An artist himself, Frank recognizes the immense power inherent to the artistic process, and firmly believes in HATCH Workshop’s vision to share that process with the city of Stockton. Outside of HATCH Workshop, you can catch Frank with a camera around his shoulder, either hiking long miles deep in the backcountry, stageside at an indie concert, or cycling on his bike.

Contact: frank@hatchworkshop.org 

Tanner, Shop Dog

Tanner was adopted at a Stock Market in 2017, from Adopt-a-Bulls, a local shelter that helps pit bulls find great owners. He loves his toys, popping balloons, and can always be seen drinking a puppuccino from Dutch Bros.