Created Here is an online platform that empowers creators by bringing them together with local consumers and art enthusiasts.

Sharing ideas and spreading inspiration, Created Here is a site about makers who will move you. Discover artists, designers, craftspeople, musicians, restaurateurs, and small business owners, doing great things in your neighborhood.

Through our digital publication and TV series, our goal is to help foster creative community one story at a time.



Samantha Katz is a creative director, curator, and arts advocate. She moved to Brooklyn in 2004, where she realized her passion for helping artists and artisans shape New York's cultural landscape.

Samantha has managed a street / graffiti art fair at Art Basel, co-founded the curatorial collective REPUBLIC Brooklyn, and became a producer of the celebrated arts and culture festival Bushwick Open Studios. She also writes exhibition reviews for Paper Magazine and Whitewall Magazine, and serves on the auction committee at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music). 

These experiences have allowed her to work with thousands of artists, who ultimately inspired her to start Created Here.