Creative community members spice up Southeast life
Photo By Libby Sterling
King of Pins: Bill Spear: Bill Spear was once chairman of the board of one of the largest venture capital banks in the world, but he decided he'd rather be drawing. He made a career switch and for the past three decades, Spear has made his living designing pins for fans in Juneau and beyond. He has conceived of nearly 2,000 designs. including special commissions for businesses and organizations around the country. "To keep your integrity as an artist is tough," Spear said. "If you don't enjoy it for itself, you're going to be frustrated."
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