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About Us

FourNineteen Co. Studio was founded in 2020 to handle the needs of a diversity of creatives with a workspace that not only caters to their individual needs, but encourages collaboration and community within. It also represents the romantic union of our two founders Briana Stroman and Jeff Manning, whom established their relationship on April 19th, 2014 (4/19).


We provide a safe space that inspires, encourages, and promotes growth in all aspects of creativity. We provide a unique workspace where we engage in a culture of resource sharing to allow our guests and members to excel abstractly, personally and professionally. After roughly 3 years in business, we're now officially known as Peerspace's Open Space Award Winners!

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Peerspace Open Door Awards 2023: Winners

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Briana Stroman

Co-Founder/In-House Media Creator


Briana (of Disturbriana Media & Briana Shaunte) is well-rounded in the field of technology. In 2016, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Lock Haven University. She's had videography experience since 2011, web design experience since 2015, and photography experience since 2020. Briana attracts various clientele but caters to her conceptual visual projects. She's also been published on platforms such as Essence Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, & Unique Photo. Briana uses FourNineteen Co. Studio as her media studio space.

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Jeff Manning

Co-Founder/Digital Artist

The afrofuturism-style artist has been in the digital art field for 10+ years. In 2014, Jeff received his Associates Degree in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Philadelphia. Along with curating his own work that sells prints and apparel, he's created digital artwork for companies such as 20th Century Fox, Essence, BET, and Time Magazine. Jeff uses FourNineteen Co. Studio as his gallery to displays his artwork.

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Courtni Matthews

In-House Creative Director

Courtni (aka “Aprils Rain” )  lived out loud in front of the camera as a model since 2016. While honing her craft, she found her passion lies behind the scenes and fell in love with the creative process. From traditional to whimsical, her vivid imagination is sure to help bring  visions to life . As a photographer's second pair of eyes she specializes in creative direction and posing direction, as well as set design. Courtni uses FourNineteen Co.  Studio for her creative projects.

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