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Inspiring Stories from Katy

The heart of our mission at VoyageHouston is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Houston’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out rising stars from Katy and surrounding areas below.

Met Cloud

Believe it or not, I have only recently started baking. 5 years ago, I met a man with a sweet tooth – and as our relationship developed, so did my baking abilities. I have burned many cakes and destroyed many batches of frosting; however, the frustration was never a big deal because I had honestly found something that I enjoy doing. Read more>>

Luis Pereira

My wife Rosa and I founded Spazio[IN] in Katy, Texas in the beginnings of 2017 to provide a versatile and customizable space with an atmosphere and hospitality that distinguishes us from other locations in the Houston area. Read more>>

Donna Tabor

Back in 2002, I relocated to Houston from Chicago, IL with my now husband, James. Here I started working at Walgreens Drug Store in the photo lab. This was back before digital cameras were affordable and available for everyday use and definitely before smartphones had such great cameras. Read more>>

Traci Carpenter

Dancing has been a part of my life since I could walk. Unfortunately, I was born severely pigeon toed from the hips so was clearly not “built” to be a dancer. My parents were given the choice of surgery or to put my in dance as soon as I could walk. Their choice changed the path of my life. Read more>>

Gerardo Velasquez

My life as an actor happened by sheer chance. I was a sophomore at Mayde Creek High School in Katy and I was fully committed to track and cross country with plans to follow in my brother’s footsteps and enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps. Read more>>

Robert Webre

I have been doing martial arts for over 20 years. Through my years of training I have come to the realization that I have a passion for Self Defense. I have owned a martial arts studio for the past 14 years and have been fortunate to train many children, teens and adults on how to defend themselves through TaeKwon-Do and Krav Maga training. Read more>>

Kathryn Chaput, Loveleen Saxena

Kathryn moved to Texas for her husband’s job and wanted a fresh start. She had always been a creative at heart and loved local markets so she began selling homemade beauty products at the markets around Houston. This is where she met Loveleen, a local artist and doodler, who had created a portfolio of work on her lunch hour while working her architecture job. Read more>>

Nikki Gould

I began my journey as a photographer in a very simple way of picking up a SLR camera back around 2004, and mainly shot landscapes as a hobby. It wasn’t until 2013 that I began my portraiture journey after my husband surprised me with my first full frame DSLR camera. Read more>>

Randeep Suneja

In 1978, I joined the #2 Medical School in India Maulana Azad Medical College at the age of 17, I was blessed to graduate with Top Honors receiving my Medical Diploma from Noble Prize Winner Saint Mother Teresa and a Gold Medal from President of India Gyani Zail Singh. I started my practice 25 years ago with a $ 52,000 loan, one employee and Zero Patients. Read more>>

Betsy and Harry Proctor

We opened the shop in 1993 specializing in art and antiques. Betsy painted canvas folk art and art on furniture in the early days while Harry worked in the oil business. Time moved on and our life style changed with Harry retiring from the corporate world and beginning the restoration and sales of vintage Posters of all types including movie, war, travel, circus and advertising. Read more>>

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