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The Creative Life Symposium

OctOctober 26 2018

All day - 11:59pm

  • Add to calendar 2018-10-26 00:00:00 2018-10-27 23:59:59 +00:00 The Creative Life Symposium THE CREATIVE LIFE SYMPOSIUM Bringing critical conversations to the Dayton region on creativity, artists, and community impact Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, 2018 Presented by Rosewood Arts Centre, Dayton Visual Arts Center and Dayton Society of ArtistsA Conversation with Sharon Louden and Steven Matijcio Friday, October 26, 2018, 6-7 PM The Modern College of Design, 1725 E David Rd, Kettering, OH 45440 A guided conversation between Steven Matijicio, Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Center Cincinnati, and Sharon Louden, artist, educator, activist and author of The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.Creative Life Panel Discussions Saturday, October 27, 2018 Dayton Metro Library, 215 East Third Street, Dayton, OH  45402 1 – 2:30 PM Why Does Creative Culture Matter? Featuring a diverse cross-section of professionals from the Southern Ohio region, hear diverse perspectives from developers, community change agents, and more.
    • Calcagno Cullen, Executive Director, Wave Pool Arts Center
    • Amanda Golden, Co-Founder and Principal, Designing Local
    • Kate Bonansinga, Director, School of Art, University of Cincinnati
    • Tess Little and Willis Bing Davis, Co-Founders, REACH Across Dayton
     3 – 4:30 PM The Creative Life: Challenges and Rewards Regional artists share their successes and life experiences in their journey in the creative sector.
    • Ashley Jude Jonas, Co-Founder Blue House Gallery, Lecturer University of Dayton
    • Nicholaus Arnold, Co-Founder Blue House Gallery, Gallery Coordinator University of Dayton
    • Migiwa Orimo, Interdisciplinary Artist
    • Rodney Veal, Choreographer and Interdisciplinary Artist

    Meet the panelists!

    Read more about the event

    Support for the Creative Life Symposium is provided by the Dayton Visual Arts Center, The Dayton Society of Artists, Rosewood Arts Centre, Front Street Building Co. and the University of Dayton. Additional support is provided by the Dayton Metro Library, The Modern College of Design and the Ohio Arts Council.
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THE CREATIVE LIFE SYMPOSIUM
Bringing critical conversations to the Dayton region on creativity, artists, and community impact
Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, 2018
Presented by Rosewood Arts Centre, Dayton Visual Arts Center and Dayton Society of Artists

A Conversation with Sharon Louden and Steven Matijcio
Friday, October 26, 2018, 6-7 PM
The Modern College of Design, 1725 E David Rd, Kettering, OH 45440
A guided conversation between Steven Matijicio, Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Center Cincinnati, and Sharon Louden, artist, educator, activist and author of The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.

Creative Life Panel Discussions
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Dayton Metro Library, 215 East Third Street, Dayton, OH  45402

1 – 2:30 PM
Why Does Creative Culture Matter?
Featuring a diverse cross-section of professionals from the Southern Ohio region, hear diverse perspectives from developers, community change agents, and more.

  • Calcagno Cullen, Executive Director, Wave Pool Arts Center
  • Amanda Golden, Co-Founder and Principal, Designing Local
  • Kate Bonansinga, Director, School of Art, University of Cincinnati
  • Tess Little and Willis Bing Davis, Co-Founders, REACH Across Dayton

 3 – 4:30 PM
The Creative Life: Challenges and Rewards
Regional artists share their successes and life experiences in their journey in the creative sector.

  • Ashley Jude Jonas, Co-Founder Blue House Gallery, Lecturer University of Dayton
  • Nicholaus Arnold, Co-Founder Blue House Gallery, Gallery Coordinator University of Dayton
  • Migiwa Orimo, Interdisciplinary Artist
  • Rodney Veal, Choreographer and Interdisciplinary Artist

Meet the panelists!

Read more about the event

Support for the Creative Life Symposium is provided by the Dayton Visual Arts Center, The Dayton Society of Artists, Rosewood Arts Centre, Front Street Building Co. and the University of Dayton. Additional support is provided by the Dayton Metro Library, The Modern College of Design and the Ohio Arts Council.

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