CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR WEEK

Announcing the first ever Creative Entrepreneur Week!


This inaugural week, June 18-24, 2017, is going to include some amazing interviews. We will also be featuring the incredible and vibrant creative resources and events in Columbus and beyond!

Episode 1: Justin Johnston – Executive Director of Wild Goose Creative, a non profit community arts organization. He also earned the very first DMA in Arts Enterprise from The Ohio State University (he invented the degree!) Listen to episode 1 – LIVE now!

Episode 2: Elaine Grogan Luttrull – founder of Minerva Financial Arts, author of Arts and Numbers, and Department Head of Business and Entrepreneurship at CCAD – hear her interview LIVE now!

Episode 3: Danielle Evans – Creative Entrepreneur -Letterer/Typographer – Founder of  marmaladebleue.com  and foodtypography.com . Hear her interview HERE!

A great event calendar of creative events around town is through one of our favorite resources, the Columbus Underground event calendar.

Some of our favs for this week include:

  • Sunlight Market – June 25th – and Moonlight Market – July 8th – these monthly events on Gay street allows small businesses – mostly creative entrepreneurs – to bring their product directly to you!
  • Hilliard Short Film Festival – First one ever! If you are a Creative Entrepreneur/Film maker, you can submit your short film or complete one that can be submitted before August 1st.
  • Engineering Utopia – Engineering Utopia is an exhibition highlighting the interactions between artists and engineers, particularly focusing on major collaborations happening at The Ohio State University through July 15th at the Urban Arts Space (old Lazarus building downtown).
  • Tales from the Vault: 40 Years/40 Stories – In 40 YEARS/40 STORIES, explore 40 stories about fascinating collectors, groundbreaking comics, controversial cartoons, influential characters, innovative cartoonists, and more.
  • Franklinton East-West Collaborative: Call for Proposals – July 1st – We’re creatively addressing the elephant in the room: that there’s a clear divide between east and west Franklinton. This is a call to artists, especially those working in east Franklinton: we’re interested in seeing your ideas for public art projects that work collaboratively with west Franklinton residents.

More to be updated soon. Keep checking back all next week!

*featured photo included was taken of a work in progress at the home of Danielle Evans

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