Bobby Rogers

September 20, 8:30am - 10:00am CDT. Hosted at Minneapolis Institute of Art

part of a series on Muse


About the speaker

Bobby Rogers is an interdisciplinary artist and the official photographer for the Walker Art Center. While using photography as a basis to find beauty and creativity in unseen communities, from Black Muslims to the aesthetics of street cultures and its influence on high fashion, Rogers’ explores subtle narratives of resilience and pride. His body of work is a raw and unvarnished investigation of humanity and diasporic futurity. Since graduating from the Minneapolis’ College of Art & Design in 2014 Rogers’ has amassed a list of clientele including Apple, PAPER Magazine, Redbull, Vox Media, City Pages, and others; and his work has been detailed by publications ranging from Vice and Juxtapoz to the New York Times.

In 2016, Rogers was named Minnesota Monthly’s Top Visual Artists to Watch. In 2017, City Pages named Rogers an Artists of the Year and The Huffington Posts’ “Nur 25” included Rogers as one of 25 Muslims Breaking Barriers and Lighting Up the World.

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Additional details

What is the event like? CreativeMornings is about community and inspiration. Come for both! Sign-in will begin at 8:30am, and we’ll have coffee and breakfast ready for you. Coffee time is great for meeting the other CreativeMornings attendees. The talk will start at 9 followed by Q&A. We like giving high-fives.

This Month’s Theme: Muse This month’s theme is Muse, chosen by our Dubai chapter, illustrated by Shahul Hameed, and presented globally by Mailchimp.

Parking? There’s paid parking in an attached ramp or free parking on the street. Make sure to read the signs as some parking is only 2 hrs and only applies during rush hour.

Questions? Please let us know if you have other questions about the event: minneapolis [at] creativemornings.com