Dallas Is Creative

October 25, 5:30pm - 9:00pm CDT. Hosted at GoodWork


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Join us for an evening event where we celebrate the creativity of our city. Featuring artists at work, creative exercises and good people all gathered in a space that nourishes sustainability and wellness.

HAPPY HOUR

Chat with creatives across Dallas while enjoying beverages from our sponsors Topo Chico and Austin Eastciders. Union Food Truck will be available out front with food for purchase (Hello, chips and queso!).

ARTISTS AT WORK

We’re celebrating the creative spirit in Dallas. As you mingle and explore, watch artists at work. We are pleased to welcome:

Ben Fluno is an artist living in Dallas, Texas. Specializing in large scale abstract acrylic and mixed media paintings, using multiple mediums including oil paint, acrylic paint, pigmented pouring mediums & resin, sand texture, canvas on canvas, etc… With a love for architecture and design, he blends his love for design and fine art, creating modern and contemporary artwork that work in many different home designs, commercial buildings and public spaces.

Cor Ignis is a nonprofit organization using dance as a platform for outreach through performance and service. We provide benefit concerts for charity, dance classes for underserved communities, and dance training scholarships for qualifying youth.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Willie Baronet is the former owner/CD of GroupBaronet in Dallas, and his advertising and design work has been featured in CA, Graphis, AIGA, New York Art Directors, The One Show, The Type Directors Club and many others. He was named an AIGA Fellow in 2013 for making a significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct in the creative community. His long term art project WE ARE ALL HOMELESS, and the subsequent documentary SIGNS OF HUMANITY have been featured in media all over the world. Willie teaches Intro to Creativity, Portfolio, Advanced Portfolio and various design courses.

Jeff Corkran & Fernando Augusto, creative forces behind the Hey There Sunshine campaign, will speak about using creativity for good.

THANK YOU

Thanks to our sponsors for supporting the Dallas creative community: GoodWork, TopoChico, Austin Eastciders.