Dream Jobs are Still Jobs • Passion into paycheck, and then what?

Over the past 12 years, Steven has grown The Sketchbook Project from a small organization into a worldwide community of more than 70,000 artists—it’s been a cycle of reinventing and recommitting to something that’s grown bigger than him. In this talk Steven shares his story, examines the obligations and responsibilities that come with achieving your dream job, and outlines his thoughts on creative legacy.

About the speaker

Steven Peterman is the founder and director of an independent Brooklyn-based company that organizes global, collaborative art projects. Their flagship endeavor, The Sketchbook Project, is a crowd-sourced library that features over 41,000 artists’ books contributed by creative people from 135+ countries. Brooklyn Art Library is the storefront exhibition space where The Sketchbook Project collection is on view to the public.

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