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Springfield Creatives is a collaborative organization for the region’s creative professionals. We work to build and support Springfield’s creative community; we also harness the talents of local creatives to work for the greater good in Springfield & southwest Missouri. We believe Springfield MO is a fantastic place to live, work, and create. Our mission is to spread the word, share the love, and continue to build a strong creative community in the midwest’s Queen City.
May 11, 2017
Eight students from Drury University’s Hammons School of Architecture, including Springfield Creatives Mentor Network members Savanna Wilkinson and Micaela Lopez, presented their vision for Springfield’s historic Hazelwood Cemetery (1642 E. Seminole Street, near the Springfield National Cemetery) to a group of community members, neighborhood residents, local historians, library patrons and interested citizens² at the Schweitzer […]
May 10, 2017
Springfield Art Museum March 4th, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm Artist Panel: Kenneth Baskin Keith Ekstam Jeff Johnston Scott Meyer Priscilla Mouritzen “Like a pinhole in a card turned towards a solar eclipse, the Artist Panel collects and gathers disparate backgrounds and influences, allowing observers and participants to focus on a specific shared moment from a perspective that […]
April 13, 2017
I first met Emma at the Spring SGFC Portfolio Review held at the eFactory this past February. At the review, a number of talented students and young professionals offered up their work to the altar of constructive critique, and Emma’s work was an instant stand-out. Exquisitely funky color harmonies, a witty edginess, thoughtful organization and […]
Connect talented jobseekers with awesome jobs. Host distinguished guests speakers and fun community events. Mentor student members and young professionals. Organize portfolio reviews and studio crawls. Celebrate our members' successes. Share ideas and industry buzz at our monthly happy hour. Bring people together. (And once a year, we get a lil wild at the hottest holiday party in town.)
With 250+ members and counting, the SGFC directory is a who’s-who of the best creative talent in town. You can browse the member network to find freelancers, jobseekers, potential interns, recent graduates, and business partners. You can also post a job on the jobs board to share your opportunity with our targeted talent pool.
Are you a creative professional seeking job opportunities? Join Springfield Creatives and you’ll get access to the jobs board where you can browse open positions, from intern to senior-level leadership. Are you an employer? Post your job listing here to reach a select group of serious candidates.
SGFC’s monthly meeting is held on the third Wednesday of every month. These meetings are fun and informative events designed to help our members grow as creative professionals—career development workshops, talks by successful pros from around the country, tours of local agencies and more. For our 21+ members, there’s free beer!
Our student mentorship program connects up-and-coming creatives with local businesses and professionals. Students who participate can shadow a local business to explore the field or meet with an established creative pro for career advice. We also host an annual portfolio review to help students and recent grads get their books in tip-top conditions.
We believe the best shop to work with is one close to home! If you live in Springfield or the surrounding areas, SGFC can help connect you with the right agency for your project. Not only is Springfield home to some world-class, top-notch creative talents—when you hire a local business, you help grow and support the community you call home.
We owe tons of thanks to our wonderful sponsors! Their generous support enables our community to keep growing and Springfield Creatives to do what we do.