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July 9, 2019

July Meeting: Creating A Creative Space

Holly Karr

Christie Snelson, Gallery Manager of Obelisk Home and Avery Parrish, Corporate Art Coordinator with the Springfield Regional Arts Council both work as connectors between professional creatives and people seeking out how they can bring creative design, fine art, and local flair into their work or home spaces. Whether you’re an artist and designer, business owner, […]

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June 13, 2019

June Meeting: Public Art at the Zoo

Katie Canada

Come enjoy the Dickerson Park Zoo after hours, and hear local artists Aaron and Adam Wolken (best-known around here for their murals at Wonders of Wildlife) speak about their craft and what guides their creative and business decisions. The meeting will begin at the concessions pavilion at the zoo. Mingle with other creatives, learn about […]

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June 13, 2019

Meet-A-Member: Abby Gust

Jessica Spencer

Name: Abby Gust Job: Art Director, Marlin   Hey, Abby! We’re excited to talk to you. First question—how did you decide on your professional creative path?   I’ve always found myself dabbling in various creative paths/outlets. Also I was so terrible at math, I didn’t have many other options. I am super crafty and enjoy […]

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May 8, 2019

May Meeting: Giving Your Brand a Voice

Katie Canada

Irreverant, sarcastic, or sincere—every brand needs a voice. Whether it’s a high-power, national brand or your own personal brand, telling your story with a consistent, relatable, and memorable voice can mean the difference between success or failure. Join us in May as Josh Sullivan of Fried Design walks us through the process of giving your […]

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March 18, 2019

4th Annual Studio Crawl

Katie Canada

It’s a new year for Springfield Creatives, and we’re bringing you all-new creative spaces to tour at our fourth annual, always popular, Studio Crawl meeting. This year we are featuring studios that have recently moved and are ready to show off their new digs. You’ll be delivered to the doors of The Alchemedia Project, Mostly […]

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February 13, 2019

Rated SGF(C): Behind Springfield’s Newest Film Festival

Katie Canada

Join us for a behind-the-scenes peek into the creation of Rated SGF Film Festival. We’ll hear from organizers about the event’s creation, including how they landed on their unique identity and gained the trust of film-loving audiences in the Queen City. In addition to Q&A, one lucky Springfield Creatives member will also get a chance […]

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January 9, 2019

Springfield Creatives February Meeting—Social Media as a Livelihood

Katie Canada

Bring your questions about social media marketing to this month’s meeting where we’ll hear from a handful of local creatives who rely on social media for their businesses—including A Beautiful Mess’ Emma Chapman, Blu Skies’ Erin Booher, Tattoo Artists Josh and Gabriel Tenneson, and professional foodie/barbecue pro Tim Shelburn. Up your own social media skillset […]

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January 9, 2019

Springfield Creatives January Meeting—Guest Speaker Joyce King Thomas

Katie Canada

According to McCann WorldGroup, “Joyce (King Thomas) is best known as the writer behind MasterCard’s ‘Priceless’ campaign, which runs in 100 countries and has been spoofed by everyone from Ralph Nader to Bart Simpson. During a 17-year tenure that saw her rise to Chief Creative Officer of McCann Erickson NY, the NY agency won over […]

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January 27, 2018

Springfield Creatives December Meeting

Jessica Spencer

Join us each month as we host our monthly meeting, open to all Springfield Creatives members for free; nonmembers for $10 at the door. Keep up with the latest info on Facebook, or sign up for newsletter updates on our Contact Page.

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January 27, 2018

Springfield Creatives November Meeting

Jessica Spencer

From hustling writers who help local businesses fill in the gaps to programmers whose work attire consists of sweatpants and their favorite anime slippers, this panel discussion will give you a peek inside the world of Springfield’s finest freelancers and remote workers. As of April of this year, 3.9 million people in the country reported […]

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January 27, 2018

Client Horror Stories and Costume Party

Jessica Spencer

Thrills! Chills! Come hear some selected client horror stories, and what their survivors learned from the experiences. Costumes not required but encouraged as there will be some spooky fun prizes! Join us each month as we host our monthly meeting, open to all Springfield Creatives members for free; nonmembers for $10 at the door. Keep […]

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January 27, 2018

5-Year Birthday Bash

Jessica Spencer

WE TURN FIVE IN SEPTEMBER!!!! Please come celebrate with us at Missouri Spirits as we raise a glass to our accomplishments over the last 5 years & then raise them again to the next 5! Get an inside look as to how you can get more involved in 2019, enjoy some small snacks on us, […]

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