Creative talent and artistic ability were once thought of alternative gifts to successful business skills, but they now are the very foundation to several professional fields.
This is the message that PRIZM Creative Community aims to convey at its Careers in Creativity seminar at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Perrysburg High School.
Dream jobs are waiting to be found in entertainment, communications, product design and packaging, architecture, marketing, information technologies, and fine art, according to the Toledo nonprofit group.
At the workshop, which is free and open to the public, participants will hear a keynote address from Brian Kennedy, director of the Toledo Museum of Art. Members of the high school's Art Club will serve as event ambassadors.
A fashion show choreographed by Starbound Entertainment Group will feature models from Perrysburg High School, Toledo School for the Arts, and Starbound in clothing and accessories from Urban Palette, Sophie's Sister, and Ticknor Men's Clothing.
Seminar sessions include presentations by:
- Tom Cole and Greg Franke from BCSN and Mike Lacett from WTOL on video production and broadcasting.
- Carol Coder, of Unison Behavioral Health, on art therapy.
- Amanda Robinson, of Rainbow Shops in New York, on the fashion industry.
- Leonard Marty, of Studio Glass, on studio art and art education.
- Kurt Franck, executive editor of The Blade, on journalism and technology.
- A panel on communications and publishing with Lylanne Musselman, poet, artist, playwright, and teacher; Judith Crandell, Washington, D.C., speechwriter; and Rob Thomas, radio host for Clear Channel Media and communications specialist for YMCA and JCC of Greater Toledo.
The event, sponsored in part by The Blade, will include refreshments and raffle prizes.
Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Class size is limited and pre-registration is closed, but walk-ins are welcome if there is space still available. Contact Annette Jensen at 419-931-8732 or firstname.lastname@example.org.