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Thursday, October 3 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Short Talks: Creatively and Community Supported

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A Short Talk session is 5-7 single presenters, presenting for roughly 7 minutes, on a topic relating to a overarching theme. Led by a facilitator, with a Q and A once all of the presentations have finished, these talks will provide attendees with a collection of stories, case studies, and projects related to specific aspects of placemaking.

This session's topic is: Creatively and Community Led. All talk titles from all presenters to be listed here by September.

  • Teal Thibaud - Why Artists and Residents Should Lead Your Next Project
  • Braydee Euliss - How Artist Residencies Can Spark Community Engagement + Arts Integration
  • Averell Mondie - Finding A Way: A Conversation on Creative Placemaking
  • Ian Litwin - Splash of Color: How to make a big splash on a small budget
  • Elizabeth Nash - Community led, site-specific programming for places that aren’t perfect
  • Steve McBride - Crafting a Commons: Creating an Art-filled Community Space
  • Cathryn Davis - WEAVE THE PEOPLE: Creativity for Civic Engagement

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Steve McBride

Executive Director, Pewabic Pottery
Steve McBride serves as executive director of Detroit’s Pewabic Pottery, a National Historic Landmark pottery studio and ceramic arts education center. With more than 20 years experience in nonprofit arts management, Steve is passionate about the potential of creative placemaking... Read More →
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Braydee Euliss

Executive Director, Muncie Arts & Culture Council
I’ve been fortunate to spend the past decade championing my hometown of Muncie, Indiana through arts and culture work, including a large-scale mural project with the state’s oldest LGBTQ+ nightclub, programming at the David Owsley Museum of Art to broaden engagement, and directing... Read More →
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Ian Litwin

Central District Planner, Philadelphia City Planning Commission
Ian Litwin is the Central District Planner at the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. In this role, he works to connect communities and developers with resources to ensure the continued growth and vitality of Center City, Philadelphia.
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Elizabeth Nash

Public Programming & Outreach, Big Car Collaborative
Elizabeth Nash is a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI), where she received a master’s degree in museum studies. Prior to pursuing her graduate degree, she received a dual bachelor’s in art history and gender studies from Indiana University... Read More →

Teal Thibaud

Co-Founder, Director, Glass House Collective
Teal started working in creative placemaking almost eight years ago after an initial career in Communications and Advertising. She cofounded and is now the Executive Director of a small nonprofit in Chattanooga, TN called Glass House Collective. Her organization is utilizing arts... Read More →
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Averell Mondie & Mersadies Burch

Program Developer & Project Manager, A&M Creative Partners

Thursday October 3, 2019 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Miller Park Community Stage