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Wednesday, November 11 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Creative Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin

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Being an entrepreneur in a creative discipline, whether visual arts, dance, film, digital, fashion, games, spoken word, writing or something else entirely, carries with it a unique set of challenges. In this panel moderated by local art gallery owner Darla LeClair, we will explore the perspectives of several local creative entrepreneurs who have been navigating these challenges and succeeding.

This will be a great chance for artistic entrepreneurs of all types to hear from others who have faced the same struggles. You'll come away with inspiration, ideas for new approaches, and a bigger network to draw upon.

Panel Topics
  • How important is it for you to know business basics?
  • How do you find clients?
  • How do you connect with the market?
  • How do you define your own success?
  • How do you stay motivated / inspired?
  • Why be a creative here in Wisconsin? In your county or city?

Speakers
avatar for Brandan Gauthier

Brandan Gauthier

Artisan Furniture Maker Specializing in Architectural Salvage, Gauthier Furniture
Specializing in Artisan Furniture, Reclaimed Flooring and Architectural & Industrial Salvage
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David Carpenter

Oil Painter, Muralist and Educator
David Carpenter is an oil painter, muralist, and educator living in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He currently teaches drawing at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and creates large-scale murals.
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Stephanie Carpenter

Letterpress Printer, Educator, Graphic Designer
Stephanie Carpenter is a letterpress printer, educator, and graphic designer. She is the Program Officer at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum and  does freelance graphic design and illustration.
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Nathaniel Haban

Cinematographer, Haban Media Works
Nathaniel Haban is an accomplished and award-winning filmmaker, experienced in multiple disciplines, including Cinematography, Lighting, Production Design, and Screenwriting.A 2008 graduate of the University of WI - Oshkosh, with a B.A. in Film Production. Originally a double-major... Read More →
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Darla LeClair

Basil Ishkabibble’s Art Gallery & Artist Share-Space
Two Rivers City Councilwoman Darla LeClair is the owner and manager of Basil Ishkabibble’s Art Gallery & Artist Share-Space in downtown Two Rivers, member of the City's Main Street Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Public Works Committee. In her spare time, Ms. LeClair lobbys... Read More →



Wednesday November 11, 2020 6:30pm - 8:00pm CST
Two Rivers Two Rivers, WI, USA