EVENT- "NAVIGATING CAREERS IN ART" SUNDAY, AUG 27TH 12:30P @ ODE TO BABEL

 Join us for a live connection opportunity with Artist/Curator,   Rashida Bumbray   (April featured creative) along with Artist/Curator,   Derrick Adams   & Art Educator/Cultural Producer,   Sandra Jackson-Dumont  .   Sun. Aug 27, 2017    12:30p SHARP @ Ode to Babel    772 Dean St. Brooklyn, NY 11238     TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL TO VIEW THE FACEBOOK LIVE STREAM STARTING AT 12:30P EST.

Join us for a live connection opportunity with Artist/Curator, Rashida Bumbray (April featured creative) along with Artist/Curator, Derrick Adams & Art Educator/Cultural Producer, Sandra Jackson-Dumont.

Sun. Aug 27, 2017

12:30p SHARP @ Ode to Babel

772 Dean St. Brooklyn, NY 11238

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL TO VIEW THE FACEBOOK LIVE STREAM STARTING AT 12:30P EST.

meet The Creatives

ABOUT

WHAT IS CREATIVETYPES?

A platform for career development and advocacy for global creatives. We feature accomplished creatives through inspiring content, while building a bridge between them and individuals with diverse backgrounds who have dreams of charting similar paths.

 

WHO ARE THE CREATIVES?

We focus on a diverse group of individuals from various disciplines. Our mission is to highlight successful creatives who have an interest in advocating, as well as inspiring others from historically disenfranchised communities worldwide.

Some of the disciplines include:

  • Fashion
  • Music
  •  Art
  • Film/Television/Theatre
  • Dance
  • Beauty/Cosmetology
  • Architecture/Interior Design
  • Graphic/Web Design
  • Technology/Innovation
  • Culinary/Hospitality

 

WHO ARE THE BENEFICIARIES?

Beneficiaries are creative individuals from diverse backgrounds who are looking to forge a similar career path as the featured professionals. We serve those in need of contacts, resources, counsel, and access into industries. The connections made will foster a variety of development tools that benefit their craft and allow for sustainable success as a creative professional.

 

 

 

Get CONNECTED

BENEFICIARY TESTIMONY: SAMIAYAH JOHNSON (Interior Careers)

CreativeTypes beneficiary, Samiayah Johnson sat down with March CreativeType, Marva Babel-Tucker to "Get Connected" for advice on navigating a career change into Interior Design. Marva gave Samiayah portfolio feedback, job seeking information, and tips on how to build her own clients. Marva's experience in the field of Interiors landed her career opportunities working for luxury retailers from Fendi to Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as most recently opening her own space with her twin sister/co-owner of Ode to Babel, Myriam Burkes. To see Marva & Myriam's full profile, click here.

 

I’M CREATIVE…WHERE DO I SIGN UP?

Each month we highlight a new Creative who may be just the person to benefit your career development! The Creatives featured here share our commitment to diversifying their industries and extending access to individuals who are looking to benefit from authentic advise. It is our belief that the largest impact can be made by one connection.

Every featured Creative will provide customized opportunities to make an impact by connecting with Beneficiaries. They will contribute tools to an individual or audience focused on breaking into their career category. These tools could be shared in a variety of forms such as:

  • Q&A responses to questions fielded through our platform
  • A dedicated time for the Creative to respond to email questions, resume/portfolio reviews, studio visits, etc. 
  • Shadowing or interning with the Creative for an arranged time period
  • A coffee or lunch date where career questions can be answered
  • Connecting Beneficiaries to a resource or person who is the missing link in their career growth
  • Traditional mentoring opportunities

 

benificiary SUBMISSIONS:

To become a Beneficiary who connects with a featured Creative, please follow the instructions in the "Get Connected" section at the end of the Creative's profile. There will be a deadline for your connection submission (typically by the end of the month). In all cases, please add the following information to your submission...

1.     CV, bio, and/or link to a fully completed LinkedIn profile

2.     Samples of your most accomplished work (portfolio, website, photos, press, etc.)

3.     Links to your social media presence (instagram, facebook, twitter, tumblr, snapchat, etc.)

4.     What are you hoping to gain by this connection? (in 20 words or less)

5.     Do you currently have clients/employers and/or an audience geared toward your desired field? (if yes, please describe)

6.     What steps have you already taken to try to gain the resource(s) that you are seeking from the featured Creative?

We appreciate you sharing more about yourself with us and will be reviewing your completed submission. If you have any questions please email us at: hello@creativetypes.org

 

If you, an organization, group, or someone you know would like to be impacted by/connected with/OR featured AS A creative, please contact us!

 

 

contact us

hello@creativetypes.org

We are always looking to partner, connect, learn + build!

 
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