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Co-Creative Sessions: Exploring the Industry Side of Art
September 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This workshop will focus on how creatives can expose themselves to opportunities in the professional/ industry side of art. How their experiences as artists can help shape the way they think and promote their goals.
Through the eyes of Adam Mignanelli we will look at his experience in industry, the path he has carved for himself, his likes/dislikes…& where he sees the future!
Co-Creative Sessions is a free and accessible online series geared to enrich, educate and connect creatives through a series of workshops and training sessions. New Bedford is the home of artists, creatives, change makers, designers, entrepreneurs and community enthusiasts and the Co-Creative Session embraces the pulse that makes New Bedford so unique while expanding our knowledge and connections!
Funded by MassDevelopment/TDI and the Barr Foundation, this program is one component of a broader “TDI Creative Cities” initiative to boost arts-based economic development.
Adam G. Mignanelli was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. He received his BFA from Parsons The New School for Design in New York City and also studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.
Adam has served in numerous leadership & management roles climbing the ranks in well known companies such as Vice (New York), Diesel, & Disney Corporation.
Adam founded the Art and Design blog Ballast NYC, which gave birth to the independent curatorial initiative Ballast Projects, showcasing top up-and-coming contemporary artists in galleries and pop-up spaces.
Alongisde his Ballast ventures, Adam currently serves in a head design leadership & management role for DIsney Corporation where he oversees a team of designers working alongside some of the most creative minds in the design industry.
Adam is a Henry Wolf and Type Directors Club Scholar.