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Creativity Exchange: Intersections Between Black Artists and Black-Owned Businesses

February 11 · 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Participate in a lively discussion with Baltimore-based artists and entrepreneurs. Chat with panelists, network during a reception and vendor fair, and participate in a free workshop to strengthen your business skills creatively.

Vendor Fair
Noon–5 p.m.
Finding Your Niche: Storytelling Workshop

12:30–1:45 p.m.

The Storytelling Workshop is now full. To be added to the waitlist, contact Jessica Braiterman at or 443-573-1836.

Explore storytelling using archetypes and learn how to develop an authentic story that communicates your brand and connects to customer's purchasing decisions and brand loyalty.
Panel Discussion & Reception

2–3 p.m.
Hear from Myrtis Bedolla of Galerie Myrtis, Pierre and Jamyla Bennu of Exit the Apple and Oyin Handmade, and Jay Jacksonrao, CEO of TNP Studios on the unique ways they develop innovative projects. The panel will be moderated by Jessica Solomon of Art in Praxis. After the panel discussion, there will be a reception catered by Dovecote Café.

Photo: Shirt by Fly Nerd Apparel available at the vendor fair.

This event has been generously sponsored by the Joshua Johnson Coucil and MICA's Business of Art and Design MPS Program

A soft red shirt, screenprinted with the phrase "Fly Nerd" and the bust of a fashionable woman of color.