Friday, April 4, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

Austin Kleon
Building a Creative Community

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Austin Kleon
Arts & Culture, Media Library

Listen Here: 

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Show Your WorkAs home to many experimental collectives, artists, activists, and big thinkers, Seattle is a mecca for creative people. Despite the daily growth of Seattle’s creative community, “getting discovered” remains one of the biggest hurdles to creative success. Fortunately, bestselling author Austin Kleon has built a roadmap showing the way to discovery — by enhancing existing creativity. In SHOW YOUR WORK! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered, he offers concrete advice for becoming known. By sharing your work with others, letting them borrow your creative process, and building upon Seattle’s already-present community of creativity, your work will be shown, seen, and discovered. He also offers words of warning about the dangers of oversharing your work, the age of the internet, and how to market your work in an increasingly digital age. In the end, the “ecology of talent” will unlock, foster, and spread creativity. Kleon is the author of Steal Like an Artist and Newspaper Blackout.

Presented by: Town Hall and Elliott Bay Book Company, as part of the Arts & Culture series. Sponsored by City Arts.
Learn more: Watch Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist TedTalk.

This entry was posted in Arts & Culture, Media Library and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

2 Trackbacks

  1. By Come see me on book tour on March 13, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    […] 4, 2014 Town Hall Seattle 1119 Eighth Avenue Seattle, WA 7:30 […]

  2. […] Kleon is coming to Town Hall on Friday, April 4th at 7:30 to tell us Seattleites all the secrets behind how to build our […]

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Connect with Facebook

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  • Other Arts & Culture, Media Library Events

    Rowan Jacobsen and Clare Barboza with Langdon Cook: The Apples You Never Knew About

    Friday, September 5, 2014, 7:30 – 8:45pm

    Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

    Town Music: Piano Quartets: New and Old

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

    Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

    Town Music: NOW Ensemble

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30pm

    Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Season subscriptions on sale now!

  • member button-02

  • email-tile

  • Calendar