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The Second Annual Careers in Creativity Seminar, held Nov. 19, successfully introduced many students and life-long learners of Northwest Ohio to Careers in the Creative Industries.

Perrysburg High School served as the host venue, with support from the Perrysburg High School Art Club.

PRIZM volunteers organized the event with sponsorship from PRIZM general funds, Buckeye TeleSystem, Susan Conda, and Judith and Joseph Conda. Other sponsors for the Event were The Toledo Blade, BCSN, (Buckeye CableSystem Sports Network), Buckeye CableSystem, and Meijer.

Studio artist/art educator Leonard Marty speaks to a group
of students at the Careers in Creativity Seminar.

Brian Kennedy, Director of The Toledo Museum of Art gave the Keynote address, in which he encouraged students and participants to adapt to ever-changing conditions in the world including technologies, and markets, while pursuing their passion.

Participants chose to attend three presentations from six available presented professionals in the creative industries. Careers highlighted include Video, Production & Broadcasting; Art Therapy; the Fashion Industry; Studio Art & Art Education; Journalism and Technology; and Communications and Technology.

Directly after the class presentations, participants reassembled in the Commons Area, where they enjoyed a New York Fashion Week style show choreographed by Starbound Entertainment Group, with clothing provided by Sophie’s Sister in Toledo, Ticknor’s Menswear in Franklin Park Mall, and custom Fashions by local designer Mercé Culp.

PRIZM Creative Community is a local 501 c. 3. Non-profit for education, service, and collaboration in the arts. To learn more about educational classes and experiences in the visual and literary arts, visit, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 419-931-8732.


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