We are focused on bringing inspiring and creative people to Pittsburgh. Our goal is to connect with that certain type of artist that has gone above and beyond to build a path and life based only on their sheer talent and drive. 

WHY? Well, to be honest - because we are selfish. We are doing this so that we personally get to meet these people and hear them talk about what they've done, how they did it, why they do it, what inspires them, and... just get caught up in the whole experience.

There is an overwhelming sense of inspiration that exists when you are fortunate enough to be in the same room as an accomplished individual as they address their motivation and direction....we know you get it - we have sold out theaters because you are like minded. 

That is our goal.



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AARON DRAPLIN - 03.03.17

Graphic designer, author and founder of Draplin Design Co. (DDC). Born in Detroit, Michigan, he is now based in Portland, Oregon. Clients include Nike, Burton Snowboards, Esquire, Red Wing, Field Notes, Ford Motor Company and the Obama Administration. His book, Pretty Much Everything, is a mid-career survey of his work including case studies and advice was released in May 2016.

GLen e friedman - 08.04.17

Glen E Friedman's photography has been published in six of his books as well as in other publications, on record covers, and has been exhibited in art galleries and museums. His work is held in the photography collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. He has been inducted as an "Icon" into the Skateboarding Hall of Fame.

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