The Soul of Freelancing

FREE Webinar May 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Freelancing. Working for yourself. Life as a Creative Professional.

You’ve heard all about it, and maybe even have got some tips on how to DO it.

But what kind of person do you have to BE to work for yourself? To be able to hunt down projects, know where to find them and how to handle them successfully?

Join Lindsey Meyers from Beauty & Brawn – a unique curatorial partnership specializing in arts programming and production – and international projection mapping artist George Berlin of George Berlin Studios as they discuss their lessons from decades spent working in the arts professionally in Chicago and beyond.

Thursday, May 14, 2020
6:30 p.m.
This webinar is FREE

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Lindsey is a self-taught photographer and mixed-media artist originally from the Northeast suburbs of Chicago and Co-Owner of Beauty & Brawn, which is a unique curatorial partnership that specializes in custom art creation, arts education, fabrication, programming and production for public and private initiatives. She attended the Chicago Academy for the Arts and Columbia College, and received her Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from The University of Southern California. She was a long-time member of the Chicago Ideas Week Co-Op and the Co-Creator of Agassiz Elementary School’s Parent Art Co-Op and served on the board of I AM Logan Square and the Logan Square Arts Festival. Lindsey has exhibited her personal work in various locations including, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Alabama and Georgia.

As Beauty & Brawn, Lindsey and her partner, Simone Garcia, are responsible for some of the most renowned murals and events in Chicago and beyond. Their breadth of clients include: the City of Chicago, Soho House, International Women’s Forum, Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Hyatt Centric, Mastercard, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, The Chicago Yacht Club and more. In addition to showcasing Chicago artists such as Jennifer Cronin, Zachary Grey-Phelps, Dovie Golden, Tristan Hummel, Eric Lee and Darryl Schiff, Meyers and Garcia have worked with artists from Berlin (Onur), Brazil (Kobra and Fernando Chamarelli), Argentina (Marina Zumi), South Africa (Ricky Lee Gordon), France (Mateo Wallpainter) and Mexico (Libre HEM).

George Berlin Studios crafts artfully immersive audience experiences that charm, endear, and delight with inspired narrative and a powerful pull into playful fun.

George travels the world exhibiting projection mapping spectaculars that weave light, color, imagery, and sound together into a dimensional animated tapestry that brings spaces to life.

His projection epic “Let’s Dance” was voted Audience Favorite Award winner at Seattle’s 2018 Borealis Festival of Light by the 120,000 guests who experienced performances over the four-day event. He then launched a tour of his space saga “EarthRise: Apollo” at three world-class projection and light festivals around the globe celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in 2019.

Other of George’s honors include a MUSE Award for his uniquely fancy-pants “Design a Dress” interactive installation at the Chicago History Museum, and six exclusive Notable Children’s Video Awards as lead animator and background artist certainly isn’t kid stuff. What is, though, are his two interactive installations at the Chicago area DuPage Children’s Museum, inspiring play and creative exploration around music and art – right in his wheelhouse!

George (along with C3) was celebrated as one of just 20 Featured Artists selected city-wide for Chicago Artists Month, and was also tickled to be tapped to create animated visuals for Latin Trap phenom Bad Bunny and his 2019 North American Tour, featuring a 100 foot LED-wrapped stage thrilling 20,000 fans a night from San Juan to Coachella.

Solidarity-World – George Berlin Studios

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