Morning Brew: Discovering Your Creative Voice to Enrich Your Life

Join AIGA Colorado for our virtual Morning Brew Series! It is more important than ever to stay connected so join us for a short 30 minute presentation from industry professionals regarding the topics of health, the future of design, or community.

Now the Good Stuff....

Join us for a lively and informative exploration of how finding your creative voice can enhance your life and help you to be more impactful in every area of your life. Denver artist James Holmes survived a near fatal equestrian accident only to discover his creative voice leading to endless new horizons. Turning tragedy to triumph happened in a unexpected way and revealed a truth that the divine gift of creativity can truly be transformational if you allow it.

James will share his background and unique story, he will share how finding his creative voice has changed his life and why he believes sharing his story will help others thrive and live more fulfilling lives.

Speaker Bio:

James is the Executive Director of Cherokee Ranch & Castle Foundation located in Sedalia, Colorado and a working abstract painter with a studio based in the Art District on Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado.

James has spent most of his professional career balancing two worlds, the first as a serial entrepreneur having founded, funded and operated businesses in mortgage banking, real estate, motorsports sponsor management, business development, Internet marketing, and professional business coaching.

Paralleling James entrepreneurial career has been a love of the arts and community service. As a Trustee of the Denver Art Museum, past member of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Ballet, Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, Denver office of Art Culture & Film, Denver Foundation Arts & Grants Committee, Selector for Denver One Percent for the Arts, Denver’s Great Art for a Great City, and Co-Chair of Denver’s Millennium among others, James continues to make a lasting impact in Denver’s cultural community.

James is a recipient of the Juanita Ross Gray Community Service Award, Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Business Leaders, and the Outstanding Contributions to Tourism Award.

James’ motto is: “Conscious entrepreneurship is a collaborative process where people with talent and resources accept the responsibility of changing the world through the creation of sustainable business(es) that solves problems and provides value for others.”

Connect with James:

  • http://www.JamesHolmesStudio.com
  • james@jamesholmesstudio.com
  • https://www.facebook.com/jamesholmesstudio
  • https://www.instagram.com/jamesholmesstudio
  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesholmes

For This Event:

We are asking for a suggested donation of $5.00 and will be donating 50% of the proceeds to our speakers and partners for Morning Brew. The remaining 50% will go to the AIGA Colorado Chapter to help with our overhead costs, future programming, and scholarships for students during this time.

This presentation will be recorded and sent to everyone who has registered in a recap email.

Videos and mics will be muted for all attendees throughout the call. If you have any questions, please add them in the Q & A in Zoom. We’ll stay on the call for about 10 minutes afterward to answer questions.

To keep the conversation going afterwards, please join our AIGA Colorado Slack Channel #morning-brew.

A few house rules:

Given the short time of these presentations, please make sure your camera and microphone are turned off. Q & A’s at the end will be taken via Zoom Chat. Please note, we will be recording this session for our community members later, including Q & A's. If you would rather have a private discussion, feel free to contact us after we’ve ended the recording.

Feel free to sit back, sip your morning brew, and enjoy!

    When & Where
    Thu, Aug 6, 2020 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM MDT