MKE Creatives is a monthly meetup for anyone who works in a creative profession. It is a way to “cross-pollinate” all the attendees’ networks of contacts. Whether a person is self-employed ,or an in-house creative, or works at an agency … Continue reading
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Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the importance of corporate health initiatives. That is, the efforts that larger businesses make to ensure that their employees lead healthy lives – leading to greater productivity, lower insurance costs, happier employees, and … Continue reading
If you’re new to this blog, or new to knowing who Troy Freund is, here’s a brief for you. Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography. … Continue reading
The MKE Creatives met up again recently and had a seasonally-appropriate talk with Paul Akert at Anodyne Coffee in Walker’s Point. Paul has been a regular attendee at MKE Creatives, ever since Aurelia introduced him to it. Paul is a … Continue reading
Our October MKE Comicbook Meetup was a fun one, exploring a topic we hadn’t tried before – “Detectives and Sleuths”. Instead of dealing with super-powered individuals, we focused (mostly) on super-observant individuals! 🙂 As ever, Anodyne Coffee hosted us, and … Continue reading
This September’s meetup was our annual “Cull Your Collection Sale” to benefit the ComicBook Legal Defense Fund. The CBLDF is an important organization, fighting for the rights of self-expression and freedom of speech. You can see a lot about the … Continue reading
September’s MKE Creatives had a dramatic lean to it – no surprise there, as our guest was Mark Bucher, founder and artistic director of the Boulevard Theatre. Mark has been a fixture of the MKE theatre scene for over three … Continue reading
This month at MKE Comicbook we talked about the continued diversification of creators and characters in mainstream comicbooks. Through much of the history of modern mainstream comicbooks, the industry has been largely created by white men. The readership though, has … Continue reading
The August MKE Creatives looked through the prism of creativity in a way it hasn’t before – how can the work of protecting, and support of, civil rights be done utilizing creativity? We had Molly Collins, associate director of WI … Continue reading
(click ’em to big ’em) The July MKE Comicbook focused on a topic we haven’t covered before – the villains of the comics we read! And to make it even a bit more unusual, Don had each person draw … Continue reading
As much as we all enjoy the monthly presenters that come to MKE Creatives, we decided some time ago that we should also just have some “free” months to talk about whatever we like, to just chat about the biz. … Continue reading
better late than never… …The June 2016 MKE Creatives at Anodyne Coffee was really well-attended, and with great reason – our presenter was Stacey Williams-Ng, a talented painter, “recovering” graphic designer, and program director of the all-new Black Cat Alley … Continue reading
The June MKE Comicbook meetup at Anodyne Coffee had a new-to-us topic of discussion: NO SUPERPOWERS. People could share any book they wanted – as long as the main character wasn’t powered up. It made for some neat discussion, and … Continue reading