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
This month was special in a few ways for the MKE Comicbook meetup – we met at a different location, had some new faces show up, and celebrated Women’s History Month with our topic of “Favorite Women Characters and Creators”! We … Continue reading
The March 9 MKE Creatives meetup featured a talk from Kaleigh Rae Gamache, and I’m totally late in posting about that meetup. Probably because 90% of what you need to know about it is right HERE. Buuuuuut, if you want … Continue reading
This month’s MKE Comicbook at Anodyne Coffee had a great triple-feature – a presentation from local creator, Guy Thomas of Sprial King Comics, a discussion about our favorite stories featuring time-travel, and then a fun trivia contest from Don! Guy … Continue reading
February’s meet-up was a new sort of one for us at MKE Creatives. Normally, we meet at Anodyne Coffee in Walker’s Point – a cool local business on the south side that has hosted us since we began back in … Continue reading
In January’s MKE Comicbook, we did something we haven’t done in quite awhile – welcomed a guest presenter to the discussion! On this night we had Alex and Rob of R-Rated Clothing come and talk about their company. R-Rated, which … Continue reading
MKE Creatives started 2016 at Anodyne Coffee with Rosie Hartmann lighting a fire beneath us. 🙂 The focus of her presentation dealt with a problem common to many independent working creatives – self-marketing. She had a lot of tips for … Continue reading
The last MKE Comicbook of 2015 was a swell one – not as well attended as some evenings, but still made for some good comicbook chat! Our topic of the night was “Best of and Worst of 2015”. Not surprising, … Continue reading
The final MKE Creatives meetup of 2015 happened at Anodyne Coffee in a decidedly MKE-centric way, with a vexillologic presentation from Steve Kodis, of the Milwaukee Flag initiative. Before his presentation though, there was the usual networking and catch-up amidst … Continue reading
I’ve known Matt Chic for a quite awhile. Before moving to New York City/Brooklyn, he worked at my local comicbook store for many years. In moving out east, Matt has been fortunate to continue both of his main creative passions … Continue reading