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Creative Alliance Milwaukee Update

February 14th, 2013

Dear (Contact First Name),
Happy Valentine's Day! Even if you're not one for "Hallmark Holidays," today is a good day to stop and think about what makes Milwaukee so sweet. Plus, in the spirit of the holiday, MARN would like your love letters (and support!) for the Milwaukee Arts-- so if you "heart art," take a minute to tell them why!

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The Creative Alliance Team 

Meet Maggie, CAM's New Executive Director! Maggie Kuhn Jacobus

Creative Alliance Milwaukee is pleased to announce an exciting new addition to our staff! Maggie Kuhn Jacobus, a Milwaukee native, has joined our team as President and Executive Director and we're moving full steam ahead in 2013. Maggie was selected based on her extensive experience in both for-profit and non-profit start-up entities, strategic planning, staff management, internal team building, external coalition building, and stakeholder relations. She is also a seasoned creative and award-winning author. Read more in the Business Journal's People on the Move feature> 

Send Your Love to the Milwaukee Arts and Support MARNMARN

Just in time for V-Day: do you heart art? Support the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) through a tax-deductible donation and write a love letter to the Milwaukee Arts. MARN needs financial resources to be able to work one-on-one with individual artists, to bring nationally renowned creatives to Milwaukee, to cultivate relationships between established and emerging artists, and to engage all aspects of the Milwaukee creative community. MARN has been working to fuel Greater Milwaukee's creatives and empower our community since 2001. Click to send your love and support>
Reginald Baylor Studio and Art Milwaukee Win Joyce Award

Reginald Baylor is collaborating with Art Milwaukee

to present TypeFace, a series of outdoor paintings affixed to boarded-up abandoned homes, store fronts and buildings in some of Milwaukee's most blighted neighborhoods. Learn more about TypeFace>


The Joyce Award, designed to commission new work of community-driven art from artists of color, was given to Reginald Baylor Studio and Art Milwaukee. The prestigious prize comes with a $50,000 grant. Click here to read more about the award and all 2013 winners. 

RedLine Milwaukee's 3rd Annual RePurposed Runway Competition

Deadline to Enter: March 1st, 2013

Completed Outfits Due: June 28th, 2013

Open to all fashion designers, artists, and students! Enter RedLine Milwaukee's RePurposed Runway Design Competition and create a fashion forward garment using the 2013 theme of "Environment and Water" as inspiration. Garment and accessories must be made out of materials that are used, post consumer, or on their way to the landfill. 

RedLine Milwaukee, in all facets, strives to achieve its primary objectives of access, social consciousness, and professional development. Learn more and apply>

4 Things Obama Could Do to Foster America's Creativity  

Reframing the country's economic narrative can set the nation on a new journey toward prosperity. Amplifying America's creativity is a story that engages all of us across the political spectrum. Read more>


In This Issue
Meet Maggie! New CAM ED
Do You Heart Art?
Congrats to Reginald Baylor and Art Milwaukee!
RedLine's RePurposed Runway
4 Things Obama Could Do to Foster US Creativity
New Job Postings!
Learn More About Membership
Featured Gig Postings



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