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Welcome to Creative Louisiana


Creative Louisiana is where you'll find creative people of all walks of life. These are people passionate about transforming their dreams into reality, creating the future and making the world more beautiful, more authentic, more magical.

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Welcome to Creative Louisiana


Creative Louisiana is where you'll find creative people of all walks of life. These are people passionate about transforming their dreams into reality, creating the future and making the world more beautiful, more authentic, more magical.

What is Creative Louisiana?

Creative Louisiana experiences are designed to connect and inspire the creative community of southern Louisiana.

We hold monthly events featuring talks with successful creatives, as well as the occasional special event. Our monthly events are generally held on the last Friday morning of every month, give or take a few. It's like professional development for creatives .. kick off your Friday with a fresh point of view.

Join our Facebook Group to get connected, show off your creative endeavors, ask for or give creative advice, and stay up to date on fab things happening  here in the area.


Join us for our next Creative Louisiana experience.

Jason Hackenwerth

September 26 @ 8:30 am

Click HERE for more info and to reserve your seat.


What people are saying about Creative Louisiana 

If you’re not at @WeAreCreativeLa this AM, you’re missing out. Best talk I’ve heard in a LONG time.
— Chelsea Brasted (@cabrasted via Twitter, Aug 29)

Want more?

Spread the word, get involved, sponsor us. Louisiana's creative goodness is like gumbo—the more we share it, the more fun for all. 

Want to talk? Contact Wendy Overton at wendy (at) creativefirelabs dot com, or follow us on Twitter @WeAreCreativeLa

 
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Jason Hackenwerth

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Up Next


Jason Hackenwerth

"Art in Action" by Jason Hackenwerth

Join us Friday morning, September 26, for our next Creative Louisiana event, with our special guest, artist Jason Hackenwerth. Jason will give us a special sneak peek into the monumental installation he'll be creating at the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum, using thousands of latex balloons, to be featured in Art in Action: Inflate. Draw. Pour. opening in October. 

Host: Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Date: Friday, September 26

Time: 8:30 am coffee; 9 am lecture

It's free!

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About Jason Hackenwerth

Jason is an internationally recognized artist using common materials to create large-scale transformational sculpture. Known primarily for ephemeral works with latex balloons, he has installed his art at SCAD in Savannah, Hong Kong, and Atlanta, and in museums around the world, including The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the National Museum of Scotland, the Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, and most recently in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

Jason received a Bachelor of Fine Art in printmaking from Webster University, St. Louis, MO. and an MFA in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design.

Selected press includes, Art Desk Magazine, Creative Review UK, American Craft, Design Journal, Art In America, Sculpture Magazine, The New York Times, and the London Metro.  Jason is a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Inc grant recipient.

He currently lives and works in St. Petersburg FL.