Creative Louisiana is a monthly lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!. It is based on the popular lecture series Creative Mornings, founded by Tina Roth Eisenberg, a New York designer. We love Tina--she encouraged us to make it happen!

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Creative Louisiana

Date Friday, August 29, 2014
8:30 am coffee & mingling, 9:00 am creative talk

Speaker Wendy Overton

Host Baton Rouge Gallery

1515 Dalrymple Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

About the Event

Creative Louisiana: The Experience

Join us Friday, August 29, for a co-creative experience. Using techniques gleaned from three years of the creative goodness in the Creative Louisiana speaker series, Creative Louisiana founder Wendy Overton will facilitate a hands-on experience that will let attendees try out new ways of generating ideas and creative works. We'll have coffee and mingling at 8:30 am, and the event kicks off at 9:00 am.

You'll also get a sneak peek at events planned for the upcoming season. Don't miss this one. It promises to be loads of fun, a chance to reconnect with old friends or make new ones, and an immersive experience for everyone, from experienced to newbies.

It's free!

Wendy Overton is the founder and head curator of Creative Louisiana, a community initiative to support and accelerate the development of Louisiana’s creative community. She is also a volunteer global facilitator for UP Global, a non-profit based in Seattle, WA, which holds Startup Weekend conferences and other programs designed to educate and inspire entrepreneurs and those with a creative entrepreneurial spirit.

With talents that are a fusion of the artist's heart and an affinity for strategy, Wendy’s passion is seeing what’s possible and bringing it to reality. Over the past several years, she has embarked on a self-guided tour of the mysteries of the creative process, coaxing out secrets, perceptions, and insights.

Wendy Overton is the founder of Creative Fire Labs, LLC, which helps companies and individuals discover and execute fresh ideas and methods for the future, through workshops, speaking engagements, and coaching. She is an amateur painter and writer, and a lover of all forms of creative expression.

About Creative Louisiana

Creative Louisiana was founded in June 2011 and is based on the popular morning lecture series, Creative Mornings. Creative Louisiana's mission is to support and accelerate Louisiana creativity and innovation. For more information about Creative Louisiana, visit Follow Creative Louisiana on Twitter @WeAreCreativeLA and on Facebook. Creative Louisiana is supported by LSU Continuing Education.

About LSU Continuing Education

LSU Continuing Education acts as a leading university provider of educational outreach and engagement to help people achieve their goals and improve their quality of life, their organizations and their communities. Visit for more information. Follow LSU Continuing Education on Twitter @LSUCE and on Facebook.

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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 dot overton (at) gmail dot com, or follow us on Twitter @WeAreCreativeLa