APA Chicago is sponsoring Chicago Creative Review on Thursday, June 11 at Morgan Street Studios. It's difficult getting a meeting with an art producer or creative. So, we've assembled the finest creative talent in Chicago for one-on-one meetings lasting 15 minutes each. This is a one day event where you can schedule as many meetings as you'd like with agency creatives. After registering - whip your portfolio into shape, work on your presentation skills, and nail the in-person interview. This is your chance to get the critical feedback needed to move your career forward.
While we're hoping our artists and reviewers benefit from valuable time spent sharing work and establishing a connection, we're also interested in giving back. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Steve Grubman memorial fund to assist young artists as a donation to the Off The Street Club.
Art Buyers / Art Producers
Stuart Ashner, Senior Producer, Leo Burnett
Karen Blatchford, Senior Art Buyer, FCB
Kathleen Candelaria, Art Buyer, FCB
Susan Cartland, Art Production Manager, McGarry Bowen
Liz Miller-Gershfeld, VP, Senior Art Producer, Energy BBDO
Laura Laube, Senior Art Buyer, FCB
Susan Hatten, Senior Art Buyer, Ogilvy
Julie Maxham, Senior Art Producer, VSA Partners
Kimber Leigh Nussbaum, Freelance Art Producer
Molly Reilly, Senior Art Buyer, Abelson Taylor
Antoinette Rodriguez, Art Producer, McGarry Bowen
Laura Roeper, Freelance Art Buyer
Lindsay Tyler, Senior Art Producer, Havas Worldwide (Tentative)
Donna Varichak, Senior Producer, Leo Burnett
Ken Zane, Producer, Leo Burnett
Creative Directors / Art Directors
Greg Auer, SVP Executive Creative Director, Wunderman
Heather Barnes, Creative Director, Golin
Denae Belanger, Art Director & Madison Jackson, Copywriter, DDB
Vince Cook, Freelance Creative Director
Steven Duffner, Group Creative Manager, NCITE (Internal Agency at Discover)
Eric Kripas, Associate Creative Director, Havas Worldwide
Anthony O'Neill, Senior Creative Director, Commonground (tentative)
Isaac Pagan, Associate Creative Director, Ogilvy
Dana Parker, Associate Creative Director, Momentum
Jules Robson, Art Director, Catapult Marketing
Chris Roe, VP, Creative Director, The Onion
Sarah Sears, Senior Art Director, Upshot
Mark Wiegard, Associate Creative Director, Arc Worldwide
Greg Gillis, Photo Editor, Modern Luxury
Artist Agents / Consultants
Andrea Donadio, Artist Agent, RAD Represents
Simon Friend, Artist Agent, Friend & Johnson
Mollie Jannasch, Artist Agent, Agency MJ
Carolyn Potts, Consultant, Carolyn Potts
Kim Knight, Artist Agent, Kim Knight Represents
Mark Winer, Artist Agent, The Gren Group, Inc.
We are continually adding reviewers as we get closer to June 11th & they are able to confirm their schedules. We will email you as reviewers are added. You may schedule meetings now, and then schedule again as additional reviewers are announced.
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