625 East Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801
8:30 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013
You will be able to sign up for this event at 11am Monday, March 25th. Thanks! DATECreativeMornings/Orlando with Blair Sligar is 8:30 - 10:00am on March 29th.
SPEAKERBlair Sligar Photo: Bryan SoderlindBlair Sligar is the founder and owner of a woodworking company named Hog Eat Hog where he designs and builds furniture, sculpture, and installations. Blair got started building when he was in his early teens - mostly small sculptures and woodworking projects. Blair studied at U.C.F. for a degree in Sculpture, but left after a few years to pursue growing the Hog Eat Hog brand. Currently, Blair builds mostly custom furniture, but he also continues to put work in several retail/dining/corporate spaces in town. In the future, he wants the bulk of his custom work to be large-scale installations in public spaces such as churches, airports, hospitals, etc. Blair is interested in working in a way he can show the process of construction in the final piece - be it an illustration or a piece of furniture. Visually, he is interested in designing things that are put down in layers and intersect with each other in a compelling way. Wood, as his primary material, is fascinating because it shows evidence of how the tree that you are working from grew. As you shape it, you reveal this layered history - and this never ceases to fascinate. A month on "Reuse" The Global Theme for March is "Reuse".
WHERE? Urban ReThinkUrban ReThink is a creative and collaborative hub located in Orlando's historic Thornton Park. By day, enterprising professionals in diverse fields from the arts to technology work here. By night and on weekends, we welcome the community with a “What will I discover today?” assortment of talks, workshops, and gatherings
BREAKFAST SPONSORFlorida Hospital Innovation Lab The Florida Hospital Innovation Lab is an open, collaborative space where any employee can come and create solution for better healthcare. Ideas are created from everyone and come from everywhere. We operate with an open mind, heart and will and move beyond our habitual ways of thinking and acting to create a bias towards action. ABOUT CREATIVEMORNINGSCreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types. Each event includes a 20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge!
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