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Creative Now

  • Windy Films 256 Marginal Street Boston, MA, 02128 United States (map)

Creative Now

A new conversation & social event.

Catching up with the next generation of creators + makers by showcasing people who are impacting the creative community and working to advance creative growth in Boston.

We’ll look at how they use media in unique ways to tell their story, build careers and expand their community, and engage new audiences.

Beer and light food served. Register below!


  • Check In & Social: 6:00 - 6:45 PM

  • Panel Discussion: 6:45 - 8:30 PM


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Meet the Panel

Erin Robertson

After winning Project Runway Erin didn’t move to NYC or LA. Instead dedicated her talents to building Boston’s creative community by co-founding HourGlass Boston, a pop-up content studio in Fenway. Her goal, achieved, was to create a space that made people connect off and online.

OJ Slaughter

OJ Slaughter is a multidisciplinary artist who has been featured worldwide. From Boston’s ICA to Italia Vogue. Slaughter, who identifies as a Black, nonbinary (pronouns are they/them), Jewish and queer person works tirelessly creating art installations that tell stories of Boston’s Black & Brown folks. @oj_slaughter

Jackson Stewart

Jackson, co-founder of multidisciplinary studio Waves + Water Creative, is a UX Designer & Researcher by day and a Site Architecture professor at LA+D by night. As an openly queer individual, his philosophy and experience with trans fluidity brings a unique perspective to how agencies can be more inclusive. As a design professor and a member of AIGA's UX/UI and Diversity & Inclusion boards, Jackson has direct access to existing and upcoming creatives, which allows him to encourage students to plant their feet here as well. @uhyeahjackson

Deb Tam

Deb Tam is a female director who's list of clients includes Wayfair, Mgemi, Rent the Runway, Rockets of Awesome, SummerSalt, Zola - Just to name a few! Deb also just released a short film hightailing Boston’s Queer community with her co-director Kelsey Petrie. @debtamdesigns

Palace Shaw

Palace is the community manager at the Podcast Garage. She’s invested in supporting new and underrepresented voices in Boston. She also co-hosts and produces the podcast the Whitest Cube, that speaks about race and art institutions.

Sara Goldsmith

Sara is an award-winning creative director at Hill Holliday and a Boston ad agency veteran who's helped build brands like New Balance, Planet Fitness, Dunkin', Fidelity Investments and Bank of America. Her greatest creative achievement to date is raising three spirited children.

Windy Films

East Boston Shipyard
256 Marginal Street. East Boston, MA

Parking is available in the Shipyard.
Public Transit: Blue Line to Maverick Station.

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