I asked the same five questions to five different creatives in an attempt to understand exactly why they’ve decided to plant a flag in the Capital Region’s Creative Economy. We tapped in with Screen Printers, Pizza Makers, Brand Developers and Social Media Entrepreneurs. Each person brings in their own unique ingredient helping us to write […]
1) Please state your name, what organization you represent and your role in that organization. My name is Louise Kerr and I am currently the Executive Director at Saratoga Arts in Saratoga Springs, NY. 2) What is the organization’s core mission and who are you primarily serving in the execution of that mission? Saratoga Arts’ […]
Albany is the capital of New York State, and contrary to popular belief – it does NOT suck!
From your perspective, why are Creative Economy components (artisan restaurants, arts and cultural institutions, performance space, etc) so important to a vibrant city scape? Over the last decade, even during the height of the pandemic, we experienced people moving to the region. As the pandemic has shown us, the Creative Economy is a powerful, sustaining […]
My first memory of engaging directly with Chet was at an Ellen Sinopoli Gala Event. That particular year it was located on the Russell Sage Campus in Troy at the Bush Memorial Hall. Making a bold play to be dapper I had chosen a bow tie, the kind you have to actually tie yourself. Having […]