Creative Exchange Schedule

Creative Exchange Schedule

Spring 2019 Schedule

Make sure to register to reserve your spot! Click on the name of the event you would like to attend to RSVP. 


Start Something with Jane Claire Hervey, Founder of BossBabesATX

Friday, February 22 at 2:30pm in DFA 1.104

Jane Claire Hervey is a multidisciplinary artist and writer, originally from Rio Hondo, Texas. Her work is informed by history, wildlife, politics of space, romance and being a bad woman. Hervey has lived and worked in Austin, Texas since 2011. In addition to her creative practice as a musician and writer, Hervey is also the founder of #bossbabesATX (a support organization for women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and community organizers) and her own communications and experience design firm, group work.


Behind the Scenes with Dana Younger of Blue Genie

Friday, April 5 at 2:30pm in DFA 1.104

Dana Younger is a Texas sculptor who earned a BA in Theater from the University of Texas at Austin. His experiences in the theater, as well as in construction and boat building, led him to pursue art fabrication. Younger began his art career as a founding partner of Blue Genie Art Industries, an art fabrication company, and the Blue Genie Art Bazaar, an annual holiday art show now in its 18th year. Currently he is the Exhibits Manager for Texas Parks and Wildlife where he manages writers, designers and fabricators to make exhibits for Texas State Parks. His sculpture work has shown in galleries throughout Texas and the US including the Meijer Sculpture Garden in Grand Rapids, Michigan, New Mexico State University, the Louise Hopkins-Underwood Center for the Arts in Lubbock, Texas, Wright State University in Ohio, Purdue University in Indiana, Abilene Christian University, Texas A&M and Stephen F. Austin University.


Artists with Rad Day Jobs with Kate Priestley-Bernard of KP and the Boom Boom and Austin Music Foundation

Wednesday, April 24 at 12:00pm in DFA 1.104

Originally hailing from Yorkshire, England the brilliant creative force known as Kate Priestley- Bernard, ‘KP’ is a multi-talented wonder woman, both on and off the stage. A veteran of the music scene here in Austin, the singer songwriter is better known for her neo soul band, KP and the Boom Boom. As well as fronting and managing the band, Kate’s toured nationally with her musical projects and opened for Sting, Snoop Dogg, The Flaming Lips and Questlove and is currently preparing material for her first solo project. She was selected multiple times as an official SXSW artist, has performed at ACL festival and has traveled nationally to perform for Visit Austin. As well as pursuing music Kate is also is Head of Operations for established music nonprofit Austin Music Foundation.


DFA 1.103  ♦   facs@austin.utexas.edu  ♦  512.232.7333 
Monday-Friday, 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm 

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